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Slip-And-Fall and the Banana Peel

The person who slips and falls on a banana peel is a classic element in many physical comedy routines. But there is nothing funny about the thousands of Floridians who are injured in such an incident. These slip-and-fall...more

Florida’s Third DCA Limits Scope Of Discovery In Premises Liability Cases

In cases where a plaintiff is injured due to a slip and fall in a business establishment, the plaintiff may seek discovery related to other slip and falls that occurred on the same premises. Such requests are generally made...more

Elements of a Slip and Fall Case

In a now infamous 2009 Maricopa county premises liability scam, a couple entered a department store and attempted to stage a slip and fall incident using a hot dog. Security cameras caught the man 'planting' the hot dog and...more

Slippery Statutes and Premises Liability: What Happens After A Fall

If a person slips and falls on a transitory foreign substance in a business establishment, the injured person must prove that the business establishment had actual or constructive knowledge of the dangerous condition and...more

Florida Statute 768.0755: Changes to Premises Liability

Barbara Horn slipped and fell on the wet floors of a medical center in Lakeland. She suffered knee problems and underwent several surgical procedures, culminating in total knee replacements of both knees....more

Who Is Responsible for Keeping Snowy Sidewalks Clear?

New York City may be photogenic after a snowfall, but the charm soon fades for pedestrians trying to negotiate treacherous sidewalks. Often there is no way to avoid a stretch of unattended concrete. Slipping on an icy...more

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