Restaurant Accident Legal Claims in Florida | What to Know

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If you were injured in a restaurant accident, you will need to retain the services of a skilled Tampa restaurant accident lawyer. Our legal team is on your side.

How can a restaurant accident occur?

There are a number of different ways that restaurant accidents can happen. In the event that an individual is injured in a restaurant, the incident is often driven by the negligence of restaurant management or staff. The most common ways our firm has seen restaurant accidents occur include the following:

  • Poor lighting
  • Inadequate security
  • Burns from hot plates
  • Slipping on spilled drinks left uncleared
  • Defective or dangerous stairwells
  • Dangerous restaurant parking lots
  • Food poisoning

If you were injured in a restaurant because of any of the above-mentioned reasons or another negligent act, you may want to consider your legal options. Reach out to our firm today to learn more about how our Tampa slip and fall lawyer can best help you.

How can I file a valid personal injury claim after a restaurant accident?

If you would like to file a successful personal injury claim, it is your responsibility as the injured party to fulfill the burden of proof. This is why it is critical that you retain the services of a skilled Tampa restaurant accident lawyer. With an attorney on your side, you can both work together to compile evidence to demonstrate that you were injured due to restaurant management or staff negligence.

The first measure you should take after your accident is to gather evidence on your own. This can include informing the restaurant owner of the accident. Once you do this, he or she will have to file an incident report. After that, you should seek immediate medical attention and accumulate medical documentation from your treatment. You should also take photos and videos of the unsafe restaurant conditions that led to your accident. Your attorney can help you in recovering security camera footage of your accident as it happens, the police report, witness testimony, and more.

How can I recover compensation after a restaurant accident in Florida?

If you were hurt in a restaurant accident in Florida because of the negligence of another, you may be qualified to obtain financial compensation for your injuries. The damages you can recover can be used to cover monetary damages and non-monetary damages including:

  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical bills
  • Emotional distress

It is in your best interest to reach out to our firm today to learn more about the types of damages you can recover in Florida. Our legal team is here to help.

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