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Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | December 14 2022 | Personal Injury

What is Comparative Negligence in a Car Accident Case?

Vehicle accident claims can get complicated, particularly if there is more than one party at fault for the incident. However, when there are multiple parties at fault in a Florida car accident, the claim can get even more confusing as a result of Florida’s no-fault insurance system. Here, we want to examine when comparative negligence…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | December 14 2022 | Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury

Why is Florida the Deadliest State for Pedestrians?

Florida is not necessarily a safe place for pedestrians, particularly those walking, jogging, or running around areas where there are also vehicles. Here, we want to examine some of the factors that make Florida one of the most dangerous states for pedestrians. Whether you are a resident or a visitor to the state of Florida,…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | October 4 2022 | Personal Injury

Florida Residential Swimming Pool Laws

In the US, drowning or near-drowning incidents are not uncommon. Many of these incidents are preventable, particularly those that occur at residential swimming pools. That is why the state of Florida has specific regulations surrounding swimming pools at residences. The goal is to ensure that everyone can enjoy pools while also helping to keep people,…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | September 6 2022 | Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

Are There Damage Caps in Florida Personal Injury Cases?

If you are going through a personal injury lawsuit and expect to recover compensation, then you need to know whether or not there are any limitations on how much money you can receive. States around the country all have their own laws regarding compensation caps, including Florida. Here, we want to examine Florida’s rules regarding…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | June 6 2022 | Personal Injury

Timeline of a Personal Injury Case

If you or somebody you care about has sustained a serious injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity in Florida, it may be necessary to file an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit in order to recover the compensation you need. You may also be wondering how long it…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | October 28 2019 | Personal Injury

Factors that Determine Dog Bite Liability

Dog owners have a duty to control their pets. Therefore, when a dog attacks or bites someone else, the responsibility falls upon the owner. However, there are a few factors that determine dog bite liability that must be thoroughly examined before our lawyers can file a lawsuit on your behalf. Contact us today to schedule…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | July 1 2019 | Personal Injury

Personal Injury Guide

Getting hurt due to someone else’s carelessness is beyond frustrating. When you have a serious injury, it can really turn your life upside down and cause you some financial hardship. We are here to help you pursue a personal injury case. You deserve compensation for your damages and we want to make sure the liable…

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | October 4 2013 | Personal Injury

What Diners Should Know About Florida Restaurant Accidents

More than 100 basketball fans were enjoying dinner overlooking Miami’s North Bay Village while cheering on the Miami Heat against the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals at Shuckers Bar & Grill. The fun Thursday evening took a frightening turn when the sports bar’s deck collapsed, sending the diners into the water of Biscayne Bay….

Posted By Salter, Healy, Rivera & Heptner | September 4 2013 | Personal Injury

Comparative Negligence of Children

According to Florida law, a person injured in an accident might be held partially responsible for the conditions that caused it. When the accident victim is a child under the age of 6, however, there is no issue of comparative negligence. A young child is assumed to be incapable of contributing to the cause of the…

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