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Man Slips On Banana Peel At Walmart

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

In a recent lawsuit in Florida, a Fort Lauderdale man has filed a personal injury lawsuit for a slip and fall against the retail giant Walmart. The lawsuit is notable because the man specifically names the manager on duty, whose name has not been released. Walmart has, in turn, filed a motion to have… Read More »

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Florida Laws Concerning Slip And Fall Accidents And Comparative Negligence

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The key to the vast majority of personal injury cases is negligence. Negligence means that either by action or inaction, another party is directly responsible for your injury. However, most cases don’t involve clear-cut liability one way or the other. For that reason, the majority of U.S. states make room for comparative negligence. Florida… Read More »

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Fall From Donkey Statue Injures Florida Woman

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A woman is suing a Mexican restaurant for injuries she sustained as a result of falling from a donkey statue on the restaurant property in Tallahassee. According to reports, the woman was climbing on the status to take pictures, but unfortunately slipped and fell from the statue onto the floor. As a result of… Read More »

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Port Everglades Cargo Ship Slip And Fall

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A cargo ship located at Port Everglades was the site of a slip and fall accident recently when a woman fell on the top deck and had to be retrieved by ladder. According to reports, the woman was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries as a result of the accident and, while details… Read More »

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Understanding Florida’s Punitive Damages Laws

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Damages take on a different meaning within the law than in the civilian world. In a legal sense, damages generally refers to the economic or monetary losses a plaintiff has incurred because of how a defendant acted. And within the law there are different kinds of damages. For example, there are: Actual damages –… Read More »

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Premises Liability in Florida: A Primer

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Premises liability is a frequently utilized, but not often understood legal claim in civil law. This area of the law deals with injuries or accidents that occur on the property of another. This extends far beyond tripping and falling on someone else’s land; it can include inadequate security, hazing incidents, or negligent exposure cases… Read More »

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