Nearly one in ten of all lawsuits are premises liability cases, and yet only a tenth of those victims will receive punitive damages. Why? Because these cases hinge on one simple question: Who’s responsible?
And that can be hard to prove.
Businesses have a legal responsibility to maintain a safe property, free of any hazardous objects that could lead to slips, trips or falls. Yet many shirk that responsibility to save a few dollars.
Our team of experienced slip and fall attorneys understand the challenge of making sure you receive proper compensation for your medical bills, loss of wages and pain and suffering. And we are always ready to fight for the justice you deserve.
In one case, we represented the mother of a young motorcyclist who was killed by an oncoming truck that couldn’t see him due to overgrown landscaping on a neighboring property. Despite the property owner’s assertion that it could not be held responsible for an accident that technically occurred off the premises, our team of attorneys was able to prove that the owner was aware of the dangerous conditions created by the neglected landscaping and ignored the warning signs.
Ultimately, in this case, we were able to secure a $3.2 million dollar verdict for the victim’s mother.
We’ve handled hundreds of premises liability cases over the years and have helped victims all across Florida receive the compensation they deserve.
Proving Your Premises Liability Case
In premises liability cases, we’ve seen big businesses take the same stance time and time again: deny, deny, deny. They deny wrongdoing and often attempt to shift the blame to the victim, never wavering from the stance that they are not responsible.
Not only will businesses deny all culpability and attempt to shift the blame onto the victim, but they may also go out of their way to prevent the discovery of potential evidence. This is where working with a team of attorneys specialized in premises liability cases can make all of the difference.
Thanks to our decades of experience, we understand the right questions to ask to help uncover the evidence needed to prove your case. And when organizations attempt to withhold information, we know the strategic motions to file and the pressure points to lean on to make sure we get access to every piece of information needed to make your case.
Everything from cleaning and maintenance policies to building code compliance, landscaping, lighting and environmental factors need to be investigated thoroughly. Why? Because as we’ve seen, justice in these cases often hinges on the tiniest detail being uncovered.
That’s why, despite businesses doing everything in their power to shift focus onto the victim, nearly $4 billion are awarded to premises liability injury victims each year.
If you, or a loved one, are injured in an accident due to dangerous conditions on another’s premises, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact our premises liability attorneys today to find out how we can help you secure the justice you deserve.