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TOP ORLANDO SLIP AND FALL LAWYER
If You've Fallen in Central Florida, Injury Attorney Sid Roman
Can Help You Obtain the Compensation you Deserve
Sid Roman is a bilingual Personal Injury Attorney and Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator who has helped the Central Florida community recover millions* for their accidents and injuries. For over twenty years, Sid has made significant recoveries for clients who have slipped or fallen at restaurants, grocery stores, retail stores, malls, apartment complexes, and others, even in the most difficult cases (read our client testimonials here).
* Results based on the unique facts of each case.
Why A Slip and Fall Attorney?
If you slip and fall on someone else's property, the property owner may be liable for your injuries if negligence on their part can be established. While there is no precise way to determine when someone else is legally responsible for your slip or trip and fall, these Premise Liability cases depend on whether the property owner acted responsibly so that slipping or tripping was not likely to happen, and on whether you exercised caution as well. Establishing liability for falls can be a complex process which requires the expertise of a proven slip and fall lawyer like Sid.
Insurance Companies Act in Their Best Interest, Not Yours. Why Not Have an Expert on Your Side?
After a fall, the process of filing an insurance claim and determining liability can be long and complex. The insurance companies that represent the owner of the premises have experienced lawyers and adjusters whose job is to pay as little as possible (or nothing at all) on claims, and to try to get you to accept a quick, and often insufficient, settlement for your injuries and damages.
As your attorney, Sid can help you obtain medical treatment for your injuries, take the legal and administrative burden of your accident off of you, and advocate on your behalf with the insurance companies to ensure your best possible financial recovery .
So don't delay. Get started on your road to recovery today with a free consultation by calling 407-251-1200 or by simply filling out this contact form.
What is Premises Liability Law? (Slip & Falls, Trip & Falls)
Premises Liability law is a type of Personal Injury law in which an injury was caused by some type of unsafe or defective condition on someone's property due to the property owner's failure to use reasonable care in connection with the property. In this area of law, like in many others, case law determines whether you have a good claim or case. In previously litigated cases, the courts have determined certain elements need to be present in order to be successful bringing a claim or case against a property or premises owner.
Premises Liability claims or cases always have a percentage of personal responsibility built in. In other words, you will be partially responsible for your fall. Factors such as what you were wearing, what you had in your hands, your weight, and your age at the time of the fall play into the argument for whether the property owner may be liable for your fall and may owe you monetary compensation for your injuries and damages.
In our experience and in general terms, depending on the injuries, slip or trip and fall matters can yield a reasonable amount of financial compensation if negligence is established. However, a large part of these falls turn out to be what the Insurance Adjustors deem “soft tissue injuries" if no fractures or lacerations occur as a result. The cases that yield the most financial compensation are those in which the client suffers fractures, lacerations or any other type of permanent injury.
Was the substance or object on the floor for thirty (30) minutes or more without being cleaned or removed by anyone?
Did anyone tell you to stay away from that area?
Were there any warning signs posted near the substance or object?
Did the owner/employees/agents of the premises have prior knowledge that the substance/object was interfering with the entrance and/or exit of its guests or customers?
After the fall:
Did the property or premises owner call for help or assistance for you right away?
Did the property or premises owner prepare an incident or accident report?
Is the owner of the premises ignoring you or not returning your calls?
Is the owner of the premises attempting to deny that your injuries were caused by the fall?
Is the owner's insurance company offering an insufficient settlement?
Other factors to consider:
The type of footwear you were wearing. The least secure type of footwear is a flip flop and the most secure is a steel-toe boot.
Whether you were holding anything else in your hands/arms when you fell (purse, items you were purchasing, even a baby).
Whether you were able to lessen the impact of the fall in any way.
The severity of your injuries resulting from the fall.
If your answer was Yes to 3 or more of the questions above, we strongly recommend you seek the advice of an attorney. However, even if you answered Yes to just one question, it won't hurt to consult an attorney. We would love to help. Schedule your free consultation appointment with us here.
I Slipped and Fell. Do I Have a Case?
There are certain elements that are necessary in order to establish a successful Slip and Fall claim. Take this quick and simple quiz to help you determine whether you could benefit from being represented by an Injury Attorney for your fall.
Assuming that your fall was caused due to a substance or object on the floor, answer Yes or No to the questions below:
We Know Insurance and Injury Law
Sid understands Insurance from the experience he gained defending insurance companies early in his career. Along with his twenty plus years of Injury Law experience, he uses this insider's knowledge of insurance and his top-notch negotiating skills as a mediator, to help his clients obtain the best possible recoveries for their injuries and damages. And should the case go to trial, he understands the procedural rules necessary to successfully represent you against the insurance company's team of lawyers.
Focus on Your Physical Recovery
We will take the legal and administrative burden off of you so that you can focus on your recovery and rehabilitation. With an extensive network of vetted care providers in the Central Florida area, we will ensure you receive the best possible medical treatment and rehabilitation for your injuries.
Maximize your Financial Recovery
The financial recoveries proven, experienced accident attorneys like Sid are able to obtain for their clients are typically larger than the recoveries individuals can negotiate on their own.
No Billboards, TV Ads or Free Concerts. Just Results and Unparalleled Personal Service.
Along with delivering results, Sid is known for delivering an unparalleled level of service. In contrast to the large Central Florida injury law firms, he intentionally keeps his practice small so he can personally cater to the needs of his clients and keep them informed every step of the way.
No Cost to You Until We Recover
As partners in your case, no fees are due unless and until we obtain a recovery. You have nothing to lose and a great deal to gain.
* Results based on the unique facts of each case.
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Why Sid Roman as Your Orlando Slip and Fall Attorney?
Passionate about People, 20+ Years of Results
Sid has helped the Central Florida community recover millions* for their accidents and injuries for over twenty years. Described as a “true champion for the people”, Sid is passionate about helping his clients “not for fame and glory, but because it’s the right thing to do”. The satisfaction of his clients is his top priority and greatest reward.
Getting Back on
Your Feet Starts Here
During your free consultation, Sid will personally meet or speak with you to learn the specifics of your case, assess the injuries you've suffered, evaluate all insurance available to you for benefits, and provide you with a realistic estimate of your potential financial recovery.
Schedule your free phone, video conference, or in-person consultation now:
Call us at 407-251-1200 (press 2)
Complete the contact form on the right, or
Access the live online chat on bottom right
You will need:
a copy of your accident report
any photo or video evidence taken at the site of the crash