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Is Your Neighbor’s Home Safe?

By Musleh Law Firm |

While we may worry about car accidents and mishaps while out and about, most people generally feel safe in their own homes and in the homes of friends and neighbors.  But the truth is, household dangers lurk in many homes across the country, putting you and your loved ones at risk. Fatal Accidents  Believe… Read More »

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Premises liability coverage for airport owners

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There are various types of liability insurance: general, public, premises, and owner, landlord and tenant liability. Whatever they go with, airport owners and operators in Florida, not to mention those who lease portions of an airport out, must make sure they carry this coverage. The differences are slight, and the additional coverage may not… Read More »

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Woman sues Wayne Newton over alleged pet monkey attack

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Residents of Florida may be interested to learn that a woman has filed a premises liability suit against Wayne Newton for $15,000 in damages. During a tour of the Las Vegas entertainer’s former estate back in October 2017, a woman was allegedly bitten by a monkey that he kept as a pet. On August… Read More »

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An overview of attractive nuisances

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Homeowners in Florida are required to maintain a safe environment for guests. This means repairing or removing any safety hazards as well as foreseeing hazards. However, this duty of care sometimes extends to unlawful entrants, particularly child trespassers. According to the concept of an attractive nuisance, there are some structures the very attractiveness of… Read More »

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Woman’s death on subway stairs highlights inaccessibility issue

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Florida parents who have struggled on stairways with strollers may have heard about a mother who died after falling down the stairs in a New York City subway station. She was attempting to take her stroller down the stairs in a station without an elevator. The child was found conscious. The woman’s death highlighted… Read More »

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Determining who is at fault in a slip-and-fall accident

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Unfortunately, slip-and-fall accidents are all too common in Florida. A wet floor, ice or even inadequate lighting are all it might take for someone to fall. Seeking compensation for the injury begins with proving the property owner was at fault. A person who has been injured in a slip-and-fall accident will generally need to… Read More »

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Prevent pool injuries with these strategies

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There are millions of swimming pools and hot tubs around the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While they can increase a home’s value and provide the setting for summer fun, Florida residents must take steps to keep people safe in their vicinity. Ideally, pool or hot tub owners will… Read More »

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Slip and fall claims: background for business owners

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Small business owners in Florida, as in every other state, have a “duty of care” to everyone who enters their property, including customers and employees. To maintain a safe environment for entrants, owners must conduct routine inspections, make repairs where necessary and give sufficient warning against hazards if they cannot be repaired. A breach… Read More »

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Florida roller coaster accident under investigation

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According to news reports, on June 14, a roller coaster at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk in Florida derailed. The accident caused two people to plunge to the ground while others were left dangling from the derailed cars. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services states that it has opened an investigation into the accident… Read More »

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Is every slip-and-fall case a winnable lawsuit?

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If you were injured in a slip-and-fall accident, it’s natural to want compensation for your injuries, time lost from work and your suffering. However, it isn’t always possible to win every case. Under premises liability laws, you can only demand compensation for your injuries if you can prove — more likely than not —… Read More »

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