Florida Case Law

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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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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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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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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6 Feb 2017

What If I Can’t Afford a Lawyer?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law, Personal Injuries in the News

So in Florida, generally the initial consultation with a personal injury lawyer is free and basically, you may want to talk to more than one lawyer to discuss what happened and why it happened, to get the different approach of …

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31 Oct 2016

Can I Recover Damages for Future Loss of Earning Capacity in Florida?

by Holliday Karatinos Law Firm, PLLC, posted in Florida Case Law, Personal Injuries in the News

Claiming Loss of Future Earnings Capacity after an Accident in Florida Being involved in a serious accident is a traumatic experience that can disrupt your life and your future. In addition to the physical pain that you suffer from your …

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18 Apr 2016

Can Social Media Impact Your Personal Injury Claim?

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

The use of social media is becoming more and more common. In fact, as of January 2014, 74 percent of adults who used the internet also used social media sites, a Pew Research Center report found. (Since that time, it …

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