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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Florida on
Q: Can I get into trouble for almost hitting a pedestrian and almost causing an accident at the same time?

I had the green light at an intersection, but not an arrow. As soon as a group of cars clear the road, I saw an opportunity to turn left, but I did not fully pay attention to the intersection. A high school student was crossing the road and didn't see whether she had the crosswalk light or not... Read more »

Brandon Labiner
Brandon Labiner answered on Jun 1, 2021

I am uncertain if you are worried about the footage being used for a personal injury lawsuit by the pedestrian or as grounds for giving you a traffic ticket. To answer your questions directly, though, yes, they could turn over the footage. It seems unlikely that the driver would turn over the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Florida on
Q: Florida Dog Bite, please help

I had my dog (9 month old Australian Shepherd, male) on his leash, opened my door and a neighbor was standing on my apartment doorstep while listening to music on her headphones- leaning against my door. I was surprised and gasped. My dog ran up to her and bit her on the arm, it was a superficial... Read more »

Brandon Labiner
Brandon Labiner answered on Jun 1, 2021

I believe this is the same question as a previous question in Personal Injury, but with a bit more detail. As I said there, I would make a point that you do not feel comfortable discussing this without the woman who was injured present. Any claims for payment of her injuries would go through your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Florida on
Q: Florida Dog Bite, what should I do?

Hello and thank you for helping! As my neighbor was walking down the apartment complex hallway, she was listening to music on earphones when she reclined on my door frame. This was when I opened the door, my dog was behind me on his leash but when I got spooked and gasped because I was frightened... Read more »

Brandon Labiner
Brandon Labiner answered on Jun 1, 2021

You certainly did the right thing by filing a police report. Details of the situation and injuries should be included there just in case. As to the medical bills, if she is unresponsive, there isn't much you can do at the moment. If her boyfriend reaches out to you again, I would inform him... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Missouri on
Q: I am experiencing symptoms related to an injury in 1991 and 94. Can I still file on that claim?

I live in Mo but the claim was filed in Texas.

Brandon Labiner
Brandon Labiner answered on Jun 1, 2021

With the caveat that I practice in Florida, I'd say it's unlikely that the statute of limitations for personal injuries in Texas is over 20 years. Generally, personal injury statutes of limitations are under 5 years. Now, there are exceptions for certain instances, e.g. malpractice, in... Read more »

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