It's not uncommon in Florida for repairs to be underway on both residential and business properties. During the course of these projects, a pit or hole might be left open as the work is being done. Although it's often necessary for this to be the case, that does not assuage the responsibility of the company or individual who owns the property to make certain that other people are safe. There are laws in Florida regarding pits and holes that must be adhered to so that the public is safe from injury or death.
Interstate roadways are useful for drivers to get from one place to another and to deliver goods to businesses and individuals. However, when there is a long stretch of road where many vehicles travel, it is inevitable that there will be accidents. Unfortunately, many of these accidents result in a fatality. Studies are often undertaken to try and determine which of these roads are the most dangerous. Recent research has shown that two of the top 10 dangerous roadways in the United States are in Florida.
Federal trucking regulations are in place to make certain that a truck accident will not happen because of truck driver fatigue or pressure on the part of the truck company for a driver to work more than is deemed safe. This is important for Floridians because violators of these rules place themselves and others in danger. Large trucks are heavy and often travel at a high rate of speed making a truck accident a potentially deadly occurrence.
It's always a possibility that a person who leaves for work in Florida will be involved in a fatal workplace accident and will not come home. This can happen in any kind of job, but is often prominent in jobs in which employees are working with heavy equipment or are in a situation where a mistake by them or others can cause an accident. These accidents can also occur as a result of many circumstances. Regardless of how and why it happened, those who have suffered the loss of a loved one in a wrongful death incident need to be aware of what to do to seek compensation through a legal filing.