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Can I Sue an Amusement Park for Injuries?

Florida is home to some of the best amusement parks in the world. Whether you’re taking the family to the Magic Kingdom or taking in the wonders of Hogwarts at Universal Studios, amusement parks can provide fun for every age. Unfortunately, people can and do become injured at these parks. When your family fun day… read more

How to Find a Good Daycare in Your Florida Neighborhood

Parenting is full of challenges and stressful moments. Perhaps one of the most anxiety-inducing experiences is leaving your child at a day care center for the first time. Putting your trust in someone else is never easy, especially when your child’s well-being is concerned. While most day care centers provide a loving, nurturing place for… read more

Breaking Down Florida’s Complex Slip and Fall Law

Anyone who owns property has a responsibility to keep it safe for others to use. This forms the basis for premise liability law. If you sustain an injury while on someone else’s property, you may be able to collect damages to compensate for medical bills and other lost wages. Florida’s slip and fall law is… read more

Every Two Hours Someone in South Florida Overdoses on Heroin

South Florida is in the grips of an opioid epidemic. Opioids are compounds related to opium, which bind to receptors linked to the brain’s reward center. Heroin is an opioid, as are prescription painkillers like morphine and oxycodone. Since 1999, the rate of opioid overdose deaths has quadrupled in the United States. Heroin overdoses have… read more

Can I Get More Money for Being Hit by a Distracted Driver?

The smartphone has given rise to a generation of multitaskers. It is the culture to be busy, in a hurry, and instantly available at all times. This has led to a pandemic of distracted drivers using their electronic devices behind the wheel. In recent years, the number of distracted drivers involved in accidents has risen… read more

10 Tips for Dealing With Insurance Companies After a Car Accident

Car accidents always involve insurance companies. The extent of involvement depends on the circumstances of the crash and the type of coverage, but, one way or another, a car insurance company will make an appearance after a collision in Miami. How injured accident victims deal with car insurance companies and insurance claims adjusters can make… read more

Drowsy Driving: The Dangers vs. Lack of Legal Punishment

The number of drowsy driving accidents is difficult to quantify. Police attribute many likely drowsy driving accidents to other causes simply because there is no way to prove the driver fell asleep in a fatal accident. Research suggests that driving tired is a much larger problem than statistics reveal. In one study, one in 25… read more

How to Work With Insurance After Hurricane Matthew (or Others)

Last fall, Hurricane Matthew destroyed almost everything in its path from the Caribbean to the Southeast United States. It pummeled Haiti, eastern Cuba, the Bahamas, and the coasts of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas. It was the first Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic since Hurricane Felix in 2007. Hurricane Matthew took 585 lives, mostly… read more

Jacksonville Named Deadliest Cities for Drivers: New Study

It’s no secret that Florida is one of the deadliest states in terms of car accidents. With heavily populated cities, miles of rural roads, and notoriously negligent drivers, Florida ranks among some of the most dangerous states in the country. A staggering 395,532 crashes occurred in 2016, a number that’s increased 43% since 2014. Experts… read more

Florida’s Bike Helmet and Headlight Laws

It can be easy to assume that, in a Miami bicycle-vehicle collision, the driver of the vehicle is at fault and liable for damages. After all, motor vehicles are much more dangerous than bicycles, and drivers should have greater responsibilities toward Florida’s vulnerable road users. According to the law, however, this is not the case…. read more