Falls and Hazards Streets, Parking Lots, Sidewalks

Public Accidents Due To Negligence

Accidents occurring on public streets, parking lots and sidewalks can happen in any number of ways, but often they all have one thing in common. The accident could have been prevented if the area had been maintained properly. The negligence of the property owner needs to be exposed and you deserve fair compensation for the injuries you have suffered.

Protect your rights and options by speaking with a knowledgeable Fort Myers slip-and-fall injury attorney today at Bernardo Injury Law. Our founding attorney, Joe Bernardo has more than 25 years of experience helping people who have suffered falls because of hazards on public streets, parking lots and sidewalks.

For help obtaining the compensation you need after an injury, call our Fort Myers, Florida, law firm today at 239-332-3000 or toll free at 888-428-8943, or contact us online. Not only do we offer free consultations, we do not charge attorney fees unless we recover a settlement or jury verdict on your behalf.

Experienced Slip-and-Fall Injury Attorney

Attorney Joe Bernardo has extensive experience handling cases involving public streets, parking lots and sidewalks where:

  • Repairs are not properly made
  • Construction and maintenance are not adequately blocked off from pedestrian traffic
  • Holes are not fixed
  • Chunks of concrete or other debris are left lying around
  • Sidewalks are cracked or uneven
  • No sufficient paths are created around hazardous areas
  • There is a failure to warn or post clear signage advising of a dangerous condition
  • Drainage grates are not aligned or fitted properly

Additionally, we handle cases where parking lots do not have wheel stops, islands or curbing that are painted with a highly visible color and result in a trip-and-fall. Likewise, failing to clean off parking lots, sidewalks and streets to prevent oil build-up can lead to slippery conditions and an increased likelihood of a tripping injury.

No matter what situation leads to an accident, we can help you explore what paths of recovery are available to you. We will negotiate aggressively on your behalf with all interested parties and if we cannot reach a fair settlement, we are always prepared to take your case to trial and present it before a judge or jury.

Joseph J. Bernardo

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Memberships

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Federal Middle District Court of Florida
  • Florida Justice Association (FJA)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • Brain Injury Association of Florida

          

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