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Am I An Invitee Or A Licensee Under Florida Premises Liability Law?

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When a person is injured on property or in a business that belongs to another person, and they believe that negligence played a role in their injury, they file suit under a theory known as premises liability. Florida’s negligence law holds that if a business or a landowner has a hazard on their land… Read More »

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Do I Have A Case For Premises Liability?

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Most of the time, when someone is injured at home, they only have themselves to blame. However, being on someone else’s premises – whether a private home, a commercial business, or somewhere in between – is a different matter. If you are injured in an accident on someone else’s premises, there is a much… Read More »

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Misconceptions About Florida Premises Liability

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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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What Is Florida’s “Recreational Use” Statute?

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Public officials in Florida have a vested interest in private landowners opening up their property to public use to encourage people to get outside and enjoy the state. However, the state’s premises liability law precludes that for many – there is simply no incentive for a private landowner to allow the public onto their… Read More »

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Defining “Open & Obvious Dangers”

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The law of premises liability is related to negligence law, and it comes into play when an injury allegedly occurs because of some danger on a person’s land, or in their home or business. A property owner is generally held to owe a duty to exercise reasonable care for anyone (with some exceptions) who… Read More »

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What Is Florida Premises Liability?

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The majority of people are injured in their own homes or in their vehicles. However, if an injury happens to someone while they are on someone else’s land, or in someone else’s business, the law of premises liability will usually apply. Premises liability is the area of law that lays out the potential liability… Read More »

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Prepare Your Pool For Florida Winters

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Florida winters are notoriously mild, with an average temperature of 72 degrees F (22 C) during the winter months. This means that many Floridians and tourists are able to enjoy stereotypically summery activities even while the rest of the country freezes, and no activity is more popular than swimming, even out of season. Many… Read More »

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Children and “Attractive Nuisance” In Florida Accidents

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Children, especially young children, have a remarkable ability to go exactly where they should not be and do things that they should not be doing. This can lead to serious injury if a child manages to get onto another person’s property, where they do not know of any dangers that might be present there…. Read More »

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Injured On A Florida Cruise Ship?

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Florida is a very popular cruise destination year-round, with several cruises leaving for points in the Caribbean even through October, November, and December. That said, an accident can happen at any time of year, and if it does, you have somewhat limited options as to how to bring suit over your injuries. It is… Read More »

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What Type Of Visitor Are You?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

When you are injured due to the recklessness or negligence of a business owner or landowner, and decide to bring suit to try and recover for your injuries, you would bring that suit under a legal theory called premises liability. In Florida premises liability law, the criteria you have to show in order to… Read More »

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