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Slip and Fall Lawyer

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Generally speaking, slip and fall accidents occur because someone wasn’t paying attention when they should have been or because someone didn’t have proper measures in place to prevent an accident. Property owners, including grocery stores, supermarkets, restaurants, gas stations, hotels, department stores and even condominiums, have a legal duty to provide a safe environment for anyone who comes onto their property.

Why Alan Sackrin?

Alan Sackrin’s 30 years of experience handling South Florida slip and fall cases makes him qualified to handle even the most complicated cases. Alan is a Board Certified civil trial lawyer which means he is a trial specialist with an emphasis in slip and fall and other injury matters.

Due to his experience, Alan knows the type of experts to hire and the various types of compensation to seek for his clients. He will take your case to trial and appeal, if necessary. Alan does not just settle a case because he won’t take the case to trial. In fact, many of his clients are referrals from other attorneys who could not get their case settled. Those attorneys call on Alan to file a lawsuit and to take the case to a jury for their determination of a reasonable settlement.

A simple call puts you in contact with a committed, local attorney who will handle all aspects of your matter and work hard to help you get what you deserve. If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of another person, contact Alan Sackrin, an experienced Injury Attorney, today for a free consultation.

See: Sample Case Verdicts and Settlements

Representing clients with slip and falls occuring in Plantation, Pembroke Pines, Miramar, Hialeah, Hollywood & Hallandale Beach Since 1982

Premises Liability Accidents in South Florida – Who is Responsible?

Premises liability laws are designed to hold Property owners, operators, and managers and business owner’s, whether they are individuals or business entities, accountable when serious injury occurs as a result of their negligence. These parties are responsible for ensuring that their property is free from hazardous conditions, and for making sure that the general public is aware of any dangerous conditions that may exist. A knowledgeable slip and fall attorney can locate the owners of any given property by checking the appropriate government records, including tax rolls and corporate filings.

Some owners and operators who bear responsibility for your slip and fall may not be as obvious. They may include service providers such as concessionaires, janitorial companies, franchisors and parent corporations. They may also include government entities. A slip and fall at a public school, for example, may impose liability on a local governmental body, whereas a slip and fall at a post office would implicate the federal government.  However, if a governmental agency is involved their liability may be limited by Florida law.  An experienced injury lawyer can advise you on these issues.

Also See: Samples of Winn Dixie and Publix Cases Alan has Settled (and Case Law)

What sets Alan apart from other Florida slip and fall lawyers are his trial skills, his knowledge of the law, and his understanding and analysis of floor surfaces and how they are impacted by liquid substances.

If you would like more facts about slip and falls, Alan has prepared several summaries:

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Read our Articles About Injury Compensation (From Our Injury and Accident Blog)


Alan handles cases against popular destinations including:

•    Walmart
•    Target
•    Walgreens
•    Publix
•    Gulfstream
•    Hemispheres - Condominium Accidents
•    Winn Dixie
•    Whole Foods
•    Home Depot
•    Aventura mall
•    Sears
•    Costco
•    Diplomat Hotel
•    Sunny Isles hotels, restaurants
•    RK Shopping Centers
•    Starbucks


7 things to do if you are injured in a Slip and Fall Accident:

  1. Report the occurrence to someone at the slip and fall location
  2. Be accurate and ask for a copy of the report
  3. Be truthful because the report can be used against you
  4. Do not over or under state your injury
  5. Be aware that businesses have surveillance
  6. Write down the contact information of witnesses
  7. Seek proper medical attention

Slip and Fall Facts

Slip and falls are the second leading cause of injuries and deaths after car accidents. Every hour an older adult dies as a result of a fall. The most common injuries resulting from slip and falls include, herniated disc, head injury and/or a knee injury.  As a public service and for those who like to study numbers, Alan has prepared a summary of monthly slip and fall data, to show how often slip and falls occur in Broward County and throughout our State.

Alan handles slip and fall lawsuits for injuries occurring in Hallandale, Hollywood, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Weston, Davie, North Miami Beach, Dania Beach and all other cities in Dade and Broward County Florida since 1982.

Other examples of potential hazardous conditions that may cause slip and fall accidents can include:

  • Water or ice on flooring
  • Abrupt changes in flooring
  • Poor lighting
  • Water inside front doors following rain
  • Rugs not secured
  • Broken bottles on the floor
  • Parking lots with broken bumper stops that have re-bar sticking out.
  • Sidewalks that were not brushed when the cement was wet causing them to be too slippery.
  • Stair cases that do not have non slip strips

    Sample Slip and Fall Lawsuits and Case Law

    We also added several sample slip and fall lawsuits to show our visitors the type of work we do and to give them a true sense of the work necessary to succeed in a Florida slip and fall case.  Additionally, we have prepared a list of important case law we use to help prove liability against Florida property owners.

    Want to Know More?

    Since 1982, Alan Sackrin has represented clients throughout Florida in recovering monetary damages for slip & fall, trip & fall, and premises liability injuries. Alan is a reputable Board Certified Trial lawyer that strives to protect the rights and best interest of his clients.  Alan brings a high-level of skill and representation to slip and fall cases. He offers a free and informative consultation, so call him today at 954-458-8655.

    To learn more about Alan and his qualifications:

    Florida Slip and Fall Lawyer

    For more information regarding how people are hurt from falling and slip and falls:

    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - What Are Ways to Prevent Falls and Related Fractures?

    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NIOSH) - Falls in the Workplace

    National Institute on Aging - Falls and Fractures

    Center for Disease Control (CDC) – Fall Risks by Older Adults

    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – Walking and Working Surfaces

     

     

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