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Personal Injuries That Happen When Visiting Friends

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Miami is a social community. Many residents enjoy routinely entertaining friends, family members, and business acquaintances in their homes. Unfortunately, whether attending picnics, parties, or sit down dinners, personal injuries can happen during these visits. When they do, property owners may be unaware of their personal liability. Our Miami premises liability lawyer explains the… Read More »

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Can Warning Signs Protect A Property Owner From Liability?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

When you get injured on someone else’s property, you might run into several challenges when trying to get compensated for your injuries. One of the challenges is that the property owner may claim that they had a warning sign in place. But can warning signs protect property owners from liability? The answer depends on… Read More »

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Can You Recover Damages After A Building Collapse Accident In Florida?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Many building collapses occur as a result of improper maintenance, inadequate construction, or design defects. Building collapse can result in devastating injuries and deaths, which was evident from a recent collapse of a residential building near Miami, FL. If you or your loved one has suffered injuries or died in a building collapse accident,… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible For Your Swimming Pool Accident In Florida?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

In Florida, swimming pool accident claims fall under premises liability law, which means the owner of the property where the pool is located can be held responsible for any injuries and deaths that occur as a result of their negligence. If you or your child suffered an injury in a swimming pool accident in… Read More »

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Surfside Condo Collapse Lawsuit – Pita Weber Del Prado

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

SURFSIDE SUPPORT Presiding Circuit Court Judge Michael Hanzman has appointed PWD to serve on the steering committee for wrongful death and personal injury plaintiffs in the Surfside Condominium collapse case. SupportSurfside.org– The Coral Gables Community Foundation, The Key Biscayne Community Foundation, The Knight Foundation, The Miami Foundation, Miami HEAT and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund are… Read More »

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40 Year Re-Certification and Surfside Condo Collapse

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

PWD understands 40 Year Re-Certification in Miami-Dade County. The County requires that the structural integrity be certified every 40 years. Our weather beats up structures, especially in our coastal areas. Engineering firms are hired to do this and make structural fixes for certification. In this Surfside, FL Condo collapse the building was 40 yrs… Read More »

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When Can a Property Owner Use the ‘Assumption of Risk’ Defense in Premises Liability Cases?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Property owners in Florida have a duty to keep their premises in a safe condition free of hazards. Unfortunately, not all property owners uphold their expectations regarding maintenance obligations, which can result in slip and fall accidents. However, many property owners use the “assumption of risk” defense to argue that the injured person was… Read More »

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Who’s at Fault When You Slip and Fall in a Public Restroom in Florida?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

Nearly every commercial business in Miami, including shopping malls, restaurants, hotels, and others, have public restrooms that can be used by their guests. Millions of Americans visit public toilets every day. For some, a trip to a public bathroom can lead to injuries. Slip and fall accidents in public restrooms are not uncommon in… Read More »

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Can You Seek Compensation for Your Gym-Related Injury in Miami, Florida?

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

The fitness industry has been booming in recent years. In Florida, nearly every adult from 20 to 40 years old has a gym membership to keep their beach body in perfect shape. While the importance of gyms in every Florida gymgoer’s life cannot be overstated, accidents and injuries can happen during your weight or… Read More »

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4 Elements of a Premises Liability Claim Against a Hotel

By Pita Weber Del Prado |

If you are visiting distant family members in Florida during your holiday break, a nice hotel room is often exactly what you need to keep you and your loved ones happy. However, your stay in a Florida hotel can go wrong at any moment if you get hurt. When this happens, you have options… Read More »

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