If A Rented Vehicle Hits Me, Who’s At Fault?

By |2018-03-07T10:51:46-08:00March 9th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Under the negligent entrustment rule, owners who lend their property to unqualified drivers are liable for the damages that these individuals cause. Persons without valid driver’s licenses, or who drive in violation of an eyeglasses requirement or other listed drivers’ license conditions, are unqualified as a matter of law. People with bad driving records may [...]

Do-It-Yourself Movers and Car Crash Damages

By |2017-12-19T06:08:01-08:00December 19th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

Spring arrives in just a few more months. When it does, in addition to the normal cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs, many Florida roads will be dotted with U-Haul trucks and other do-it-yourself moving trucks of various sizes. Even the smaller trucks are difficult enough to drive on wide and straight freeways. They are almost [...]

Rented Moving Truck Liability In Florida

By |2017-05-12T05:54:49-07:00May 12th, 2017|Personal Injury|

The residential freight and moving truck sector is a $19 billion a year industry coming from almost 14,000 retail outlets. Largely to protect business owners, Congress sharply limited the tort liability for these franchisees and owners if vehicle lessees cause car crashes during their rental periods. However, in some situations, traditional negligent entrustment theory still [...]

Rented Vehicles And Third Party Liability

By |2017-03-14T10:30:22-07:00February 10th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury|

One of the main reasons we file negligence lawsuits is to make the roads safer for everyone, and that is also one of the reasons third party (vicarious) liability is so important. Rented vehicles are a good example. If no one holds Enterprise, U-Haul, and other vehicle lessors responsible when they carelessly rent vehicles to [...]