Personal Injury Law Articles

florida-legislature-passes-new-dog-bite-law Michael Babboni May/12/2016 Michael Babboni

Florida Legislature Passes New Dog Bite Law

Inspired by the case of Padi, a labrador mix in Sarasota that was scheduled to be euthanized before a judge intervened, the Florida legislature unanimously passed a bill in February that would provide dog owners in severe dog bite cases more opportun...

negligence-actions-under-florida-law Michael Babboni May/10/2016 Michael Babboni

Negligence Actions Under Florida Law

Although the application of negligence law has changed over the centuries, the core concept itself is one of the oldest ideas in law. The central idea of negligence is that someone who does not exercise reasonable care in taking an action should be l...

how-does-mediation-fit-into-a-lawsuit Michael Babboni May/04/2016 Michael Babboni

How Does Mediation Fit Into A Lawsuit?

When it comes to personal injury cases, there are a few different ways the situation can end. Most often the case will end with a settlement out of court, or else the case will be dropped because it lacks any merit. Sometimes the case will go to tria...

what-if-you-are-injured-by-a-tree Michael Babboni Apr/28/2016 Michael Babboni

What If You Are Injured By A Tree?

A tree is not something that most people would immediately recognize as a threat. After all, they don’t move, often provide pleasant shade during sunny days and, in some cases, bear delicious fruit that we all enjoy. But a tree in a human environment...

what-happens-if-a-drone-injures-you Michael Babboni Apr/27/2016 Michael Babboni

What Happens If A Drone Injures You?

The 21st century is filled with all kinds of impressive new technological wonders, from virtual reality to the Internet, but one of the most interesting—and potentially dangerous—developments is the rising public access to the drone. The drone was o...

what-if-an-accident-occurs-with-non-resident-driver Michael Babboni Apr/25/2016 Michael Babboni

What If An Accident Occurs With Non-Resident Driver?

Florida isn’t called “the sunshine state” for nothing, and is blessed with some of the mildest, most pleasant weather in all of America. That means that throughout the entire year, whether it is summer vacation, or Christmas holidays, there are alway...

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...

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