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…

Understanding the Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Florida

If you sustained injuries in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, you may have the right to pursue damages. A personal injury lawyer can help demonstrate negligence and establish liability for your injuries, property damage, lost income, and related losses. Unfortunately, you have a short window of time to take legal action due to…

Florida Wrongful Death Statute | What You Should Know

Florida’s wrongful death statute ensures that individuals who wrongfully caused someone’s death are held responsible for their actions.  The law ensures that a deceased person’s survivors and loved ones receive fair compensation and financial remedy for the death of their loved one. Under Florida law, a wrongful death occurs when a person dies as a…