The Most Common Exceptions to Florida’s Impact Rule

Personal Injury Law

When it comes to claiming damages in a personal injury case for emotional or mental distress, different states operate by different rules. Florida follows the Impact Rule, in which a victim can only claim damages for emotional distress if they are the direct cause of a physical injury in a case. Ted Babbitt wrote recently … Read More

Cases of Negligence: Elements To Be Aware Of

Negligence Action, Personal Injury Law

In an article for the Sarasota Herald Tribune, Florida personal injury attorney Theodore Babbitt discusses being aware of the duty of care when handling cases of negligence. A case of negligence requires proof of the following elements: Duty of care towards the person injured Failure to provide that care in a reasonable fashion Damages flowing from … Read More

Construction Accident and Construction Fatality Representation

Babbitt Johnson, Construction Accident Representation, Personal Injury Law, West Palm Beach Attorneys

Construction workers can find themselves in dangerous or jeopardizing situations. According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) statistics, “One in five worker deaths last year (was) in construction.” The report stated that the “leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls, followed by struck by object, … Read More

What is a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Personal Injury Law

According to FindLaw, “Personal injury cases are legal disputes that arise when one person suffers harm from an accident or injury, and someone else might be legally responsible for that harm.” Examples of personal injury cases include: Medical and hospital negligence Defective medical devices Car accidents Trucking accidents Motorcycle accidents Child advocacy Business litigation Defective drugs Aviation … Read More