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Premises Liability Blog

20 Dec 2018

Florida Amusement Park Rides Can Be Dangerous

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog
Amusement park ride

A few months ago, many of us in Florida were reminded of the dangers at amusement parks when a roller coaster derailed at a park in Daytona Beach. As CNN reports, the “Sand Blaster” ride at Daytona Beach Boardwalk had actually passed an inspection on the morning of the accident. However, a post-inspection accident revealed …

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29 Sep 2018

How does a slip and fall case work?

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog, Uncategorized

After a slip and fall accident, an insurance company will usually get involved and investigate the case. What they’re really looking for is, did their insured or the landowner do anything to cause or to contribute causing your fall. They’re going to look into and investigate the magnitude of the harms and losses that you …

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21 Sep 2018

How many slip and fall cases go to trial?

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog, Uncategorized

In Florida, most slip and fall cases will settle. The court will order the case to be mediated before it ever reaches the courtroom. I urge you to immediately contact a lawyer right after the slip and fall so that lawyer can hire the right experts and preserve the evidence to present your best case …

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14 Sep 2018

What is the average time of a slip and fall case?

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog, Uncategorized

In Florida, you have four years to bring a slip and fall action, meaning that you have to file a legal document called a complaint within four years from the date of the fall. The clock actually starts running at the time of the fall and you have four years to bring it. If you …

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4 Aug 2017

How Do I Protect Myself from a Premises Liability Lawsuit if I Host a Social Gathering?

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog

Hosting summer parties, cookouts, and social gatherings is a fun thing to do. If you are planning on inviting people to your home in North Tampa, it is a good idea to give adequate attention to party safety and accident prevention. Did you know that if a guest is injured on your property due to …

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28 Jun 2017

A Summer Guide to Premises Liability

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog

Florida property owners have a legal duty to keep their premises in reasonably safe condition to prevent accidents. Before you invite guests over this summer for a cookout, pool party or dinner party, you should inspect your property and be alert for potential hazards such as a loose railing, torn carpet or other hazards that …

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3 Apr 2017

Proving Fault After a Slip and Fall Accident

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog
fallen man in office

Slip and fall cases are challenging to prove, particularly in Florida. As a matter of fact, many injury and premises liability lawyers in Florida don’t even want to handle slip and fall cases. Florida is a state that applies the legal doctrine of comparative fault to slip and fall cases. This means that a Hillsborough County …

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15 Feb 2017

Do I have a Valid Case for a Slip and Fall Lawsuit?

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog
Our slip and fall attorneys in Brooksville FL discuss what it take to make a slip and fall case.

If you have been injured in an accidental fall that was someone else’s fault, you may wonder whether you can make a legal claim to recover your losses. After all, a slip and fall injury can lead to medical bills, lost income, and additional losses. Can you sue someone over injuries you suffered in a …

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31 Jan 2017

Top 10 Things to Do After a Slip & Fall Accident in Florida

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog
Our slip and fall lawyer in Brooksville list the top things to do after a slip & fall accident in Florida.

Slip-and-fall accidents are among the most common causes of injury in Florida. Falls also are among the most serious accidents, causing severe injuries and premature deaths to many Floridians. Seniors are particularly susceptible to fall injuries. Under Florida premises liability law, property owners have a legal duty to ensure the reasonable safety of visitors to …

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8 Aug 2016

What to Do If You Slip and Fall at Work

by James Holliday, posted in Premises Liability Blog

So the first thing is, you need to know what you slipped on to have a case. One of the big important things that we have to show in Florida is that the defendant knew or should have known that the substance was on the floor for a sufficient amount of time that they had …

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