Archive: 2017

Boaters Beware of Underwater Electrical Hazards

February 14, 2017 | Category: Boating Accidents, Personal Injury

According to the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida has more than 1,540 miles of navigable inland waterways and a 1,350-mile coastline (the 2nd longest of all states, after Alaska), much of which is well-trafficked and utilized for both commercial and recreational purposes.  Boating and related equipment accidents are therefore quite common.

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The Element of Causation in Florida Personal Injury

February 9, 2017 | Category: Personal Injury

The element of legal causation is a core component of every Florida personal injury case.  When a plaintiff files a personal injury lawsuit, he or she is asserting that the defendant is the actual, direct, and substantial cause of the injuries suffered by the plaintiff – whether the defendant acted negligently, recklessly, or intentionally in causing such injuries.  As a personal injury plaintiff, you will need to satisfy this causation element in order to recover damages from the defendant.

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