Baggett Law Insights
The Blame Game: Fault and Legal Liability in Florida
Apportioning fault is one of the most crucial yet challenging factors in the aftermath of a car accident. Oftentimes, one driver is clearly to blame for a careless maneuver – running a red light, for instance. Other times, however, fault isn’t so clear and may even be contrary to what the parties’ initial determinations are. […]Continue reading...
Falling Trees – Who Pays?
Trees – they add beauty to landscaping, shelter to wildlife, oxygen to air, and shade from the harsh heat of Florida’s summers. Yet, how often do you think about the trees in your yard? As attorneys, we get the “falling tree question” a lot, especially around hurricane season: “Am I liable if my tree […]Continue reading...
Injured At The Gym
Does your daily or weekly routine involve going to the gym or to an exercise studio? According to a recent national survey, 1 in 5 Americans belongs to at least one type of health club. From yoga to cycling to high-intensity style workouts, there is a fitness franchise on nearly every corner. As any experienced […]Continue reading...
Florida Car Owners: Major Liability Regardless of Fault
Like most people, you have probably loaned your car to a neighbor or friend on occasion without giving it much thought. Or perhaps you have a minor child that just turned 16 that you allow to drive the family car. Or maybe you plan to buy your minor child a car? Did you know that […]Continue reading...
Baggett Law Partners Named 2018 Super Lawyers®
Baggett Law is pleased to announce that Amanda and Matt Baggett have been named to the Florida Super Lawyers list as top attorneys in the state for 2018. This is the tenth consecutive year the pair have been recognized by the publication for exhibiting excellence in their profession. Super Lawyers, a list issued by Thomson Reuters, is a rating […]Continue reading...
Baggett Law Partners Recognized as “Super Lawyers” for Ninth Consecutive Year
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., January 5, 2017 – Baggett Law congratulates Matt and Amanda Baggett on their selection to the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers list. Matt was recognized for his work in personal injury law, and Amanda was recognized for her work in construction litigation. This is the ninth consecutive year the pair have been recognized for exhibiting excellence in their […]Continue reading...
After the Storm: Beware of Unlicensed Contractors!
Following the destruction of Hurricane Matthew, many Florida homeowners are in need of home repairs. Before you hire someone to do those repairs, however, keep in mind that unlicensed contractors can leave you with an even bigger mess to deal with. Here are some good tips from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation […]Continue reading...
All too often I end up having a conversation with someone that claims personal injury claimants and their attorneys are what’s wrong with our country. I typically listen while they vent, and without fail we end up talking about the infamous “McDonald’s Hot Coffee Case.” Most everyone has heard about that case, but not many […]Continue reading...
The realm of business disputes is a notoriously complex one, falling under the umbrella of commercial litigation. While contracts and similar legally binding documentation are generally utilized to carefully outline the duties and expectations in any business relationship, it is inevitable that disputes will sometimes arise. In these situations, it’s important to retain the services […]Continue reading...
Understanding Medical Misdiagnosis in Florida
Misdiagnosis of a disease or other medical issue can cause an unfortunate waterfall of consequences for you or your loved ones. If you’re misdiagnosed, you may not receive the treatment you need – leaving the issue untreated. Conversely, receiving treatment for the wrong diagnosis could make your actual medical problem worse. Failures to properly diagnose […]Continue reading...
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