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August 2017 Archives

Customer hit by front-end loader suffers fatal personal injury

In certain Florida businesses, there will be customers at business where heavy equipment is also used simultaneously. People might suffer personal injury and wrongful death if they happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. A question that is often asked about accidents such as these centers around responsibility. Perhaps the business had negligent security that allowed the person to be put in danger. It might have been a simple case of getting hit by a piece of equipment or a vehicle. Or there could have been some other issue that led to the incident. When there is this kind of accident, those who are affected must remember their rights to consider litigation to be compensated.

Distracted driving car accidents on the rise

There are inevitable dangers on the road in Fort Lauderdale for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. While accidents are frequently unavoidable, behaviors that cause them are a persistent factor. One common issue is distracted driving. While this is a known issue that law enforcement is trying to control and government agencies are seeking a solution, it is still an ongoing problem. The number of accidents with fatalities is indicative of this reality.

Security worker suffers wrongful death when gate falls on him

When people in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, leave their homes, even in the most dangerous jobs, the last thing they are thinking is of a workplace accident. These accidents can happen, and it is an unfortunate reality in any job. In some instances, they lead to personal injury. In others, they lead to a wrongful death. Those who have lost a loved one need to be aware of everything they will need to handle after the accident and have a full investigation into the incident to prepare for a potential legal filing.

Legal assistance for Florida real estate transactions

One of the largest purchases that a Floridian will make in his or her life is for real estate. These transactions can be intimidating, frustrating, worrisome and confusing. To avoid the litany of issues that inevitably arise during a real estate transaction - or at least mitigate them - it is vital to have legal assistance from an experienced real estate attorney.

Death in Florida crash could stem from defective airbag

There has been a great deal of information in Fort Lauderdale about malfunctioning car parts, particularly airbags and their inflators. With recalls and warnings, it can be difficult to know when car accidents and wrongful death incidents were because of product liability. When there is an accident, people are injured by a faulty airbag and its accompanying equipment, it is imperative to understand how to pursue compensation through a personal injury lawsuit.

Avoid these mistakes when facing foreclosure

If your home in Florida is in foreclosure, you may find yourself wondering what you can do to stop it. Although you may have defaulted on your mortgage, you still have rights that need protecting. The foreclosure process is often a long and tedious one that many homeowners find challenging to navigate through.

Bicycle and pedestrian accidents could spark lower speed limits

In Fort Lauderdale, car accidents are a common concern for everyone. Because of the number of crashes that cause injuries and death, the state constantly seeks methods to make roads safer. The Florida Department of Transportation is considering reducing the speed limit by 20 mph. Under the proposal, the limit will reduce some 45 mph roads to 25 mph to avoid bicycle and pedestrian accidents.

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