Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Publix

Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Publix

Many of us go grocery shopping on a regular basis — maybe weekly, twice weekly, or more often. When we go to the store, we expect the same experience — get what we need, pay for the items, load them into our vehicle, and leave. Not many of us expect to be shot and killed by a gunman, but sadly, …

Types of Medical Malpractice

Types of Medical Malpractice

When we go to the doctor, we expect to be treated with the utmost care. While most doctors do help their patients, some do not. They act in a negligent or reckless manner, causing patients extreme harm.  This is called medical malpractice, and it can happen in a number of ways. Medical malpractice is more widespread than you may think, …

Common Causes of Workplace Injuries and Fatalities

Common Causes of Workplace Injuries and Fatalities

Going to work is hard enough. Nobody wants to get injured there, but it does happen from time to time. A construction worker may fall off a roof. A factory worker may get their hand caught in a machine. An office worker may slip on the newly waxed floor in the breakroom. Workplace accidents can happen anywhere at any time. …

Wrongful Death Case Underway for Teen Ejected From State Fair in 2014

Wrongful Death Case Underway for Teen Ejected From State Fair in 2014

Death is never a fun experience to go through. When a loved one dies, it is always sad. What makes it even more devastating is when the death could have been prevented if someone was not negligent in their actions.   A Florida couple is still reeling from the death of their son almost nine years ago. The 14-year-old boy was …

Five Killed in Wrong-Way Crash

Five Killed in Wrong-Way Crash

When you drive a vehicle on the roadway, you expect that everyone will abide by the same duty of care as you. You hope that they will stop at red lights and stop signs. It should be a given, but you even hope that they drive in the right direction. Wrong-way driving is on the rise in Florida and other …

Owners Cry Foul Over COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance Denials

A Chicago restaurant group is just one of many businesses who have asked their insurance companies to cover coronavirus-related losses. For the most part, insurance companies have refused to pay. What are your legal and financial rights as a business-owner? Restaurants in Big Onion Tavern Group LLC collectively furloughed about 1,500 employees and closed down because of the coronavirus pandemic …

COVID-19 Prompts Feds to Relax Drowsy Truck Driver Rules

To keep the supply chain intact during the coronavirus outbreak, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association relaxed some key safety rules. Did this change make your family safer or more vulnerable? A March 2020 order expanded the list of “necessary supplies” to include fuel, raw materials, and many other items. Truckers who haul such materials received temporary exemptions from federal …

Florida Cruise Ship Passengers Challenge Coronavirus Quarantine in Court

No one is safe from the expanding COVID-19 outbreak, including people at sea who expected the trip of a lifetime and got more than they bargained for. Ronald and Eva Weissberger were aboard the Grand Princess when she left Oakland bound for Hawaii. At least two people on board were infected but Princess Cruises told no one, according to the …

Can You be Found Negligent if You Failed to Wear a Bicycle Helmet?

Having a bicycle helmet is a smart investment in your safety if you enjoy bicycling. Regardless of your age, especially in Florida, you need to have a helmet for your own safety. The Sunshine State has a reputation for being the most dangerous in the United States for cyclists. Statistics from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety show that thousands …

Who is Liable in a School Bus Accident?

A school bus carrying nine students crashed into a swimming pool near Orlando. The crash occurred as the bus was heading to the school and a Jeep swerved resulting in the crash. The bus traveled through a lawn in the Pine Hills area before crashing into the pool. None of the nine children on the bus nor the driver were …