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Swimming Pool Liability: Responsibilities for Florida Homeowners

It’s difficult to imagine a Florida home without a swimming pool. Since many houses have pools, the likelihood of water accidents rises dramatically. Having a pool unfortunately means additional responsibilities for homeowners, and there are laws by which they must abide. Drowning is still a leading cause of death for children aged 1-4 years old, […]

Miami Music Week: Crowd Control and Injury Considerations

Miami Music Week: Crowd Control and Injury Considerations This week marks the long-awaited return of Miami Music Week (March 22-27, 2022). The world-renowned week-long event fell victim to cancellations in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, electronic music fans rejoice in anticipation as hundreds of thousands descend on Miami as the city […]

The Florida Homeowner’s Insurance Crisis

Florida homeowners have continued to see dramatic property rate increases. At the same time, the insurance industry is losing billions of dollars to unnecessary lawsuits from third-party contractors. Insurers contend that a flood of questionable, if not fraudulent, insurance claims have played a major role in driving up costs. According to the Florida Association of […]

Car Accidents: Vicarious Liability Under Florida Law

Florida car accidents can result in personal injuries and damages. If you are involved in an accident that was caused by the driver of a company vehicle, you may be able to seek monetary recovery from both the negligent driver, as well as the company who employed the driver. Whether you are driving your employer’s […]

Valentine’s Day: 7 Common Mistakes That Can Be Deadly

Imagine… You’ve set up the perfect Valentine’s Day surprise for your significant other: candles and rose petals leading the trail to the bedroom, expensive champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, fancy dinner reservations, and of course, lots of “love.” No one prepares to spend Valentine’s Day with their sweetheart in the emergency room, but even this holiday can […]

How to Maximize Your Compensation After an Injury

If you have been physically, financially, or psychologically injured because of someone’s negligence, you may be able to recover through a personal injury claim. One of the most important factors in determining if you have a case is finding whether someone can be held responsible. If you have sufficient evidence that your injury was caused […]

Dog Bite Laws in Florida

Under Florida law, a dog owner can be held liable for any injuries resulting from a dog bite in a public or private space. Florida is a “strict liability” state, which means an owner can be held liable for a dog bite, even if they were not previously aware of the aggressive nature of the […]

When Celebration Goes Wrong: Most Common New Year’s Injuries

Multiple studies have found that New Year’s Day is the deadliest day of the year when it comes to natural deaths and accidents. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that 427 people may die on U.S. roads this New Year’s Day holiday period. Holidays traditionally are a time of travel for families across the United […]

Calculating Damages: How Much Is Your Injury Worth?

If you’ve been injured by a third party’s negligence, one of your first questions was likely “How much is my case worth?” Calculating damages after an accident can be exhausting. For most liability cases, the basic rule is that the settlement should roughly equal the extent and intensity of the injuries. While many websites offer […]

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