St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is located on State Route 686 (Roosevelt Blvd.) 4 miles north of St. Petersburg, Florida. Their civic address is 14700 Terminal Blvd., Clearwater. For those using GPS location assistance, use 14501 Roosevelt Blvd.
This airport is one of the busiest locations in the state and boasted of over 1.8 million passengers coming and going in 2016, a 12 percent increase over 2015. December 2016 the airport experienced at 13 percent growth in domestic passengers and an 18 percent growth in international passengers over 2015. Each year St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport increases the number of individuals and families it serves daily. In 2016 St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport served 1,837,035 travelers.
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is home to 3 airlines:
Passengers at this airport may find a vehicle rental to suit their budget on-site at the terminal:
With 1,837,035 passengers and more to come every month, this airport is alive with the sounds of the daily commerce of renting cars, rushing to board an aircraft, gathering baggage, greeting friends and checking in prior to a flight departure. In the hubbub of daily activities, there could be a chance of someone slipping and falling and sustaining injuries.
Possible causes of slip and fall injuries at airports:
- Oily or wet surfaces
- Spills including sticky liquids, coffee, tea or other liquids
- Luggage left in the way of passengers
- Weather hazards such as poorly maintained parking lots or entrance ways
- Loose, unanchored rugs/mats and/or no rugs or mats for traction
- Uneven surfaces or those without the same degree of traction in all areas
- Obstructed view
- Poor lighting or no lighting
- Clutter left on the ground by other passengers
- On-site construction sites, not properly marked
- Exposed cables or other construction equipment
- Uneven steps, thresholds
- Employee negligence
- Dangerous stairs
- No Wet Floor signs
- Accumulated snow or ice
Common injuries due to slip and fall accidents:
- Herniated discs
- Permanent or temporary paralysis
- Neurological issues
- Dislocated shoulder
- Twisted knees or ankles
- Sprained ligaments
- Broken bones such as hand, upper arm, leg, forearm, ankle, pelvis, hip, upper arm
For any possible slip and fall injuries, at the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, compensation could be recovered in the following ways:
- Incidental expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Loss of earning capacity
- Future medical expenses
- Current medical costs
In a potential slip, fall accident a valid legal claim may be claimed as businesses welcoming the public onto their premises have a legal duty to keep the premises safe.
If a passenger slips and falls in an airport and is able to demonstrate and document injuries from that fall they can likely receive injury compensation for the accident. The liability issue is the focal point of settlement negotiations and a key element in the size of an award. The Fort Lauderdale attorneys at Chalik & Chalik advise that liability in a slip and fall accident is based on negligence in the care, control or custody of real property or things affixed to that property.
Call Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers at 855-529-0269 for a free consultation with a lawyer.
To speak directly to an airport slip and fall injury lawyer, contact Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers at their St. Pete-Clearwater location:
2202 N West Shore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607