Homestead A Slippery Floor
In your home, slippery floor can be a minor inconvenience. In a workplace or in a business, a slippery floor can be a serious legal issue and can be a significant hazard that can lead to head injuries and other catastrophic injuries. Business owners are expected to take precautions to ensure that their properties are safe – and that means checking for hazards such as slippery floors.
If you been injured in a slip and fall accident in Homestead because of slippery floor, find out whether you have a claim by contacting Flaxman Law Group at any time to arrange for a free case evaluation. The attorneys at Flaxman Law Group already have recovered more than $100 million on behalf of plaintiffs and personal injury victims, so they are well-versed in building strong cases and in defending plaintiff rights.Do You Have A Claim Because You've Slipped On A Slippery Floor?
You may have a claim if you have slipped and injured yourself on a slippery floor in a public place or on private property and it can be shown that the property owner was negligent in maintaining a safe property. The property owner may have been negligent if:
- They knew about the slippery floor or should have known about the floor but failed to act to prevent accidents and injuries
- They did not put up any warning signs to warn people about the slippery floor
- There was a maintenance issue – such as a leaky roof – that cause the slippery floor but this issue was not fixed promptly
- The property owner did not have a policy for checking the premises for any known hazards
While many people consider a slip and fall accident as a relatively minor injury, it can actually lead to devastating injuries, including head injuries, back injuries, fractures, broken hips, and more. Your claim may be worth more than you realize and your injuries may end up costing you more than you expect.
Keep in mind that even a relatively simple fracture can mean that you need to take weeks away from work and that you may need medical devices such as casts as well as multiple doctors’ appointments in order to heal properly. You may need pain medication as well as other treatment and other resources in order to full fully heal. This can easily end up costing you many thousands of dollars.
If you have sustained a serious injury such as a head injury, you may end up paying for your injuries for months or even years to come. A serious spinal cord injury can cost more than $100 000 in medical costs alone in the first year after injury. Because of the high cost of serious injuries, it is important to consult with a personal injury attorney in Homestead before you make any decisions about your case. If you do not secure compensation in your case, you will end up paying for the costs of your injuries out of savings and your own money.
Any injury resulting from slippery floor may be worth a lot more than you realize. To find out what your claim may be worth and to find out about your legal options, contact Flaxman Law Group today to arrange for a free case evaluation. Your free appointment comes with no obligation, so you risk nothing by getting the facts and discussing your situation with an attorney.