Monthly Archives: October 2022
What Are the Latest Car Accident Statistics in Florida?
Floridians are no strangers to the hazards of driving within the state. There seems to be something in the air that makes some Florida drivers more susceptible to driving in unsafe ways. Although this accounts for only a minority of Florida drivers, the impact that minority has on the safety of others is prevalent…. Read More »
What Is the Liability For A Dog Bite In Florida?
Florida law holds the owner of a dog who bites a victim strictly liable for the incident. The safest way to prevent an incident as a dog owner is to place warning signs in a prominent place that are easily legible. If you were bitten by a dog and the owner had a sign,… Read More »
Could You Sue After Being Injured In An Elevator?
There is a seemingly endless list of mechanical and electronic devices that we use every day, without realizing how dangerous they can be if they malfunction. Add to that list elevators, which, although very safe, do and can cause injury when not in proper working order. Keeping Clean Before getting to the mechanical failures… Read More »
What Is Considered Wrongful Death in Florida After a Car Accident?
The emotional grief after suffering the devastating loss of a loved one is enough to occupy someone’s mind for a long time. To add, it creates a whirlwind of legal issues for the survivors and beneficiaries—it seems as though when your world has come to a halt, the legal proceedings have just begun. Not… Read More »
What is Considered Negligent Hiring in Florida?
Negligent hiring occurs when an employer fails to use reasonable care and due diligence when hiring an employee. A claim of negligent hiring usually arises when that employee then injures another while in the course of their employment. Employers have a duty to conduct a reasonable background investigation to ensure their employee is qualified… Read More »
Is There a Class Action Lawsuit Against Roundup Weed Killer?
Roundup is the most popular weed killer in the market, and you may even be familiar with it. The product was developed by Monsanto, a company that has received notoriety and has recently been purchased by Bayer. Their product, Roundup, has been the subject of over 100,000 lawsuits and more than $11 billion in… Read More »
Why You Should Always Get Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Florida?
When you get car insurance, you may be considering savings. That is quite understandable given today’s economy, and the rising prices of goods and cars. You may ask your insurance agent for “the minimum,” to save money but by doing that, you could be missing out on a vital part of insurance coverage for… Read More »
What Are the Most Common Trucking Accidents In Florida?
Commercial trucking cases are a different breed of car accident claims. Trucking companies must follow specific guidelines set forth under both federal law and Florida law. A semi-truck hooked up to a trailer can weigh anywhere between 35,000 – 80,000 pounds. So, it suffices to say that if a driver of a commercial motor… Read More »
Do Insurance Companies Hire Investigators to Follow You in Florida?
The answer quite simply, is yes. The business model for an insurance company is that they must find any avenue or reason to not pay out your claim. If insurance companies paid out every single claim they received, they would not be able to function as a business. Usually, their determination of whether or… Read More »
What Are th Most Common Mistakes Victims Make After Accidents in Florida?
In an accident, you are the victim. Nobody expects you to do anything, other than get yourself medical help, and protect yourself as best that you can. However, there are some mistakes that people make right after an accident that can, in some cases, threaten their ability to file a lawsuit, or which can… Read More »