10 Leading Causes of Construction Site Accidents in Florida

Lack of Evidence Establishing Causation Can Result in a Dismissal of a Negligence Case by Directed Verdict

MAY 30, 2016: As a Miami lawyer that represents clients injured in construction accidents and work-related accidents, establishing causation by proving the precise mechanism leading to the injury is of the utmost importance.  Simply stated, just because a person is injured on a job site does not automatically raise the presumption that the company is responsible.  The obligation is on the injured party to submit evidence establishing that but for the negligence of the defendant, the incident would not have occurred. In “Broward Executive Builders, Inc. v. Liliana Zota, as Guardian of Mercedes Zota,” the Fourth District Court of Appeal of Florida