Premises Liability

Premises Liability

Premises Liability Lawyer for
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Car accidents are the leading cause of personal injury lawsuit filing in the United States today. While some accidents are easy to resolve, those that involve serious injuries and extensive vehicle damage may require the intervention of an automobile liability lawyer.

At Distefano Law LLC, we understand that when you need legal assistance, you want to work with a team of experts that will have your back. If you or a loved one has had an injury whether at work, at the hospital, or due to the negligence of another, you deserve to work with a personal injury lawyer that you can count on here in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Thankfully, the team at Distefano Law LLC is here to ensure your complete satisfaction and peace of mind throughout the process. We can help you navigate the complex world of personal injury law so that you can quickly gather the evidence and testimonies that you need to have an airtight case. We take pride in the quality of our work and feel confident that you will too.

If you need legal help after a personal injury, don’t hesitate to reach out to a personal injury attorney from Distefano Law LLC. For more helpful information, give us a call today at (954)572-8000.

Slip and Fall Accidents

Anybody who owns property has a legal duty to ensure the safety of everyone on it. Premises liability is a particularly challenging branch of injury law, as proving negligence can be trying. The law requires proprietors comply with every public safety regulation, and failure to do so leaves victims with legal recourse to claim damages. However, most proprietors can afford the best legal team to fight claims.

Negligent Security

Negligent security is a portion of premises liability law. You may have been the victim of a criminal attack while you were on someone else’s property, typically commercial property. Business owners have an obligation to ensure their property is safe for the public to visit. This includes having proper security measures. But what is enough security? 

Store/Retail Negligence

Many Americans suffer disabling and unintentional injuries a year due to store/retail negligence. Many of these accidents occur at your local grocery store, shopping malls, hardware or department store. These countless potential dangers to customers are caused by the retail stores not doing all that they can to keep its premises safe for their customers.

Construction Site Injuries

Construction sites are dangerous places. Scaffolding accidents are common, and there is risk of fire, falling objects, electrical shock, and even explosions. Fatalities in this industry are shocking. Hundreds die every year and even more suffer grave injury. Companies have a legal duty to ensure a safe environment for every person on site, but unfortunately, accident rates remain unacceptably high.

Swimming Pool Injuries

Bicycles have every legal right to share the road with cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles. Unfortunately, they offer little protection for cyclists, who are vulnerable to severe injury in a collision with any of them. Fatalities are common. Survivors face exorbitant medical costs and months of rehabilitation, even years. Some never recover and endure a lifetime of crippling, painful suffering.

Electrocution Accidents

As you know, electricity is indispensable in today’s world, but it can be extremely dangerous without taking the proper precautions. Electrocution is defined as death caused by electric shock, but the term is frequently used to describe as fatal injuries too. These type of accidents have devastating results for the victim and their families. Injuries from electric shock, if not deadly, can cause chronic pain, organ damage, and can make it impossible for the victim to earn a living or live life as they once enjoyed.

Assault & Battery

Thousands of assault and battery incidents are reported in the state of Florida each year, while many more cases likely go unreported. You may need an attorney if you were assaulted, raped, battered, or robbed on someone else’s property. Some examples of assault and battery include. Business owners must ensure their property is safe for the public to visit.

Hotel Accidents

As a haven for tourists, Florida has a wide selection of hotels, vacation rentals, and other holiday lodgings available to guests, all of whom have a right to safety. Unfortunately, far too many never leave the same. A simple stay can be a life-threatening one, as hotel accidents can be dangerous and are extremely common. If injured by your accommodations, someone is likely responsible.

Amusement Park Injuries

Each year, millions of people flock to Florida’s theme parks and fairs searching for entertainment, adventure and quality of time with loved ones. Unfortunately, theme park conditions can sometimes be unsafe. Approximately 1,299 people suffer injuries due to theme park’s carelessness or negligence each year. When you or a loved one has been injured while visiting a theme park or fair, everyone is immediately affected. Vacations are ruined, medical bills mount, and confusion about what to do can be overwhelming.

Child Injuries And Accident

The tragedy of child accidents has widespread implications. The death or injury of minors affects entire families. Everybody grieves, and in cases of severe child injury, the kid is the one to suffer, often with lifelong mental or physical challenges. Every parent has to accept the terrifying truth that kids get hurt. Growing up involves scrapes, bruises, and even broken bones.

Dog Bite Injuries

Dog bite injuries can generate conflicting emotions in many victims, especially when the bite was unexpected and the dog bite victim was attempting to pet or play with the dog at the time the bite occurred. Despite this, dog bite injuries can be serious, and they can result in infection or scarring, especially when a child is the victim. Even if the owner of the dog was a friend, it is worthwhile to consult with an experienced dog bite injury attorney to determine whether the dog owner’s insurance company can be held liable for monetary damages as compensation for your injuries.