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July 22, 2016
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Resort Accidents

An accident at a hotel or resort can do more than just ruin a holiday. It can result in a serious injury that can have lasting effects on your life. Without adequate medical care, you can face a long and difficult recovery. At the firm of Alvarez Barbara, LLP, we represent people who have suffered injuries due to negligence at hotels, motels and resorts in South Florida. We are aggressive advocates who work hard to help our clients get the medical care and compensation they need to rebuild their lives. Contact us for a free consultation and a case evaluation. Experienced […]
July 22, 2016
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Injuries to Tourists

The firm of Alvarez Barbara, LLP, represents tourists and visitors to South Florida who suffer serious injuries due to accidents and acts of negligence. We are experienced, thorough and professional advocates who are dedicated to obtaining the best possible result for every client we represent. If you have suffered injuries in a slip and fall accident, car accident or other act of negligence, we will seek full and fair compensation for you. For a free consultation and case evaluation, contact our firm. When an injury is caused by negligence or a criminal act, the U.S. legal system enables the injured person […]
July 22, 2016
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Daycare Negligence

When a child is injured due to the negligence of a day care operator, where can you turn for justice? There is only one answer to that question — you should seek out an experienced and determined personal injury attorney. At the firm of Alvarez Barbara, LLP, we are strong advocates for children who have suffered injuries at licensed and unlicensed day care centers. We seek justice and maximum compensation in every personal injury case we handle. Daycare negligence is something we take very serious.  For a free consultation and case evaluation, contact our firm. Building the Case for Compensation If […]
July 22, 2016
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Bar & Restaurant Liability Accidents

At Alvarez Barbara, LLP, we represent people who have been injured in accidents related to wet floors in bars and restaurants, as the result of poor security practices in those establishments, and at the hands of drunk drivers. We have extensive litigation experience in the area of premises liability law and use our knowledge and skills to obtain maximum compensation for our clients. Contact us if you have been injured as the result of a bar or restaurant owner’s negligence. Act Quickly to Preserve Your Ability to Protect Your Rights Evidence concerning an accident can begin to disappear quickly. After a slip […]
July 22, 2016
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Animal Attack

The owner of a dog or other animal has a legal responsibility to prevent it from harming people. When the owner does not do so and a serious injury occurs as a result, the victim of the attack can claim compensation for financial losses and emotional suffering. At Alvarez Barbara, LLP, we are experienced personal injury attorneys who represent victims of dog bite and other animal attacks. We work hard to help our clients obtain medical care, counseling services and compensation for their pain and emotional suffering. If you or a loved one has been attacked by a dog or […]
July 22, 2016
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New Rules for Closing Residential Transactions

New Rules for Closing Residential Transactions If a buyer of a residential listing applies for a mortgage loan on or after August 1, 2015, new federal regulations will apply to the loan transaction. Generally, these new regulations will apply to all transactions involving a new residential mortgage loan. Cash and commercial transactions, even if a residence is involved, are not affected. New Forms Replace GFE and HUD-1 Settlement Statement After August 1, 2015 buyers applying for a mortgage loan will receive a Loan Estimate from the lender instead of the current Good Faith Estimate (GFE). Buyers will generally receive the Loan Estimate three days after applying […]
July 22, 2016
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Violent Crime Injuries

A criminal assault that causes severe physical and emotional injuries can happen anywhere. As the victim of a crime, you have a course of action against those responsible for the harm you suffered. In addition to the perpetrator, this includes the property owner who failed to provide adequate security in the building, parking lot, stairwell, hotel hallway or other location where the crime occurred. At Alvarez Barbara, LLP, we represent people who have suffered injuries from physical assaults and other criminal acts. In every case we handle, we seek full compensation and justice for our client. Contact us for a free […]
July 22, 2016
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How to Calculate the Statute of Limitations in a Mortgage Foreclosure

Lawyers are often accused of complicating simple topics. One such question that we get asked about often by both lenders and debtors is when does the statute of limitations run on a mortgage foreclosure in Florida.  This simple question has actually generated national headlines.  So we will devote this post on how to calculate the statute of limitations in a mortgage foreclosure. A statute of limitations is best described as a statute prescribing a period of limitation for the bringing of certain kinds of legal action. For example, in Florida, if you were involved in a car accident, you have four […]