How to Recover Compensation After a Restaurant Accident in Florida

Unfortunately, most restaurant accidents could be avoided if it wasn’t for human error and negligence. In fact, most restaurant accidents are caused by negligent restaurant staff and maintenance. If you have been recently injuries in a restaurant accident, you are likely looking to recover compensation for your damages. To begin this process, you will need to retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney who will work to satisfy the burden of proof to recover the compensation you require to heal. Continue reading to discover the most common restaurant accidents and how to recover compensation after being involved in a restaurant accident. Reach out to our firm today to learn more about our services and how we can assist you in filing your upcoming personal injury claim. We are here to help.

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What are the most common restaurant accidents?

The most common restaurant accidents are typically caused by some sort of negligence, whether it be a negligent employee or maintenance. Restaurant accidents can result in serious, life-altering injuries. The most common restaurant accidents include the following:

  • Food poisoning
  • Cuts, lacerations, and punctures
  • Eye injuries
  • Serious burns and scalds
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Hearing loss
  • Exposure to toxic chemicals causing illness
  • Sprains, strains, and soft-tissue injuries
  • Overexertion injuries
  • Repetitive motion injuries
  • Broken bones

How can I recover compensation after a restaurant accident?

You will first hire an experienced personal injury attorney who will assist you in filing a valid personal injury claim. Once you have an attorney in your corner, you will work to prove that the negligent party is responsible for your injuries. This will be done by providing evidence of the accident including the following:

  • Witness statements
  • Police reports
  • Photos and videos of the accident
  • Photos of the injuries
  • Medical documentation

To get started with this process, reach out to our knowledgeable personal injury firm today to schedule your initial consultation. We would be happy to get you started with the claims filing process.

What is the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Florida?

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims is generally four years in Florida. This means that you will have four years from the date of your accident to file your personal injury claim. It is important to take legal action within this period of time to avoid being barred from suing. To get started with this process as soon as possible, reach out to our experienced personal injury attorney today. We would be happy to assist you throughout this process to get you back to your life.

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