Falling objects can account for a large number of injuries throughout Florida and the rest of the U.S. While minding your own business, walking by a construction site, shopping at a grocery store or perhaps walking down the street, an object can fall and hit you, causing you great injury and distress. If this has happened to you, you may wonder how you can pay for medical expenses and lost wages if your injury has left you unable to work.
Fortunately, there is something you can do. By consulting with a Tampa falling objects injury lawyer that is experienced in dealing with personal injury claims involving falling objects, you can begin to take action to address the wrongful harm that was done to you. With the help of a dedicated personal injury attorney from our firm, you can file a personal injury claim to receive monetary compensation for your injuries, both emotional and physical.
Common Fact Patterns
A falling object can come from almost anywhere at any time. However, there are a few places where one is more likely to be struck by a falling object. In these cases, there is often a person or party who can be held responsible for the object falling in the first place.
There are regulations that construction workers must observe in securing tools and materials at construction sites. When this does not occur, objects can fall and cause injury to unsuspecting passers-by.
Stores that sell in bulk
Stores which sell in bulk can have a problem where large items are not stored properly on shelves and fall, causing injury.
Backs of trucks
Objects may fall off the back of trucks when they are improperly loaded or secured.
Poor construction or improper maintenance can cause bricks, shingles or other materials to fall from buildings and strike people or cars nearby.
If you have been injured by a falling object, Tampa personal injury lawyer Scott Distasio may be able to help. Distasio Law Firm serves Tampa, helping victims of accidents and injuries related to negligence of another person. We believe in helping victims get the compensation that they need to pay for medical expenses, wage loss, emotional pain and anguish and more. By using our resources and experience, attorney Distasio may be able to prove that your injury was caused due to another person’s negligence. Using this proof, we can help you get just compensation. If you have been personally injured, then contact our firm as soon as possible.
The Distasio Law Firm Difference
How do you know if you have hired the best Tampa fallen objects lawyer? The simplest way to know is to find a lawyer that has all the below characteristics.
Knowledge and Experience Handling Fallen Object Cases
Your lawyer should not only know Florida negligence law. That lawyer should also have years of experience handling falling objects cases. Scott Distasio has been handling fallen object cases for over 27 years. His years of experience investigating, negotiating, settling, filing lawsuits, taking depositions, and going to trial will absolutely make a difference in your case.
Independent Verification of the Lawyers Ability
All attorneys claim they know what they are doing. Their marketing materials may also be persuasive. But you will only know the truth about that lawyer if the lawyer is rated by respected independent non-biased rating systems. Scott Distasio has an “AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell law Directory. This is the highest rating an attorney can receive for both ability and ethics. Scott Distasio is also Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Trial law. To achieve this accomplishment a lawyer must have tried a minimum number of cases to a jury and pass a competency exam. Less than 1% of all Florida lawyers are Board Certified.
Willingness and Ability to Go to Trial
Not all personal injury cases go to trial. The truth is most cases settle. But if your case does need to go to trial it’s important to hire a law firm that has the experience, resources and ability to try your case. Scott Distasio is a board certified civil trial lawyer. This gives him the right to call himself an expert trial lawyer.
Contact a Tampa Falling Objects Injury Attorney Now
If you were injured after being hit by a falling object, call a Tampa falling objects injury lawyer today.