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Premises Liability- Stay Safe in Public Places

May 3, 2017

Premises Liability- Stay Safe in Public Places

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue were recently called to a parking lot hotel off Baymeadows Road, where a man was found unresponsive, in life-threatening condition after being shot. A robbery with injuries happened last month in the Jacksonville parking lot of a fast-food restaurant during the early morning hours. If you are injured in the parking…

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February 25, 2016

Florida Premises Liability FAQ

Farah & Farah has handled many premises liability claims over the past 35 years. The following are some of the most common questions we hear concerning this area of law. Q: What is premises liability? Premises liability is an area of the law that deals with the duty a property owner or manager has to…

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August 13, 2013

Woman Killed by Homemade Residential Elevator

Authorities are still investigating why a 66-year-old woman was crushed to death by a homemade elevator that was located outside a three-story home in Weeki Wachi. The husband of a wheelchair-bound woman built the elevator 17 years ago when the house was constructed. According to WTSP News, the husband had built the elevator from a…

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June 21, 2013

Miami Restaurant Deck Collapses; 24 Injured, At Least Two Critically

At least 24 people, out of many who had gathered to watch Game 4 of the NBA Finals, were injured when a deck collapsed at a popular seaside restaurant on Biscayne Bay in Miami. Although reports vary, at least two, but possibly three people were critically injured after patrons tumbled into the waters of the…

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January 3, 2013

Hotel Guest Finds Drug Needles in New Port Richey Ramada Inn Coffee Machine

Personal injury attorney Charlie E. Farah recently discovered a story that, if true, is truly frightening. A guest at the Ramada Inn Bayside in New Port Richey got an unpleasant surprise on Christmas Day when he discovered several syringes, a spoon, and a medicine bottle stashed inside the water reservoir of his hotel coffee machine….

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September 25, 2012

Woman Injured in Jacksonville Elevator Mishap Awarded $13 Million

A 54-year-old woman, who was left shaken and injured after an elevator malfunctioned at a Jacksonville high-rise, has won a $13 million jury award. According to testimony, the incident occurred in May 1999 when the woman was in the elevator on the 23rd floor of the Jacksonville building. That’s when the malfunctioning elevator started plummeting…

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July 17, 2012

Miami Teen Sues after Falling through Gap in John’s Pass Bridge

The teenage girl never saw it coming as she ran up the median that divides the north and south lanes of the newly rebuilt John’s Pass Bridge. What she didn’t see was the three-foot-wide, 100-foot-long gap that suddenly opened up before her. What began as a lighthearted attempt to watch a friend riding a personal…

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July 3, 2012

11-Year-Old Girl Dies after Being Electrocuted at Mini-Golf Course Near Orlando

An 11-year-old girl was electrocuted at a Celebration resort while attempting to retrieve her golf ball from a pond at a mini-golf course. Orange County Sheriff’s reported that the little girl’s family was visiting the Orange Lake Resort in Kissimmee from New York when the tragic incident occurred. She was playing putt-putt golf at the…

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