Florida Slip and Fall Injuries and Children

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Florida children suffer personal injuries from slip and fall incidents every day in Jacksonville and other cities in Florida as well as the rest of the United States. People say that accidents happen and child will fall. These statements are true; however many injuries result of the carelessness of another person. A property owner has a duty to maintain the premises in a reasonably safe manner. Customers and visitors do not visit areas open to the public at their own risks. Whether it is a supermarket, Wal Mart or Target type of store, or any other business for that matter including government offices, the floors, common walk ways, bathrooms, and other areas need to be maintained in a safe condition. If there is a danger in place whether it is a hole in the floor or a leaking air conditioner, the property owner or manager should repair the problem at least post signs, cones, and / or barricades to warn visitors especially children of these dangerous areas and conditions. It is also important for parents to keep an close watch on their children. If you have any questions about a slip and fall type of injury, it is helpful to have the advice and representation of a Florida child injury lawyer. Each case is different and evaluated on its own facts and merits.