Month: June 2018


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Actual and Constructive Knowledge in Florida Slip and Fall Cases

 
If you have a slip and fall injury in Florida, it’s important for you to understand the difference between actual and constructive knowledge and how it applies in a personal injury case. j
 
Below, we’re going to explain what each term means, cover the elements you need to prove to win a slip and fall case.
 
Understanding Actual vs. Constructive Knowledge
 
To successfully gain compensation in a slip and fall accident case, you must be able to prove that the defendant had actual or constructive knowledge of the problem that caused your injury. If you can prove that the defendant had knowledge and did nothing to correct the problem, you may be able to win your case.…

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Florida Tesla Fire Raises Questions about Defective Cars and Liability

A recent Tesla crash that involved the car catching fire and killed two teens is now being investigated by authorities.
 
A 2014 Tesla Model S allegedly had a battery fire, which led to the deaths of two 18-year-old male teens. A third teenaged male was ejected from the vehicle and was treated for injuries. The police report indicates that speed played a role in the crash. The Fort Lauderdale incident is now under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
 
In this post, we’ll discuss how auto defects create liability for crash injuries, and we’ll explain how compensation works for car crash product liability cases.
 
Numerous Tesla Accidents Involving Fires
 
Tesla cars have been in the news for several fires over the past few years.…

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Category: Boat Accidents

How Florida Boating Injury Lawsuits Work  

If you have been injured in a Florida boating accident due to another’s negligent actions, a skilled boating accident lawyer can help you put together a successful claim.
 
Below, we’re going to explain what you need to do to file a Florida boating injury lawsuit and how the entire process works.
 
Main Types of Boating Accidents in Florida
 
The majority of recreational boating accidents in Florida include:
 
Hitting Another Boat
When two boats collide, most of the time both boat operators will be held partially responsible. The court will determine the percentage of responsibility based on the facts of the case.
 
For example, if one boat operator was speeding but the other boat operator was in a restricted area, they may both be at fault for the accident.…

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Injured by a Florida Pharmacy Error – What Can You Do to Fight Back?        

 
If your Florida pharmacy has made a significant mistake that caused you serious injury, you can fight back with the help of a qualified attorney. In this post, we’ll detail what duties pharmacists have when dealing with patients and what options are available to you.
 
Pharmacist Duties in Florida
 
When you go to the pharmacy to receive a prescription, you place your trust in the pharmacist and staff to know what they are doing. Here are the duties a pharmacist has to patients:
 

Looking over your medical history before handing you the prescription
Understanding potential interactions with other drugs you may be taking
Talking with your doctor about any concerns
Letting you know the possible side effects of a drug
Asking you if you have any questions about the prescription
Making sure they provide you with the correct medication, including potency and dosage
Making sure the instructions/label on the medication are correct

You should be able to trust that the medication you receive is accurate and beneficial to you.…

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Florida Fan Injuries: Who’s to Blame If You’re Hurt Watching a Game?

 
If you are hurt while watching your favorite Florida team, who is responsible for your injuries? In this post, we’re going to detail recent incidents at baseball stadiums around the country and help you understand what the law says about injury liability.
 
Are MLB Games Safe for Fans?
 
At the beginning of the 2018 season, new padded poles were added to hold up extended netting at Yankee Stadium. However, the poles were taken down only a few weeks into the season because some complained that they obstructed the view. Now, a suspended steel cable is holding up netting that runs from home plate all the way to the outfield.…

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