New Port Richey Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer

March 16, 2023 | Attorney, Matthew Dolman

Slip and fall injuries can happen just about anywhere: at home, at work, in a store, at a friend's house, in a public space like a museum or a park. A slip or fall accident can lead to serious injuries. These injuries can have significant consequences for a victim, both physical and financial. If you have been injured in a New Port Richey slip or a fall, you could be entitled to seek monetary compensation through a personal injury claim. Contact our New Port Richey Slip and Fall Accident Attorneys to learn more about your legal options.

Common Causes of New Port Richey Slip and Fall Accidents

A few common causes of Florida slips and falls include the following:

  • Broken steps
  • Uneven, raised or cracked pavement or sidewalks
  • Slippery or wet floors or parking lots
  • Uneven tile or flooring surfaces
  • A change in elevation such as a small step-down
  • Broken railings
  • Uneven or too narrow stair treads
  • Abrupt edges on sidewalks or on driveways
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Unsecured rugs or carpets
  • Appliance or other cords stretched across a walking path
  • A change in floor surface
  • Unmarked holes and other hazards on the ground.

These dangerous conditions that lead to slip and falls can exist in shopping centers, restaurants, stores, private homes or apartments, amusement parks, governmental building, or on public spaces such as on sidewalks.

New Port Richey Slip and Fall Claims

When a visitor or tenant living on another person's property suffers serious or life-changing injuries in a fall, the property owner or management company could be held legally responsible. However, the victim and his or her attorneys must prove that the property owner or manager's negligence or recklessness led them to suffer a significant injury that resulted in hospitalizations or extensive medical treatment. In cases involving slip and fall accidents, victims must prove that either:The property owners failed to maintain the property

  • The property owners created unsafe conditions which caused the injury
  • Or, that the property owners knew about the dangerous premises or unsafe hazard but did not alert visitors or tenants to this fact.

Liability in a New Port Richey Slip and Fall Case

Property owners have a responsibility to keep their premises in a safe condition, including maintaining and fixing the property. If the owner or a tenant fails to do this and a visitor is harmed while on their Florida premises, then they may be liable for injuries resulting from the accident, including:


New Port Richey Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers

If you or a loved one fell and were injured, it is important to speak to a skilled slip and fall accident attorney in New Port Richey in order to determine if a third party is responsible for your injuries and to compensate you for your damages. Please call our New Port Richey office today at 727-853-6275.

Dolman Law Group Accident Injury Lawyers, PA - New Port Richey Office
5924 Main St
New Port Richey, FL 34652
(727) 477-9660




Matthew Dolman

Personal Injury Lawyer

This article was written and reviewed by Matthew Dolman. Matt has been a practicing civil trial, personal injury, products liability, and mass tort lawyer since 2004. He has successfully fought for more than 11,000 injured clients and acted as lead counsel in more than 1,000 lawsuits. Always on the cutting edge of personal injury law, Matt is actively engaged in complex legal matters, including Suboxone, AFFF, and Ozempic lawsuits.  Matt is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum for resolving individual cases in excess of $1 million and $2 million, respectively. He has also been selected by his colleagues as a Florida Superlawyer and as a member of Florida’s Legal Elite on multiple occasions. Further, Matt has been quoted in the media numerous times and is a sought-after speaker on a variety of legal issues and topics.

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