What is a Motion for Summary Judgment?

Many plaintiffs in foreclosure cases file Motions for Summary Judgment in nearly every matter.  This means that it is extremely important for our foreclosure clients to understand what a Motion for Summary Judgment is, and the consequences that can come from it. Essentially, a Motion for Summary Judgment is a mini-trial, and it is a…

Dog Bites and Products Liability: Strict Liability Laws in Florida

Strict liability is a body of tort laws within personal injury that allows the imposition of liability on a party without the requirement to prove fault, negligence or intention. The claimant only needs to prove that the tort occurred and that the defendant was responsible. In Florida, there are two categories of injuries that follow…

Snowbirds to blame for auto accidents?

Snowbirds to blame for auto accidents? Every year, during the months of October through April, the warm South Florida climate provides refuge for snowbirds. But as people head south for winter, there’s one thing we can be sure of: more auto accidents. According to figures from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles,…

The Ticktin Minute March 5, 2018 – Explanation of the “Right to Work” with Regard to Labor Unions

Explanation of the “Right to Work” with Regard to Labor Unions The right to work means that employees must be allowed to work in unionized workplaces, without joining the associated unions or paying regular union dues. Right to work laws are established on the state law level and only some states follow these “right to…