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The Dangers of Self-Driving Cars

It’s incredible how far technology has come in recent years, but it also can be slightly scary. While the world is racing to self-driving cars, SteinLaw has slightly hit the brakes due to the dangers that still exist when operating self-driving vehicles. As it turns out, we aren’t the only ones who are aware of how self-driving cars aren’t 100% danger free. Just recently The Wall Street Journal posted about the dangers of self-driving cars. Let’s take a closer look at what makes self-driving cars dangerous and what you should know.

How Do Self-Driving Cars Operate? Self-driving cars utilize several complicated systems to

[Florida Shootings and Premises Liability] Can Property Owners Be Liable?

Shootings can happen anywhere, including shopping centers, bars, gas stations, campuses, and gas stations. Florida currently ranks third in the United States for the number of mass shootings but shootings usually involve just one or two victims. While the shooter is certainly responsible for the attack, property owners and managers may have some legal liability of they failed to provide adequate security for patrons, visitors, and guests. When a shooting occurs, it’s common for a lawsuit to follow, usually against the owner of the property or even a security company or event organizer. This is because property owners owe a duty

Plantation Gas Explosion: Who Is Liable for Damages?

On Saturday, July 6, a massive explosion destroyed a building, damaged others, and left 23 people injured in Plantation, Florida. While the investigation into the cause of the accident has only begun, several victims already have plans to sue. The only trouble is determining the cause of the accident, and liability may take months. The gas explosion occurred at the Market on University shopping center in Plantation. Altogether, 23 people were hurt in the accident, including a child at the childcare area of LA Fitness, and 19 were taken to area hospitals, including Westside Regional Medical Center, Plantation General Hospital, and

Rape & Sexual Assault Due to Negligent Security

How Premises Liability Laws Can Affect Sexual Assault Cases in Florida Owners of shopping centers, nightclubs, and other commercial properties have a duty to provide a safe, secure place for customers and guests. Unfortunately, property owners sometimes fail in this duty and make it easier for a criminal assault like rape to occur. When this happens, the victim may have the right to sue the property owner or manager for the injuries even though the perpetrator is directly responsible for the assault. If you have been the victim of sexual assault on someone else’s property in Florida, it’s important to understand your

Florida’s Liability Laws & Statute of Limitations

What are Florida’s Liability Laws & Statute of Limitations for a Car Accident Injury Lawsuit? In 2018, there were over 400,000 car accidents in Florida, resulting in over 250,000 injuries.  In 2017, Florida ranked third in the country when it came to the most car accident fatalities. Unfortunately, car accidents are a common sight within the sunshine state. And with more people moving to Florida, car accidents may become increasingly prevalent. If you have been in a car accident, you may not know your rights. If you intend to sue an insurance company, the government, a manufacturer, or another driver, you also need to