A nasty fall caused by a slippery floor, foreign object, or an obstruction on the pavement can cause serious injuries. As the victim of an accident caused by the negligence of a property owner, you have the right to claim compensation for your financial losses and suffering.

Avera & Smith, is a law firm that vigorously represents people who have suffered injuries as the result of slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accidents. Diligent and determined, we work hard to help our clients obtain the fair compensation and the medical care they need. You can depend on Avera & Smith, to do everything it can to obtain results for you.

Obtain Legal Representation As Soon As Possible

Evidence can quickly disappear after a premises liability accident. To protect your ability to obtain compensation, you should do the following:

  • Get medical treatment and follow the instructions of your doctor.
  • Speak with a personal injury lawyer, sooner rather than later.
  • Inform the property owner or manager about your accident.
  • Get the names and phone numbers of any witnesses.
  • If possible, take photos of the condition that caused your accident. Cell phone photos should be sufficient.
  • Request a copy of any incident report or statement that you give.

Premises Liability Lawyers

We have experience in cases involving injuries that typically result from slip-and-fall accidents such as head injuries, knee injuries, and broken bones and fractures.

When you retain our firm, we will act promptly to preserve evidence and initiate legal action on your behalf. We will document the negligence of the property owner, identify your current and future medical needs, and place a value on your economic and noneconomic losses. Avera & Smith, will seek full compensation for all of your losses.

Negligent Security Attorneys In Gainesville

The owner of a hotel, bar, or other type of establishment has a legal responsibility to maintain safe conditions in his or her premises. When a property owner fails to do so and harm comes to a visitor or patron of the establishment, the victim can claim compensation for financial losses and pain and suffering.

If you have been injured due to a property owner’s negligence or failure to provide a secure and safe environment for you as a guest or patron, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.

Avera & Smith, is a team of attorneys with decades of experience in personal injury litigation. Aggressive at trial and in settlement negotiations, we work diligently to obtain the best possible result in every case. Our law firm represents people who have suffered harm as the result of negligent security practices by property owners, including:

  • Failure to illuminate parking lots and other public spaces
  • Hiring employees with a history of violent criminal behavior
  • Overly aggressive bar bouncers and nightclub staff
  • Failure to provide adequate locks and security measures
  • Other types of negligent security practices

Premises Liability Lawyers Serving Alachua County

Negligent security cases can present challenging issues involving liability, insurance coverage and other issues. What really happened? Who actually owns the property? Did the owner know of the dangerous condition? Had the property owner acted differently, could the assault have been prevented?

Our property negligence lawyers have the investigative resources that can determine the answers to these questions. When we represent you, we will apply our experience, knowledge, and resources to build a strong and successful case for you. Avera & Smith, will seek full compensation for all of your losses, including medical costs, lost income, and pain and suffering.


Contact Avera & Smith, for a free initial consultation with a negligent security lawyer in Gainesville, Florida.

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