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Premise Liability
Negligent security is an area of premises liability that requires individuals and companies to ensure a certain level of public security. It refers to holding a property owner liable for injuries or damages that occur on their premises because of a lack of security.  Typically, the danger comes from a third-party offender, not the property...
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Nursing home abuse is far too common these days. Often, the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home or care facility is difficult and we do so to ensure they receive a high level of quality care that we cannot provide. If your loved one is not being treated well or you...
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      We hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. As we all find ourselves navigating uncharted territory, we want you to know our lawyers and staff remain available to you as usual, albeit remotely. In the interest of public health and safety, and for...
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Recently, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that was filed against Orlando Police Department (OPD) officers by survivors and family members of the Pulse nightclub shooting, which took place in 2016. The plaintiffs claim that their civil liberties were violated when the armed OPD officer working security failed to enter the nightclub once the gunman...
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What is the responsibility of the proprietor public or private to protect and provide for the safety of its patrons?? Unfortunately, the awareness and reality of these crazy, tragic events is real and seems to be increasing. On November 2, a Tallahassee hot yoga studio was attacked when an armed man opened fire inside. The gunman...
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Enjoying vacation time at a vacation resort can easily turn from relaxing to tragic, if the property owners don’t put the safety of their guests first. Throughout Florida, the U.S., the Caribbean, and on cruise ships, individuals are seriously injured or worse as a result of the lack of precaution and safety in their attempt...
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A Miami restaurant was subjected to its twelfth food safety inspection in two years last week, and inspectors found so many violations that the establishment was ordered to shut down. China Buffet on SW 40th St. in Miami was inspected by food safety officers six times in 2015 and five times in 2014, but what...
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Last week, Miami Fire-Rescue responded to a construction site where a worker died after being struck by equipment. According to NBC Miami, Rene Carrero, 29, was working on the 37th floor of a building in the new Biscayne Beach condominium complex when some equipment broke loose from a crane and struck him. Other workers on...
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As autumn returns, many Americans no longer feel the need to worry about keeping their families and friends safe around their swimming pools. However, since balmy weather graces Florida all year long, swimming pool safety is an important topic in every season. According to FloridaHealth.gov, the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4 in...
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Many personal injury cases are based on premise liability, a legal concept that covers injuries or accidents that were caused by defective or unsafe conditions on someone’s property. Like all personal injuries, these types of cases are based on negligence — which in the case of premise liability means proving that the property owner did...
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