Author Archives: Benenati Law Firm

What is Negligent Security in Florida?

Florida business owners have a duty to exercise reasonable care in ensuring that you, as a patron of that business, are protected from unreasonable harm. This applies to a number of locations that serve the public, including: grocery stores, theme parks, malls, hotels, apartment complexes, and more. In Florida, a business owner is required to …

Theme Park Injuries Reported at Animal Kingdom and EPCOT

You go to a theme park for family fun, thrills, and the experience. The last thing you want is to leave the park with a serious injury.  Unfortunately, injuries happen, even at the happiest place on earth. Many times, these injuries are minimized and under-reported at Central Florida’s most popular theme parks. Any time a park visitor …

Serious Injuries and Seizures Reported at Universal Studios Florida 

Orlando theme parks such as Disney, Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and Epcot bring in millions of visitors each year. And with the increased number of people visiting these attractions, comes the risk of injuries. These injuries involve slip and falls, injuries on rides, assaults and batteries, even serious food poisoning. A recent report published …

Injured at a Central Florida Business or Apartment Complex?  Know Your Legal Rights. 

You are watching the evening news in Orlando and you hear the horrible news. Someone was attacked at their rental apartment community in the evening off Semoran. The reporter interviews neighbors and witnesses. They complain that the community has a lot of crime and the management “doesn’t do a damn thing about it!”, one woman …

Why You Should Never Drive Beside a Semi-Truck, according to a Veteran Truck Driver

We have all been through it. You are driving down I-4 and a huge truck is occupying the middle lane. You try to decide should I stay behind or get past him. You decide to gun the car on the side of the truck with total dread that at any minute, if this trucker goes …

The New (and Stricter) Law Involving Texting & Driving in Florida Takes Effect This Month

Beginning this month, Florida law enforcement will start ticketing drivers who are holding or using a cell phone while traveling in a school zone or in an active construction zone. This new law took effect October 1, 2019 after being passed during the 2019 legislative session. Earlier this year, Florida lawmakers banned texting while driving, …

PTSD After an Orlando Car Accident and Knowing Your Risk

Being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic experience. It can be an experience that stays with you for the rest of your life, which is why car accidents are the leading cause of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the general population. Every year, an estimated six million motor vehicle accidents happen in …

Delayed Injury Symptoms to be Aware of After a Central Florida Car Accident

After a car accident, your body is running on adrenaline, which is why many clients say they had no clue the extent of their injuries until well after the accident. Delayed injury symptoms do not appear until days, sometimes weeks after the accident. Left undiagnosed, these injuries can be life-threatening. Fight or Flight When we …