Slip and fall accidents are among the most common causes of injury in the United States, often resulting in serious, life-altering consequences for the victims.

At Sammons Injury Law, we specialize in representing individuals who have suffered injuries from slip and fall accidents all over the state of Florida, including but not limited to Lakeland, Winter Haven, Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Gibsonton, Riverview, Sun City, Brandon, Valrico, Fishhawk, Progress Village, Wimauma, Palm River-Clair Mel, East Lake-Orient Park, Bloomingdale, Parrish, and Bradenton. Our mission is to provide compassionate, effective legal representation to those affected by these types of accidents, ensuring they receive the compensation and justice they deserve.

Slip and fall incidents can occur anywhere

This ranges from commercial properties like shopping malls and grocery stores to private residences and public sidewalks. These accidents can be caused by a range of hazardous conditions, including but not limited to wet floors, uneven surfaces, poor lighting, and obstructed walkways.

Understanding the complexities of Florida’s premises liability laws is crucial, as these laws govern the responsibility of property owners to maintain safe environments for visitors. Attorney Trevor Sammons is well versed in the Florida laws governing slip and fall liability.

Please see our FAQ page for important steps you can take to immediately preserve the evidence necessary to support a case against the premises owner if you are a victim of a slip and fall injury.

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The aftermath of a slip-and-fall accident can be overwhelming for victims and their families.

If you're involved in a slip and fall accident, following these steps can help protect your health and legal rights

1. Seek Immediate Medical Attention: Don’t get up right away if you have fallen, especially if you are unsure of the extent of your injuries. Ask for someone around you to call for help if you are unable to call for help yourself. Stay put until medical professionals arrive on scene and can thoroughly evaluate you. Your health is the priority. Even if injuries seem minor, some may not be immediately apparent. A medical professional can provide a thorough evaluation and documentation that can be crucial for any potential claim.

2. Document ALL Evidence: Take photos or videos of the accident scene IMMEDIATELY, including the specific location, any conditions that contributed to the fall (like wet floors, uneven surfaces, or poor lighting), and your injuries. This is crucial evidence and once the condition has been cleaned up or repaired, it may be impossible to secure the evidence necessary to prove your case in a court of law in the future. Take note as to whether your clothing is wet or ripped.

3. Report the Incident: Notify the property owner, manager, or responsible party about the accident as soon as possible. Request that a written report be made and obtain a copy for your records. You may need to take a picture of the report as the premises owner or manager may refuse to give you a copy of the report for your records or claim that they are unable to provide you with a copy of the report for some reason.

4. Collect Witness Information: If anyone witnessed the accident, ask for their names and contact information. Witness statements can be the difference between recovering compensation and losing your case, especially if other evidence is insufficient.

5. Preserve Evidence: Keep the footwear and clothing you were wearing during the accident in the same condition they were right after the fall. They might serve as evidence later.

6. Consult with Sammons Injury Law: Slip and fall cases can be complex, and laws vary by jurisdiction. Trevor Sammons, an experienced personal injury lawyer, can advise you on your rights, the viability of your claim, and the best course of action to pursue compensation for your injuries.

7. Follow Up on Medical Care: Adhere to the treatment plan prescribed by your healthcare provider. Keep records of all medical visits, treatments, prescriptions, and any other related expenses.

8. Limit Communication with Insurance Companies: Be cautious when speaking with insurance adjusters or representatives from the property where you fell. Avoid making statements to anyone other than your lawyer at Sammons Injury Law. Do not agree to a quick low-ball settlement offer without first consulting Sammons Injury Law.

9. Keep Records: Start a file to keep all documentation related to the accident, including medical records and bills, the accident report, correspondence with insurance companies, and any other relevant information.

10. Avoid social media: Do not post details or discuss your accident on social media platforms. Statements made online can be used out-of-context by the insurance company to discredit your case. It’s just not worth it.

Following these steps can help ensure that you receive the necessary medical care and preserve your legal rights to seek compensation for your injuries and losses resulting from a slip and fall accident.

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Why Choose Us?

Our approach to handling slip and fall cases is thorough and strategic. We begin by conducting a comprehensive investigation to gather evidence, document the scene of the accident, and establish the property owner's negligence. Our extensive experience in premises liability law enables us to navigate the legal system effectively, advocating for our client's rights against insurance companies and negligent parties in court. We are committed to achieving a settlement or verdict that reflects the full extent of the damages suffered by our clients.

Communication and personalized service are at the heart of our practice. We believe in keeping our clients informed and involved throughout the legal process, offering clear, honest advice and support. Our team is always accessible to answer questions and provide updates, ensuring that our clients feel supported every step of the way.
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Sammons Injury Law is more than just a law firm

We are a team of dedicated professionals who are deeply committed to the communities we serve. By holding negligent property owners accountable, we not only seek justice for our clients but also promote safer conditions for all. Our work extends beyond individual cases, contributing to broader efforts to prevent future slip and fall accidents and enhance public safety.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip-and-fall accident, time is of the essence.

Florida law limits the time frame for filing a claim, making it essential to seek legal representation promptly. Contact Trevor Sammons and the team at Sammons Injury Law today for a free consultation. We will review your case, explain your rights, and discuss how we can help you secure the compensation you need to recover and move forward. Together, we can navigate this challenging time and work towards a positive outcome for you and your family.
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