Slip & Fall Lawsuits

Slip & Fall lawsuits throughout Florida, South Florida, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Ft. Myers, Naples, Jacksonville, Port Canaveral, Ft. Pierce, Pt. St. Lucie, Stuart, Jupiter, Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Plantation, Davie, Dania, Pompano Beach, Hollywood, Miami, Key West, or any of the Caribbean Islands (Grand Bahama, Nassau, Paradise Island, Bahamas, Jamaica, St. Lucia, etc.) are not as common as you would think. The majority of slip & fall injuries suffered do not go to court, nor do the victims contact proper legal counsel. These are simple problems that can be solved by contacting the Law Offices of Peter M. Commette, P.A. Consulting with a professional attorney who has the experience and knowledge to approach any slip & fall case in Florida is your best weapon when seeking compensation for your injury. If you have suffered a slip & fall, contact the Law Offices of Peter M. Commette, P.A. immediately.

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Auto Accidents in Florida

Auto accidents in Florida can have devastating effects on anyone. Not understanding the legal landscape of auto accidents can leave you footing the bill for an accident you had little to nothing to do with. Avoid these type of problems when suffering an auto accident by contacting the Law Offices of Peter M. Commette, P.A. Our team of professional, bar experienced attorneys will be able to navigate the legal waters of Florida to get you the compensation you deserve. Don’t let the stress of an auto accident thwart you from pursuing legal action. Let the professionals at the Law Offices of Peter M. Commette, P.A. take the lionshare of work and represent your best interests in a court of law.

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Personal Injuries at Foreign Resorts and their Negligence Lax Security

The chances of suffering a personal injury at a foreign resort due to their negligence or lax security are small; however, do you know what to do if it happens? Most people have a vague concept of what they might do in case of a personal injury at a foreign resort, but the majority of people don’t understand their legal responsibilities and rights when traveling to a foreign resort. It is completely understandable not to know the in’s and out’s of the legal system, but knowing who to contact in case of a personal injury at a foreign resort due to their lax security could be the difference between receiving adequate compensation or receiving a fruit basket. It is imperative to have professional legal counsel ready to represent your best interests.

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Personal Injuries on Cruise Ships and their Lax Personal Care

People suffer personal injuries on cruise ships due to their lax personal care all the time. The victims usually have no idea they have legal options because cruise ships are notorious for having guests sign waivers and legal agreements. If you have suffered a personal injury on a cruise ship due to their lax personal care, you have legal options and should contact a professional, personal attorney like Peter M. Commette, P.A. A personal attorney will take the time to sift through the information of your case with a fine tooth comb, as opposed to a “lawsuit mill” that will power through your case as fast as possible.

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Florida Dramshop Act

 A person who sells or furnishes alcoholic beverages to a person of lawful drinking age shall not thereby become liable for injury or damage caused by or resulting from the intoxication of such person, except that a person who willfully and unlawfully sells or furnishes alcoholic beverages to a person who is not of lawful drinking age or who knowingly serves a person habitually addicted to the use of any or all alcoholic beverages may become liable for injury or damage caused by or resulting from the intoxication of such minor or person.

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Understanding Negligent Security or Lack of Security Cases

Inadequate security or negligent security cases involve the failure of business proprietors, such as mall and shopping center operators, apartment and residential rental housing owners, hotels and motels, restaurants, pharmacies, bars, etc., to implement reasonable and ordinary security measures for the protection of their customers from crime when necessary for the protection of the customers.
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An Overview of Premises Liability Law

Possession of Premises

Within the context of premises liability, a person “possesses” land or premises when:

  • The person is in occupation of the land with intent to control it;
  • The person has been in occupation of land with intent to control it; or
  • The person is entitled to immediate occupation of the land, if no other person is in possession as just defined.

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Cruise Ship Injuries

Cruise ships are a good value for travel and entertainment enjoyed by many people each year. However many of those who take voyages on these vessels are unaware of the potential dangers and their rights. Cruise ship accidents are common, dangerous and can lead to extensive injuries. The corners cut in providing this relatively inexpensive travel are not fully realized until there is an injury, that injury many times caused by either the vessel’s safety not being up to the standards we expect in the United States (they are not subject to many of our laws), or enhanced by their medical personnel whose standards of care also are not up to the standards we expect in the United States. It is important to have a qualified attorney who deals with these types of injuries and understands them in the context of the admiralty or maritime law that controls them. Peter M. Commette, P.A. understands the handling of cruise ship accidents.
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