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Proving a Premises Liability Claim Under Florida Law

Overview of Premises Liability in Florida When people in Florida are injured in slip and fall accidents or otherwise come into contact with a condition on someone else’s property that causes them to suffer injuries, they will likely have actionable premises liability claims against the landowner or the person exercising control over the property. Premises […]

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Pedestrian Accidents in Florida Resulting in Wrongful Death – Who Can Sue?

Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents occur more frequently in Florida than one would care to admit. According to a recent news story published by the Miami Herald, Florida is reported to be among one of the most dangerous states for pedestrians. Indeed, according to the 2019 “Dangerous by Design” report conducted by Safe Growth America and National […]

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Florida Ridesharing Accidents – Steps to Take Afterwards

Understanding Rideshare Services in Florida Because they are convenient and easy to use, ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft continue to grow in popularity in Florida. However, because these services are relatively new, the law concerning ridesharing accidents and insurance coverage may be confusing to Floridians who are involved in such an accident. For this […]

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Common Florida Personal Injury Claims

Personal Injuries in Florida When someone is injured in an accident, they will likely have a valid personal injury claim against the party responsible for their injuries. The hard part for these individuals, however, is figuring out what type of claim they need to bring in order to be successful. Florida law recognizes many different […]

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What Happens When You’re Injured in an Airbnb?

How Many People Use Airbnb? Statistics indicate that over 150 million people utilize Airbnb. Airbnb is an online service that helps match members with private hospitality services. It’s an intermediary between hopeful renters and people looking for a temporary place to stay. This ingenious modern-day arrangement isn’t without complications. What happens when someone gets injured […]

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Cruise Ship Injuries and Maritime Law

Cruise Ship Accidents Statistics By compiling statistics from the BBC, U.S. Department of Transportation and National Geographic, we can estimate that about 448 major cruise ship accidents have been reported since 2005. During these incidents, people have been injured and even lost their lives. When an accident happens at sea, who has jurisdiction? Which laws […]

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When Distractions Cause Cars and Pedestrians to Collide

Car and Pedestrian Accident Statistics Throughout 2013, a pedestrian was injured in a car-related accident about every eight minutes. Every two hours, someone was fatally struck by a car.  One of the leading contributors to pedestrian and vehicle collisions is a distraction. Statistics indicate that both drivers and pedestrians often get distracted, and this distraction […]

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Six Steps to Take After an Accident

Car Accident Statistics It’s estimated that everyone, even the most vigilant drivers, will experience a car accident about once every decade. For that reason, it’s necessary for all motorists to learn what to do after being involved in one. Keep reading to get some basic tips and information about the proper after-collision procedure in Florida. […]

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What You Need to Know About Uber Accidents

Rideshare Companies in Florida There is no doubt that ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are taking the world by storm. This new business model is clearly disrupting the old school taxi industry by utilizing technology and providing a quality service at a reasonable price. Not only are ridesharing services quicker and cheaper than […]

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Car Accidents Involving Distracted Drivers

Statistics on Distracted Driving Fatalities In the United States, distracted drivers frequently cause more fatalities than drunk driving or speeding. A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) study found there are 9 deaths per day that are caused by distracted drivers and over 1,000 are injured. What is Distracted Driving? A distracted driver is someone […]

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