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Hotels in Florida must follow certain safety requirements

People from all around the world come to Florida to vacation every year. While they are vacationing, most will stay in one of the many hotels that line the various beaches and other tourist attractions. Even people who live in Florida will use the hotels for shorter getaways. While these people stay at these hotels, they have certain expectations as to the service they receive. Generally the more people pay, the more they will expect.

When are store owners liable for injuries on their property?

There are many different stores in Florida. People go shopping for a variety of reasons, and therefore, there are many different stores to accommodate people. The store owners also want people to come to their stores, because the businesses rely on the customers in order to make a living. Therefore, the customers are invited into the stores and those implied invitations mean that the store owners have a responsibility to keep those customers safe.

How intoxication affects liability in a slip-and-fall accident

People in Florida leave their homes every day for various reasons. They may go to work, shopping, to restaurants, sporting events and other places. When they go to these various places, they are entering onto other people's property. Most of the time, people are invited onto these people's property and if they are hurt while on the property, the property owner may be liable for the costs associated with the injuries.

Safety requirements for having a swimming pool on one's property

Having a pool on one's property can be essential on hot days and fun as well, but they can also be very dangerous for children. If left unattended, children may be in a situation in which they could easily drown or hurt themselves. Therefore, there are certain safety requirements that people need to have in place if they own a pool.

Compensation for injuries due to a property owner's negligence

Property ownership in Florida can be very rewarding, but it also comes with responsibility. It can allow people to open businesses and make a living as their own boss. However, in order to make a business successful, the property owner must allow customers on the property to safely buy the product being sold. When these customers come onto the property to shop, they expect to be safe while they are shopping and leave injury free.

Liability for injuries from falls into a Florida pit or hole

Many people are involved in accidents each year in Florida. These accidents can be caused by a number of different reasons, and some of them can result in significant injuries. The law in Florida requires property owners to keep their property safe. This requires owners to try and prevent some of these accidents and injuries from occurring. However, not all property owners keep their property safe and dangerous property conditions develop.

Is the state liable for dangerous conditions on its property?

Injuries occur every day in Florida. In many instances, the only person at fault is the injured person. However, there are many other instances when the person is injured due to someone else's negligence. For instance, many people suffer injuries in car accidents when one of the drivers was distracted or driving dangerously. Another common incident where people are injured is slip-and-fall accidents that occur while the person is on another's property.

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