Month: January 2020

The Indian River Lagoon Incident and Its Legal Repercussions

Was a Deadly Crash in the Indian River Lagoon a Case of Vessel Homicide or Dram Shop Liability?

One of the scariest moments in a parent’s life is when your child gets a driver’s license and can legally operate a potentially dangerous machine without your supervision.  At least you can take comfort in the fact that the roads are much safer than they used to be.  Laws against drunk driving have drastically reduced …

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Falling Equipment Injures Student at Band Practice

Family Sues Broward County Schools After Falling Equipment Injures Student at Band Practice

Overly cautious parents might prohibit their children from participating in extracurricular activities where the risk of injury is high.  Football, gymnastics, and ice skating would likely be at the top of the list of dangerous extracurriculars, but a lawsuit being heard by the Broward County courts proves that it is possible to get injured doing …

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Family of Woman Sickened by Cbd Vape Product Sues Miami Cbd Company

Family of Woman Sickened by CBD Vape Product Sues Miami CBD Company

Vaping, in which a person inhales the vapors of a nicotine-based or cannabis-based liquid from an e-cigarette device, gained popularity as an alternative to smoking.  E-cigarette companies advertised vaping, and consumers embraced it, as a safer alternative to smoking, as the risks inherent in smoke inhalation are absent.  Soon thereafter, the dangers of vaping made …

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South Florida Tinder Date Leads to Fatal Motorcycle Accident

South Florida Tinder Date Leads to Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Millions of people safely operate motorcycles every day, but the fact that danger is never far away is part of what makes driving a motorcycle fun.  Obeying traffic safety laws greatly reduces the chances of getting in an accident, and wearing a helmet greatly reduces the chances of sustaining serious injuries if you are in …

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Is Liable For Workout Injuries Sustained In Mobile Gym Truck | Florida

Palm Beach County Court Rules That Mobile Gym Company, Not the Vehicle’s Insurer, Is Liable for Workout Injuries Sustained in Mobile Gym Truck

It sounds simple enough; if you get injured in a car accident, file a personal injury lawsuit against the driver of the car that hit you, and if you get injured in an accident at a place of business, file a premises liability lawsuit against the company that operates the business.  Real-life is not always …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against West Palm Beach FL | (561) 770-8110

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against West Palm Beach Nursing Home That Kept Patients in Rooms Without Air Conditioning or Fans After Hurricane Irma

Anyone who says air conditioning is an unnecessary luxury has never spent a summer in South Florida.  Without air conditioning, or at least fans, a person can die from the heat, especially a person with limited mobility, who cannot get to a cooler location without help.  After more than a dozen Florida nursing home residents …

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South Florida Appeals Court Orders New Trial After Jury Awards More Than $15 Million to Injured Plaintiff

A South Florida woman who lost several fingers and part of her left foot as the result of an alleged medical error in 2008 seemed to have gotten the compensation she needed, and, some would argue, even more.  After a jury trial, a trial court awarded her $15.9 in damages; the amount includes both economic …

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Seeks Justice for Coral Springs Man Killed in Accident at Warehouse

The gig economy brands itself as a no-strings-attached way to make money, when in fact, it is the workers who are least likely to benefit from the less formal nature of the employment relationship.  An increasing number of people work as independent contractors in almost every industry. Even when workers are employed full time with …

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South Florida Bicycle Accident News Roundup: November 2019 Edition

Even with the best helmets and other safety gear, bicyclists are extremely vulnerable in collisions with motor vehicles.  In an accident involving a bicycle and a car, the bicyclist can suffer catastrophic injuries, while the car emerges with barely a scratch and the driver is entirely unscathed.  If you have been injured in an accident …

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Mother of Child Injured in Delray Beach Golf Cart Accident Files Lawsuit, but Who Is Liable?

You might think that golf carts are the least dangerous, and therefore least thrilling, vehicle imaginable.  You are probably imagining them being used for their intended purpose, however.  An elderly man driving a golf cart on a golf course where the holes are too far apart for him to walk to the next one is …

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