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Misconceptions About Florida Premises Liability

By Rinaldo Law Group |

The legal concept of premises liability holds that if someone is injured in a place other than their home, the owner of the property (or the business on the property) may be liable for the harm that person suffered. However, this concept is not nearly as simple as it might seem. The law recognizes… Read More »

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Florida No-Fault Auto Insurance May Be A Thing Of The Past

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In May 2021, the Florida legislature passed a bill seeking to repeal Florida’s current “no-fault” auto insurance laws, hoping to reduce the number of uninsured drivers on state roads. The bill is awaiting the governor’s signature, as of this writing, but even at this point the proposal has several critics who argue that repealing… Read More »

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Nationwide Wrongful Death Cases Brought Over COVID-19 Deaths

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As the number of COVID-19 cases slowly decreases across the United States, some of those who have lived through the pandemic are seeking legal action. In several states, wrongful death cases have been filed against cities and other governmental entities, and against private companies, alleging that a failure to abide by appropriate safety protocols… Read More »

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Suit Filed In Palm Beach County Alleging Sober Home Negligence

By Rinaldo Law Group |

On June 15, 2021, the parents of a deceased woman filed a suit against The Bridge II, a sober home company with several locations in Florida. In the suit, the parents allege that the sober home breached its duty to care for their daughter, who had been a patient at one of The Bridge’s… Read More »

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Have You Been In A Motorcycle Accident In Florida?

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While Florida has fairly mild weather all year round, late spring and early summer are the moments when one sees the most motorcycles on the roads. The weather is arguably at its finest in these months, and while this can make for a wonderful ride, this can also lead to an increase in accidents…. Read More »

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Can I Be Sued For Drunk Driving?

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Driving while under the influence of alcohol is treated as a serious crime in Florida, simply because the potential for harm is so high. Most drivers stopped while driving under the influence will wind up charged with a crime, facing imprisonment and fines even for a first offense. However, regardless of whether a drunk… Read More »

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Burn Injuries Come In Many Variations

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When the average person thinks of injuries caused by burns, they immediately think of fire. However, burns can come from several other sources, including chemicals, electricity, and radiation. Some of these types of injuries present differently than a thermal (fire or heat-related) burn, which can make it harder to recover for your injuries. If… Read More »

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What Constitutes ‘Distracted Driving’ In Florida?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Distracted driving has become a serious negative trend across the United States in recent years, playing a role in approximately 10 percent of fatal car accidents in 2019, causing over 3,100 deaths. The majority of distracted driving accidents could be avoided, which is why it is beginning to be taken so seriously by law… Read More »

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Surprising Statistics On Traffic Deaths During The Pandemic

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Recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show a surprising rise in traffic-related fatalities in their provisional 2020 data. Despite nearly total countrywide lockdowns, the data shows that between January and September 2020, traffic deaths rose nearly 5 percent – from 26,941 in the same period in 2019 to 28,190 this… Read More »

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Very Young Children In Florida Auto Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In Florida, children under 6 years of age must, by law, sit in a “federally approved” car seat or booster seat while in a vehicle. Failure to enforce this can open a parent up to fines and points on their driver’s license, but more tragically, if a child is not properly restrained, it is… Read More »

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