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Can Property Owners be Held Responsible for Accidents that Occur on Adjacent Roads?

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We’ve all had a neighbor who refused to trim overhanging branches or otherwise care for their yard. While this can be an annoying habit and create an eyesore in the neighborhood, it can actually have much more dangerous consequences when the trees or foliage create a blind spot for drivers on an adjacent road…. Read More »

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Liability for Airbnb Accidents

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Renting an Airbnb has become an increasingly popular choice for many travelers. Whether they’re going on a vacation, attending a family reunion, or traveling on a business trip, staying at an Airbnb can save guests a significant amount of money that they might otherwise be forced to spend at an expensive hotel or resort…. Read More »

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Hotel Liability

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When people stay at a hotel or resort, they expect that the premises will be kept in a reasonably safe condition. In fact, Florida law requires hotels to exercise special precautions to protect guests from injury. When hotel owners and staff violate these laws or negligently maintain their property and a guest is injured,… Read More »

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Landlord Liability

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Landowners generally owe others a duty to maintain their property and warn of hidden dangers. The level of care owed, however, depends on the relationship between the property owner and the visitor. For example, business owners owe a greater duty of care to customers than they do to trespassers. The question of liability can… Read More »

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Mass Shooting At Airport Leaves Several Dead And Many Injured

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Over the last few weeks, many holiday travelers passed through airports around the country. For the vast majority, the extent of difficulties and hassles may have been delayed flights and busy terminals. Sadly, however, travelers passing through our local Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport endured a horrific experience recently, as the airport became the scene… Read More »

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Floridian Contracted Dangerous Brain-Eating Amoeba

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A person from Broward County has contracted the brain-eating amoeba called Naegleria fowleri recently and is currently undergoing treatment for the condition. This rare yet extremely dangerous and often deadly infection is contracted by swimming in bodies of warm freshwater such as rivers, canals and lakes and results in symptoms including headaches, fevers and… Read More »

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Slip-And-Fall and the Banana Peel

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The person who slips and falls on a banana peel is a classic element in many physical comedy routines. But there is nothing funny about the thousands of Floridians who are injured in such an incident. These slip-and-fall accidents commonly occur in supermarkets, shopping malls, theme parks, airports, train stations and other places where… Read More »

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Negligent Security and Premises Liability

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Whenever a criminal act occurs on business or private property, negligent security may be an issue. Property owners owe a duty of care to all persons who come onto their property for any reason. If landowners do not take the proper precautions to protect their visitors, crime victims may have a cause of action… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible?

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The responsible party in an auto accident may not only be the driver behind the wheel. If you are involved in a collision with a person who was driving a commercial vehicle or running errands for an employer, respondeat superior may apply. Respondeat superior, or “let the master answer,” is very often applicable in… Read More »

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