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16 Oct 2017

What is premises liability?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law

What is premises liability? Premises liability covers a lot of different types of causes of action. Whether it’s a slip and fall, a trip and fall, negligence security, many times, we will go out and do a forensic investigation at …

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4 Oct 2017

Slip and Fall Accident Statute of Limitations in Florida

by Jamal Parpia, posted in Uncategorized

Every year, thousands of people in Florida are injured in slip and fall accidents. Some people lose their footing on recently-washed restaurant floors, while others fall on the job while working in dangerous conditions. In addition, many older Americans in …

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2 Oct 2017

How does an intentional tort differ from negligence?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law

How does an intentional tort differ from negligence? In the field of personal injury, there are different types of torts that are involved. Now, a tort is a cause of action for harm and sometimes it’s an intentional tort, meaning …

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18 Sep 2017

How to prove negligence in a slip and fall?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law

How to prove negligence in a slip and fall? In Florida, in order to prove negligence in a slip and fall case, the injured person has to show that the defendant business owner or landowner knew or should have known …

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4 Sep 2017

How long after a slip and fall can you sue?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law

How long after a slip and fall can you sue? In Florida, injured people have four years to file a lawsuit for a slip and fall accident. That’s called the statute of limitations. This is a hard rule. If the …

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28 Aug 2017

Can a Pharmacist Be Liable for Pharmacy Mistakes?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Dangerous Products

Just like doctors and nurses, pharmacists may be held accountable for malpractice if their carelessness causes preventable harm. Pharmacists have a legal responsibility to use sound professional judgment and proper care in filling prescriptions. When a pharmacist makes a preventable …

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21 Aug 2017

What to do when I slip and fall in a store?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law

What to do when I slip and fall in a store? In Florida, when someone slips and falls in a store, it’s very important to take certain measures right away to preserve vitally important evidence at the scene. Right after …

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8 Aug 2017

How long do slip and fall settlements take?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law

How long do slip and fall settlements take? In Florida, slip-and-fall cases take about 18 months, from the time that the lawsuit is filed, until the time that the case is completed. That’s a time period that is set out …

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4 Aug 2017

How Do I Protect Myself from a Premises Liability Lawsuit if I Host a Social Gathering?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Premises Liability Blog

Hosting summer parties, cookouts, and social gatherings is a fun thing to do. If you are planning on inviting people to your home in North Tampa, it is a good idea to give adequate attention to party safety and accident …

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24 Jul 2017

Can I change lawyers in the middle of a case?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law

Can I change lawyers in the middle of a case? In Florida a client may change lawyers in the middle of a personal injury case for, really, any reason. The Supreme Court of Florida has held that the lawyer-client relationship …

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