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Attractive Nuisance & Florida Premises Liability Law

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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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Employee As Business Invitee: Florida Premises Liability Law In Action

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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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Three Classes Of Visitor Under Florida Premises Liability

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Florida’s premises liability law sets out general obligations for landowners (or, in some cases, business owners) toward the people who come onto their property. All visitors are owed a certain baseline, minimal degree of care – but state law establishes three separate classes of visitor, each of which are owed a different standard of… Read More »

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Child Trespassers Under Florida Law

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When a person visits another person’s land, or the home or business on that land, they are subject to a branch of Florida law known as premises liability. Premises liability law establishes that landowners have a duty of care toward the people who visit their property, depending on their legal classification. Trespassers are at… Read More »

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AirBNB & Premises Liability In Florida

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Airbnb is a company that provides short-term rentals to city visitors, mostly tourists. Since 2008, the business has mushroomed in size, and Florida has reaped many of the rewards, as the state played host to three of the most popular U.S. destinations in 2020. However, the company is not without its issues and controversies…. Read More »

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Liability In Florida’s Public Swimming Pools

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Because of its year-round fair weather, Florida has one of the highest concentrations of swimming pools of any state in the country. That said, it also has a disproportionately high level of accidents, injuries and fatalities surrounding swimming pools. One situation that unfortunately recurs far more often than it needs to is an injury… Read More »

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Finding My Classification Under Florida Premises Liability Law

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In Florida premises liability law, there are three different categories of people who might enter a business or visit property. Which group a person is classified into depends on their purpose for visiting the premises – but sometimes it can be difficult to classify a person with the information one has, or one can… Read More »

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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?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

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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