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Know Your Rights: When is a Property Owner Liable for a Slip and Fall Accident?

By Pendas Law Firm |

Let’s face it, everyone slips and falls at some point. In most case you embarrassedly brush yourself off and get on with your day. But sometimes, especially for the elderly and those with disabilities, the consequences can be much more severe, and the negligence of property owners could be the real cause of the… Read More »

Jury Awards Millions to Widower in Premises Liability Lawsuit

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The widower of a woman who was killed by a drunk driver at a Fort Lauderdale resort in 2012 was awarded millions of dollars in damages by a jury. Michael DeMella was awarded $24 million in compensation by the jury and assigned 15 percent liability, or $3.6 million, to the Riverside Hotel in his… Read More »

Former Buccaneers Kicker Files Premises Liability Lawsuit against Team

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A former kicker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Bucs) is suing the team for negligence in a premises liability lawsuit that claims that the team’s lack of sanitary conditions gave him a career-ending injury. Lawrence Tynes recently filed the lawsuit against the professional football team in Broward County Court, alleging that the unsanitary conditions… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Upholds $4.5 Million Premises Liability Verdict

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The Florida Supreme Court ruled earlier this year that the $4.5 million jury verdict given to the surviving family members of two siblings who were murdered in their apartment in 2005 should be upheld against the apartment complex where they resided. This landmark premises liability case illustrates the importance of a landlord’s duty to… Read More »

No Expectation of Privacy in Slip and Fall Case

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Earlier this year, a Florida appeals court ordered that a plaintiff must turn over photos that she deleted from her private Facebook page in a slip and fall premises liability case. The court ruled that social media users should not expect that the information that they post on those websites to remain private. The… Read More »

Woman Shot in Apartment Complex Loses Premises Liability Case

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The Florida Court of Appeals recently reached a decision regarding a woman who sued under the theory of negligent security in a premises liability case when she was shot in the common area of an apartment complex. The court made a point in this case to differentiate between the different categories of people under… Read More »

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