Archive for March 2018

Motorcycles 101: Accidents Happen, How to Stay Safe on the Road

Road accidents are all similar in that they cause serious injuries and financial strain, but there are inherent differences between motorcycle accidents and automobile accidents. The liability pertaining to motorcycle accidents, for one, is not the same as the liability surrounding automobile accidents.

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FIU Bridge Collapse: Liability for Unspeakable Tragedy

Less than 24-hours after the tragic bridge collapse that claimed six lives, state and federal officials are investigating the behind-the-scenes on the project that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was quoted Thursday night per the Washington Post as saying: “It was going to be a significant project … to see it on the ground and underneath it those who died and who were injured is a tragedy.”

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FIU Bridge Collapse: Neglectful Builders, Architects to Blame

The news channels dubbed it an “engineering feat”; it was supposed to make the campus commute easier and save workers, commuters and pedestrians time. Sweetwater on-campus housing students were expected to utilize the bridge to make their commute easier. Instead, tragedy struck early on March 15, 2018 when FIU’s pedestrian bridge collapsed mere days after installation, trapping helpless victims underneath the rubble. Some of those victims have already been reported to have not survived the collapse.

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Negligent Security: What is it and Who is Responsible?

Negligent security. The term may not be familiar to you, the definition certainly will be. Justia defines “negligent security” as follows: “It is the basis by which an individual injured by a third party tries to hold liable the owner or tenant of the property where a criminal injury is inflicted.”

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