Slip And Fall Depositions      

| February 22, 2018

Depositions are a part of most slip and fall litigation cases. The answers given by the deposed party can impact a case in a meaningful way. For this reason, it is important for a victim to know the nature of the questions that will be asked of them, under oath, so they can answer them […]

Does A Florida Property Owner Have A Greater Duty Of Care To Children Than To Adults? 

| January 25, 2018

In Florida, premises liability law places a duty upon property owners to keep visitors, clients, customers, and sometimes even the uninvited guest or trespasser safe from harm while on their property. This is true both for residential real estate owners as well as commercial establishments. This duty requires an owner to take reasonable steps to […]

Is an Ordinary Glass Door a Dangerous Condition?

| November 16, 2017

Here in Florida, with all of our wonderful views, glass doors can be found in many homes, apartments, condos, as well as in the majority of commercial businesses.  Stroll along any of our many business areas in South Florida, and you will be hard pressed to find an establishment that isn’t filled with glass windows […]

Personal Injury Claims After A Major Storm (Hurricane)

| October 5, 2017

Each year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) releases its research predictions for Florida and the likelihood we will experience serious storm activity, like tropical storms or hurricanes, during the year. With those major storms, comes the possibility of personal injury claims caused by dangerous conditions like fallen debris, wet and slippery flooring and […]

Florida Sexual Assault and Rape Victim Claims Against Property Owners

| July 13, 2017

The statistics are shocking:  1 in 6 women in Florida have been raped at some time in their lives and almost half (42%) have been the victims of sexual assault other than rape. Additionally, 20% of men in Florida have been victims of sexual violence during their lifetimes. Furthermore, people of all ages can be victims of […]

How Do You Know If A Cafeteria Acted Reasonably In Trying To Prevent a Slip and Fall Accident?

| June 29, 2017

Unfortunately, South Floridians and our visitors are no strangers to slip and falls in cafeterias. We have all kinds of cafeterias, including those at local public schools and university dining halls, as well as restaurant cafeterias, like the popular Piccadilly Cafeteria chain here in the Miami area. If a slip and fall occurs at one […]

What Can You Do When A Judge Won’t Rule On A Motion?

| June 15, 2017

Last Update: 1/21/18 In Florida, personal injury lawsuits are filed at the county courthouse every day of the week.  These cases proceed through the court system according to established rules of procedure.  There are the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure as well as local rules for particular counties and courts. Checking Status of Lawsuit and […]

How Do Personal Injury Contingent Fee Agreements Work in Florida?

| May 24, 2017

Last Update: 1/21/18 How Much Money Will A Victim Receive if a Settlement or Jury Award is Granted In a Personal Injury Lawsuit? If you have been injured in a car accident or a slip and fall in Florida and have hired a personal injury attorney to represent you with your claim for compensation, then […]

Documentary Evidence in Florida Personal Injury Cases

| May 18, 2017

Whether you have been in a car accident or slip and fall in Florida, it is important to understand some of the basic issues related to documentary evidence, including how documents become admissible evidence. This knowledge is so important because admissible evidence is at the foundation of proving any personal injury claim.     What […]

Slip and Falls on City Owned Property

| March 23, 2017

In Florida, slip and falls happen every day whether its due to heavy rain, lack of maintenance, or even substances left on the floor. We all know that businesses such as Publix and Walmart can be held liable for a victims damages, but what if the property is owned by the city? Does Premises Liability […]