Florida Slip & Fall and Premises Liability Lawyers
Slip and fall injuries are the #1 cause of costly emergency room visits across the country. Get the compensation you deserve with the help of your Tampa Bay Slip and Fall Attorneys – Kemp, Ruge & Green.
Are you suffering from a slip and fall injury that happened in Tampa Bay? You’re not alone. Slip and fall accidents are the number one cause of hospital emergency room visits, accounting for 8 million U.S. injuries per year.
Why are these injuries so common? Unfortunately, potential hazards in our environment aren’t always managed appropriately by those who are supposed to keep up with them. According to the National Flooring Safety Institute, the leading cause of slip and fall injuries is flooring hazards, including loose and broken flooring, tattered carpeting and spills from oils and other substances. Exposed debris and cluttered areas are also common causes.
In many of these cases, a store owner or building manager is responsible for the conditions that led to your injury -otherwise known as premises liability- yet they refuse to accept responsibility. Their insurance company might fight you. Even your own insurance company might want to blame you and reduce your compensation.
On top of that, you’re dealing with emergency hospitalization, ongoing medical expenses and emotional trauma from the incident. It can have a widespread impact on your life. That’s why you need the help of a slip and fall lawyer.
Floridians in Tampa and the surrounding areas trust Kemp & Ruge & Green as their legal partner suffering a slip-and-fall injury. We will help you understand your legal options and how to use the law in your best interests. Most of all, we will handle your slip and fall case with genuine care and respect, because you deserve it.
You Deserve a Great Team
Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group is here to help you understand the legal concept of premises liability, which means premises owners can be held liable for slip and fall injuries as well as other types of injuries in certain circumstances. We will help you gather the materials you need to prove your case and hold the right person accountable.
As the plaintiff in a lawsuit, you’ll need to prove:
- That the business owner was aware of the dangerous condition and failed to take preventive measures
- That you were not aware of the hazard or how serious it was
- That you exercised caution, but still slipped and fell because there was no information available to warn you of the hazard
Premises liability extends beyond slip and fall accidents and covers many situations where someone is injured on the premises of another person or entity.
Our clients agree:
“The people of Kemp, Ruge & Green are wonderful. They answered any questions that I had almost instantly and made everything very easy to explain. My case was handled quickly and professionally. Sommer was my paralegal throughout the process and she was absolutely phenomenal!”
-Jordan Schaffner, client
“Attorney Green took the time to sit down and explain the whole process, as this was my first experience with using an attorney and my paralegal Sommer was AMAZING! She was so personable. Answered my incessant questions and was always timely in her responses. I cannot sing their praises enough. Thank you for everything.”
-Kellie Morrison, client
You Deserve Communication
You Deserve Answers
If you sustained injury from a slip and fall accident that occurred in the Tampa Bay region, including New Port Richey, Odessa, Palm Harbor and Pinellas County, consult the premises liability attorneys Kemp, Ruge & Green about how to proceed with your case. You deserve open, honest communication and clear answers to your questions about your slip and fall accident and its effects on your life. From common concerns to more complex situations, we can help get answers.
Your Tampa Slip and Fall Injury Lawyers will also help you with documenting the circumstances of the incident, gathering your medical bills and establishing proof related to the damages or trauma you have suffered as a result of the incident.
You Deserve Results
We secure high-dollar results for our slip and fall injury clients, including a recent $225,000 settlement.
Premises liability plaintiffs may include:
Invitees. When someone who has been invited onto the premises and is there with the landowner’s express or implied permission, they may sue if they are injured. This includes store customers, building contractors, service technicians and other business-related visitors to the property.
Licensees. People who enter the property for their own purposes, like salespeople and social guests.
Trespassers. Someone who does not have a landowner’s express or implied permission may still sue in the state of Florida if there is a clear failure to warn people, especially children, of known hazards like an open quarry or mine where someone could easily slip and fall.
You Deserve Kemp, Ruge & Green – One of Tampa Bay’s Top Law Groups
After a slip and fall incident, you may feel stonewalled by the property owner and their insurance company. They might avoid talking to you and hope you’ll go away, or even make you an offer that’s far below what you deserve.
Don’t let them back you down. Owners have a duty of care towards invitees. You deserve representation from a slip and fall lawyer in Tampa Bay who can give you a voice in the legal system. We’ll help you get the answers you need and the resources you deserve for your medical treatment, lost wages and pain and suffering.
Our attorneys are known in Florida and beyond for our success rate at winning cases for our clients. We have attorneys in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an elite distinction given to fewer than 1% of all attorneys nationwide. They’re right here in our area and ready to help you.
We have a personal dedication to helping the victims of negligence. You are more than just a legal case to us. You’re someone who needs a voice in the legal system.
We’re here for you after your slip and fall accident. If you were injured in a slip and fall accident, call us, text us and reach out to us today to discuss your options.
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