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Archive: 2013

Personal Injury Cases: Intentional Torts vs. Negligence

December 30, 2013 | Category:

Whenever an individual is injured be it emotionally or physically, or his or her personal property is damaged, such injuries and/or damages are covered under personal injury law or "tort" law. Tort laws have been enacted by both the federal and state governments in order to protect the rights of harmed individuals. Fort Myers personal injury lawyers will tell you that whenever a person harms another individual or does damage to another person's possessions, he or she will need to answer for...

Determining Who To Sue In Defective Product Liability Claims

December 27, 2013 | Category: Defective Products

Defective products are those products that do not carry adequate warnings, do not include sufficient or complete manufacturer instructions for the use of the product, or those that are unreasonably dangerous. Fort Myers personal injury attorney Randall Spivey will tell you that the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission monitors the injuries and/or deaths that occur due to defective consumer products, and unfortunately, the statistics are troubling.

Fatal Bus Crashes Lead to Federal Shut-down - Get SaferBus App

December 26, 2013 | Category: Automobile Accidents

Tom Costello with NBC News reported Thursday, December 12, 2013 on Nightly News with Brian Williams that following fatal crashes in New York, Oregon, California, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Tennessee, and Texas, Federal regulators have shut down more than 50 of "the worse of the worst" interstate bus companies for blatant safety violations which range from keeping drivers on the road too long to cruising along with bad tires and brakes and even tolerating holes in the floor.

Can Landlords Be Held Legally Responsible For Injuries Caused By Their Tenants' Dogs?

December 23, 2013 | Category: Animal Attacks

Floridians may or may not know that Florida has a strict liability law in place to cover individuals who are attacked or bitten by dogs. According to Fort Myers personal injury lawyer Randall Spivey, strict liability means that the injured party will not be required to demonstrate that the dog's owner was careless or negligent in any way when his or her pet bit the individual. Instead, the owner will be held responsible for the dog's attack automatically.

Who Has the Right-of-Way?

December 23, 2013 | Category: Automobile Accidents

In Florida, “No One” has the right- of-way. "According to the 2013 Florida Driver’s Safety Handbook,  Florida law only states who must yield, or give up, the right-of-way.  Every driver, motorcyclist, moped rider, bicyclist, and pedestrian must do everything possible to avoid a crash,” reminds attorney Randall Spivey of Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A.

Personal Injury Cases: Understanding Negligence

December 21, 2013 | Category:

Many accident victims generally have questions about what steps to take after an accident, and they quite often do not know much about their rights under the law. That is why accident victims are strongly encouraged to seek legal guidance from competent Fort Myers personal injury attorneys who will be prepared to assist them with their cases. Personal injury attorney Randall Spivey notes that although some cases might be dealt with initially through the criminal justice system, the punishment...

Keep Children and Teens Safe From Handguns

December 20, 2013 | Category: Child Injuries

In September, the New York Times reported in Children and Guns: The HIdden Toll that they had reviewed hundreds of child firearm deaths in eight states where records were available, and found that accidental shootings occurred roughly twice as often as the records indicate.

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