Articles Posted in Business Law

fl-courtroom-790x240When a lawsuit is filed and an attorney is chosen to represent an individual in the lawsuit, that attorney may not always be the attorney throughout the entire proceedings. The main thing that needs to be remembered is that the lawsuit is not the attorney’s case, it is in fact the client’s case. The client is in fact that one in charge of how the case proceeds and it’s ultimately up to you if you want to change lawyers mid-case. While it is unusual for an attorney to not see the end of a lawsuit, there can be many reasons for why switching lawyers might occur. Continue reading

Negligent-SecurityBusiness owners owe a legal duty to their customers to provide a safe and secure premise and to reasonably protect them from potential harms and dangers. This is a form of premise liability. If a business owner does not provide a safe and secure premise for their customers, they can be held liable for negligent security. Negligent security cases routinely involve shootings, stabbings, and even murders. Unfortunately, in Florida, negligent security claims are among the highest throughout the country. Sadly, some business owners focus more on making a profit rather than providing adequate security for their customers and this could end up being very costly for these business owners. Continue reading