It can take years for the manufacturer of goods to develop and release a product for consumer use and consumption. During that time, the manufacturer may take the product through various iterations, refining its design and improving its usability to increase its likelihood of being bought. During that time, manufacturers also often look for ways to ensure their products comply with consumer safety standards.
Personal injuries often result when someone, either the victim or another person, engages in negligent behavior. If a person acts negligently and causes their own harm, they generally do not have the right to recover their damages, as there is no one but himself or herself to blame. However, if a Tampa resident is hurt because of the carelessness or lack of regard of another person or entity, then that victim may be able to sue for their damages and recover their accident-related costs.
The love of dogs is far-reaching in Florida and across the country. There seem to be fewer places where dogs are not welcome and pampered. Nevertheless, this unconditional affection does not always extend to all breeds. Even as many households love and treat their dogs like children, certain breeds stir contempt in some hearts.
Premises liability law generally allows an injured party to sue the owner of a parcel of land or real property, where the injured party suffered their harm. However, as many Tampa residents know, not all individuals own the properties in which they live. A number of people rent houses, apartments and condos from others.
Whenever you move about any landowner's property in Florida, you would likely expect to be safe from hazards that could cause injuries. Knowing that you could file a premises liability suit should dangerous conditions on the property harm you may ease your mind. However, as with any doctrine, exceptions exist, and before pursuing recovery, you will likely need to make sure you have a full understanding of the applicable laws.
Large trucks carry goods all across the state of Florida, and usually, they make it from their starting destinations to their final stops without encountering any problems. However, when a large truck is involved in an accident, the results can be catastrophic. Though car accidents may occur more frequently, truck accidents result in around 5,000 deaths each year.