Third Party Liability In Florida Sexual Assault Claims

2018-01-02T13:11:07-08:00January 5th, 2018|Personal Injury, Premises Liability|

Sexual harassment, sexual battery, and other such cases have been in the headlines a lot during the latter months of 2017, and in most cases, the dispute is one between the alleged victim and alleged abuser. But in some cases, a landowner or other responsible third party may also be at fault, even if this [...]

Rented Vehicles And Third Party Liability

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 [...]

Alcohol-Related Car Crashes In Orlando

2017-03-14T10:31:04-07:00January 5th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

It seems like light-years ago now, but back in the 1970s and 1980s, DUI laws were rather weak and sporadically enforced, and in fact, it wasn’t uncommon for police officers to release intoxicated motorists if they promised to drive straight home. Although we now live in a world of strict laws, ignition interlock devices, and [...]

Deadly Weekend Raises Liability Questions

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 [...]

Alcohol Involved Helicopter-Vehicle Crash On U.S. 192

2016-07-19T11:39:41-07:00May 12th, 2016|Personal Injury|

A motorist drove around parked emergency vehicles and collided with a medevac helicopter that was preparing to transport a critically-injured pedestrian. The wreck took place near 192’s intersection with State Road 429. Twenty-year-old Cameron Sunderly said he was returning from a local restaurant when he smashed into the helicopter’s rear rotor, damaging the aircraft so [...]

Fatal Crash Raises Multiple Legal Questions

2016-07-19T11:40:14-07:00March 31st, 2016|Auto Accidents, Car Accidents, Personal Injury|

One motorist is dead after a four-car pile-up crash on U.S. 301. Seventy-four-year-old Berrisford Turner was the wreck’s only serious casualty. According to authorities, 23-year-old Mauricio Chacon was southbound in a 2010 Ford van when he initially sideswiped a Ford F-150 then careened into the rear end of Mr. Turner’s 2014 Honda Accord. The force [...]

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