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

Publix Wins Reversal of $1.5 Million Miami Slip and Fall Verdict

Every year hundreds of thousands of tort lawsuits are filed. With Slip and fall cases, it’s not always the best idea to file a lawsuit.  A majority, about 95 to 96 percent, are settled pretrial. Accidents happen, and often injuries are the result. When the accident was caused by something or someone outside of your control, you may wonder if you have any options for legal recourse. In this case, it’s necessary to prove that someone else – usually the property owner – is liable for your injuries (Premises Liability). The first two questions to ask are

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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

Sidewalk Slip and Fall

Slipping and falling on a sidewalk… we’ve all probably been there once or twice in our lives. Most times, we go away uninjured and continue walking along. But, what if something is on the sidewalk that creates a dangerous situation for injuries? This is what happened in the case Miami Dade County v. Wanda Jones from November 2017. Keep reading to find out what happened and who was found at fault for this incident.   Case Background Ms. Jones was visiting a barbecue stand that was owned by a sports club. The food stand was on a public sidewalk owned by Miami-Dade County. A good

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