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Premises Liability

Law Alert - Section 768.0755, Florida Statutes. New Florida Slip & Fall Statute.

The firm defends both small and major local and national property owners and lessees from all types of premises liability claims, such as malls/shopping centers, retail and other business/office complexes and condo/home owner associations.

Cases range from a wide range of severity and complexity involving catastrophic injury or fatality, contested liability with numerous experts in various fields in addition to less complex soft tissue bodily injury undisputed liability claims. Defense ranges from claims as simple as slip and fall, alleged code or architectural violations to inadequate security, lighting or maintenance. We are adept in advising clients on settlement value and exposure and employ risk analyses to assess litigation outcomes and determine an appropriate case strategy that may mitigate risk and costs and maximize clients’ chance of prevailing.

Our team is well prepared to handle the most complex litigation matters. We have many defense verdicts published in the Florida Jury Verdict Reporter arising from trials of slip and falls, sexual assault and wrongful death. Some of our firm's most publicized defense verdicts involve negligent security cases. Our attorneys speak and write regularly on premises liability issues as well as on the defense of inadequate or negligent security claims.

FJVR Published Verdicts