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Slip-and- Fall

image005Often times a slip-and-fall accident can lead to debilitating injuries. A slip-and-fall accident, also referred to as a trip-and-fall accident, often arises from, among other variables, negligent property maintenance and/or design. The Law Offices of Brett L. Schlacter, P.A. is knowledgeable in local, state, and federal building codes and standards of safety on residential, commercial, and business properties throughout Florida. Our firm works closely with construction, engineering, and medical professionals who opine and testify on issues ranging from serious neck, back, and head injuries, coefficient of friction analysis, lighting issues, and flooring, stairwell, and staircase design. As stated in Florida Statute section 95.11(3)(a), “[a]n action founded on negligence,” has a four (4) year statute of limitation. That means, after four (4) years, in most circumstances, you are barred from bringing a claim against a negligent property owner for your severe injuries. The injuries suffered in a slip-and-fall may not surface until a later time. Do not sit back and wait – let The Law Offices of Brett L. Schlacter, P.A. work for you to recover all of your injury-related expenses: past and future medical bills, loss of earnings, lost wages, pain and suffering and emotional trauma. Contact us now for a free slip-and-fall case evaluation.