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Another Child Lost To Accidental Drowning

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There are few things more tragic than the loss of a child. Sadly, one South Florida family is experiencing the pain of losing their child after his accidental drowning in a private pool. According to the report, the one-year-old child was pulled from the pool by a teenager. Emergency personnel who responded to the… Read More »

Common Swimming Pool Injuries

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Swimming pools and summer go hand in hand. Unfortunately, however, pools often harbor hidden dangers, especially for children. Hotels, resorts and other entities that make pool facilities available to customers or the public at large have a high duty to keep those facilities in good repair and to warn against dangers that are otherwise… Read More »

Spectator Injuries at Sporting Events

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Stadiums, arenas and racetracks are public venues and in many ways owners and managers are held to the same standards of care as storeowners and other proprietors. However, there are some differences. In many cases, spectator sports present certain special hazards that can only be mitigated so much before adversely affecting the spectator experience…. Read More »

Things to Consider After Being Injured in a Store

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While we typically do not think of retail stores as dangerous places, numerous hazards can appear, especially when maintenance is less than diligent. From slippery floors to uneven steps to poor lighting, any slip and fall accident has the potential to cause serious and permanent injuries. However, unlike in auto accidents where the police… Read More »

Are You Safe in Your Florida Hotel?

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South Beach is famous for its perpetual sunshine, beautiful beaches, exquisite fashion and exciting nightlife. Tourists come from countries around the globe to this unique destination where models and entertainment stars are common fixtures. However, for a Swiss woman visiting South Beach last year, her pleasant holiday quickly turned into a nightmare when she… Read More »

Is Your Child’s Playground Safe?

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In Jacksonville, a 10-year-old boy was fatally strangled when he became entangled in the foothold loop of a rope swing. In Orlando, an eight-year-old girl died instantly of head injuries when a wooden climbing apparatus collapsed on top of her. Playing on safe, well-constructed playground equipment teaches kids social skills, promotes physical exercise and… Read More »

Who is Liable When Patrons Slip and Fall in Water Parks?

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Water parks provide refreshing entertainment for families enjoying the hot Florida sunshine. Although rides and other attractions that involve bodies of water have an inherent risk of drowning, these accidents are actually quite rare. Perhaps the most common type of water park injuries involve slipping and falling. Florida statutes regarding amusement park safety acknowledge… Read More »

Does Florida Law Prevent Injured Robbery Victims from Filing Claims Against Convenience Stores?

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The law does offer some exemptions for convenience stores when robbery victims suffer injuries on the premises. However, there is no universal convenience store exemption. If a store does not meet strict security requirements, victims can hold the owners liable for criminal acts that occur on the premises. Recognizing that about six percent of… Read More »

Are Rides at Traveling Theme Parks Safe Enough?

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Although Florida has only about 16 well-known theme and water parks, an impressive number of additional permanent theme parks are scattered throughout the state. In addition, many fairs and carnivals travel throughout the state, setting up rides for a few days before moving to the next destination. Even though these temporary theme parks are… Read More »

Does Florida Law Hold Property Owners Liable When Trespassers Sustain Injuries on Their Premises?

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It seems logical to assume that trespassers who enter a property are responsible for any injuries they sustain. However, it may surprise you to learn that Florida law looks more deeply into the details of these cases, and that there are certain instances in which the property owner could actually face liability claims. As… Read More »

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