Injured in a Florida Parking Lot Accident? Here is What You Need to Know.

Injured in a Florida Parking Lot Accident? Here is What You Need to Know.

When in parking lots, most people are thinking of few other things than finding a place to park their vehicle. Unfortunately, since people cluster in parking lots, the chances of an accident occurring greatly increases, and if you have been injured in a parking lot accident, you are most likely now seeking financial compensation to help you heal. Please read on and reach out to our experienced Florida personal injury attorney to learn more about parking lot accidents and how our firm can help you if you have been injured in one. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What are the most frequent causes of parking lot accidents?

Parking lot accidents can happen for many different reasons. Oftentimes, auto accidents happen in parking lots, either involving two vehicles or one vehicle and a pedestrian. However, many accidents also occur due to negligent property owners who fail to remove or fix various safety hazards in a timely fashion, causing unsuspecting passersby to sustain serious injuries.

What should I do if I am injured in a Florida parking lot accident?

There are few things more jarring than being injured in a parking lot accident, though if you can, you should take the following steps:

  1. First, call the police.
  2. Next, take pictures of the unsafe conditions that caused your accident.
  3. Then, ask anyone who saw your accident occur for their contact information.
  4. Once you are treated at a hospital, ask your doctor for all medical documentation pertaining to your injuries.
  5. Finally, retain the services of an experienced Orlando personal injury attorney who has the experience needed to gather and present all other evidence required to satisfy the burden of proof.

To learn more about satisfying the burden of proof in a premises liability claim, click the video below.

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

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Florida is, generally, four years, which gives the wrongly injured four years from the date of their accident to take legal action against the party responsible. Do not make the mistake of waiting past the four-year part, for if you do, you will most likely be barred from suing. We can begin the claims process today. All you have to do is ask.

Contact our experienced Orlando firm

Our firm understands the repercussions of a serious accident. If you are injured due to another party’s negligence, you should not have to fight the uphill battle for financial compensation on your own. When you hire one of our attorneys, you are hiring a devoted, caring, and aggressive attorney who will tenaciously fight for your rights. If you or someone you know was injured in an accident and wishes to schedule a consultation, please do not hesitate to contact Attorney Schmitt of the Florida Personal Injury Law Team today.

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