Category: Personal Injury
Expert witnesses are a costly but necessary resource in most injury litigation, but those who are unfamiliar with the process of litigation may not recognize the value that an expert witness brings to a case. First, however, it’s important to understand what differentiates an expert witness from factual witnesses.
If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident or some other accident which implicates the possessor or owner of a particular parcel of property, then Florida law may entitle you to compensation for your injuries pursuant to premises liability principles.
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, begins the holiday shopping season. Even though many shop on the internet, shopping in brick-and-mortar stores is still a tradition.
Most college campuses take their responsibility for student safety very seriously. Parents sending their students off to these campuses expect that to be the case. However, accidents happen on college campuses.
In the state of Florida, as in other states, the owner-operator of a given parcel of property (i.e., the person or entity that “controls” the property) may be held liable for various injuries sustained by premises entrants, in certain circumstances.
Determining whose insurance pays passenger medical bills and pain and suffering and lost wages can get complicated.
Florida — like many other states — has implemented a system of dram shop liability for third parties (i.e., alcohol vendors) who sell or otherwise furnish alcohol commercially. Dram shop laws generally impose liability on alcohol vendors for the injuries caused by the intoxicated person to whom they furnished alcohol. Florida’s dram shop laws are more specific, however, in that liability is not imposed in all circumstances. In order to hold a Florida alcohol vendor liable for the...
After you or a loved one is injured in an accident, such as a vehicle crash, pedestrian accident, truck, motorcycle or bicycle accident, slip and fall or any other type of accident, you may be wondering whether you should consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
Swimming pools can pose serious injury risks to both swimmers and persons engaged in activities near the pool itself. Media reports of drowning incidents and pool negligence are common, and the statistics reveal an unfortunate reality. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, on the basis of studies conducted by the National Swimming Pool Institute and the National Safety Council, in the United States alone there are well over one million pools, with nearly 50,000 suffering...
All reported campus crimes have decreased over the past 15 years, but not sexual assault, according to a new federal study by the National Center for Education Statistics and the Justice Department.