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Does Florida Have a ‘Dram Shop Law’ to Sue a Bar for a Drunk Driving Crash?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Can a bar, restaurant, nightclub, or any other alcohol-serving establishment be sued for a drunk driving accident if it served alcohol to an intoxicated person who later got behind the wheel while impaired and caused a car crash? Yes, under Florida’s dram shop law, an establishment or vendor can be held partially liable for… Read More »

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Suing a Police Department for Police Brutality or Misconduct in Florida

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

A recent attack on a female protester during a George Floyd protest in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, highlighted the problem of police brutality during protests. As reported by Sun-Sentinel, a police officer allegedly shot the woman in the head with a high-speed projectile, causing a serious injury to the head. The woman was walking through… Read More »

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Water Park Safety Tips: How to Prevent Injury

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Amusement and water parks are a popular destination for adults and children who want to escape the summer heat. But how safe are water parks? Unfortunately, water parks pose some of the same hazards associated with swimming pools and natural waters, including but not limited to drownings, slip and falls, as well as disease… Read More »

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COVID-19: Can You Sue a Florida Healthcare Provider for Postponing Your Surgery?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned Americans’ lives upside down and disrupted their plans to travel and have surgeries. After the coronavirus crisis hit Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered all elective medical procedures to be postponed. Surgeries and procedures that were suspended include hip replacements, endoscopies, cataract surgeries, removal of moles and warts, and cosmetic… Read More »

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Avoid Injuries in These 8 Common Accidents While Vacationing in Florida

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Being injured on vacation in Florida is never fun. Unfortunately, the risk of injuries is quite high due to the influx of visitors in the Sunshine State, which offers the all-year-round perfect sunny weather. Visitors and tourists can get injured in a variety of accidents when vacationing. If your vacation in Miami or other… Read More »

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COVID-19: Can You Dispute the Denial of Your Business Interruption Claim?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

During these trying times, many small and large businesses alike are not certain whether they will survive the unmeasurable economic blow from the COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus crisis has affected Florida’s businesses differently: Some had to reduce hours, while others limited their services to take-out or switched to remote working. But most had to… Read More »

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8 Things to Consider After a Car Accident During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Auto accidents continue to happen in Miami and all across Florida, even during the state’s stay-at-home order. From driving to a grocery store to performing other “essential” activities, people still get into car accidents during the COVID-19 pandemic. While traffic volume has decreased substantially during the coronavirus crisis, mostly because more people are staying… Read More »

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COVID-19: Suspension of HoS Regulations Increases the Risk of Truck Crashes

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to our everyday life. The shortage of goods and supplies is one of them. As Americans give in to the “panic buying” and feel the need to stock up on groceries and goods and hospitals require a steady flow of medical supplies to battle the coronavirus outbreak,… Read More »

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Settling Your Personal Injury Claim vs. Waiting

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

As the coronavirus disease continues to spread throughout Florida, many people still get injured in vehicle crashes, motorcycle collisions, slip and falls, and other accidents. Despite Florida’s stay-at-home order, which is expected to last until April 30, Floridians still have legal rights to pursue monetary compensation for their injuries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Handling… Read More »

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COVID-19: Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Coronavirus Wrongful Death?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

As an increasing number of nursing homes and long-term care facilities in Florida are becoming hotbeds of COVID-19 cases, family members of those living in these facilities are wondering whether they can file a wrongful death claim if their loved one died after becoming infected with coronavirus. While the coronavirus disease continues to ravage… Read More »

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