Hospitality laws were created to ensure that restaurants, hotels, motels, and other public establishments provide proper safety measures to ensure the well-being of their customers. For example, when you go to a restaurant, you expect that the food will be safe to eat. That’s because the owners have a legal duty to abide by all the…

The Dirty Little Secret About Big Money Settlements You see the ads on television all the time: Giant law firms settling accident cases for big money. Like most people, you probably assume that the law firms gets one-third and the injured party gets two-thirds. Not so fast! There’s a dirty little secret about those payouts…

Personal injury cases are civil cases. A personal injury lawsuit seeks to assign fault to another party and make that party pay money to the victim. Simply being injured in an accident does not automatically mean you have a personal injury case. Typically, you must be able to prove that another party was negligent, that…

Truck accidents can be caused by many reasons, but a leading cause is truck driver fatigue. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rules, which regulate the hours of service for truckers, allow tractor-trailer operators to drive up to 11 hours a stretch in one 14-hour period. Therefore, truck drivers can be required to drive up…

Employers often ask us what are some of the key differences in defining a worker as an independent contractor or as an employee. There are several factors that are important in helping to determine that.. While there are many differences between independent contractors and employees, the most evident one if that an employer does not…

Attorneys that specialize in civil litigation are also called Litigators or Trial Attorneys. Civil litigation attorneys represent individuals, businesses, or government entities in non-criminal areas of legal dispute. Lawyers specializing in civil litigation provide legal strategies and advise on your case. Civil litigation attorneys often represent their clients across a variety of proceedings. These may…

 We are all looking forward to getting back to our normal lives and being able to vacation safely again. The cruising industry is the fastest growing market in the leisure travel market.  In 2018, the Port of Miami alone had a total of 5,592,000 cruise passengers. If you are planning on cruising out of Florida…

Can my business mandate my employees to receive a COVID-19 Vaccination? The COVID-19 vaccine is finally available in the United States. Of course, to be truly effective, a large percentage of the population must be willing to receive it. Some people may not have a choice, however. Businesses all around the country are considering whether…

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