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Business damages

By Steve Rothenburg |

If you own a business and a part of your property is being condemned you may be entitled to business damages. But, there are only specific condemning agencies that are required to pay business damages. If your entire property and business are taken then you are not entitled to business damages. The idea is… Read More »

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The first offer from the condemning authority, the appraiser and rezoning.

By Steve Rothenburg |

The condemning authority will have your property appraised and make you an offer on your property. What should you do? In almost every case, the amount you have been offered is based on a real estate appraisal that has been paid for by the condemning authority. You need to hire your own real estate… Read More »

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Eminent Domain: Who Pays The Attorney’s Fee?

By Steve Rothenburg |

How is the attorney’s fee determined in an eminent domain case? The attorney’s fees are set by Florida Statute 73.092. This statute states that the attorney’s fee is determined by the benefit obtained for the client and is based on the difference between the final judgment or settlement and the last written offer made… Read More »

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Eminent Domain: The States Superior Right of Ownership

By Steve Rothenburg |

Eminent Domain. Did you know that the land you own is subject to the superior right of ownership by the government?  We like to think that the land we own is ours and ours only but that is not the case. The state owns the land first, and we own our land second. This… Read More »

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Eminent Domain: The Quick Taking Statute

By Steve Rothenburg |

Florida Statutes Chapter 74 also known as the quick taking statute, is the most common statute used by the government to exercise the power of eminent domain. Why is it called the quick taking statute?  Because the government can take land by depositing a good faith estimate of the value of the property taken… Read More »

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Avoiding Icy Road Accidents

By Steve Rothenburg |

For most months out of the year, Floridians are blessed with warm, tropical weather and winters that rarely ever see snow. However, as many Florida natives are aware, dropping temperatures can lead to many changes in the weather that may affect the ability for drivers to commute safely on the roads. Every once in… Read More »

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Tort Liability for Minors

By Steve Rothenburg |

In most states, the age of majority (when a person is recognized by law as an adult), is 18 years of age or older. A “minor” is a person who is under the age of 18. When a minor breaks the law or causes damage or injury to another person, an animal or property,… Read More »

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Structured Settlement May Offer Tax Breaks and Other Benefits

By Steve Rothenburg |

There are numerous legal situations in which a person may receive a large sum of money through a court award or settlement. Often arising as compensation for personal injuries or other acts, most such payouts are reduced due to some or all of the following costs often associated with legal action: Attorneys’ fees and… Read More »

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Protection Against Elder Abuse

By Steve Rothenburg |

In general, the broad term “elder abuse” is used to encompass several forms of misconduct directed toward individuals aged 60 or older. Elder abuse is considered to be a serious problem in the United States by the Administration on Aging (AoA) of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The AoA reports that,… Read More »

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Get the Results of Your Medical Tests

By Steve Rothenburg |

X-rays, mammograms, and many other types of exams or pathology studies have written reports that can be understood by you, the patient, a non-medical person. You can and should read the report prepared by the radiologist or the pathologist. Call your doctor after you have had an X-ray or a lab test done to… Read More »

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No case is too complex

At the Rothenburg Law Firm, we take pride in guiding our clients through every step of the legal process.

We’ve handled complex litigation for cases that involve multiple parties, a large number of witnesses, a substantial amount of evidence, and numerous experts. We’ve handled famous medical malpractice cases that have made headlines. We know how to navigate the complex legal landscape, where to find the right experts, and how to fight for your rights. No matter how complex your case, we’ll keep you informed, answer your questions, and allow you the time you need to recover from your injuries.