Automobile accidents have become commonplace as Florida roadways become more crowded and people continue to rely on automobiles as the primary method of transportation.
As with automobile accidents, it is common in Florida to see and hear of injuries occurring while one is riding a motorcycle, riding a bicycle, or innocently walking the streets and roads of our great state.
Premises liability claims, often known as slip and fall or trip and fall incidents, occur every day in Florida throughout, to name a few, restaurants, shopping malls, stores, and even private properties.
Ride sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft have continued to grow in popularity throughout the state of Florida. With millions of visitors coming to the area each year, ridesharing has become the best way for both tourists and locals to get around. These drivers, however, are no safer than any other driver, which means the risk of being involved in an Uber or Lyft accident is just as high as it could be if you were driving. Determining liability after an Uber or Lyft accident can be difficult, whether you were a passenger or the driver.
Bicycling and utilizing scooters and mopeds are a year-round activity in South Florida as we all can take to the road to enjoy the weather, exercise, or even commute to work. However, with a greater exposure to vehicle drivers, bicyclists and those riding scooters and mopeds are more likely to become involved in an accident despite the fact that vehicle drivers are legally required to share the road with cyclists.
By definition, wrongful death claims are civil actions made by the survivors of an individual who has passed away due to the negligence or misconduct of another. In these cases, the law allows the family members of the decedent (called “distributees”) to file a wrongful death suit seeking money as “damages.”
If a dangerous or defective product has injured you or a member of your family, you may be eligible to receive financial compensation for the injuries.
As a dog owner himself, Geoffrey Pelosi understand pets are not just pets, they are a part of our families. Unfortunately, as is true with human beings, animals sometimes act irrationally and unexpectedly.