Florida Comparative Negligence Overview

Understanding Comparative Negligence in Florida 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…

Florida Wrongful Death Statute Overview

An Overview of the Florida Wrongful Death Statute Florida’s wrongful death statute helps ensure that individuals who wrongfully caused someone’s death are held responsible for their actions. The law also helps ensures that a deceased person’s survivors and loved ones receive fair compensation and financial remedy for the death of their loved one. Under the…

Florida Collateral Source Rule: Quick Facts

Personal injury damages are rarely as straightforward as one liable defendant paying one wronged plaintiff. Incidents that require legal action often have a number of parties involved, including private insurance companies as well as the individuals involved in the accident. Unfortunately, this can complicate the process of compensating victims, especially when it comes to health…