Category Archives: Premises Liability
Gym Accidents And Your Rights In Filing A Miami Premises Liability Claim Against Fitness Facilities
Whether fulfilling New Year’s resolutions or getting in shape for summer, people tend to hit local gyms in large numbers over spring. Unfortunately, some will eventually have to abandon fitness goals due to personal injuries. Our Miami premises liability lawyer explains common types of gym accidents and how you may be able to hold… Read More »
Who Is Liable For Personal Injuries In Miami On Rental Properties?
Renting property in Miami, either as a home or for vacation purposes, may be more convenient and cost-effective rather than investing in real estate yourself. However, problems can arise regarding safety and how the property is maintained or managed. Our Miami premises liability lawyer explains how Florida premises liability laws apply in these cases…. Read More »
Personal Injuries That Happen When Visiting Friends
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 »
Can Warning Signs Protect A Property Owner From Liability?
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 »
Can You Recover Damages After A Building Collapse Accident In Florida?
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 »
Who Is Responsible For Your Swimming Pool Accident In Florida?
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 »
Surfside Condo Collapse Lawsuit – 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 »
40 Year Re-Certification and Surfside Condo Collapse
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 »
When Can a Property Owner Use the ‘Assumption of Risk’ Defense in Premises Liability Cases?
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 »
Who’s at Fault When You Slip and Fall in a Public Restroom in Florida?
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 »