How to Win a Slip and Fall Lawsuit: What Victims Need to Know

A Closer Look at the Target vs. Kaufer Slip & Fall Case

Lazaro Kaufer was shopping at Target when he slipped on some liquid laundry detergent on the floor and faced costly medical bills as a result. The testimony at trial showed that an unidentified individual was walking in front of Mr. Kaufer and carrying a bottle of leaking laundry detergent that Mr. Kaufer slipped on. Mr. Kaufer and his wife, Katia sued Target for negligence. The jury discovered that Target was partially liable for Mr. Kaufer’s fall and awarded him $250,000 in damages and his wife $30,000 for loss of of consortium. Mr. Kaufer Made a Case for Negligence Under the Theory of

Slip and Fall Case in Florida

Slipping and falling at a place of business doesn’t always mean it’s a good idea to bring on a lawsuit. Winning a slip and fall case means that the business neglected to help keep you safe. Rather, they knew about something that could potentially cause an injury and failed to remove the dangerous object. In the case Blanco Lago v. Costco Wholesale Corporation, you will see that a slip and fall case in Florida doesn’t always mean the injured party wins. Case Background Blanca Lago was visiting a Costco location in Miami with a friend. She had never been to a Costco before

Complex Trip and Fall Case

What should you do when you trip and fall and get injuries? Call an attorney, of course. The Florida court case “Lee County Department of Transportation vs. the Island Water Association” from April 2017 is a perfect example of all the complexities of the law. Someone without a law background would think that seeking damages for a slip and fall would be easy. Just settle with the property owner where you were hurt, right? Not so fast. This is a complex trip and fall case with many details that make it difficult to determine who is responsible. If you think that you

Slip and Fall as a Trespasser in Florida

Can you file a lawsuit if you slip and fall as a trespasser in Florida? Sometimes the term “trespasser” is unclear, but the case Delores Arp v. Waterway East Association Inc., et al. (April 2017) addresses this definition. Usually, a trespasser is thought of as someone who is intentionally entering an area without permission. But, what if you are injured on a property that you did not know you needed permission to enter? These are the circumstances in Delores Arp v. Waterway East Association Inc., et al.   Case Background One evening, Ms. Arp and her friend walked to a restaurant in her