Slip and Fall Injury at Texaco Gas Station in Boynton Beach

Texaco Gas Station
Photo by Chris Yarzab / CC BY

Texaco gas stations are familiar to Boynton Beach residents and to residents and visitors throughout the country. In Boynton, there are two Texaco stations, and several others in areas near Boynton. These stations are located on roads with heavy traffic and large numbers of users. These stations are convenient, selling all kinds of fuel and quick-stop food and drink items for customers who stop at the stores.

Customers who stop at the Boynton Beach Texaco stations expect an environment free of hazards and dangers. No one who stops at a Texaco or any other gas station plans to trip or slip and fall and suffer injuries, but these types of accidents can or may happen. In cases where these slip and falls are the result of negligence by the property owner or manager, the victim may be entitled to compensation. The premises liability lawyers at Frankl Kominsky are available to assist slip and fall victims try to gain that compensation and navigate the complex legal system.

Do I Really Have a Claim?

Many victims of slip or trip and fall accidents at Texaco stations or other gas stations are embarrassed about falling and hurting themselves. Initially, they may think they were simply careless or clumsy, and do not want to escalate the situation by filing a claim or contacting an attorney. However, slip and fall accidents can cause serious injury, and when they are the fault of the owner or manager of the gas station, the victim may not liable for those costs.

The basic legal standard for slip and fall is that the Boynton Beach gas station owner or manager is liable if they are negligent. If there was a dangerous situation at the gas station, and if the owner or manager knew or should have known about the danger but did not mitigate that danger, then they may be liable for injuries caused by a slip and fall.

For example, if a soda spilled in an aisle of the Texaco or another gas station and the individual working at the cashier knew about the spill but did not have time to clean it up before a customer slipped on the spill and fell, the gas station may be at fault. If the gas station is at fault, they may have to compensate the victim of the slip and fall for medical bills, hospital stays, surgery, prescription, wages lost due to inability to work, pain and suffering, or other damages.

How Bad Can it Be?

A slip and fall at any gas station, including one of the Texaco stations in Boynton Beach, can lead to a variety of injuries. Bruises and abrasions, strains and sprains, broken bones, knee injuries including ACL tears, back injuries, concussions and other head injuries, neck injuries, hip injuries, and other problems are all common after serious slip and fall accidents. And all these accidents require medical attention.

Call Frankl Kominsky

The process of recovering medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, or other compensation from Texaco, or other gas stations, if you have suffered a slip and fall may be complex and confusing. Our Boynton Beach Personal Injury Lawyers,  have helped numerous slip and fall victims gain the compensation they deserve. The lawyers at Frankl Kominsky are prepared to advocate for you, and will assist in trying to pursue the compensation you deserve. If you have suffered a slip and fall at a Boynton Beach Texaco station, or at any other gas station in South Florida, call Frankl Kominsky today at (561) 354-6184 for a free consultation, or fill out our online form. We will discuss your legal options and help develop a strategy to work for you. Frankl Kominsky serves clients throughout South Florida, including Lake Worth, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Palm Beach Gardens. We are fluent in Spanish and Creole.

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