Over the past two and a half decades, Jeannete Lewis has handled the development and litigation.
Automotive accidents can happen suddenly and often times bring about life-changing consequences.
Motorcycle accidents nearly always involve fatal, life-threatening, or very serious and permanent injuries – even for helmeted riders who wear all of the protective gear. Indeed, motorcyclists are significantly overrepresented in fatal collisions.
Boating, Watercraft and Watersport Accidents
Florida boasts approximately 663 beaches, over 1,100 miles of coastline, and nearly 1 million registered vessels and watercraft.
Property owners have a non-delegable duty to make their premises safe for persons whom they expressly or impliedly invite thereon.
Jeannete Lewis has litigated multiple cases involving the failure to provide adequate security resulting in the victim suffering serious injuries or death. Landowners or those having control over property have a non-delegable duty to provide safe premises.
Florida Statute §768.125 governs when and whether a seller or furnisher of alcohol may be subject to liability for the harm caused by the acts or omissions of intoxicated persons. The statute protects only two classes of people and only then, under certain circumstances.
It is commonly perceived and stated by proponents of injustice that medical malpractice litigation isfrivolous and its proliferation does nothing but increase health care costs which hurts “us all.” One recent study shows that medical errors result in approximately 250,000 deaths annually.
Florida is no stranger to pool drownings and in recent years, the state and federal legislatures have passed laws requiring greater safety in and around pools, including laws governing public pools, fence requirements, pool safety gates and locking mechanisms, and alarms.