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Third-Party Claims After A Florida Tractor-Trailer Accident

By Rinaldo Law Group |

If a driver has been injured in a Florida tractor-trailer accident, it is very possible that they are unaware of their rights and obligations in terms of seeking compensation. An injured driver may know to try and hold the tractor-trailer’s driver liable if their injuries are severe – they may even understand that they… Read More »

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I Was Injured By The Staff At My Rehab Center

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Substance abuse rehab centers are required to exercise a very high duty of care toward their patients, to ensure that they have the right environment in which to focus on getting their lives together. However, sometimes, corners are cut; the premises may not be kept in good repair, the equipment may be outdated, or… Read More »

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Attractive Nuisance & Florida Premises Liability Law

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Normally, when a trespasser walks onto someone’s property, the owner has very little duty to exercise care toward that trespasser – Florida law only requires that an owner refrain from intentionally injuring the trespasser. However, when the trespasser is under the age of 18, the duty shifts drastically. Minor children are presumed to not… Read More »

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Can I Sue For A Minor Injury In Florida?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

It is a common myth that only severe injuries warrant a lawsuit. In reality, there are instances when suing over relatively minor injuries is appropriate – but there are a host of factors that may impede you from filing suit. This does not mean, however, that you are barred from seeking compensation completely. Each… Read More »

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Civil And Criminal Penalties After A Tractor-Trailer Accident

By Rinaldo Law Group |

The average person knows that if they are unlucky enough to be involved in an auto accident, they must remain at the scene, offer insurance information and assist anyone who needs medical treatment. However, tractor-trailer drivers may sometimes depart the scene, either in a rush to deliver an order, or out of sheer lack… Read More »

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Can Substance Abuse Rehab Be Court-Ordered In Florida?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Substance abuse is a persistent problem in the United States, but Florida has unique issues related to its geography and to its past as a drug mecca. When someone is tried for a drug offense, a Florida court will generally take the charge very seriously and impose a strict sentence. However, first-time offenders and… Read More »

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How Does Florida’s No-Fault System Handle Minor Injuries?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When a person is involved in a vehicle accident in Florida, their next steps will be governed by the severity of their injuries. If their injuries are severe, an injured driver is permitted to file suit against the driver who allegedly caused them. However, Florida is a no-fault state when it comes to auto… Read More »

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Employee As Business Invitee: Florida Premises Liability Law In Action

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Florida premises liability law recognizes three classifications for people who visit another person’s property – invitees, licensees, and trespassers – and each group is owed a different duty of reasonable care by the property owner. Normally, employees who are injured on a work site avoid this discussion entirely, choosing to take workers’ compensation benefits… Read More »

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Vicarious Liability In Florida Tractor-Trailer Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

The overwhelming majority of tractor-trailers on Florida’s roads are driven by individuals doing a job for an employer. In general, these individuals are acting “within the scope of [their] employment” when they are operating their tractor-trailers – which can, in some cases, create serious headaches for their employers. If an employee commits an unintentional… Read More »

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Legal Fallout For Those Involved In Compass Detox Fraud Case

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In July 2022, a doctor from Miami Lakes was sentenced to 54 months in prison for his role in the healthcare fraud committed at Compass Detox, an addiction treatment facility in Bal Harbour. He and the owners of the facilities, as well as the attorney acting for the facility’s owners, face prison time for… Read More »

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