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Pet Injury Bill Introduced In Florida Legislature

Pet Injury Bill Introduced In Florida Legislature

Personal Injury

Senator Dana Young and Representative Jared Moskowitz have filed respective bills seeking to legalize compensation for injuries or deaths to pets as result of negligence.  Under existing Florida law, pets are considered property for which there is no right to claim a wrongful...

Liability For Injuries While Horse Riding In Florida

Liability For Injuries While Horse Riding In Florida

Personal Injury

In Florida, there is a general rule that the owner of a horse is not legally responsible for injuries that occur while allowing a third person to ride the horse.  There are a number of exceptions to this general rule outlined below. General Immunity For Horse Owner Is The...

Uber Creates Safety and Behavior Rules

Uber Creates Safety and Behavior Rules

Car Accidents

Ridesharing company Uber released new rules on December 8, 2016 for passenger’s behavior.  The list of new rules, taken as a safety measure, also include vandalism, flirting, and sex.  Here is a list of what you should expect: Causing damage to drivers’ or fellow...

Walgreens Sued for Forcing Customer to Clean Bathroom

Walgreens Sued for Forcing Customer to Clean Bathroom

Personal Injury

A lawsuit against Walgreens alleges that a customer, Fernando Elizarraras, was forced by store employees to clean a soiled bathroom after using it at an store in Orlando, Florida.  The original lawsuit (Case Number 2016-CA-009159, filed in the Ninth Judicial Circuit for Orange...

ATV Accident Injures Singer

ATV Accident Injures Singer

Personal Injury

A former member of a local band, Dallas Taylor, suffered what has been described as a horrific injury as a result of an all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) accident. The accident occurred last Tuesday (August 2nd) when Tayor was riding an ATV without a helmet and hit a sign. Taylor’s...

Lake Wales Bicycle Accident Fatality

Lake Wales Bicycle Accident Fatality

News Events

Albert Tillman died as a result of a car accident on State Road 60 going eastbound in Lake Wales.  Tillman was 67 years old.  The Ledger reports that Tillman was walking his bicycle in the outside lane of SR60 when he was struck by Sabrina Stewart at approximately 10:50...

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