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The Dirty Side of Toxic Waste

By Pendas Law Firm |

Toxic waste is, well, toxic. It comes as no surprise that it can therefore be extremely harmful to humans, animals, and plants. This was demonstrated in the late 1990s movie A Civil Action which centered on a lawsuit brought by a group of Massachusetts families whose children had died from pollutants in the water…. Read More »

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Scooter Accidents: Know Your Risks Before You Ride

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Since electric scooters came to Fort Lauderdale, many people have found themselves trying them out in what is generally thought to be an environmentally-friendly way to get around. Scooter companies work very similar to ride share companies in that a rider can be on his or her way by simply downloading an application, uploading… Read More »

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The Recent Ruling Setting a New Standard for Expert Witnesses and How it Can Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

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In personal injury lawsuits that go to trial, one of the most important testimonies can be the voice of the injured party. However, another important voice that can help the court understand your claim is that of your expert witnesses. In a recent decision, the Florida Supreme Court stipulated that the standard that expert… Read More »

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Elevator Accidents: People Really Get Hurt?

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For many people, riding an elevator is a routine part of daily life. People ride elevators at work, at home, and while visiting many public facilities and stores. Because they are such a large part of daily life, it may seem that outside of horror movies, the worst thing that could happen on an… Read More »

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Your Rights if You or a Loved One is Injured in an Airplane Accident

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For most people these days, flying has a tendency to be a relatively straightforward and safe process. Statistics consistently show that the chances of incurring a serious injury are much more likely in the car on the way to the airport than on the airplane itself. However, every so often there are disruptions among… Read More »

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Understanding the Slavin Doctrine

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Construction defects are a major problem. People can be seriously hurt if a contractor makes a mistake while building a house or performing maintenance work. Contractors, like other professionals, have a duty not to act negligently. Contractors who fail to use a reasonable amount of care might be liable if their negligence causes injuries…. Read More »

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Understanding Intentional Torts

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In June 2017, a black South Florida man tried to withdraw money from a Wells Fargo branch in West Palm Beach. He handed his driver’s license and Visa card to the teller but was told to wait. One of the bank tellers called the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, and then the police showed… Read More »

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Overview of Florida’s Court System

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It’s important for personal injury and wrongful death litigants to understand how the Florida court system works. The more knowledge you have, the easier it will be to navigate the litigation process. For example, you need to know the difference between Florida’s courts. There are three distinct judicial layers: trial courts, appellate courts, and… Read More »

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Suing Lyft for Negligent Hiring and Retention

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A female Lyft customer recently filed a lawsuit against the ride-sharing company and one of its drivers, claiming that 61-year-old David Glen McNeill sexually assaulted her and that the company was negligent in dealing with him. In March 2017, McNeill picked the woman up in Orlando. She was partially naked and unconscious in the… Read More »

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Understanding Vicarious Liability

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You might think you know who’s responsible for your injuries if a vehicle changes lanes into you or runs a red light and crashes into your car. But sometimes there’s more to the story. Let’s say the negligent driver works for a trucking company and was making a delivery when he caused the accident…. Read More »

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