Seminole County Jury Absolves Ford Motor Company of Responsibility in Death Case of Young Woman Driving a Ford Explorer
“Ford accepted the risk that somebody might die in a rollover, and I ask you to hold Ford responsible for accepting that risk.” This was the plaintiff attorney’s plea to the jury during their trial against Ford Motor Company in Seminole County which lasted almost two…
Six bills were introduced in the Florida House and Senate this legislative session to place tougher regulations on texting while driving. Two sets of bills double the fines for texting while in a school zone, while one set actually make the offense primary. Florida is in the minority of states that make it only a secondary offense, meaning you must also commit another traffic violation to be cited. Read about the introduced bills.
In Florida, what insurance coverage applies if you are injured in an automobile accident either as a passenger in an Uber/Lyft/ride-share vehicle or hit by one them?
Distracted Driving is the leading cause of auto accidents in the U.S. According to a study conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), 80 percent of automobile accidents are a result of driver distraction. In 2012, more than 3,000 people where killed in crashes…
Balcony Collapses Kills 5, Injures 7 Early this morning, near the University of California’s Berkeley campus, a balcony collapsed from the fourth floor of an apartment building. The incident occurred around 12:40 a.m. killing five and sending another seven to the hospital with serious injuries.…
In the Florida, the Legislature enacted a waiver of sovereign immunity through Florida Statute § 768.28, allowing the state government, including counties, municipalities, and other agencies to be sued for various causes of action, including negligence. However, as a compromise for allowing lawsuits, the Legislature…
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