Slip and Fall Accidents in Florida Nursing Homes

| May 5, 2016

Slip and fall accidents can be difficult for anyone, but they are particularly harsh when the victim is a resident of a nursing home. Most nursing home residents have a real fear of falling and getting hurt. It’s a fear that most loved ones of nursing home residents share. And, sadly, these fears are well-founded. […]

What Type Of Legal Duty Does A Florida Property Owner Have For Injuries To Visitors?: Florida Premises Liability- Invitee, Licensee, & Trespasser Distinctions

| February 18, 2014

Last Update: 01/27/16 In Florida, the body of statutory law and court cases which creates legal liability for a property owner, liability which stems from the duties that a property owner owes to certain persons who have been hurt in an accident with serious injury or even death, is known as Florida’s Premises Liability law. […]

Money Damages Awarded by Florida Juries in Personal Injury Cases: Jury Instructions Established by Florida Supreme Court to Help Jury Calculate Money Amounts for Injury Damages

| September 10, 2013

Last Update: 01/18/16 When someone is seriously injured and a lawsuit is filed to recover compensation for those injuries, one of many Florida personal injury laws will apply to the case, including substantive laws (negligence, premises liability, negligent security, etc.) and also procedural laws which govern how the case moves from first being filed in […]

Infographic: Rapes That Are Reported – 97 out of every 100 Rapes, the Rapist Walks Free (Courtesy of RAINN)

| September 6, 2013

Florida Wrongful Death Law as Justice for Crime Victims: the $44,000,000 Verdict in Yolanda Cerillo Case as an Example of Civil Lawsuits Helping Crime Victims

| September 5, 2013

Last Update: 01/25/16 The sad reality for many Florida crime victims is that after the crime has been committed, the victim needs cash, money to pay bills and meet basic family needs, and while the district attorney and the police may be compassionate about the situation and fierce about investigating and prosecuting the criminals, they […]

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 […]

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 […]