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Are Punitive Damages Available In Florida Slip-And-Fall Cases?

Property owners owe to their customers and the general public a certain level of responsible care when it comes to maintaining their stores, salons, hotels, restaurants, and the like.

If you have been injured in a slip-and-fall incident anywhere in South Florida, the cause being negligent conditions that a prudent and reasonable property owner could have mitigated, we encourage you to call The Law Office Of Bradley Pepper, P.A.

And to learn more about how much your case may be worth, please watch this short video.

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Are Punitive Damages Available In Florida Slip-And-Fall Cases?

Punitive damages are available in some limited circumstances. Usually it takes some kind of awful behavior by the property owner to be responsible for punitive damages.

Now it takes more than just regular negligence, the property owner knowing about a danger and not warning somebody.

Usually it takes the property owner knowing about a danger for an exceptionally long period of time, maybe a period of years, and that the property owner should have anticipated a substantial injury to somebody that suffered from a result of that lapse.