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How Difficult Is It To Win A Premises Liability Case?

By Douglas & Douglas |

“Summary judgment” is a case that no plaintiff wants to hear in a personal injury case.  It means that the court has determined that you don’t have a chance of winning your case, before it has even heard all the evidence from both sides, so it rules in favor of the defendant, and you… Read More »

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BikeRider

Court Awards Bicyclist $2.18 Million After Collision Led To Career-Ending Injury

By Douglas & Douglas |

One of the worst things about chronic pain is that it is not visible to others.  Not everyone who is suffering from debilitating pain has a visible scar or rash.  Your employer assumes that you are working more slowly than usual because you are lazy, and when you complain to your family about your… Read More »

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Is It Worthwhile To File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit If The Driver Who Caused The Accident Can’t Pay?

By Douglas & Douglas |

If there are so many car accidents, why are there so few car accident lawsuits?  When you see how expensive the medical bills can be, even for minor injuries, and how little the insurance companies offer in terms of settlement money, you might expect everyone to sue.  One of the reasons that there are… Read More »

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FloodedStreet

Woman Files Personal Injury Lawsuit After Accident In Flooded Sawgrass Mills Parking Lot

By Douglas & Douglas |

You can’t sue Mother Nature, although, if anyone would be inclined to try, it would be Floridians.  Not only is Florida known for its extreme weather, where every summer afternoon has a booming thunderstorm except for when tropical storm force winds, or even higher, last all day and all night.  Furthermore, as everyone who… Read More »

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Anteater

Family Sues Cruise Company And Staffing Firm Over Anteater Attack

By Douglas & Douglas |

Florida has its share of scary looking animals, from the American alligator, which includes Florida in its native range, to introduced species like the nutria, the green iguana, and more recently, the Nile monitor lizard.  Alligators have been known to attack humans, but only if those humans are wading or swimming in the water,… Read More »

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If A Motorcycle Passenger Gets Injured, Is The Driver Legally Liable?

By Douglas & Douglas |

Florida law acknowledges that many accidents are partially the fault of one party and partially the fault of another party.  If you get injured as a passenger on a motorcycle, you might have a claim against the driver on whose motorcycle you were riding or against the driver of the other vehicle involved in… Read More »

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Family Sues Nursing Home After Resident Suffers Five Fall Accidents In Three Weeks

By Douglas & Douglas |

Many causes of death and serious injury in nursing homes are due to causes that rarely happen in the outside world, or at least rarely have such dire consequences.  For example, the majority of people who die from choking, skin infections, and falling on indoor walkways are elderly residents of nursing homes.  Part of… Read More »

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The Safest Cars Of 2022

By Douglas & Douglas |

No matter which kind of vehicle you are driving, preventing collisions requires constant vigilance.  Car insurance companies apportion fault for collision based on many actions that each driver took or did not take in the moments or hours leading up to the accident.  As long as your car is roadworthy, then the make and… Read More »

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Car Part Malfunctions Can Happen In Electric Vehicles, Too

By Douglas & Douglas |

Research into ways to make motor vehicles safer is a lucrative industry, and it appears to be a successful one, too.  Fatalities from traffic collisions are much less frequent than they were several decades ago, and the fact that cars are safer now than they were when your parents first learned to drive is… Read More »

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Golf Cart Accidents In Florida

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Almost every day of the year in Florida, it is sunny enough for at least part of the day to want to head to the golf course, but in the summer months, it is too hot for the walk from one hole on the golf course to the next to be enjoyable, hence the… Read More »

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