Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne, PA.

Are you looking for slip and fall lawyers because you injured yourself on another person’s property? Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne, P.A. will seek justice for you and get the compensation you deserve for your injury. 

What Is Meant By Slip And Fall?

The term “slip and fall” is used for personal injury cases where you slip or trip while on another person’s property and get injured. As a premises liability claim, slip and fall accidents generally occur on a property (premises) owned or maintained by someone else. You can hold the property owner legally responsible for your damages. Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne has a slip and fall injury lawyer who will make every effort to maximize your damages compensation.   

Florida Premises Liability Law

Florida’s Premises Liability Law requires that homes, buildings, walkways, and even parking lots be maintained and kept safe for anyone who uses them. If someone owns property that you travel on and you’re injured, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost time at work, and more, if it can be determined that your fall was due to their negligence.

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What Is The Time Limit To Lodge A Slip And Fall Claim?

A statute of limitations places a time limit within which you must file a lawsuit. In the case of a slip and fall injury, it is four years from the day of the accident if the incident occurred before March 24, 2023. On March 24, 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a law changing the statute of limitations for general negligence actions. As of that date, the statute of limitations requires you to file a lawsuit within two years of the day of the accident. A slip and fall attorney from Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne will advise how this affects your case.     

Florida Comparative Negligence In Slip And Fall Accidents


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Florida used to be a comparative negligence state. It means that if you are partially at fault for your slip and fall accident, your awarded damages claim will be reduced based on the percentage you are at fault. A law signed on March 24, 2023, changed Florida to a modified comparative negligence state. What does it mean for your slip and fall accident claim? If the courts find you are more than 50 percent at fault for the accident, you cannot recover any damages. Slip and fall lawyers, Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne are up to date on all legislative changes affecting our clients.

Slip And Fall Accidents On Government Property

Were you on government property when you had a slip and fall accident? A specific set of rules governs injury claims against the government, its agencies, subdivisions, and employees, as per Florida Statutes section 768.28. Through this law, the State of Florida also conditionally waives its right to immunity from liability in certain instances. Slip and fall attorneys, Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne, P.A., have the experience and expertise to guide you when you get injured on government property.

Steps To Take After A Slip and Fall Accident

Many people have heard the term Slip and fall accident and have some understanding of what the term means. Yet most people in Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens do not know what steps to take if they or someone they care about is involved in a Slip and fall accident. What you do immediately following the accident can determine if you win your case.

6 Steps To Take Immediately After a Stuart, FL Slip & Fall Accident:

  • Take Photos – Document the EXACT location where you fell
  • Place the shoes and clothing you were wearing during the accident in a safe storage place.
  • Keep Calm –Don’t get angry or upset

  • Seek Medical attention immediately
  • Report the accident
  • Call an Attorney – When considering legal action, the best person on your side is an experienced slip and fall accident attorney.


The damages you incur after a slip and fall accident might include loss of income, compensation for your injuries, and physical and mental pain and suffering. Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne law office has more than forty years of experience. As a slip and fall accident lawyer, we understand that every additional dollar is important to our clients, and will fight to get you the maximum compensation.

If you or a person you care about gets injured in a slip and fall in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Tequesta, Stuart, or anywhere else in Florida, contact our Slinkman, Slinkman & Wynne, P.A. slip and fall lawyers today.

Our Overview

For more than 40 years, we have been protecting South Florida families with trusted personal injury representation. Our practice is focused on serious injury as well as wrongful death which arises from severe accidents as well as medical negligence. We look forward to helping you and your loved ones get the justice you deserve.

The attorneys of Slinkman, Slinkman, & Wynne, P.A. are committed to providing you with trusted personal injury representation. We are based out of Jupiter, FL and representing Florida including Royal Palm Beach, FLStuart, FL, and the nearby areas.

We are committed to holding negligent parties accountable for harm they cause.