Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries I fell while visiting a college. Can I sue?
Florida statutes state that in order to sue a business due to a transitory foreign substance (water, food, etc) on the floor, the injured person must prove that the business had actual or constructive knowledge of the dangerous condition. Constructive […]
FAQ: Car Accidents While vacationing in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, I was injured in an auto accident. I live in New York and am getting all my medical treatment near my home. Should I retain a Florida attorney to represent me or can I use a New York attorney?
If you sustained injuries in an accident which occurred in Fort Lauderdale, you should retain an attorney in the county where the accident happened. Florida law will apply to your case and if a lawsuit is required, it must be […]
FAQ: Car Accidents I was borrowing my sister’s car, was hit by an uninsured driver. Can I make an uninsured motorist claim against my own policy?
I was borrowing my sister’s car while my car was in the shop for regular maintenance. I was hit by an uninsured driver, suffered a serious shoulder injury requiring surgery, and my sister’s auto policy did not have uninsured motorist […]
FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries I slipped and fell at Publix. It was captured on surveillance. When can I see the video?
Most Publix locations are outfitted with surveillance cameras that capture the majority of the interior premises of the Publix. Many of these cameras are able to be seen and located by Publix patrons. Much of the time, when a person […]
FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries I slipped and fell at Walmart. Are they going to pay my medical bills?
Many people slip and fall at Walmart due to a either a puddle of water or other type of slippery substance on the floor. Much of the time a Walmart employee will respond to the scene of the fall and […]
FAQ: Car Accidents Can my lawyer represent multiple people in the same accident?
This question is complicated and cannot be answered very easily. Often times the attorney can handle multiple claims in the same accident but the lawyer should not represent all the claimants if in doing so would create a conflict of […]
FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries I was injured when I tripped over a dangerous defect, which was open and obvious. Is there a case?
When someone is injured in the State of Florida in a trip or slip and fall due to a negligent and dangerous condition, many times that at fault party will claim that the accident was the victim’s fault because they […]
FAQ: Car Accidents If an auto repairman has an accident in my car, am I liable?
Where the owner of a motor vehicle entrusts the car to a repairman or serviceman, the owner of the car is not liable so long as the owner of the car did not have control of the vehicle at the […]
FAQ: Truck Accidents I was involved in a Trucking Accident and the driver of the truck is claiming it’s my fault. What can I do to prove it wasn’t?
Commercial truck drivers clearly spend a great deal of time on the road. Because many truckers have the financial incentive to deliver their loads in a timely manner, they may be willing to sacrifice sleep and nourishment in order to […]
FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries If I am hit by a motorized cart at a supermarket, are they liable?
The issue of a store’s liability for injuries depends on whether they caused the dangerous condition or knew of the dangerous condition and allowed the danger to remain or continue. There are cases where customers at supermarkets are knocked down […]