Do You Still Have a Claim If You are Drunk or Intoxicated When You Slip and Fall?

| February 27, 2014

Last Update: 7/13/17 Florida is a fun place to be. Those of us that live here – especially in South Florida with all its beautiful beaches — know it. All those tourists from out of state and other countries know it too. There are a lot of parties, celebrations, and recreational activity in our area […]

Yellow Warning Tape and Your Florida Slip and Fall Injury: Does the Tape Mean You Have No Fall Injury Claim Against Them?

| February 25, 2014

Last Update: 12/15/16 There are certain places, especially in South Florida, where the environment itself makes an area somewhat risky to walk across. For example, steps and stairs near a swimming pool or on a boat dock, are likely to have water splashed upon them periodically – people should be warned to be careful as […]

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: 5/19/18 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. […]

What are the Florida Laws to Help Accident Victims Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury or Spinal Cord Injury With Long Term Care and Therapy Needs?

| January 23, 2014

Last Update: 01/18/16 In Florida, victims of all sorts of accidents — slip and falls at hotel poolsides; crashes in water sports; car accidents — can suffer serious and lifelong injuries that permanently impact the ability of their brain and nervous system to function as they once did. For those suffering traumatic brain injury (TBI), […]

South Florida Brain Injury Victims – What Help is there for TBI Victims and Their Caregivers and Families?

| January 16, 2014

Last Update: 01/18/16 There has been lots of national media coverage of the pending $675 Million National Football League Concussion Lawsuit settlement, because the federal judge presiding over the case has not yet okayed the deal entered into by attorneys for the National Football League (NFL) and the lawyers representing over 4000 plaintiffs.  The plaintiffs […]

Florida Hotel Slip and Falls: What is the Victim’s Evidence Burden When Falling at Hotel and Trying to Recover Compensation?

| November 7, 2013

Last Update: 5/20/17 In the past, Florida was known among hotel owners, supermarket chains, and national stores (as well as insurance defense counsel and personal injury lawyers) as a great place for injury victims to file lawsuits based upon slip and fall injuries. That was because the burden of proof for plaintiffs under Florida law […]

Florida Hotel Guests and Hotel Injuries: Do Hotels Consider their Duty to Provide Safety and Security as “Risk Management”?

| October 3, 2013

Last Update: 06/02/16 Miami, Florida, and its neighboring beautiful oceanfront communities (like Palm Beach, for example) are home to some of the most luxurious and trendy hotels and resorts in the country, maybe the world.  Our area is filled with world renown hotels and resorts like the Four Seasons – Miami Beach; Loews – Miami; […]

Duty to Protect Yourself at a Hotel, Bar, Theme Park, Concert — Who Has The Responsibility to Protect Customers Against Injuries?

| September 12, 2013

Last Update: 12/26/16 Florida is known to be a great place to have fun.  The residents of Florida are proud and happy to welcome people from around the country and around the world to its hotels and beaches as well as theme parks and amusements like Epcot, Universal Studios, Six Flags, Walt Disney World, and […]

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: 7/13/17 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. Substantive laws (negligence, premises liability, negligent security, etc.) and procedural laws govern how the case moves from filing to the moment when the jury […]

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

| September 6, 2013