But I Didn’t Know That: Establishing Knowledge In Florida Premises Liability Claims

By |2018-08-30T07:50:42-07:00August 31st, 2018|Personal Injury, Premises Liability|

Theoretical legal responsibility is just one component of a Florida slip-and-fall claim. The victim/plaintiff must also establish knowledge. If the owner did not know about the condition, the owner is not liable for injury. Florida courts broadly interpret the res ipsa loquitur (“the thing speaks for itself”) doctrine. So, victims do not need to prove

What Must Florida Plaintiffs Prove In Slip-And-Fall Cases?

By |2018-07-09T12:10:57-07:00July 13th, 2018|Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip And Fall|

These incidents are the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims and also the leading cause of days missed from work. But occupational slip-and-fall injuries are by no means the only problem. A fall can happen anytime and anywhere, especially to young children and older adults. Because of their still-developing bodies, many children must undergo a

Deadly Weekend Raises Liability Questions

By |2016-07-19T11:40:58-07:00July 7th, 2016|Personal Injury|

In the wake of a pair of fatal shootings – one at a singer’s autograph session and the other at a local nightclub – many pundits and observers will blame gun control laws, individual bias, international terrorism, and a host of other causes. From a purely legal standpoint, the venue owners may have been liable

Supreme Court Upholds $4.5 Million Jury Premises Liability Verdict Against Florida Landlord

By |2016-07-19T11:28:42-07:00April 29th, 2015|General, Personal Injury, Premises Liability|

Under Florida law, landlords have a duty to protect others on the property from acts or omissions that are foreseeable and proximately cause another person’s injuries. When a landlord breaches this duty, the injured party may have a legal claim under the theory of premises liability. Common examples include slip-and fall accidents from wet or

Court Makes Important Decision Regarding Discovery in Civil Cases

By |2016-07-19T11:28:44-07:00February 3rd, 2015|Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip And Fall|

Recently, the Florida Appellate Court made a very important decision regarding social media photographs in civil cases. In their opinion, the court stated that social media photographs are not protected from civil discovery and must be disbursed with other discovery. The court concluded that individuals have little to no rights of privacy with regard to