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A Huge Win for Your Right to Privacy!

On July 1st, Dana Brooks and Jimmy Fasig filed a complaint in the Northern District Federal Court asking the court to find unconstitutional a newly enacted Florida Statute that allows insurance companies and their attorneys...more

9/27/2013 - Ex Parte Patient Privacy Rights Physicians

Florida’s New Ban on Texting While Driving

In an effort to curb the dangerous but common activity of texting behind the wheel, Governor Rick Scott has signed SB 52 into law. Most states already have laws against texting while driving. The Federal Motor Carrier...more

9/10/2013 - Distracted Driving Rick Scott Texting

The Fatal Four Construction Site Accidents

Construction sites pose serious dangers for workers as well as those who are merely in the vicinity of the construction. According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, almost 4,200 private industry workers were...more

9/3/2013 - Bodily Injury Construction Accidents Construction Site Employer Liability Issues OSHA Workplace Injury

What You Need to Know About Slips and Falls in Retail Establishments

Under Florida negligence law, a business can be liable for injuries caused when a person slips and falls on a transitory foreign substance in a business establishment. Many slips and falls are preventable, and can be reduced...more

8/30/2013 - Bodily Injury Liability Negligence Retailers Slip and Fall

Attacks on Business Properties: Can You File a Premises Liability Lawsuit?

If you have been the victim of an attack on a business property, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The statute of limitations for prosecuting the criminal is usually much longer than the statute of...more

8/28/2013 - Foreseeability Premises Liability Property Owners Statute of Limitations

The Complex Nature Of Third Party Premises Liability Claims

Imagine being robbed at gunpoint when walking from a hotel parking lot to the lobby. Then imagine finding out that several other patrons had been robbed there in the past. Generally speaking, premises owners owe a duty to...more

8/23/2013 - Premises Liability Third-Party Third-Party Liability

Study Shows Florida Teen Driver Deaths Decreased in 2012

Teenage drivers lack experience, which is a main reason they have high crash rates. In 2011, there were 14 teen driver deaths in Florida. The number of fatalities decreased to 5 in 2012. Five deaths, however, is still too...more

8/16/2013 - Bodily Injury Car Accident

Reaching Zero: Reducing Alcohol Related Deaths And Injury

Stiff legal penalties, public safety campaigns, interlock devices and roadside stops have worked to some extent in arresting the rate of alcohol-related injury. But it is not enough. Even one premature death resulting from...more

8/5/2013 - Car Accident DUI NTSB Roads Wine & Alcohol

Automobile Insurance: What Do You Need?

The best time to understand your automobile insurance is before you need it. Anyone registering a car in Florida is required to carry insurance, so taking a hard look at what you must have, and what you should consider, is a...more

7/26/2013 - Auto Insurance No-Fault Insurance Property Damage

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