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Florida Premises Liability Legal News Articles & Interviews
November 25, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Ocala, FL: A Florida premises liability lawsuit that stemmed from a slip and fall incident in 2011 came down to the weight of the evidence, together with the legal definition of the plaintiff as a visitor to the premises – an issue that had a bearing on the unsuccessful bid to have the finding of a lower court stayed, and a petition for a new trial denied.Read [ Florida Premises Liability Case Comes Down to Rule of Law ]
October 24, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Orlando, FL: A Florida consumer has launched a Florida premises liability lawsuit against a Wal-Mart store in Orlando, alleging she was injured due to a problem with the flooring in the store. The Florida slip and fall lawsuit was filed in May.Read [ Between Slips, Falls and Dog Bites, Consumers Need to be Wary ]
August 28, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Miami, FL: The legal machinations involving three insurers duking it out in court over Florida premises liability is overshadowing the suffering of a Florida woman who has undergone various amputation procedures involving her lower extremities following a snakebite on the grounds of her Miami-area condo.Read [ Snakebite Victim Waits While Insurance Companies Duke it Out in Court ]
July 30, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Broward County, FL: The tragic and horrific death of a resident of a gated community in Florida has evolved into a Florida premises liability lawsuit against, amongst others the operator of the community and the security company that warranted the community was safe and secure when in fact, or so it has been alleged, it wasn’t.Read [ Widower of Homicide Victim Alleges Florida Premises Liability ]
June 26, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Jacksonville, FL: While Florida premises liability runs the gamut from dog bites to slips and falls, proprietors of hot food and beverages are required to observe caution in order to avoid spills of hot liquid that could injure either an employee, or a customer. To that end, a Starbucks located in the Sunshine State has been hit with a $100,000 judgement over a hot-liquid spill that resulted in a consumer suffering a burn injury.Read [ Florida Premises Liability Lawsuit Results in Jury Award for Burn Victim ]
April 10, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Boca Raton, FL: Business owners responsible for the management of property and premises traversed by the public may not be conversant with Florida premises liability law that holds the business owner principally responsible for any real, or perceived lack of security. This can run the gamut from slips and falls, to crowd control. Anyone conversant with the panic and large crowds associated with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, for example, can attest to the need for adequate security and crowd management.Read [ Florida Premises Liability Lawsuit Claims Excessive Traffic in Government Office ]
March 18, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Daytona, FL: It goes without saying that car racing, as a sport can be a dangerous pastime, especially for the driver. For that reason intense research and design strategies have taken center stage in an effort to better protect drivers from potential injuries stemming from catastrophic high-speed accidents. But what of spectators, who view the proceedings in the stands without benefit of helmets, or flame-retardant suits? While the industry continually strives to better protect the driver, do racetracks respond in kind with equal intensity? That question forms the basis of a Florida Premises Liability lawsuit against Daytona International Speedway after a spectator was seriously injured in 2013.Read [ Partial Victory for Fan in Florida Premises Liability Lawsuit against Daytona Speedway ]
February 18, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Orlando, FL It happens all the time. A customer is assaulted or robbed or injured in some way while on the premises of a business. Unfortunately, says veteran Orlando attorney Rich Newsome, many people don’t realize premises liability law says businesses have an obligation to see that their customers are safe. And if a business fails to do so that injured customer very likely has a legitimate case for compensation.Read [ Business Owners Liable for Crimes against Customers on their Premises ]