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Florida Landlords And Negligent Security

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

If you have been renting an apartment or an office in Florida and sustained an injury as the result of a criminal act, you may wonder if the landlord is responsible for your medical expenses and emotional distress. It is true that property owners are responsible for upholding reasonable safety and security on their… Read More »

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Slip And Fall Accidents In Restaurants And Bars

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

There are thousands of restaurants and bars throughout Florida, and while they can be a great place to meet friends, family, or go on a date they also pose potential risks to customers when the premises is not upkept as it should be. Slip and fall accidents are the most common type of premises… Read More »

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Premises Liability Claims For Violent Acts

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

While slip and falls are the most common type of premises liability claim, property owners may also be liable for more intentional acts that harm guests on their property. This is true even if the perpetrator of these acts is never arrested for their crimes, and it ensures that the victim who suffered injury… Read More »

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Premises Liability On Residential Property

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

When most people think of premises liability accidents, they picture commercial spaces like grocery stores, retail shops, restaurants, movie theaters, and amusement parks. However, accidents can also happen on residential property in a person’s home, apartment complex, or condominium. Different standards may apply to residential premises liability cases, and an experienced personal injury lawyer… Read More »

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Common Types Of Premises Liability Cases

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Premises liability is an umbrella term used to describe any accident that occurs on the property of another owner or occupier because of a dangerous or hazardous condition. There are many different types of premises liability claims in Florida, and many happen every year in the Delray Beach area. At Earnhart Law, our dedicated… Read More »

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Must Hotels With Pools Have A Lifeguard On Duty?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

A pool is often a big draw for hotels and motels, especially in Florida where steamy weather requires a place to cool off. Unfortunately, many accidents can occur in swimming pools. Some people suffer near-drowning injuries, such as brain damage, while others die in the water. One question that pops up regularly is whether… Read More »

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Did You Slip & Fall In A Grocery Store?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Virtually everyone shops for groceries each week, so it is not surprising that many slip and fall accidents happen in grocery stores. In addition to foot traffic, grocery stores have been additional hazards that can easily send a person tumbling end over end. At Earnhart Law, we will fight to get our clients the… Read More »

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Escalator Accidents

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Many people use escalators at the airport, mall, or hotels. Although they are designed to make it easier for people to travel between floors, many escalators malfunction due to improper repairs or negligence. In fact, thousands of people are seriously injured on escalators each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. At Earnhart… Read More »

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Will Homeowner’s Insurance Cover a Slip & Fall?

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

Many people think of slip and fall accidents happening only in stores. But falls are a surprisingly common injury on private property, and any visitor could slip and fall on a driveway, walkway, or staircase, suffering serious injuries in the process. Fortunately, homeowners’ insurance will cover a slip and fall accident on private property…. Read More »

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Falling on Hazardous Sidewalks

By Craig D. Earnhart, P.A. |

The Palm Beach Post has an interesting story about the unexpected hazards created by mandatory oak or mahogany trees planted along sidewalks. Almost 30 years ago, the County decided that all developers should install these trees to provide canopy and other benefits. The trees were required to be planted within 10 feet of the… Read More »

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