Is a Business Liable, if you are Robbed Outside of it?
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Is a Business Liable, if you are Robbed Outside of it?

South Florida has a considerable amount of crime, which comes as no surprise to anyone who lives in the area. Robberies are frequent and, like any major urban area, there are certain neighborhoods in which more crime takes place than others. Sometimes, however, crime takes place on the premises of a business, under circumstances that the…

Ten-Year-Old Seriously Injured in Florida Adventure Park Accident
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Ten-Year-Old Seriously Injured in Florida Adventure Park Accident

A Florida boy recently was seriously injured in an accident after he fell nearly twenty feet from a zip line onto a concrete floor at an adventure park in Lakeland after not being properly strapped into a safety harness by park staff.  These types of tragic incidents are unfortunately too common at amusement and adventure parks…

VA Active Shooter Highlights Florida Negligent Security Law
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VA Active Shooter Highlights Florida Negligent Security Law

Screaming that he needed a cigarette, a double amputee and U.S. Army veteran in West Palm Beach recently shot and wounded a doctor at the West Palm Beach Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center just before the veteran was scheduled to undergo a mental health evaluation. The veteran, who was 59 and originally from Michigan, arrived…

Shooting at Equinox Gym in Coral Gables Highlights the Importance of Ensuring Proper Safety and Security for a Business’s Patrons and Employees
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Shooting at Equinox Gym in Coral Gables Highlights the Importance of Ensuring Proper Safety and Security for a Business’s Patrons and Employees

A workplace shooting recently occurred at an Equinox gym facility in Coral Gables. A trainer who had been terminated from Equinox earlier that day entered the club, pulled out a gun and opened fire, killing an Equinox employee and critically injuring another before turning the gun on himself according to a news report from the…