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Who’s Liable for a Motor Vehicle Crash? Part II—Parents, Legal Guardians, Private and Public Agencies and Entities

You were in a motor vehicle accident and now you’re wondering who will be liable. There are two lines of inquiry that should be pursued initially—potential defendants and potential insurance coverage. This blog article is Part II of a two-part…
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Who’s Liable for a Motor Vehicle Crash? Part I—Owners, Operators, and Employers

You were in a motor vehicle accident and now you’re wondering who will be liable. There are two lines of inquiry that should be pursued initially—potential defendants and potential insurance coverage. This blog article is Part I of a two-part…
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Florida Real Estate Broker Commissions and the Procuring Cause Doctrine

The Doctrine In Florida, a real estate broker may be entitled to a commission despite not having a written agreement. Under Florida’s procuring cause doctrine, in certain circumstances, “[w]here a sale is consummated by the vendor and a…

Will a Lawyer Take My Case on Contingency?

Contingency fee arrangements are common in cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, and product liability. A contingency fee arrangement means that an attorney agrees to defer payment of attorney’s fees and costs until the client…

Options for Enforcing & Collecting on a Judgment in Florida

Congratulations! You won a monetary judgment against your opposing party. You are now entitled to a sum of money. But how do you turn that piece of paper into a meaningful result? The process and cost of enforcing and collecting a judgment…

Administrative Hearings Explained for Licensed Professionals

Administrative Hearings under Florida Statutes Chapter 120 Realtors, contractors, and numerous other professionals licensed through the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations are subject to Florida’s administrative…

Florida’s Whistleblower Laws Are an Exception to At-Will Employment

Florida follows the common law at-will employment policy. At the core of the at-will employment doctrine is the ability of an employer to dismiss an employee at any time for any non-discriminatory reason or no reason at all, and without any…