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Common Types of Homeowner’s Property Damage in Florida

Homeowner’s insurance is one of the most vital forms of protection you can have when you own real estate. In addition to the liability coverage your policy includes if someone is hurt on your property, for example, it also offers financial protection against property damage.

Your homeowner’s insurance policy is designed to protect you if your home is damaged by a covered peril, including storms, natural disaster, vandalism, and theft. In South Florida, homeowners face unique threats that aren’t as common in non-coastal areas, including high winds, hurricanes, and roof damage. The following are the most common types of home property damage

What You Should Know About Getting into a Car Accident While Traveling

Most car accidents happen within a 10-mile radius of your home. However, up to one-quarter of car accidents occur far away from home while you’re on vacation or traveling for work. Crashing your vehicle is stressful enough, but when you’re involved in a car accident in unfamiliar circumstances it can be even worse. That’s why it’s so important to know what to do if you’re involved in a car accident while traveling or on vacation. Read our tips for dealing with the aftermath of a car crash in the post below. 1. Follow the Usual Procedure Sure, you’re far away from home, but the procedure is the generally

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