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Premises Liability Archives

Do you know about pool safety and the VGB Act?

There are swimming pools everywhere in Florida, and children love being in them. Most parents are aware of the danger of drowning, a silent death that only takes seconds to occur. Many times, this tragedy happens in just inches of water. Unfortunately, toddlers may drown because they are simply not aware that they cannot open their mouths and breathe while underwater. In addition, children might trip at the edge of the pool or suffer slip-and-fall injuries while running. The pool drain is yet another potential source of injury, even death, but it is something parents might not think about.

Should Your Employer Pay For Your Snakebite Treatment?

The woman worked at a consulting firm in a corporate office park - an anonymous job in an anonymous place. One day, as she stepped outside for a break, a snake bit her on the foot. "I felt a ting on my big toe," she said. A baby copperhead had attached itself there.

Examining how assumption of risk applies to theme park injuries

Some of the clients in Marion County that come to see us here at the King Law Firm do so after having sustained accidents at theme parks. Given the number of attractions that the local area offers, this may not come as quite a shock to you. If you have also been injured while visiting one of the local amusement parks, you may be wondering what sort of legal recourse you may have to pursue compensation for the apparent negligence that caused your accident.

Examining the language of liability waivers

Many Marion County residents come to us here at the King Law Firm concerned about the limitations that liability waivers place on their ability to seek compensation for injuries to their kids. If you signed a waiver prior to your child engaging in a potentially dangerous activity, you may feel as though you have no way to hold an activity provider responsible for its negligent actions. However, whether or not a liability waiver is enforceable depends largely on the language that it includes.

Man's best friend can be Florida property owner's liability

In general, Floridians have a longstanding love affair with their dogs. According to the American Pet Products Association, people in the United States have as many as 80 million dogs. Dog owners in the Ocala area may consider their dog as a full-fledged member of the family, and for some owners, their dog truly is their best friend. Sometimes, however, dogs do not behave as they are supposed to. When this happens, it can create danger for the owners or anyone else near the dog.

Ocala springs forward into Daylight Savings

Just about a week ago, Ocala residents sprung their clocks forward an hour for Daylight Savings Time. Every year, the change in time has a tendency to throw some people off kilter for a few days as they adjust. For some people, it might mean forgetting to change their clocks right away. Likewise, the time change can cause confusion about scheduled plans that occur on the first full day of Daylight Savings.

How does Florida premises liability law treat golfers?

Ocala, like many other cities in Florida, has a number of golf courses. In addition to providing golf enthusiasts with a place to play, golf courses can also create natural scenic settings for residential developments.

Florida premises liability case delves into social media

Just about everyone in the Ocala area has probably at least heard about social media websites like Facebook and Twitter. Regardless of whether a person uses them, odds are that they are somewhat familiar with the social media websites, given their vast popularity.

Christmas countdown could mean large crowds at shopping malls

Christmas is now just days away, and for many people in Ocala, that means that they need to make one last push to finish their gift shopping for the year. Owners of retail stores and shopping malls are likely hoping that crowds will flock to their locations to spend money during the coming days. But, these owners and operators should also take certain steps to prepare for the expected increase in customers.

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