What Business Owners Should Know about Slip and Fall Accidents

Most business owners are aware of the fact that if an individual slips and falls on the premises of their business, they could face a lawsuit. It is a business owner’s responsibility to understand the basic rules that pertain to slip and fall accidents. This will ensure that employees and visitors are safe and that the business owner avoids unnecessary …

Lawsuits After Jacksonville Mall Shooting

Gunfire broke out at a Jacksonville mall on August 26th, 2018. Known as the Jacksonville Complex and located along the banks of the St. John river, the mall is a popular place for all sorts of gatherings. However, it has also been the scene of violent outbreaks that have created problems with security in the mall and the surrounding area. …

How to Know if You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

You’ve been in an accident or suffered an injury. You likely feel overwhelmed, frustrated, anxious, and uncertain, all of which are natural considering you’re likely facing loss of work and income, compounding medical expenses, and even mental and/or physical pain and suffering. The big question is whether or not you need to hire a personal injury lawyer to help you …

Tesla Accused of Misrepresenting Autopilot in Florida Crash Lawsuit

Tesla is again in hot water and is in court after a crash involving the Autopilot system in one of its self-driving cars. A lawsuit was filed against the company in Orange County, Florida. It seeks damages that came as a result of a crash on the state’s turnpike. The lawsuit alleges that Tesla has been fooling its customers into …

Court Ruling Highlights the Importance of Cyber Insurance

A recent U.S. federal court ruling has highlighted the issue of cybersecurity and the fact that American businesses have not taken the steps needed to fully protect themselves from this threat. This issue was made even more significant when considering that the court ruling came only two days before the beginning of October, which is ironically Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The …

Accident in Venice Raises Concerns About Drivers and Bicyclists Sharing the Road

Recently, a major road accident occurred in Venice, Florida when a car traveling along Center Road hit and critically injured 4 bicyclists. The accident is currently under investigation by authorities. For Henry Danielson, who is the President of the Coastal Cruisers Bicycle Club, the issue of bicycle road safety is especially concerning. The 4 injured bicyclists are members of his …

Several People Killed In Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael did serious damage to the Carolinas, Florida and parts of Virginia. John Pardue is a 42-year-old resident of Florida. He was one of the people who was in the storm. He was walking down the bridge with his two children when he got caught in the storm. He stated that he was surprised by how severe the storm …

Saying Thank You to the First Responders

In Tallahassee, Florida, the recent recognition of several members of the first responders took place. Among those recognized was Chris Smith, the Deputy Sheriff in Leon County. Born to a bomber-pilot father who was part of the Strategic Air Command, his military family upbringing gave him quite a bit of information going into his future career. He was also surrounded …

Ford Settles Takata Air Bag Claims for $299.1 Million

In order to resolve economic damage claims made by consumers in the far-reaching Takata air bag litigation, Ford Motor Company has entered into a settlement under which it will pay $299.1 million. According to records from the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, the agreement is designed to compensate affected consumers for any out-of-pocket costs incurred due to the …

Sharing the Roadway: Bicyclist Accident Statistics

Riding a bicycle is an environmentally-friendly and physically beneficial alternative to driving a car. Sharing roadways comes with a fair share of potential hazards, especially considering the increased likelihood of accidents that result in injury or death. Over 800 bike riders in the United States were killed in 2015 as a result of crashing into a motor vehicle. The injury …