Personal Injury Law Articles

can-non-citizens-file-personal-injury-lawsuits Michael Babboni Apr/20/2016 Michael Babboni

Can Non-Citizens File Personal Injury Lawsuits?

Here’s the short answer: yes. Throughout most of the United States, and most certainly in Florida, both US citizens and all foreign nationals regardless of immigration status have the ability to file personal injury lawsuits for all the usual reasons...

when-to-sue-over-defective-products Michael Babboni Apr/18/2016 Michael Babboni

When To Sue Over Defective Products

When it comes to dangerous product defects, American courts operate on a doctrine called “strict liability,” which means that a plaintiff doesn’t need to prove the manufacturer could have avoided the defect by being careful enough, but only that the...

the-strict-liability-distinction Michael Babboni Apr/14/2016 Michael Babboni

The Strict Liability Distinction

For the most part, personal injury cases are all about discovering who is at fault, or liable, for the injury in question. If the act is intentional and malicious, then finding fault is easy, and since malicious, harmful acts are usually illegal all...

what-is-tort-reform Michael Babboni Apr/12/2016 Michael Babboni

What Is Tort Reform?

A fair number of politicians at both the state and federal level like to use two words, “tort reform,” as the single best means to cure government overspending. However, considering that “tort” isn’t a commonly used word, it’s not always clear to the...

premise-liability-playgrounds Michael Babboni Mar/21/2016 Michael Babboni

Premise Liability: Playgrounds

Playgrounds are supposed to be place of fun and excitement where children can make new friends and get out all of their pent up energy. However, they also can present risks and hidden dangers as well. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

the-basics-of-workers-compensation Michael Babboni Mar/17/2016 Michael Babboni

The Basics Of Workers’ Compensation

Thanks to the workers’ compensation system, employees are required to purchase insurance that provides their employees with benefits when they suffer from work-related injuries and illnesses. This system is a type of compromise between the employers...

defective-product-failure-to-warn Michael Babboni Mar/16/2016 Michael Babboni

Defective Product: Failure To Warn

We have all seen the warning signs on some of our most commonly used products. You get grab a coffee at the local shop and spot a “caution: hot beverage” on the side. There is a warning on the cigarette box in your pocket that says “warning: causes c...

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