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Slip & Falls

Slip and fall accidents are very common. As the term implies, they occur when someone is injured as a result of slipping or tripping and falling on someone else’s property. When a slip and fall accident is caused by a property owner’s failure to maintain safe conditions, you may be entitled to recover compensation in a premises liability lawsuit.

Premises liability law governs all cases involving injuries that occur on an unsafe property, and slip and fall accidents are the most common type of premises liability case. When a property owner fails to fulfill his obligation to provide safe conditions for visitors, he may be held liable for any injuries that occur as a result of this negligence.

To hold a property owner such as a supermarket or grocery store liable for a slip and fall, it is best to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer. Sometimes, the store owner created the wet condition as one of their employees improperly mopped the floor or spilled an item while stocking the shelves. Other times, a machinery or refrigerator malfunctioned created a slick and dangerous puddle. Whatever the case, there are certain legalities that one must prove if you want to recover damages for a slip and fall. The Grife Law Firm has the knowledge, experience and resources to fight this battle on your behalf.

The best way to learn about your rights and options after being injured in a slip and fall accident is to speak with Michael K. Grife in person. Mr. Grife has extensive experience handling these cases, and he will fight aggressively for the compensation you deserve. Please call 561-998-0770 today to schedule your free consultation at our Boca Raton personal injury office.

Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

There are many ways in which a slip and fall accident can occur. Some dangerous conditions that typically cause these accidents include:

  • Wet floors
  • Rippled carpet
  • Uneven sidewalks
  • Cracked or uneven stairways
  • Potholes
  • Obstructions on the floor
  • Unbalanced flooring
  • Poorly lit or unmarked hallways or stairways
  • Snowy or icy sidewalks
  • Tripping hazards

You should always take pictures of whatever condition caused the accident. Otherwise, once it is fixed you’ll never be able to document these conditions again. You should also be careful and guarded in terms of what you tell the establishment where your injury occurred. You will eventually be filing a lawsuit against them, and you don’t want to arm them with any additional information that could potentially damage your case.

Experienced Boca Raton Slip and Fall Lawyer

Michael Grife has been fighting for the rights of slip and fall accident victims since 2005. He has handled many of these cases, and he understands the sophisticated legal concepts involved.

When you work with Mr. Grife, you will enjoy the benefits of big firm resources with small firm care. Mr. Grife personally handles every aspect of your case, from the initial consultation through its completion, and he is always available to provide you with assistance. He also possesses the vast resources of a large firm, an invaluable asset when battling the high-powered legal teams employed by insurance companies.

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, please contact The Grife Law Firm today to schedule your free consultation. We serve clients in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Deerfield Beach, and throughout Florida.