Premises Liability Cases

Premises Liability Cases: Past Results Of Greenberg Stone & Urbano, Miami Slip-And-Fall Lawsuit Settlements And Verdicts

Greenberg Stone & Urbano is a personal injury law firm whose attorneys have more than 130 years' combined legal experience. Our lawyers are leaders in the legal community, as well as forceful advocates on behalf of injury victims who have suffered due to someone else's negligent acts. Dangerous property conditions cause thousands of injuries every year. This page describes a selection of the premises liability cases we have handled over the past several decades. For more information, call toll free 888-499-9700.

A 39-Year-Old Woman From Virginia Suffered An Injury To Her Elbow At A Beach Resort In Florida

A 39-year-old woman from Virginia was staying with her family at a beach resort in Florida. She suffered an injury to her elbow, caused by tripping on a missing piece of wooden plank at the beach resort's outdoor restaurant. Greenberg Stone & Urbano was able to coordinate her medical care, both in Florida and Virginia, as well as obtain a significant money recovery for her injuries.

200-Pound Door Falls On Delivery Man, Causing Traumatic Injuries

A Miami man was severely injured while delivering coffee in a commercial building when a large, 200-pound door fell from its hinges and struck him on the head, neck and back, knocking him to the ground. The man sustained a traumatic brain injury, orthopedic injuries and dental injuries. The case was settled for a substantial sum.

Elevator Malfunction Injures Elderly Boca Raton Woman

A Boca Raton senior citizen was injured in her condominium building when an elevator malfunctioned and improperly "jumped up" as she was entering it. The elevator in question has had a history of malfunctions which were documented. The woman severely fractured her shoulder in multiple places and required a complete replacement and extensive physical therapy. This case was placed into suit immediately and moved on an expedited basis due to the injured woman's age. We resolved the case in just over one year for a significant settlement on the eve of trial.

Coral Spring Woman Slips And Falls At Aruba Resort

A Coral Springs woman was injured while attending her nephew's wedding in a resort in Aruba when she slipped and fell upon hardened berries from a tree that had accumulated on a busy poolside walkway. The 73-year-old woman fractured her hip and was transported by air ambulance back to Broward County where she received a complete hip replacement. This case settled pre-suit for an undisclosed amount.

Dangerous Stairs Cause Miami Teenager To Slip And Fall

A Miami teenager who was attending a wedding at a Hialeah banquet hall was injured when she slipped and fell down uneven and improperly lit stairs. She suffered a fractured elbow and was forced to miss time from work and school during her recovery time. The case was settled for a confidential amount.

Miami Roofer Severely Burned By Roof Tar During A Fall From The Roof

A Miami man was horribly burned and injured when he fell from the roof of a home on which he was working. The man was an independent contractor mopping hot tar on the roof and was not provided any safety equipment by his employer or the homeowner. The hot tar spilled and caused him to slip and fall to the ground, also burning his arms, hands, face and neck.

Miami Woman Attacked And Robbed in Parking Lot Known To Be Unsafe

We represented a Miami woman who was injured while walking to her car in a parking lot that had inadequate lighting and security. The shopping center had knowledge of the unsafe condition and failed to properly correct the situation. As the wife and mother walked through the parking lot at night, she was attacked and robbed and sustained serious personal injuries.

Police Officer Slips And Falls On Wet Carpet

A Miami-Dade police officer out for lunch with his family was injured in local restaurant when, during a rainstorm, the hallway near the restroom flooded and saturated the carpeting. He walked across the area and into the men's room and fell. The plaintiff suffered injuries to his head, neck, back and hips. The case is currently being prepared for trial.

Florida Tourist Slips And Falls In Busy Restaurant

A California doctor, in Miami on vacation, was injured when she slipped and fell in a busy Bal Harbor restaurant. When leaving her seat to use the restroom, she slipped upon a slick and oily substance near a walkway approaching the kitchen. She landed on her knee, sustaining an injury that eventually required corrective surgery. We resolved the case before trial.

Boca Raton Woman Contracts Serious Food-Borne Illness At Miami Hotel

A Boca Raton woman contracted a serious food-borne illness while staying at a Miami hotel for a romantic weekend. She suffered acute histamine poisoning from a fish sandwich at the hotel's poolside grill and was immediately rushed to the hospital. After several weeks of medical care and attention, she fortunately made a full recovery. The case was resolved shortly after suit was filed.

Elderly Woman Suffers Serious Shoulder Injuries In A Fall At Fast-Food Restaurant

An elderly Miami woman was injured when she tripped and fell near the restroom of a Miami location of a busy national fast-food chain. The woman, upon exiting the restroom, tripped over a wet-floor sign that had fallen in the walkway and was obscured from her view as the door opened out. She attempted to catch herself on a nearby railing, and sustained serious shoulder injuries as she fell to the ground. Suit has been filed and we are preparing to try this case sometime this year.

Disabled Woman Got Injured

Our firm represented a disabled woman who was traveling down a South Dade sidewalk in her motorized scooter, when her foot struck a guy-wire connected to a nearby utility pole. Through an investigation our firm conducted, we were able to determine that the sidewalk was negligently constructed, creating a dangerous condition in which the guy-wire caused an obstruction to people using the sidewalk. Our client sustained a significant injury to her foot. We were able to obtain a settlement which not only satisfied all medical expenses but allowed her to improve her quality of life going into the future.

Not all results are provided, the results are not necessarily representative of results obtained by the law firm, and a prospective client's individual facts and circumstances may differ from the cases described on these pages.