Month: November 2018

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Category: Wrongful Death

Florida Wrongful Death Claims: What Damages Can You Sue For?

If you are filing a wrongful death claim in Florida, what damages can you recover from the offender?
In this post, we will explain how wrongful death works in our state, cover the various types of damages, and let you know how a skilled attorney can help you receive the compensation you deserve.
Florida Laws on Wrongful Death Claims
Florida law allows for wrongful death claims if a person died because of “the wrongful act, negligence, default, or breach of contract or warranty of any person, including those occurring on navigable waters.” Damages can be collected beginning from the time of injury that led to your loved one’s death.…

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Black Friday Injuries Floridians Should Watch Out For

Headed out to shop on Black Friday? Be careful.
You probably don’t consider this shopping “holiday” especially dangerous. However, with about 90 million Americans ravenous for deals on Black Friday – causing heavy crowds and extra traffic – numerous Florida shoppers to suffer injuries every single year.
In this post, we’ll cover the most common injuries that happen on Black Friday, how you can protect yourself, and what you can do to get help if you or a loved one is hurt.
Common Types of Shopping Injuries
Shopping injuries can result whether you are in a major retail store, small retail business, or shopping mall. Injuries can be minor, or they can require extensive medical treatment.…

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Category: Bad Faith Insurance

No, the Florida Supreme Court’s Recent Decision Won’t Change Bad Faith

Bad faith insurance occurs when the insurer somehow fails to honor the terms of an insurance policy, acting in so-called “bad faith.”
Bad faith insurance claims can become surprisingly complex, particularly when a third party becomes involved. Courts sometimes rely on precedent from prior bad faith cases to make a final judgment, meaning that high-profile cases often cause a stir in the legal community due to potential changes in precedent.
A recent ruling by the Florida supreme court has drawn significant attention, with some predicting that the ruling will significantly change how bad faith insurance cases are handled in Florida.
Below, we’re going to detail the ruling, and why it is unlikely to cause much of a change.…

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