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Premises Liability

By Robert W. Elton |

Many people assume that if they are injured on someone else’s property, that individual is automatically liable for their medical bills and associated costs. But that is not necessarily the case. Understanding when you have a valid claim against someone is essential before pursuing legal action, and a local personal injury attorney can definitely… Read More »

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Avoid A Camping Disaster

By Robert W. Elton |

Many Floridians enjoy communing with nature: the sound of water lapping on the beach, the smell of the campfire, and breathing in the fresh outdoor air can make you feel alive like nothing else can. Even so, smart campers know that there are hazards involved with camping, and take appropriate steps to remain safe…. Read More »

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House Fires

By Robert W. Elton |

When a mother and daughter were killed in a Hialeah house fire in August 2017, authorities reported that all of the windows had bars on them and the occupants of the house were unable to escape. The tragedy was felt by neighbors, who knew the family and thought well of them. House fires are… Read More »

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When Home Projects Lead to Liability Issues

By Robert W. Elton |

As warmer weather approaches, many Floridians start thinking about those home fix-up projects that have been put on hold for the past several months. While some homeowners take personal satisfaction in giving our homes a facelift with their own sweat, others look to hire someone else to take care of the many tasks that… Read More »

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When Negligent Care of a Property Results in a Slip or Fall

By Robert W. Elton |

You are enjoying the day, strolling through a commercial property, when you suddenly trip on a jagged piece of linoleum that was not secured to the flooring; you crash to the ground, incurring several fractures. The medical bills are piling up, you are missing numerous days from your job, and you find yourself sinking… Read More »

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When Injuries Occur on Your Property

By Robert W. Elton |

Let’s say you own a restaurant. A patch of oil has spilled on the floor, and someone has slipped and fallen, resulting in a broken arm. Are you, as the property owner, liable for the injury? As a matter of law, the answer to this question depends in some measure on who the injured… Read More »