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Who is Liable when You Slip and Fall?

By Robert W. Elton |

Unexpected falls can cause serious injuries. When the fall occurs in a public area, who is liable for medical bills and associated costs? An experienced local personal injury attorney can help with that question. How common are these Incidents?  Not surprisingly, falling accidents are quite common. In fact over one million people who slip… Read More »

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When, Where, And Why Injuries Occur

By Robert W. Elton |

Nobody enjoys a visit to the emergency room. Nevertheless, we all expose ourselves to common hazards on a daily basis. The Consumer Product Safety Commission recently listed the most dangerous things every person should keep an eye out for. Some items are particularly dangerous for children. If you experience harm due to a defective… Read More »

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Injuries From Stairway Falls

By Robert W. Elton |

What is the number one accident that sends Americans to emergency rooms? The fact is, millions of people seek treatment for injuries sustained by falls on stairways every year. If you experience a stairway accident that is the result of someone else’s negligence, a local personal injury attorney may be able to assist you… Read More »

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When A Slip And Fall Leads To A Hospital Stay

By Robert W. Elton |

So you’re out enjoying the beauty and sunshine of a typical Florida day in one of Florida’s many outdoor venues when suddenly you slip, causing an injury that lands you in the hospital. The medical bills are piling up, and you’re unable to return to work right away. What recourse do you have? Slip… Read More »

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When Negligent Care of a Property Results in a Slip or Fall

By Robert W. Elton |

You are enjoying the day, strolling through a commercial property, when you suddenly trip on a jagged piece of linoleum that was not secured to the flooring; you crash to the ground, incurring several fractures. The medical bills are piling up, you are missing numerous days from your job, and you find yourself sinking… Read More »

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When Injuries Occur on Your Property

By Robert W. Elton |

Let’s say you own a restaurant. A patch of oil has spilled on the floor, and someone has slipped and fallen, resulting in a broken arm. Are you, as the property owner, liable for the injury? As a matter of law, the answer to this question depends in some measure on who the injured… Read More »