Category: Personal Injury
If you have been injured by a third party on someone else’s property — for example, if you were punched or stabbed by an attacker in the parking lot of a restaurant or store — then Florida law may entitle you to sue the property owner and recover damages on the basis of inadequate security.
Ridesharing applications — such as Uber and Lyft — are widely used and popular, providing Florida customers access to on-demand “taxi-like” services. As rideshare apps serve millions on a daily basis, serious motor vehicle accidents are basically inevitable. The occurrence of such incidents has given rise to a number of unique challenges for those victims of rideshare accidents.
As a parent, leaving your children in the care of another can be a difficult, even frightening decision, but is often necessary. You may not always be free to supervise your children, whether due to career responsibilities or various other personal responsibilities that demand your attention. It’s common for third parties to be tasked with supervising children for an extended period of time. Third-party supervisors include nannies, teachers, tutors, friends and family members,...
MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers) reports that in 2015 10,265 people were killed and approximately 290,000 were injured in DUI accidents. DUI drivers are not the only ones who can be held responsible.
If you’ve engaged in ATV’ing, wave-running, canoeing, scuba diving, bungee jumping, rock climbing or any other recreational activities with a professionally-run commercial operation, then in all likelihood, you’ve signed a liability waiver that purports to release the defendant-company from liability for any injuries you may sustain as a result of your participation. Liability waivers can be anxiety-inducing for many would-be participants.
Playgrounds are everywhere. They are at schools, daycare facilities, parks, and homes. Some playground injuries are the result of defective or poorly-maintained equipment.
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.