Category Archives: Negligent Security

Orlando Florida – Arrest Made of Maintenance Man – Rape Allegations in Apartment Complex

In Orlando, Florida and other Florida cities, a home, whether a rental or one that is owned, should be a safe haven for the residents and visitors. Unfortunately and tragically in many cases, residents are attacked, assaulted, and, yes, raped in their own home. These incidents are quite traumatic and cause severe emotional, psychological, and, in some cases, serious physical personal injuries that last a lifetime for the victim. In Orlando, Florida, a woman reported to police that she was raped by a maintenance man. The woman was locked out of her apartment and sought assistance from the maintenance man … Continue reading

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Dangers of Dating through Craigslist.com – You Might Get Attacked and Robbed

A 60-year-old man of Altamonte Springs, Florida, suffered a harmful attack and was simultaneously robbed after meeting a woman whom he met on Craigslist.com. Orlando police stated the man met the woman, whom he believed was 28-years-old at Sylvester Hankins Park around 11 p.m. The man and woman were eating when two men approached them, grabbed the man by his neck, threw him to the ground, and stole his wallet and phone. Afterwards, the two attackers and the woman ran off. Police suspect the woman knew the two attackers. The victim did not sustain any serious personal injuries and refused … Continue reading

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Florida Slip and Fall Law – Store or Premises Liability

Florida slip and fall law requires proof be provided that the fall was due to the action or inaction of facility where the injured party fell. For instance, if you are shopping in a Jacksonville store and you slip on water and fall to the ground, the simple fact that the water was there does not mean that the store is responsible for your injuries. Then how can a facility be responsible for your injuries? First, if an employee carried water bottles that had a leak in them, therefore putting the water on the floor, then the store would most … Continue reading

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Florida Pool Parties Can Be a Nuisance

Florida summer pool parties are regular weekend activities. With pools come children and that can lead to an unexpected accident. In Florida law, pools are considered an attractive nuisance. This basically means they are attractively dangerous to individuals. In this case, children may be attracted onto your property by a pool and if they are injured while on your property, then you can be liable. In the summer many kids are out venturing the neighborhood during the day while the neighbors are at work. A pool is often attractive kids, especially on hot summer days like we have in Jacksonville, … Continue reading

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