Considering Purchasing a Company? Five Red Flags to Avoid

That dream business just became available, and it is time to make a deal. However, due diligence remains the responsibility of the buyer. After all, the seller put the company on the market for a reason. In many cases, the underlying motive proves harmless; perhaps the present owner just wants to retire. On the other […]

Safe Strategies for Driving in the Rain

Driving during bad weather, especially rainstorms, presents special challenges and requires additional precaution. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration, 46 percent of all weather-related accidents involve driving in the rain. For Floridians, driving in a downpour is a natural occurrence, but there are some strategies to make it less hazardous. Ensure […]

5 Florida Laws You Might Not Know

Every state has a few unusual laws in its statutes and municipal codes, and the Sunshine State is no exception. You may not be familiar with the following five laws, but they were passed by legislatures or municipal councils and enacted by higher offices. 1 – Chapter 826 on Bigamy All states have statutes that […]

What Are the Different Business Ownership Structures?

Starting a business is the greatest accomplishment in many individuals’ lives. It is the moment when all of their hard work, dedication, and passion come together to create something amazing. However, with new accomplishments come new challenges. It is important that business owners understand which type of structure is best for them if they wish […]

Who Is at Fault for My Child’s Birth Defect?

Children are born with birth defects for a number of reasons. Many times, the defect is beyond anyone’s control. Other times, it could have been prevented. If you can prove that a medical practitioner or pharmaceutical company provided your child with inadequate care during pregnancy, they may be at fault for your baby’s birth defect. […]

What is FELA?

One of the more uncommon laws in the U.S. legal system is known as FELA. Short for the Federal Employers Liability Act, FELA is a United States federal law that protects and compensates railroad workers who are injured on the job. Prior to the law being established in 1908, there was no type of coverage […]

Can I Lose My Assets in a Lawsuit?

One of the more stressful parts of being involved in a trial can be the feeling of uncertainty for your future. You may fear that you could lose everything—your reputation, your money, and all of your assets. If you are at risk of losing your belongings, understanding what is considered an asset and what you […]

What is the Sunshine Law?

Enacted in 1967, the Florida Sunshine Law is a series of laws designed to guarantee that the public has access to the public records of governmental bodies in Florida. Sunshine Laws provide a right of access to governmental proceedings for both the state and local levels. Basically, think of the Florida Sunshine Law as certain […]