Personal Injury

Florida Product Liability Statutes Overview

Under Florida product liability statutes, consumers can hold suppliers, designers, distributors, and manufacturers liable for injuries caused by their products. Family members may file a wrongful death claim on behalf of a loved one whose death was caused by a defective product.  Request a free consultation with our Florida product liability lawyers by calling (850)...

Is an Employer Liable for an Employee’s Car Accident in Florida?

When an employee experiences a car accident while on the job, the circumstances determine who is responsible for the damages. At Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon, our Pensacola, Florida auto accident attorneys can help you navigate the legal rules and secure recovery for your losses after an accident. Call (850) 444-4878 or reach us online today...

Negligence Per Se in Florida Overview

Although accidents happen every day in Florida, not all accidents permit recovery of monetary damages. To successfully recover damages after an accident, one must establish negligence by the at-fault party. However, the negligence per se doctrine in Florida permits recovery without proving negligence.  For a free consultation with our Florida personal injury lawyers, please contact...

Common Bicycle Accident Injuries Florida Riders Suffer

Riding a bicycle has several benefits. Florida bicycle riding is a great workout that aids weight loss and increases cardiovascular function. Commuting to work on a bicycle is increasingly popular as well. Bike riding is also a fun and relatively safe group activity. Unfortunately, Florida bike riders must compete with cars, trucks, motorcycles, and pedestrians...

Punitive Damages in Florida – Info for Injured Victims

Understanding Florida Punitive Damages Bringing a lawsuit that asks for punitive damages differs from your standard personal injury case. Not every lawsuit that includes a claim for punitive damages will be successful. In fact, if you’re hoping for punitive damages, Florida awards are rare. If you plan to bring a lawsuit that includes Florida punitive...