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Wrongful Death Actions in Florida

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For the families of victims killed by another party’s negligence, there is almost nothing worse than knowing their loved one died a preventable death. No lawsuit or damage award can bring your deceased loved one back, and the idea of seeking monetary compensation for a loved one’s life is sometimes upsetting to family members…. Read More »

Pedestrian Deaths in Florida

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The Orlando Sentinel called Central Florida the riskiest place in America to be a pedestrian, a place in which so many pedestrians – about 850 each year – are struck by vehicles and either killed or seriously injured each year that the “roads run red with pedestrian blood.” If you or your loved one… Read More »

Trucking Accident Liability in Florida

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Accidents involving big rig trucks and tractor trailers are some of the most fatal motor vehicle collisions that occur. In fact, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that in 2012, there were nearly 4,000 fatal crashes involving large trucks and almost 80,000 trucking accident injuries. If you or a loved one has been… Read More »

Overcoming Defenses to Dog Bite Liability in Florida

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Florida law is more generous to dog bite victims than some other state statutes. In Florida, dog owners are liable for any bites, under the doctrine of strict – or automatic – liability. In other words, the victim does not need to establish in court that the dog owner knew or should have known… Read More »

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