Florida Dangerous Instrumentality Doctrine for Injured Victims

If you have heard of the dangerous instrumentality doctrine—sometimes known as vicarious liability—you might wonder how it affects you if you sustain injuries in a Florida car accident. Whether you sustained injuries while driving someone else’s car or you were struck by someone who was driving a car they didn’t own, you may have the…

Calculating Florida Car Accident Settlements

Calculating potential compensation for injuries sustained during a car accident is challenging. Attorneys must obtain a great amount of information and often must rely on inaccurate Florida car accident settlement calculators. Auto accident settlement calculators don’t take into account key factors that determine realistic compensation figures. Estimating non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering, is…

Florida Comparative Negligence | How it Affects Your Personal Injury Case

The State of Florida follows the pure comparative negligence rule. Comparative negligence is frequently argued by the defendant in a personal injury case. It reduces your amount of compensation when you were partially at fault in causing your accident. Under the general rule of comparative negligence, your percentage of fault reduces your damages award. The…

Pensacola Lawyers Host Annual Fiesta Days Celebration

Pensacola Lawyers Host Annual Fiesta Days Celebration by Fiesta Pensacola It’s only fitting that every year, one of Pensacola’s oldest law firms sponsors the opening event of one of the city’s oldest traditions. That law firm is Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon and the event is Pensacola’s annual Fiesta Days. It’s the oldest and largest heritage…