Wrongful Death vs. Survival Action – What’s the Difference?
The death of a loved one can trigger many feelings, including anger, grief and confusion. On top of that, you may want justice for the one you lost or for the pain and suffering your family has experienced. Florida law allows people who have lost loved ones to receive compensation from the responsible party. Whether…Read More
Who Is Held Liable in a Cyber Crime Case?
The internet age has ushered in a new spin on crime. Cyber crimes can deplete victims of their savings, damage property, and destroy reputations. Often, the effects of cybercrime are cascading, meaning victims continue to suffer the impacts of the crime which can potentially lead to personal injuries. If you believe you’ve been a victim…Read More
Can You Sue for Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAI)?
Hospital-acquired infections can be critical for patients of all ages and may pose serious safety threats. In some cases, medical lawsuits are a valid and necessary response to negligent medical care. What Is the Most Common Hospital-Acquired Infection? Approximately one in 30 hospital patients develop a healthcare-related infection. Although this health issue is extremely…Read More
Can Security Guards Be Liable for Negligence?
Security guards are employed by a wide variety of business establishments and commercial properties to provide protection and a sense of wellbeing to customers, visitors, employees, and residents. Landlords, business owners, and property owners invite people onto their premises and assume a legal duty to secure those premises from any foreseeable dangers and threats of…Read More
Suing a Theme Park After Getting Injured
Visiting amusement parks and theme parks can be a pretty exhilarating experience. Many people have built friendships, strengthened family bonds, and cemented happy memories with such visits and gained experiences. Although it is such a memorable thing to do, it is also important to know that in places like that where there are lots of…Read More
What Is Considered Nursing Home Neglect?
According to government statistics, there are approximately 1.5 million nursing home residents in the US. But, loving and compassionate care is not the norm, and elder abuse is at an all-time high. Many nursing homes are accused of focusing on revenue as they operate with an insufficient number of under-qualified staff with inadequate training. Systemic…Read More
Are Your Rights as a Crime Victim Being Violated?
As a crime victim, your life has already been affected in a major way, regardless of the crime. If you’re like most crime victims, your sense of safety and security has been violated and you need to feel in control again. You’ve already suffered enough and you shouldn’t have to go through more emotional pain…Read More
5 Signs of Medical Malpractice
A tremendous amount of trust is placed in medical professionals in the United States. While most experience excellent care, medical malpractice wreaks havoc on the lives of hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children. Approximately 225,000 people die from medical malpractice each year, and many others live with the devastating effects left by medical…Read More
Cruise Lines & COVID-19 Negligence
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the lives of people all over the world and has caused intense emotional distress to many since the beginning of 2020. But for people who were on cruise vacations at the beginning of the crisis, the situation was a living nightmare. Outbreaks on a Princess cruise in early 2020…Read More
Workers’ Compensation for Construction Site Accidents
Workers’ Compensation for Construction Site Accidents Recently, an employee of Coastal Masonry was struck in the head by a piece of falling concrete while working at a construction site for a $600 million Plaza project in Coral Gables. This same company Coastal Masonry got assessed with two scaffolding safety violations at The Plaza project that…Read More