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Category Archives: Slip and Fall: Premises Liability

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Beyond Slip and Fall: Premises Liability Lawsuits in Florida

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Not everyone who causes an accident does so by mishandling their car, truck, or motorcycle in such a way as to collide with another vehicle or a pedestrian.  Sometimes the party who is responsible for causing the accident is not even present when the accident happens.  If the accident happens on a commercial property,… Read More »

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Comparative Negligence in Premises Liability Lawsuits: You Can Still Sue If You Fail to Heed Safety Warnings

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Slip and fall accidents are the classic case of premises liability lawsuits.  In a premises liability lawsuit, a customer who got injured at a place of business sues the company for causing unsafe conditions.  The court must decide whether the company truly failed to maintain a safe environment or whether the guest only got… Read More »

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Are There Different Premises Liability Rules for Public Versus Private Properties?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Everyday in America, people get hurt while visiting places outside of their own home. In fact, it could be said that Florida has a particularly high number of public places where injuries can occur, as there are hundreds of thousands of hotel rooms, resorts of all sizes, world-class theme parks, and businesses of every… Read More »

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Are Slip and Fall Cases Hard to Win?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Slip and fall accidents are not only devastating physically, but they are equally devastating financially. If you are thinking of filing a claim, you may wonder what your chances are for success. To win your slip and fall case, you must prove that the property owner’s negligence caused your accident. In some cases, this… Read More »

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Exploring the Liability Issues of a Slip and Fall Accident

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

In most states, including Florida, anyone that owns or controls a property might be liable when they fail to exercise care in maintaining that property and that failure injures a person on it. This area of the law is known as premises liability, and premises liability covers the category of claims that include slip… Read More »

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Common Slip and Fall Injuries: Torn Meniscus

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Walking from Point A to Point B is something you can typically do without experiencing an accident. In fact, it is an everyday activity that most of us complete throughout the day without a second thought. Unfortunately, for some people, this common act can result in traumatic injuries from a slip and fall accident…. Read More »

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The Facts: Florida Personal Injury Laws for Slip and Falls

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Accidents happen more frequently than many of us realize. While we are all aware car accidents happen daily on the highways and streets of Florida, another common accident is a slip and fall. You might assume a slip and fall is a minor accident, and sometimes that is true. But other times, these accidents… Read More »

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Did You Experience a Slip and Fall Injury in a Store’s Restroom?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

In the event you have to use the restroom when you are out in public, the restroom’s cleanliness might be of concern; however, it probably never crosses your mind that it could be a dangerous place. Unfortunately, restrooms at restaurants, coffee shops, stores, shopping malls, supermarkets, and at other public places have been the… Read More »

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Pregnant Women Can Suffer Serious Consequences After a Slip and Fall Accident

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

When a woman gets pregnant there are so many concerns she already has on her mind regarding her baby’s health. Typically, the thought of falling isn’t one of those concerns; however, many pregnant women do fall during those nine months. This is because women who are pregnant often suffer from center of gravity changes… Read More »

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Slip and Fall Injuries Include Dislocated and Broken Jaws

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

When people fall as a result of spilled liquid, torn carpeting, or other dangerous conditions on others’ properties, they can suffer serious injuries – even injuries to the face. For example, many people suffer dislocated or broken jaws in slip and fall accidents. A dislocated jaw refers to a jaw that that has moved… Read More »

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