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Is Suing A Tractor-Trailer Driver A Good Idea?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

If you have been involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer, and you believe that the crash was caused by the negligence of the driver, it may seem elementary to file a negligence suit against the truck driver and hope a jury will be persuaded by your arguments. However, it is rare that events… Read More »

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Legal Differences Between Sober Homes & Rehab Centers

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In recent years, Florida has seen a massive boom in its addiction treatment industry, with millions of people seeking out the Sunshine State as a positive environment to focus on getting clean. Substance abuse rehabilitation facilities are omnipresent, and sober homes help to provide a middle step between inpatient care and graduation. However, if… Read More »

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Funeral Home Negligence In Florida

By Rinaldo Law Group |

One hopes that they will never have to experience funeral home negligence, but sadly, it happens far more than the average person may realize. Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things that a person can endure, and to have the support of a quality funeral home can help to ease… Read More »

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Trucking Company Liability For Florida Large Truck Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When a person is involved in a car accident with a large truck and decides to sue, the defendant will usually be the truck driver. However, in some cases, it may be possible to file suit against the truck driver’s employer as well. The driver may have allegedly caused the accident by their own… Read More »

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Is It Hard To Win A Motorcycle Accident Case In Florida?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Motorcycle accidents in Florida can lead to severe and even life-threatening injuries. However, unlike an accident involving two motor vehicles, it can sometimes be difficult to prevail in court on a motorcycle accident case. Between a lack of evidence and unfair, ingrained prejudices, as well as confusing insurance requirements in Florida, it is sadly… Read More »

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What Is A “Transitory Foreign Substance” & Why Does It Matter?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In Florida, if a person sustains an injury while they are on someone else’s property, the property owner or operator may be held liable if they failed to make their premises safe. This maxim does apply in slip-and-fall cases – except for in cases where the injured plaintiff slipped and fell while inside a… Read More »

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Is Emotional Distress A “Minor Injury?”

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When someone suffers an injury due to the negligence of another person, that injury may be actionable in court. However, most of the time, people only file suit over physical injuries. Emotional distress is seen as a more minor issue in the majority of cases, and yet it is emotional distress (also called mental… Read More »

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Staying Safe During December Holidays

By Rinaldo Law Group |

During the December holidays in the U.S., it is all too true that certain types of accidents are more prone to happen than they might be at other times of year, particularly vehicle accidents and in-home injuries. If you are injured in an accident caused by another person’s negligence during the holiday season, you… Read More »

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Wrongful Death In Tractor-Trailer Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

For a variety of reasons, tractor-trailer accidents are disproportionately lethal, particularly for the driver or passengers in the other vehicle. Sometimes, an accident simply happens; however, sometimes a death (or multiple deaths) occur due to the negligence of one of the drivers. It is not always easy to establish that someone’s passing was due… Read More »

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Common Grounds For Negligence Claims Against Substance Abuse Rehab Centers

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When someone checks into a rehab center for a substance problem, they are often at an extremely vulnerable point in their life, and looking for a place to rest and heal. However, given the relatively unregulated state of substance abuse rehab facilities in Florida, it is all too common for patients to be the… Read More »

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