St. Augustine Slip-and-Fall Lawyers

When St. Augustine property owners fail to keep their premises safe and free of hazardous conditions, people can suffer serious injuries with long-term effects. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a slip and fall accident, you deserve justice. Our slip-and-fall lawyers in St. Augustine can help you fight for compensation for your damages. Contact Farah & Farah for a free consultation now.

Most of us don’t expect to be hurt while working, shopping, or eating in a restaurant. Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents in these locations are more common than you may think. In St. Johns County, including St. Augustine, 928 hospitalizations resulted from falls in 2021 alone. The total number of hospitalizations for injuries caused by slips, trips, and falls in Florida was 75,570 that year.  

Slip-and-fall accidents can cause serious injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional struggles for victims and their families. Our skilled slip-and-fall attorneys in St. Augustine understand the complexities of these cases and will push back against unfair insurance companies. Let us help you fight for the compensation you deserve to get your life back on track. Contact us now to schedule a free case evaluation today.

How Our St. Augustine Slip and Fall Attorneys Can Help You and Your Family

Our experienced team of slip and fall lawyers in St. Augustine will handle all the details of your case so you can focus on healing and rebuilding your life. If you’ve been injured in a slip-and-fall accident in St. Augustine, our team can do the following: 

  • Determine who is liable for your injuries 
  • Locate medical experts to diagnose, treat, and document your injuries 
  • Investigate your slip and fall accident, including an on-premises assessment of the conditions contributing to your injuries 
  • Conduct witness interviews 
  • Negotiate with medical providers to reduce your treatment costs 
  • Identify insurance coverage to maximize your compensation 
  • Determine what damages you can include when filing a claim 
  • Complete all paperwork from insurance companies and medical providers 
  • Negotiate with insurance companies for the settlement you deserve 
  • Fight for the maximum compensation possible. 
  • Represent you in court if necessary 
Our St. Augustine Attorneys 

You owe it to yourself to have the best St. Augustine injury lawyers in your corner. Our experienced attorneys work together to get the best outcomes for our clients. Rather than creating a competitive internal environment, Farah & Farah slip and fall lawyers use a team approach to ensure our clients can access all the legal resources available to win their cases. Our legal professionals put their combined knowledge, skills, and experience to work for you. Meet our St. Augustine Attorneys: 

Jumana Ali: Jumana is a St. Augustine personal injury attorney. Jumana’s number one goal is to make sure her clients have everything they need to move forward after an accident. With years spent as a county prosecutor, Jumana gained a lot of experience being in the courtroom and confidently maneuvering clients through the justice system. 

Corri Hunt: Corri is the Managing Attorney in the St. Augustine office. She is passionate about representing her clients and brings over a decade of experience to the table. Her ability to successfully manage cases while personally connecting with each client makes Corri the advocate you want in your corner. 

Will Oglesby: Will’s background and knowledge have equipped him with the skills and insight into several areas of personal injury law. This makes Will a valuable representative for his clients and allows him to fight well on their behalf. 

Samuel Ranard: Sam Ranard is a personal injury attorney in St. Augustine. Specializing in auto accidents and slip-and-falls. Sam guides accident victims as they navigate the road to recovery—physically, emotionally, and financially. 

Our team is also active in the community, donating time and funds to local charities in St. Augustine and throughout Florida, including the Safe Ride Home Program. Contact us to learn more about our community involvement

Farah & Farah Case Results 

Farah & Farah attorneys have secured more than $2 billion in settlements and verdicts for our clients. This record of successful case results reflects our dedication to our clients and ability to take on big insurance companies that try to avoid paying fair compensation for claims. 

Some of our notable slip-and-fall case results include: 

$198,000 Won: A woman walked into the break room and slipped on water from a leaky faucet, causing a broken ankle. 

$460,000 Won: 80-year-old client slipped and fell on water leaking out of the bathroom at a fast-food restaurant and suffered a head injury. 

$750,000 Won: A slip-and-fall case where our client slipped in a puddle of water in a large retail/ supercenter chain.

What Our Clients Have To Say...

We are wholeheartedly committed to safeguarding the interests of our clients and striving for their justice. Below are firsthand accounts of experiences shared by clients who have trusted us with their cases.

These guys have such high rating for a reason. I received excellent service from multiple attorneys and paralegals. And the case outcome was actually even better than what I had hoped for. I can’t thank them or refer them enough!!! Thank you again!

I would recommend Farah & Farah to anyone that needs representation. In my book they went above and beyond for me and that’s all that matters. I’m even willing to say it in a commercial because you all have truly changed my life. My family and I thank you so much for all you have done.

St. Augustine Slip-and-Fall Accidents Are Caused by a Variety of Factors

Many factors can lead to slip and fall accidents. For example, preventable falls often happen because of the following conditions: 

  • Wet or slippery floors 
  • Uneven or damaged floors or carpeting 
  • Broken or missing handrails 
  • Objects and other hazards in walkways 
  • Unmarked changes in floor levels 
  • Cracked pavement or potholes 
  • Poor lighting 
  • Snowy or icy weather conditions 
  • Failure to display caution signs 
  • Inadequate employee training 

Many of these dangerous conditions occur in grocery stores, restaurants, shops, parks, and other properties where you expect to be safe. 

Understanding Slip and Fall Accident Laws in St. Augustine, FL

Slip and fall claims fall under premises liability law in Florida, which states that property owners must keep the premises safe and free of hazards. Maintaining the property and removing dangerous conditions is a legal duty for property owners. If business owners or managers fail to keep their property safe and you suffer a resulting injury, you may qualify to claim compensation for your losses. 

Property owners may be held liable for damages after a slip and fall accident, depending on the category the victim falls under—invitee, licensee, or trespasser. 

  • Invitee: This is a person invited to the property for business purposes, including shoppers or social guests. Property owners have the highest duty of care to invitees. They must maintain the premises in a reasonably safe condition and warn of hazards they know or should know about.  
  • Licensee: This is someone on the property for a reason that benefits them. For example, a person entering a store to change a $20 bill may be considered a licensee. Property owners must not intentionally expose the licensee to danger and are still required to post warning signs of hazards that are not obvious.
  • Trespasser: This person is on the property without permission. Property owners have virtually no duty to undiscovered trespassers. However, once they discover a trespasser, the property owner has a duty to offer reasonable protection, such as notice of dangerous conditions, and refrain from intentionally harming the trespasser.

Common Injuries After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

Slip-and-fall victims can sustain mild to severe injuries, depending on the type of fall and their current health condition. Older individuals often suffer the most serious injuries after a slip and fall. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 3 million older people are treated in emergency rooms for falls annually. 

Some common injuries you may experience after a slip and fall include the following: 

  • Hip fractures 
  • Other broken bones 
  • Concussion 
  • Traumatic brain injuries 
  • Neck injuries 
  • Spinal cord injuries 
  • Internal organ damage 
  • Lacerations 
  • Bruising and soft tissue damage 

If you or a family member was hurt after slipping or falling on another person’s property, contact us to get started on your case.

Recoverable Damages in St. Augustine Slip-and-Fall Cases

Those injured in slip-and-fall accidents in St. Augustine can suffer physical, financial, and emotional hardships. They have the right to seek compensation for these losses. 

Medical Expenses 

The most significant expense for many slip-and-fall victims is medical bills for emergency treatment, hospitalizations, medication, surgery, rehabilitation, and the cost of future medical care. Our team can help you recover the maximum amount for these damages. 

Lost Wages 

When you get injured in a St. Augustine slip and fall, you will likely miss time from work. However, this lost income can put a financial strain on your family. We will fight for your lost wages, as well as any future income, missed career opportunities, and lost benefits because of your injuries. 

Pain and Suffering 

On top of monetary losses, victims experience physical pain, emotional distress, and mental anguish as a result of the accident. We will carefully calculate the value of your pain and suffering to ensure you are fairly compensated. 

Other Out-of-Pocket Expenses 

If you have other expenses from the slip-and-fall accident, we’ll identify these damages and include them in your legal claim. Some examples are home or vehicle modifications, travel expenses to and from your doctor’s office, child care, and more. 

Schedule a free consultation with our award-winning slip and fall lawyers to see what your case may be worth and how we will help you maximize your recovery.

Schedule a Free Consultation With a Slip and Fall Lawyer in St. Augustine Today

If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt in a slip, trip, or fall accident on someone else’s property in the St. Augustine area, let us go to work for you. Our compassionate attorneys have over 40 years of experience helping St. Augustine victims with premises liability claims, including slip and fall cases. 

We are passionate about setting things right. That’s one of the reasons that we work on a contingency basis, meaning we won’t expect any payment unless we settle or win your case.  

Get started by scheduling your free case review online or calling (904) 549-6302 to speak with our slip and fall attorneys in St. Augustine today.

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