While I Was Carrying Several Bags Of Groceries Up The Stairs Leading To My Broward County Apartment, I Slipped And Fell On The Wet Steps. The Fall Caused Me To Twist My Ankle And Sprain My Wrist. Do You Know If My Landlord Is Liable For Compensating Me For My Injuries?
Based on the description of your slip and fall accident, you may be eligible for compensation if it is determined that the stairs were defective. The property owner, aka your landlord, is held responsible for proper maintenance of the stairs. According to building codes, the outdoor stairs must be built in a way that prevents build-up of excess water or ice. Property owners who show negligence are held responsible for reimbursement of costs that you have incurred thus far, including medical bills and lost wages, if applicable.
If you need assistance to determine if you should pursue your Florida slip and fall claim that was caused by the property owner’s negligence, the Law Offices of David Benenfeld is here to help. For or a free legal consultation with a Broward County slip and fall attorney call today: [number type=”2″] or [number type=”1″].