Slip and Fall at Leesburg International Airport? Our Attorneys Can Help

Leesburg International Airport, which was previously called Leesburg Regional Airport, is a public airport that is situated three miles northeast of the central business district of Leesburg, a city in Lake County, Florida. Its address is 8807 Airport Blvd., Leesburg, Florida. The airport is owned by the City of Leesburg.

The airport is located 35 miles northwest of Orlando, and is the focal point for transportation and business in this developing part of Central Florida. It has two runways that extend up to 6,300 feet, and the airport can provide more than 50,000 aircraft takeoffs and landing every year.

Leesburg is located close to area attractions, shops, hotels, restaurants, entertainment, golf and some of the best fishing in the country. Given its close proximity to Florida’s commerce centers in Tampa, Jacksonville and Miami, Leesburg International Airport is excellent for business.

The airport is also close to the busiest transportation corridors in Central Florida, including U.S. Highway 441, and is just moments away from U.S. Highway 27, Florida’s Turnpike and Interstate 75. The runways are on the shores of Lake Harris, which is the site of one of the nation’s fastest growing seaplane bases in Tavares.

There are multiple options for passengers planning to rent a car at Leesburg International Airport, they may select one of the following five car rental agencies:

The airport can be a very hectic environment, especially when passengers are rushing to check their luggage and walk to the gate so they can board their plane in time for the flight. There are likely to be slip and fall accidents as people move from one gate to the next, board and exit planes, and go through security checkpoints.

Some of the causes of slip and fall injuries at airports are:

  • Wet floors
  • Damaged carpeting
  • Debris
  • Broken stairs
  • Assault due to lack of security
  • Poor lighting
  • Unmarked construction work

Common injuries that occur as a result of slip and fall injuries include:

  • Leg fracture
  • Sprained ligament
  • Forearm fracture
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Ankle fracture

If you have suffered these or similar serious injuries as a result of a slip and fall at Leesburg International Airport, you may be able to recover damages for your injuries, including:

  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of consortium
  • Potential punitive damages

There are normally two issues that Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers examine when dealing with a slip and fall accident at Leesburg International Airport. One is recognizing the correct party to the accident. The next issue is one of notice, or whether the party who is accountable knew of the defective condition, or should have known of it.

If an airport is owned and managed by a city, which is a government entity, there could be issues of immunity from liability.

Call Chalik & Chalik at 855-529-0269 for a complimentary consultation with an attorney.

To speak directly to an airport slip and fall attorney, contact Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers at their Orlando location:

618 E. South Street, Suite 500
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 420-9838

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