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MIAMI SLIP, TRIP, FALL ACCIDENT Q&A
- What Exactly is Premises Liability?
- How am I Protected by Law and What is the Extent of This Protection?
- What Happens if a Waiter Spills Hot Soup on My Head?
- What Happens if I Break My Toe in a Hotel Swimming Pool?
- What Happens if I Fall and Get Hurt While Walking in a Parking Lot?
First and foremost, all those that enter a private establishment, residence, or public business are protected by law in the event of an accident which causes personal injury, damages, or losses. This is called Premises Liability.
How am I Protected by Law and What is the Extent of This Protection?
Premises Liability Law serves to protect individuals from injury or harm in a determined location such as supermarkets, shopping malls, parking lots, restaurants, hotels, amusement parks, or any private residences or public businesses. In the event of an accident which results in injury or harm to an individual upon a determined place, negligence on behalf of the business owner or operator must be determined by an investigation, for which police and eyewitness reports are fundamental. Perazzo Law provides professional legal insight into Premises Liability claims by helping to determine fault on behalf of the responsible party. Once Premises Liability negligence and fault are determined, Perazzo Law files a claim against the business owner or operator and their insurance provider for damages or losses incurred from the Premises Liability accident. In Miami, Perazzo Law handles Premises Liability claims from accidents in all types of businesses and establishments.
What Happens if a Waiter Spills Hot Soup on My Head?
First and foremost, the person that falls victim to such an act must have a professional healthcare practitioner evaluate the extent of any injuries incurred, in this case, burns. Burns, depending on their degree, can be quite dangerous if not treated properly. Minor burns heal quickly and may perhaps leave no scars. Sadly, more severe burns may require medication, treatment, and may leave scars, which are considered permanent injuries. Permanent injuries weigh heavily in compensation claims brought against insurance providers. An customer that has suffered a burn as a result of accident such as this, is liable to compensation by the food establishment and/or insurance provider. The insurance should provide compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and damages.
What Happens if I Break My Toe in a Hotel Swimming Pool?
A broken toe, just like any other bone, is considered a permanent injury despite the normal healing process. A broken toe, which might not hurt after healed, may present signs of pain and discomfort later in life. Victims of broken bones usually suffer pain or discomfort upon entering old age. Hence, victims of broken bones need to evaluate how, where and when an accident that led to a broken bone took place. If the hotel swimming pool or operator can be determined to be at fault, then an experienced attorney at the Perazzo Law firm can file a Premises Liability claim for compensation from the hotel's insurance provider.
What Happens if I Fall and Get Hurt While Walking in a Parking Lot?
Public or private parking lots a bound by law to make sure that walking surfaces are safe for people to walk on and free of substances that can cause someone to slip and fall. Furthermore, there must be proper lighting so that individuals can see well when walking in the parking lot at night. Parking lots must also have proper surveillance to prevent or deter criminal activity, either during the day or in the evening.Common Neck and Back injuries following a Slip & Fall Accident.
If you, a friend, or relative has been injured or suffered property damage in a public or private parking lot, Perazzo Law recommends contacting their Miami or North Miami Beach law offices ONLINE for FREE advice and to consult about a possible Premises Liability claim for compensation from an accident.
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