SARASOTA FLORIDA CONSTRUCTION LAW AND PERSONAL INJURY BLOG
Pain, financial stress, mental anguish. Each of these hardships can arise in the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident. Taken together, these damages can be overwhelming, leaving you unsure of where to turn for help. You shouldn't despair, though, because the legal...
Construction projects are a frequent occurrence in Florida. Whether it is to rebuild what is lost in a hurricane or storm or a project to renovate or build up an area, the construction of buildings, businesses and homes occur each year throughout the state. While they...
Liability in construction law matters can vary significantly. When so many parties are involved in an accident or a defect leading to losses, it can be difficult to pinpoint who is at fault. Perhaps even more so than other related cases, construction defect issues are...
Drowsy Driving Prevention Week takes place November 1st through 8th, 2020. The week is used to spread awareness about the danger of driving while drowsy across the United States including Florida. It also encourages the public to take a look at the social media...
Long hours on the road make truck drivers drowsier behind the wheel than other drivers. The U.S. Department of Transportation says that driver fatigue is a leading cause behind the nearly 4,000 large-truck crash deaths that arise each year, so truckers in Florida...
The Sunshine State remains a place where people live healthy lifestyles. Bicycling and jogging remain two ways people in Florida stay fit and active. When engaging in these hobbies, it also pays to stay aware. Unfortunately, accidents happen, and both bicyclists and...
Residents of Florida will want to know about this recent article that highlights the suit being brought against Alta Developers and partners for construction deficiencies. The plaintiff is the condo association of Miami's Le Parc at Brickell. After many complaints,...
Florida parents with a teen who has just obtained a driver's license may be rightly concerned over their teen's safety on the road. After all, teens can become negligent or reckless in so many ways and wind up causing a crash, perhaps a fatal one. For every mile...
A construction defect can be declared when a home or building in Florida is either not constructed in a reasonable fashion or fails to function as intended. The deficiency responsible for the defect can possibly be found in the design, planning, construction, or...
With pedestrian deaths steadily climbing since 2009, safety should become a priority for pedestrians in Florida. In fact, everyone is a pedestrian at some time or another, so this winds up concerning everyone. Below are seven types of pedestrian accidents that deserve...
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Dana Watts is a board certified civil trial lawyer by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization with more than 30 years of litigation experience. He also received an AV* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Learn More