Recent Blog Posts
Woman Dies After Driving Car “Under” A Tractor-Trailer
In December 2022, a woman from Port Orange was tragically killed in Flagler County when she drove her vehicle into the rear of a tractor-trailer. The sedan traveled until it came to rest under the trailer, causing massive internal injuries to the driver, who was pronounced deceased at the scene by Flagler County authorities…. Read More »
Patient Brokering In Substance Abuse Rehab Centers
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that approximately 92,000 people died of drug overdoses in 2020, which is a 30 percent increase from 2019. The number of preventable deaths each year continues to climb, but if someone with a drug or alcohol addiction can get into a rehabilitation center, their prospects drastically improve…. Read More »
Breaking Down Premises Liability In Florida
The concept of premises liability is an old one, able to be traced back to English common law (that is, law that came about due to judges deciding cases, rather than legislators making laws). However, the average person only comes into contact with this legal concept when they are injured on someone else’s property…. Read More »
Minor Injuries & Car Accidents
When a person is involved in an accident, it is likely that they may suffer injuries of varying severity. If the accident happened due to the negligence of another driver, the injured person generally has the right to seek money damages for what they have been through – however, in Florida, that right is… Read More »
Is Suing A Tractor-Trailer Driver A Good Idea?
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 »
Legal Differences Between Sober Homes & Rehab Centers
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 »
Funeral Home Negligence In Florida
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 »
Trucking Company Liability For Florida Large Truck Accidents
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 »
Is It Hard To Win A Motorcycle Accident Case In Florida?
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 »
What Is A “Transitory Foreign Substance” & Why Does It Matter?
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 »