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Florida Accidents Involving Passenger Buses

By Rinaldo Law Group |

There are countless types of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) on Florida roads, including delivery trucks, tractor-trailers, movers’ vehicles, and all types of buses. While the majority of CMVs are driven safely and responsibly, accidents do happen, and those involving buses tend to be among the most severe. They are also among the most complex… Read More »

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Are Parents Liable For Accidents Caused By Their Children?

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In general, the younger the child, the more excuses will be made for their actions, even if they might cause harm to another person. However, most states in the U.S. do have an age by which a child is expected to know right from wrong, and thus be held responsible for any potentially dangerous… Read More »

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Who Is Liable In A Florida Boating Accident?

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As of 2020, the state of Florida boasts the highest number of boat registrations in the United States, and it is easy to see why – relatively nice weather all year round, and miles of waterways suitable to sail on. However, accidents do happen, and injuries from a Florida boating accident can be just… Read More »

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Liability For Florida Amusement Parks

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Going to an amusement park is a great way for many people to have fun, and Floridians have an embarrassment of riches to choose from. However, it is important to be aware that amusement parks can also be dangerous, particularly if the owner or operator is lax in terms of safety management. If you… Read More »

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What Is The Eggshell Plaintiff Rule?

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In most cases, when a person is injured after an accident, they suffer injuries at a comparable level to what any other average person would sustain – in other words, if two average people are involved in an accident, they will likely both be injured in a similar way, to a similar degree. However,… Read More »

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Can I File Suit Against A Deceased Or Incapacitated Defendant?

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The most common type of civil lawsuit filed in Florida is known as a personal injury case, usually brought under a theory of negligence. A personal injury lawsuit can be brought by anyone who believes they have suffered an injury due to the negligent or otherwise thoughtless conduct of another person – for example,… Read More »

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Are Florida Cruise Ships Safe?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic around February 2020 saw countless cruise ships either barred from docking, due to sick passengers, or barred from sailing, due to the threat of the disease. Only in July 2021 have cruise ships begun to sail again, under specific vaccine requirements and regulations. However, there are still many… Read More »

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Tort Law In Florida Personal Injury Cases

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The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics estimate that of the nearly 27,000 civil lawsuits filed in the year of the most recent available data, almost 60 percent of them were based in tort law. A tort is often described as the civil equivalent of a crime, but this is not always true – crimes… Read More »

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Understanding Florida’s Recreational Use Statute

By Rinaldo Law Group |

After months of quarantine, Floridians have become experts at looking for ways to have fun outdoors in a safe manner. In general, business and property owners have a duty to exercise reasonable care toward any visitors to their premises. However, Florida’s legislature has created an exception of sorts in what is known as a… Read More »

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Accidents In Florida Swimming Pools

By Rinaldo Law Group |

No matter the time of year, Floridians love to swim. Whether in residential swimming pools, commercial pools, or in Florida’s lakes and ocean, countless people enjoy beating the heat in the water. However, accidents can and do happen, especially among very young children, and it can be difficult for a panicked parent (or anyone… Read More »

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