Merrick Park Slip and Fall Lawyers of Miami
In 2002, the Village of Merrick Park Mall in Coral Gables opened its doors. It is the home to over 100 stores and service providers. When customers and shoppers are injured on the premises, the Village of Merrick Park Personal Injury Lawyers of Wolfson & Leon are ready and available to help.Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables Florida
The mall was named for George Merrick who is credited as being the developer of Coral Gables. He bought the land in 1914 from Charles Le Jeune who had planted citrus groves after using dynamite to blast the coral rock which previously existed on much of Coral Gables.
Merrick Park is popular with resident of Miami-Dade County as well as international travelers. In many South American countries like Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia it is a “go-to” destination. Merrick Park is anchored by Miami’s first Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and Equinox Fitness Club and Spa. The Village also has upscale shops and restaurants including:
- Banana Republic
- Carolina Herrera
- Cole Haan
- Godiva Chocolatier
- Hugo Boss
- Jimmy Choo
- Juicy Couture
- Neiman Marcus
- Tiffany & Co.
- Victoria's Secret
- Vineyard Vines
Village of Merrick Park eating establishments include:
- C'est Bon
- Mariposa at Neiman Marcus
- Nordstrom Cafe Bistro
- Nordstrom ebar
- Yard House
The mall has multiple floor levels. In an open air mall like the Village of Merrick Park, there are escalators, elevators and stairs. There are also different types flooring in the mall and within the individual stores, shops and restaurants. Good people sometimes get hurt at the Village of Merrick Park in Coral Gables.Merrick Park Slip and Fall Lawyers in Miami
Often injuries are sustained because of a problem with an escalator or an elevator. Sometimes, there is a problem with condition of the floor and the cleaning or waxing procedure. But the majority of people our Merrick Park Slip and Fall Attorneys in Miami see were injured from slip on some type of substance on the floor such as:
- Water puddles from leaking pipes, refrigeration units, or melting ice
- Melted ice cream or gelato
- Condiments such as ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, oil and vinegar
- Samples of lotions, gels, shampoos
- Construction or maintenance debris or garbage
- Food wrappers
- Improperly applied wax or sealant
Like many malls, Village of Merrick Park and many of its shops, stores and eating establishments have video surveillance. However, unless they are placed on notice immediately, they generally have no obligation to keep the closed caption video tapes of your slip and fall. That is why our when an injured person retains our Merrick Park Slip and Fall lawyers they immediately take the necessary steps to place the mall owner and any potential store operator on notice to preserve the tapes as evidence.Merrick Park Personal Injury Attorney in Miami Investigate Cause
Our Merrick Park Premises Liability Attorneys in Miami will thoroughly investigate the facts of your accident and determine which parties may be responsible. Depending on the investigation, the owners of Merrick Park might be responsible. In addition, individual store owners like the ones listed above may share in the responsibility. Other potential defendants in a Village of Merrick Park Slip and Fall lawsuit could include security companies, maintenance companies, and management companies.
Our Merrick Park Personal Injury Lawyers in Miami have the experience in premises liability cases to perform the investigation to find the responsible parties. If necessary we will retain the experts necessary to prove your case. Once we identify the at-fault companies or persons and develop our theory of the case, we then gather the evidence of your harms and losses. By this we mean your medical bills and records, photographs of your injuries, evidence of the money you lost from when you could not work because of your injuries.
Once we have all of the evidence we present a demand for settlement to the potential defendants giving them a reasonable time to evaluate the case and ultimately settle. If they fail to do so, the Merrick Park Serious Injury Lawyers at Wolfson & Leon will file a lawsuit for you and litigate the case. If we cannot obtain a reasonable offer, our Merrick Park Personal Injury Attorneys will take your case to a jury trial and appeal if necessary.Village of Merrick Park Slip and Fall Injury Attorneys
If you were injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall at the Village of Merrick Park, give us a call today. If you may have been hurt in a case of premises liability at the mall and you are not sure if you have a case, just call us at (305) 285-1115 for a free consultation. There is no reason you should have doubts instead of answers and that is what our Village of Merrick Park Slip and Fall Attorneys can give you.
Wolfson & Leon in Miami has represented, with pride, personal injury clients and the families of wrongful death victims for over 55 years. Jonah Wolfson is a bilingual personal injury attorney in Miami and is available to speak to you now.
Wolfson & Leon also represents slip and fall injury victims in Hialeah, Miami Lakes, Miami International Airport (MIA), Coconut Grove, Miami Beach, Flagami, Fontainebleau, Allapattah, Homestead, The Roads, Coral Gables, FIU, West Kendall, Westchester, Gables-by-the Sea, Princeton, Miami Gardens, South Beach and other cities throughout South Florida.