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Jury Awarding Past Medical Bills and No Pain and Suffering Damages in Slip and Fall Case is Inadequate

By Andrew Sholtes |

If you are injured in a slip and fall accident in Fort Pierce, then you may be entitled to certain compensation. The types of damages that you may be entitled to include: Economic Damages; and Non-Economic Damage Economic Damages in Fort Pierce Slip and Fall Accident An attorney may be able to recover economic… Read More »

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Agency Relationship of Doctor to Hospital In Medical Malpractice Case

By Andrew Sholtes |

A hospital may be held responsible for the negligence of its physicians under the theory of agency. Two types of agency are: • Actual Agency; and • Apparent Agency Actual Agency An actual agency relationship can be established by an employment relationship. Just like in a personal injury case, an employer is liable for… Read More »

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E-scooter Rentals, Statistics and Safety in Fort Pierce

By Dan Page |

The popularity of individual motorized transportation is on the rise, and more attention is being focused on a relatively new term used to describe this trend in transportation: micromobility. According to Forbes, statistics show that 46 percent of automobile trips in the United States are three miles or less, and that approximately 60 percent… Read More »

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Punitive Damages in Civil Lawsuits in Florida

By Dan Page |

Punitive damages, also known as exemplary damages, are one of the types of money damages that a plaintiff can recover in a lawsuit. If punitive damages are awarded, they are generally designed to punish the defendant for untoward conduct and/or serve as a deterrent to others who might contemplate the same or similar behavior… Read More »

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Actual and Constructive Notice in Slip and Fall Cases

By Dan Page |

Slip and fall lawsuits arise when dangerous conditions that exist on one person’s property cause injury to another. Slip and fall personal injury lawsuits generally fall within the class of civil tort claims known as negligence causes of action, and, within that class of cases, a subclass known as premises liability. In a premises… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation and Offsite Social or Recreational Activities

By Dan Page |

Teambuilding in the workplace is a strategy for increasing efficiency and improving job satisfaction. Generally, teambuilding activities are designed to help workers maximize skills for future interactions with coworkers and peers by creating opportunities for collaboration in a variety of non-work-related settings.  As indicated by the results of a recent jobs survey on intergenerational… Read More »

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Working from Home and Workers’ Compensation

By Dan Page |

Working from home has become a fact of life for many employees in the United States today. In fact, the trend towards working remotely has been visible in our workplaces for nearly a decade. According to a CNBC report, the number of Americans working from home between 2012 and 2017 increased by five percent… Read More »

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Wrongful Death in Florida – Who Can Sue and Be Sued?

By Dan Page |

Wrongful death laws generally allow a loved one’s family members to bring a civil lawsuit and sue and recover damages for arising from the death. Which family members are allowed to bring a wrongful death lawsuit, and who are the potential defendants in a wrongful death action? A Florida statute, as well as decisions… Read More »

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Work Zone Safety

By Dan Page |

Road construction is a fact of life in South Florida. Optimizing safety in road construction areas necessitates the creation of work zones. Ensuring safety within work zones is important for Florida’s roadway workers as well as its drivers and passengers. In order to maximize work zone safety, Florida drivers must be aware of work… Read More »

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Motor Carrier Not Liable for Third Party’s Negligent Trailer Repair Work

By Dan Page |

Does a transportation company have a duty to ensure that its tractor trailers are properly repaired when a third party does the repairing?  Last December, the District Court of Appeals of Florida, First District, considered this question. In Le v. Colonial Freight Systems, the court found a transportation company’s need to have repair work… Read More »

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