[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]Being assaulted is a very traumatic experience that will likely stay with you for many years. Although nothing can undo it, you may be able to file a claim to recover financial compensation for… Continue reading Why Sue Property Owner, and Not Assailant, for Assault on Premises?Continue Reading
When a Crime Victim Can File a Civil Action Against a Property Owner
Under Florida’s premises liability law, anyone who is invited onto someone else’s property has the right to recover damages for any injuries sustained on those premises. This even applies to criminal assaults that occur on the property and result in an injury to the visitor or guest. These types of… Continue reading When a Crime Victim Can File a Civil Action Against a Property OwnerContinue Reading
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Could a “Bad Dog” Sign Affect My Ability to Recover After Suffering a Bite?
In Florida, dog owners are held strictly liable for the injuries caused by their animals. It is possible, however, for dog owners to escape liability in some cases, including when they posted a “Bad Dog” sign on their property. Even in these situations, a victim could still be entitled to… Continue reading Could a “Bad Dog” Sign Affect My Ability to Recover After Suffering a Bite?Continue Reading
Landlord Liability for Dog Bites
Under Florida law, dog owners can be held liable if their animals attack someone else, as long as the victim was lawfully on the property in question at the time of the incident. These are not, however, the only individuals who can be held legally responsible for a dog bite-related… Continue reading Landlord Liability for Dog BitesContinue Reading
Sexual Assault Aboard a Cruise Ship: Is the Cruise Line Responsible?
Sexual assault happens much more than it should aboard cruise ships. Young women in particular are vulnerable, especially when they are traveling alone or with a group of young friends. However, anyone can be assaulted, regardless of age or gender. If you were raped or assaulted on a cruise, you… Continue reading Sexual Assault Aboard a Cruise Ship: Is the Cruise Line Responsible?Continue Reading
Were You Attacked in a Parking Lot?
Criminal assaults in parking lots are surprisingly common. Many people get into fights over parking spaces, near miss collisions, or aggressive tailgating. Even worse, some criminals hang out in parking lots, especially at night, before jumping unsuspecting customers. In October, a woman was beaten in a Walmart parking lot over a… Continue reading Were You Attacked in a Parking Lot?Continue Reading
What to Do if Your Apartment Complex Lacks Adequate Security
Florida law requires that apartment complex owners provide a safe environment for their tenants. This duty has many dimensions, but one obvious one is that landlords must take reasonable precautions to prevent their tenants from being injured by criminal activity. At Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum Bluestein, LLP we stand up to… Continue reading What to Do if Your Apartment Complex Lacks Adequate SecurityContinue Reading
Suing for Hazing Injuries
Many fraternities and athletic teams employ hazing as a form of initiation or social bonding. Even sororities have gotten in on the act, usually by having their new members perform embarrassing acts. According to one study, about 55% of students involved in a sport, club, or organization in college will… Continue reading Suing for Hazing InjuriesContinue Reading
What You Should Know About Sexual Assaults in Miami Hotels
Many people, both men and women, can feel nervous about spending the night in a hotel or motel that they’ve never been to before -and for good reason. Unfortunately, violent assaults, including sexual assaults to tourists, travelers, vacationers and locals can and do happen in Miami. Whether you are visiting… Continue reading What You Should Know About Sexual Assaults in Miami HotelsContinue Reading
How Dog Bites Injure Nerves
A dog’s powerful jaws can crack bones, and its sharp teeth can puncture skin and damage soft tissue like muscles and ligaments. However, some of the worst damage a person can suffer is to their nerves, which often lead to pain and weakness. As experienced premises liability lawyers in Miami,… Continue reading How Dog Bites Injure NervesContinue Reading