|Slip And Fall Attorney North Miami
As simple as they sound, a slip or fall can be very dangerous. Did you know that thousands of injuries happen every year in the United States? Slip and falls, or trip and falls resulting from negligence cover many areas: an unsafe walking surface, defective stair treads; missing, partial or defective hand railings or guard railings; inadequate lighting, faulty construction, negligent maintenance and more, and are examples of potential cases needing representation by a slip and fall attorney. The attorney has the challenge of determining and proving fault, and assessing whether conditions were provably hazardous. In North Miami, Florida, attorney Mark Wolin has achieved success in handling many cases involving premises liability cases. Premises liability is the name for the area of law which includes slip and fall injuries.
Slip and fall accidents can happen in a variety of settings including homes, hotels, stores, offices, shopping centers and shopping malls, warehouses, factories, schools, parking lots, nightclubs, restaurants, and theaters.
There are four general types of slip and fall accidents classified in premises liability law. The first is trip-and-fall accidents, caused by a foreign object in the walking path. Next is stump-and-fall accidents, arising from an impediment in the walking surface. Third, step-and-fall accidents are caused by an unexpected failure or hole in the walking surface. The fourth type, slip-and-fall accidents, are those in which the interface of the shoe and the floor fails. An attorney specializing in premises liability, such as Mark Wolin, can help determine the type and best advise you regarding your options in your situation.
Mark Wolin is able to explain that both the property owner as well as the injured person can be held to varying degrees of responsibility when an injury occurs. The responsibility to keep property safe falls on the property owner. The passerby has a duty to watch where he is going, and be aware that sometimes things fall or spill onto walking surfaces. Mark Wolin can interpret the law and all party’s rights, and take the proper steps to protect the rights and best interests of his clients at all times. Schedule a consultation with Mark Wolin.