Category: Premises Liability Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 4.7 million Americans are injured each year by dog bites. Annually in Florida alone, more than 500 residents suffer dog bites so severe that they require hospitalization. Unfortunately, the effects of the attack may be long lasting, including…

Victims of dog bites in Florida can look to state law for protection of their legal rights. Florida is a statutory strict liability state, imposing liability the first time a dog attacks. If you have been bitten by a dog in Gainesville, you may be entitled to compensation for your…

Negligence occurs when a victim is injured because of another’s negligent action, misconduct, or failure to act. Sometimes, negligence is defined as the doing of something that a reasonably prudent person would not do under similar circumstances. A relative term: Negligence is a relative term that depends on the facts…