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The Ins and Outs of Dog Bite Liability Laws

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Dogs are man’s best friend. But because of that, we tend to forget that they are also animals, and animals that care capable of doing us serious harm. When dogs injure people, victims can get compensation for their injuries, but the law when it comes to liability for dogs, isn’t as easy and straightforward… Read More »

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Tesla Recalls and the Dangerous Use of Autopilot Features

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Tesla cars have become popular, largely based on their advanced technology. Although they are not self driving, and don’t claim to be, they are probably the closest thing out there to self driving cars. The problem is that their self-driving features may be too easy to engage, putting people on the roadway at risk,… Read More »

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Who is the Delivery Person You’re Letting Into Your Home?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

If someone asked you whether you’d let a total stranger into your home, someone neither you nor anybody else knew anything about, you’d probably be pretty quick to say no. But you do it all the time, without realizing the risks and the dangers, when you allow service people and deliver people into your… Read More »

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Who is Liable When Kids are Injured Playing Sports?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

If you have kids, there’s a good chance that either now or at some point in their life, they played sports. Some may have been more serious about it than others, and some may have played for years, and some just gave it a short term try. But if your kids did or do… Read More »

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Here’s the Truth About Class Action Lawsuits

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Class action lawsuits have become so well known, and so common, that they are almost joked about. People say they will “file a class action,” and “get millions of dollars,” as if class action lawsuits are a joke. They probably get that reputation because class action lawsuits tend to yield large recovery amounts, and… Read More »

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Humans May be the Weak Link in Amusement Park Accidents

By Stephen M. Barbas |

When we go to amusement parks and ride the attractions, like the roller coasters or the rides that fly us everywhere at crazy speeds, we often give thought to whether the ride is safe. We may ask ourselves how the ride was put together, whether the ride is serviced and maintained properly and carefully…. Read More »

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Accidents Caused by Items and Loose Debris on the Roadway

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Ever drive on a road, look out the window, and ask yourself “how did that get on the road?” Maybe it’s a piece of wood, or rubber, or small furniture—anything. But that innocuous item can actually be dangerous-and even deadly. Road debris is a serious hazard, and you may be able to get compensation… Read More »

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Pregnant Women, Fetuses, and Injuries to Both

By Stephen M. Barbas |

With all the talk of the recent Supreme Court case in Alabama declaring a fetus held in a lab is a person, allowing the family to sue for wrongful death, it’s easy to forget that in Florida, as with many other states, a fetus that is inside of a pregnant woman has long been… Read More »

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There’s More at Play in Trucking Accidents Than What You May Think

By Stephen M. Barbas |

When a large, commercial semi truck is involved in an accident, you may think it is just you, as the victim, and the negligent truck driver that has liability. But in a typical trucking accident, there are actually a lot more parties involved, because in trucking companies, there are a lot of outside companies… Read More »

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UM Insurance Coverage: Do You Need It?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

If you’re a responsible driver that follows the law, you probably have car insurance. And you probably assume that everybody else has insurance as well. So, you may drive our roads with the assumption that if anything happened to you, that you could get compensation from another negligent driver, through their insurance company. Don’t… Read More »

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