Category: Personal Injury
The largest pieces of equipment on Florida industrial worksites are the cranes. Cranes represent a danger to workers on the worksite as well as the operator.
Public fireworks displays are part of our July 4th celebrations, along with backyard barbecues, hamburgers and hotdogs. They may be beautiful to view, but if they are handled by inexperienced operators or there are technical malfunctions, they can go terribly wrong, sometimes with even deadly consequences.
After the expiration of the statutory period, unless a legal exception applies, the injured person loses the right to file a lawsuit seeking monetary damages or other relief.
Pedestrian crosswalk accidents are unfortunately frequent in the state of Florida — statistics show that Florida and its various metros rank among the most dangerous in the country for pedestrians — despite the fact that marked crosswalks are installed and maintained for the sole purpose of preventing such accidents in the first place.
If you’ve been injured in an accident, it’s quite possible that more than one defendant may have been at fault in causing your injuries.
When collisions happen, motorcyclists have a greater risk of serious injury or death because they have little protection and no safety belts.
On May 22, 2017 Jeff Rosen of Rosen Reports did a segment on the TODAY show after police issued a warning on a widening problem of home delivery services providing alcohol to minors. 53 percent of eighth graders say it is "fairly to very easy" to get alcohol as did 71 percent of tenth graders.
If you or a loved one has been injured due to a swimming accident at a pool that was improperly designed or poorly maintained, then you may be able to recover damages from those responsible — which, depending on the circumstances, may involve a private homeowner, a public entity, a corporation, and others.
The Governors' Highway Safety Association has just released the numbers. Florida is on pace in 2017 to a record of 600 pedestrian accidents in one year, the second highest rate in the country.
Current Florida law allows ride-share companies to function with a vague gap in their insurance plan. This gap does not cover people injured by ride-share drivers unless they are patrons in the vehicle. New ride-share company regulations take effect in Florida July 1, 2017.