Pre-Existing Conditions

In a car accident case, pre-existing conditions, diseases or defects can be considered in any claim for damages. Florida’s jury instruction on “causation” or “injury causation” requires that the injured party prove that the negligence is a legal cause of injury.  Legal cause is defined as “loss, injury or damage if it directly and in natural [...]

Personal Injury and Augmented Reality

While smartphone games can be an enjoyable pastime, personal injury can result while playing augmented reality games. Augmented reality games on smartphones have recently become a full-fledged cultural phenomenon. These games create an interactive experience where virtual objects are superimposed on a player’s real environment. For instance, Pokemon Go allows players to capture virtual Pokemon [...]

Florida Car Accidents Involving Uber or Lyft Drivers

The increased popularity of ridesharing services comes with the rise in Florida car accidents involving Uber or Lyft drivers. While ridesharing services offer a convenient and safe method of travel for passengers, as well as an income generating opportunity for drivers, there are several liability concerns that arise after an accident. Rideshare drivers should consult with [...]

Florida Spring Break Accidents

Florida is a common spring break destination for college and high school students across the country setting their sights on warmer weather. While spring breakers may come to Florida for the sunshine and beaches, the fun and sense of freedom can result in accidental injuries. This is especially true when spring breakers are under the influence [...]