Crime Victims’ Compensation in Florida: Money Provided for Florida Victims of Crime Who Are Injured and Hurt During Crime

| August 27, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 Negligent security laws in Florida help people who have been hurt during the commission of a crime where the crime may not have happened but for the negligence actions of those responsible for keeping the premises and visitors safe. Negligent security lawsuits are brought for injuries occurring at hotels, college campuses, college […]

Florida Hotel Liability: If You are Hurt in a Tribal Hotel, Resort, or Casino on Indian Reservation Land Then Florida Injury Laws Will Not Protect You

| August 22, 2013

Last Update: 01/27/16 Florida law protects people who are injured and hurt on property owned or operated by a hotel, motel, resort, spa, or casino (read more about the extent of Florida hotel premises liability law here) — except when it doesn’t. If you are a Florida resident who likes to gamble or a Florida […]

Crime Victim on Florida College or University: Have You or Your Child Been Hurt in a Crime on a Florida School Campus? Negligent Security Law for Florida Campus Crime

| August 13, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 Most serious crime victims on Florida college campuses are injured during the commission of a rape or other sex crime or during the commission of an assault and battery. These campus crime victims may be residents in campus dorms, students or faculty at the university or college, or someone working or visiting […]

Florida Landlord May Be Legally Responsible Under Negligent Security Laws For An Injury To A Tenant Who Has Been The Victim Of A Sexual Assault Crime

| August 1, 2013

Last Update: 12/26/16 Florida law has long recognized that there are times when a Florida landlord will be responsible to a Florida tenant for injuries sustained by the tenant, especially where the tenant is the victim of crime.  These are crimes which occur anywhere on the leased property (inside the tenant’s unit or home, in […]

Have You or a Loved One Been Hurt at a Florida Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility? Negligence vs. Negligent Security in Nursing Home Cases

| July 25, 2013

Last Update: 01/27/16 This month, news outlets across the country reported on a Polk County, Florida, jury that came back with the staggering verdict of $220,000,000 in actual damages and $1 billion in punitive damages in a Florida nursing home negligence case brought on behalf of Arlene Townsend and based upon the care she got […]

Have You Been Hurt During the Commission of a Crime in South Florida? Personal Injury Florida Negligent Security Claims Based Upon Criminal Acts

| July 11, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 Click to see current Miami area crime statistics. Sadly, South Florida has its dark side related to the crimes that occur here at our beach front bars and restaurants, in our waterfront hotels and condos, in our shopping malls, parking garages, office towers, airports, marinas, and on tour boats and cruise ships. […]

Hurt in a South Florida Hotel? Does Florida Law Protect You From Negligence of Hotel Security and Hotel Operations?

| June 25, 2013

Last Update: 01/27/16 This week’s news has a New Jersey woman filing a lawsuit against a South Florida hotel because the hotel failed to keep her safe during her vacation stay with her husband last January.  Seems the New Jersey guest was seen by some “ladies of the evening” as competition for them and they […]