Slip and Fall Injury at Shell Gas Station in Boynton Beach
Shell gas stations are located at numerous locations in and around Boynton Beach, Florida. They offer customers not only gasoline and diesel fuel, but also sell food and drinks and other items inside the store. Almost all Shell gas stations in Boynton also have rest rooms for their customers.
As with other gas stations, Shell stations in Boynton are required to maintain their premises to avoid situations where their customers can slip and fall and injure themselves. However, given the high traffic volume at Shell stations, low staffing, and simple lack of care, Boynton Beach Shell stations sometimes do not meet this standard, creating a dangerous environment for customers.
Any customer who has experienced a slip and fall in a Shell station in Boynton Beach, Florida, or in another South Florida location can benefit from the assistance of the qualified personal injury attorneys at Frankl & Kominsky. Our attorneys will work with victims of slip and fall accidents at Shell stations in Boynton Beach to recover the compensation they deserve.What is a Slip and Fall Accident?
The term "slip and fall" is used in personal injury cases under premises liability. It involves someone literally slipping or tripping on property that belongs to someone else and that is maintained by someone else and suffering some type of injury.
A slip and fall at a Boynton Beach Shell station can happen for a variety of reasons. Failure to clean up a spill, broken or cracked flooring, loose carpeting, items in the middle of aisles, or other hazards can all lead to a slip and fall.
The other key component of a slip and fall is that the individual who was involved in a the situation at a Boynton Beach Shell must have suffered some type of injury. If an injury took place and happened through no fault of their own, the injured party may be entitled to compensation.Who is Liable in a Shell Station Slip and Fall?
In general, if a slip and fall happened because of negligence by the owner or operator of the Shell station, that individual - or corporation - is liable and must pay damages to the injured party.
With any commercial property, for the owner/manager/operator of a Shell station in Boynton Beach must meet one of the following criteria:
- They caused the problem that resulted in the slip and fall.
- They knew about the problem but did not act to correct it.
- They should have known about the problem, because any "reasonable" person taking care of the property should have known about it and taken action to remove or repair the problem.
Slip and fall accidents at Shell gas stations can be complex and require the assistance of experienced attorneys. At Frankl & Kominsky, we know that Shell stations may be independently owned and operated, and that the corporate owner often attempts to avoid compensating victims of slip and fall accidents. We are adept at identifying the individual or corporation who is truly liable for a dangerous situation and at crafting individual legal approaches to get victims the compensation they deserve. Our lawyers will fight for the rights of clients, against both large corporations and their insurance companies when necessary. If you or a loved one in Boynton Beach have suffered a slip and fall accident at a Shell gas station, call us today to discuss your case and your options. For a free consultation, call us at (855) 800-8000, or fill out our online form. We serve clients in Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach, Pompano Beach, and throughout South Florida. We are fluent in Spanish and Creole.