It can be both challenging and exciting to own your own business, and you have many things that you need to consider to make sure that your establishment remains profitable. Worrying about the state of your store and property needs to be one of these considerations, especially since you have a duty of care to ensure the safety of every person who enters your business. Duty of care means preventing slip and fall accidents.
- Did you know that 600 Floridians are hospitalized from dog bite injuries and 2 Floridians die as a result from those injuries each year? In 2012, insurance companies paid more than $7 million in dog bite claims. With Florida having some of the strictest liability dog bite laws in all of America, it is crucial for you to familiarize yourself with Florida's stature and laws if you are thinking of adopting or owning a dog.
- Getting into a car accident can be scary, but getting into an accident with a big truck can be downright terrifying. If you've recently been hit by a truck and suffered serious injuries or property damage, it's a good idea to get your legal wits about you. Knowing what you can do to strengthen your claim and identify legally liable parties in your accident may be the difference between getting the money you need and being left twisting in the wind.
- After being charged with a crime, your attorney will begin preparing for your trial. This trial will most likely be heard by a jury, and one of the tasks your criminal attorney will prepare for is jury selection. This is a process called voir dire and it allows your attorney to select the best jurors for your case. As you get ready to go to court for the start of your trial, here are three things you should know about this process.
- Unless you're a hermit and you refuse to even let someone put a toe on your grass, you're going to have guests over at your home eventually. When you invite people to your home, you are responsible for their safety. If a person suffers injury on your property, and you were somehow responsible for the accident that caused it, you could be sued for damages. Wait, but it's private property.