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

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 Motion Online at […]

How Do Personal Injury Contingent Fee Agreements Work in Florida?

| May 24, 2017

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 you have likely […]

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 […]

Hotel Injuries Caused By Chlorine    

| March 9, 2017

Hotels are legally responsible for keeping their hotel guests and invitees safe from harm during their stay.  Florida state law has specific provisions for the hospitality industry.  These laws can be found in Chapter 509 of the Florida Statutes. Under these statutes, as well as common law, Florida hotels are held to a high standard of […]

Florida Personal Injury Settlement Disputes

| February 23, 2017

In Florida, when an injury victim opts to negotiate a personal injury claim with the insurance company on their own, he or she needs to be prepared to deal with sophisticated adjusters who strive to keep settlements as low as possible. Insurance adjusters are trained to negotiate settlements in the insurance company’s favor. This means […]

Florida Hotel Negligence Claims

| December 29, 2016

Florida is the top travel destination in the world making the Florida hotel industry essential to our economy.  In 2011, there were over 370,000 hotel rooms in the State of Florida – and that number has skyrocketed since then. Florida Hotels Have Deep Pockets and Are Prepared To Defend Themselves Against Negligence Claims Millions are […]