Slip and Fall


Most people have a friend or relative who has fallen, or who have fallen themselves. These surprising slip and fall accidents are all too prevalent in the Orlando, Florida area, and must be countered by a professional attorney who will ensure that the negligent party is not only held responsible, but also fixes the issue to ensure another person is not hurt in the same way.

Falls are the second-leading cause of unintentional death in homes and communities, resulting in more than 25,000 fatalities per year. The National Safety Council reports that in 2011 alone there were 8.9 million emergency rooms visits as the result of slip and fall accidents in the United States.

Brett M. Bressler Attorney-at-Law has over a decade of personal injury representation experience that allows slip and fall victims to help get their lives back on track after a devastating, surprise injury. Slip and fall injuries are all too common in our Orlando, Florida community, and end in broken bones and even severe brain injury or spine injury problems that can devastate family’s without notice. Our lawyer takes a committed and dynamic approach to investigating these circumstances to uncover the facts in each case, to help conclusively hold the negligent party responsible for the immense oversight that cause our clients’ harm.

Slip and Fall Statistics

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), falls are the leading cause of Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States, accounting for 35.2% of all cases each year. The CDCP also cites that more than one million people suffer from a slip and fall injury each year in the United States, 17,000 of which result in death.

Falls are the leading cause of nonfatal medically treated injuries in the US each year, with some of the most common injuries being:

  • Brain Injury
  • Broken Hips/Pelvises
  • Broken Limbs and Ribs
  • Bruising and Lacerations
  • Head Trauma
  • Muscle and Ligament Damage
  • Neck Injury
  • Spine Injury

Common locations for falls:

  • Areas Prone to Wetness or Spills
  • Areas with Heavy Traffic
  • Cluttered Hallways
  • Doorways
  • Inadequate Lighting
  • Ladders
  • Ramps
  • Stairs
  • Uneven Surfaces
  • Unguarded Heights
  • Unstable Work Surfaces

No matter where you suffered a slip and fall accident, whether it was on public or private property, or even in the workplace, our committed and experience lawyer and staff will help you recover fully by examining your case from beginning to end to deliver the best outcome possible for your personal circumstances.

Often times we represent the families of slip and fall victims, as the elderly are increasingly susceptible to adverse conditions, causing significant injury as a result. With more than 1800 deaths in nursing homes across the country resulting from a slip and fall accident, we help survivors hold these institutions responsible for their negligence in care. We are committed to making a difference in the lives of the people we represent, and want to encourage a safe community to emerge as the result of our claims. It is not enough to ensure our clients’ success; we want to deliver a victory for all Orlando, Florida residents.

Proving Fault and Partnering With Success

Slip and fall cases require immediate reaction, so that the negligent parties can be proven at fault for their safety oversights, whether it is on private property or in a public, we will create a case that proves fault and holds the offenders responsible in full. Your full recovery, physically, emotionally and financially, is our only concern, and we will not rest until we have provided a positive outcome in each category.

Do Not Let Another Day Go By: Call Us for Help Today

Time is of the essence in slip and fall cases, so if you or a loved one has been injured, contact The Law Office of Brett M. Bressler an esteemed Orlando, Florida lawyer today at (407)599-2002 to get the help you need to hold the negligent party responsible for your injuries.