WHAT IS FLORIDA’S COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE LAW

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Determining Fault for a car accident can be a challenging process. Under Florida law, it’s a necessary part of any personal injury claim. Florida uses a pure comparative negligence system, which means all parties to the accident could bear some percentage of fault. The amount of money you could recover for your injuries may be […]

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS IN FLORIDA ARE ONE OF THE LEADING CAUSES OF WRONGFUL DEATH ON THE JOB

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Although construction work in Florida is dirty, hot, and noisy, employees have a job to do and should be safe. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports “one out of every five worker fatalities in the private sector occurred in the construction industry.” Serrano Law is committed to serving families who have been injured or have lost […]

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT

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Workplace self-care starts with knowing your rights. Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination. Harassment and discrimination in the workplace are prohibited under federal and Florida law. Sexual harassment is any “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature from any person directed towards or in […]

WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE PULLED OVER WITH MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN FLORIDA

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Don’t leave your Florida medical marijuana card at home. You may need it if pulled over by police when traveling, even with legally purchased pot from a state-licensed dispensary. Drivers who have a state medical marijuana card may be a bit safer from trouble with the law, as long as they are not under the […]

CONGRESSMAN PROPOSES TO ELIMINATE MARIJUANA TESTING IN STATES IT’S LEGAL

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Congressman Charlie Crist is leading a battle to eliminate marijuana testing in states where the drug is legal. Using marijuana legally doesn’t always protect you if you fail a drug test in the workplace. Federal employees could have to choose between their therapy of choice or their jobs. But Congressman Charlie Crist of St. Petersburg […]