Don’t Tug On Superman’s Cape- When Passion Defines The Outcome of A Battle

You don't tug on Superman's Cape You don't spit into the wind You don't pull the mask off that old lone ranger And you don't mess around with Jim. Has anyone ever quoted these lyrics to you at a time when you had emerged victorious from a difficult battle? The old song, “You don’t mess around with Jim,” by Jim Croce, is often recalled at times like these to describe a very tough person.  However, a complete Read More

Blount Law Makes Law: A Case of First Impression in Florida

Establishes New Standard for International Service of Lawsuits on International Defendants On December 18, 2015, Blount Law received a decision from the Second District Court of Appeals, marking an appellate victory for a very important client and effectively establishing a new standard for service of lawsuits upon international defendants under Florida Law in a case of first impression.  You can read the appellate Read More

9 Tips to Help You Prevent Slip and Fall Incidents at Your Restaurant

The restaurant business is challenging enough without having to deal with financially ruinous injury-related lawsuits. Unfortunately, restaurants are at an especially high risk for premises liability lawsuits. Premises liability is a legal concept relating to a property owner’s liability when someone is injured on his or her property due to some form of negligence. Slip and fall accidents are one of the leading Read More

What NOT to do When a Lawsuit is Filed Against Your Company

Being sued is one of the worst things that can happen to a business. A lawsuit can take away your source of livelihood and destroy the company you’ve worked so hard to build. It is, therefore, important for you to know what to do and most importantly what not to do if you get sued. Do NOT attempt to handle it without an attorney When your company gets sued, it is imperative that you find an attorney to help Read More

A Step-By-Step Guide to Filing a Lawsuit, Part II

In our last blog we detailed the first four steps involved in filing a lawsuit, including establishing your goals and desired outcome, consulting with a litigation attorney, filing a complaint and requesting a summons, as well as the filing of the defendant’s answer to your complaint. For more information on these steps, click here to read Part I of this blog. In Part II of our step-by-step guide to filing a Read More

A Step-By-Step Guide to Filing a Lawsuit, Part I

Nobody wants to deal with litigation disputes in court. These battles are often time-consuming and expensive, but unfortunately, lawsuits are a part of business. Chances are, your company will have to deal with a lawsuit at some point or another, whether as the plaintiff or the defendant, and your best hope of achieving a positive outcome in such disputes is to understand the legal process and act accordingly. If Read More

9 Steps You Can Take Right Now to Help Avoid Frivolous Lawsuits

Frivolous lawsuits are not only stressful and expensive, but they take business owners away from their main focus, which is running the business. Outlandish and unnecessary lawsuits can cause a massive drain on your finances and create a roadblock in your ability to achieve your goals. Many business owners believe that lawsuits are simply part of doing business, however, most lawsuits are preventable. Don’t wait Read More