Slip and Fall Lawyer – Premises Liability

Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Florida

A “slip and fall” or “trip and fall” is an accident and injury caused by a dangerous condition on someone else’s property. This area of law is known as premises liability and slip and fall accidents are the most common type of premises liability cases. A Ft. Lauderdale Personal Injury Lawyer can help you determine if you have a case and the best way to proceed.

Inside a building dangerous conditions could be:

  • Torn carpeting
  • Abrupt changes in flooring
  • Poor lighting
  • Narrow stairs
  • A wet floor

Outside a building, you may fall because of:

  • Rain
  • Ice
  • Snow
  • Broken glass
  • A hidden hazard, such as a gap or obscure pothole in the ground
  • Uneven steps
  • Parking lot defects
  • Cracked sidewalks
  • Broken tiles

Slip and fall accidents can occur on commercial, residential or public property. Regardless of where they occur, all property or building owners have a certain level of responsibility to make sure their premises is safe. When they fail to do so, and injury results, the services of a West Palm Beach slip and fall lawyer often become necessary. The West Palm Beach Premises Liability Lawyers at Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A. have a great deal of experience in handling all types of premises liability cases, regardless of where the incident occurs.

If you are in Florida, and have been injured in a slip or trip and fall accident, or any other accident occurring on premises owned or controlled by another party, call the West Palm Beach premises liability attorneys at Ellis, Ged & Bodden today. Measures must be taken promptly to preserve evidence and investigate the accident. Prompt attention to your claim will better enable physicians or other expert witnesses to thoroughly evaluate issues of liability, causation and damages. A West Palm Beach Personal Injury Lawyer can help you build a strong case and get you the compensation you deserve.

The law provides a limited time period during which to bring premises liability claims. Act now to protect your legal rights. Contact Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A. today for your free consultation with a West Palm Beach slip and fall lawyer.