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Victims Plan to Sue After Explosion at Plantation Shopping Center, but Who Are the Defendants?

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

In personal injury law, premises liability means that the owner of a property has a legal duty not to endanger people who are on that property. In other words, they must exercise reasonable caution so as to prevent accidental injuries. The biggest responsibility for keeping one’s property safe belongs to business owners; they must… Read More »

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Court Rules Against Surgeon Who Performed Knee Replacement Surgery That Caused Patient to Require Amputation

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

South Florida, where the weather is almost always right for a walk, swim, or bike ride has always been an attractive destination for active seniors. If it seems like the seniors in South Florida have become even more active in recent years, it may be because of advances in mobility-preserving treatments like knee replacement… Read More »

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Family of Man Who Suffered a Heart Attack on Board a Cruise Ship Wins Lawsuit Against Royal Caribbean

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

If you have ever been woken up at night by the sound of ambulances driving past your window or been annoyed about losing time during your commute to work because you had to pull over to make way for an ambulance, consider yourself lucky. It means that you, like most people in South Florida,… Read More »

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Widow Sues Tesla, Alleges That Autopilot Malfunction Caused Fatal Crash

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Unless you are an industry insider or a skilled researcher, you probably get plenty of mixed messages about the state-of-the-art features found on new models of cars. On the one hand, tech news sites run plenty of puff pieces about how the new features of cars will make driving so much easier and so… Read More »

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Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Military Trail

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Car manufacturers often claim that theirs are the safest cars on the road, and while the rate of serious injuries resulting from car accidents has decreased over the last few decades, largely because of the introduction of seat belts and airbags, the truth is that any car is safer than no car. If a… Read More »

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Patient Receives Settlement from Three Surgeons After Her Healthy Kidney Is Removed During Back Surgery

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

It is inevitable that physicians will sometimes make errors, even when they have been properly trained and are using reasonable caution. This is because they are human beings capable of human error. Likewise, doctors sometimes find themselves in situations where, by the time the patient gets to them, anything the doctor does or does… Read More »

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The Vision Zero Program Aims to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities in West Palm Beach by 2030

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

West Palm Beach is the site of an unusually high number of car accidents, including those that cause fatalities and serious injuries. One could point to a number of reasons. DUI, drivers not wearing seat belts, pedestrian driving, and unsafe pedestrian behavior near major roads are some of the causes, but whatever the reason,… Read More »

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Universal Orlando Settles Lawsuit by Family of Girl Injured by Dinosaur Egg Scanner

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

It seems like the Disney theme parks get all the publicity for freak accidents. Where was a boy eaten by an alligator? Disney World! Where did a bird dive bomb a woman walking to a ferry boat? Disney World! Where was a giraffe killed by lightning? Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Perhaps Disney World’s claim to… Read More »

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Family Sues Lime After Woman Suffers Catastrophic Injuries in Scooter Accident

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

A recent listicle by Ian Fortey attributes the decline of the motor vehicle as a horror movie villain to the fact that the road is a much less scary place than it used to be. Unlike in the 1960s, cars have seat belts and airbags, and if you are stuck in traffic, you can… Read More »

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Boca Raton Best Buy Faces Lawsuit from Woman Injured in Trip and Fall Accident

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

A “big box” store such as Best Buy is one of the safest places you can be when you are trying to take shelter from one of Florida’s legendary lightning storms or hurricanes. What about the times when big retail stores are dangerous, though? When the stores are properly maintained, the chances of someone… Read More »

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