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Supreme Court Limits Jurisdiction in Personal Injury Lawsuits

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It’s not enough to have a viable personal injury complaint against a negligent defendant — you also have to file that complaint in the proper court. Otherwise your claims can be dismissed for lack of jurisdiction. What Is Jurisdiction? There are two types of jurisdiction: subject matter jurisdiction and personal jurisdiction. Subject matter jurisdiction… Read More »

Premises Liability Law in Florida

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Injuries often occur as a result of dangerous conditions existing on a property (or, premises), including loose or broken flooring and stairs, uncovered openings, defective building structures, improper maintenance, and other unsafe conditions. When injury occurs on the property of another, liability will depend upon who was in control of the premises and under… Read More »

Court of Appeals Strikes Personal Injury Damages Cap

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One year ago the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the state’s $1 million statutory cap on non-economic damages in wrongful death lawsuits arising out of medical malpractice was unconstitutional. And recently, the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled unanimously that the $1 million statutory cap was unconstitutional in personal injury medical malpractice cases… Read More »

Two Teens Injured in Tubing Accident

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Two teenagers were injured recently in a watercraft accident during a fun tubing experience gone wrong. According to the authorities, the teens were out of Lake Padgett when the accident occurred. Both of the injured teens, whose names are not being released by the authorities, were 16 years old. The accident happened at around… Read More »

Car Accident Injures Three in Fort Myers

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A car accident in Fort Myers recently injured three people and closed down traffic for hours. The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of N. Tamiami Trail and Pondella Road. According to the North Fort Myers Fire Department, the seriousness of the accident and debris field shut down the major thoroughfare for… Read More »

Brevard County Dangerous for Pedestrians and Motorcyclists

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Florida is one of the most popular states for walkers, joggers, and motorcycle riders for its scenic beach roads. But a 2.2 mile-long stretch of coastal highway in Brevard County is one of the most dangerous places for a pedestrian or motorcyclist to be. Between 2009 and 2013, a total of 22 “vulnerable road… Read More »

Two Men Killed in Boating Accident

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Two men were killed and two women were injured in a boating accident last Sunday on Lake Jessup. The accident occurred a little after 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening, when an airboat struck the support beams of a bridge under the State Road 417 bridge. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reported that… Read More »

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