KLG Header Image

The Khonsari Law Firm Blog

Definition of the Week: Negligence

Definition of the Week: Negligence

In a personal injury case, the injured party must be able to establish negligence to prove that another person is at fault for their injuries. According to the Florida Supreme Court, negligence is “the failure to use reasonable care.” Negligence is the cause of thousands of injuries and deaths across the U.S. every year. Citizens are required [...]

Read More
What is my Fifth Amendment Right and When Do I Use It

What is my Fifth Amendment Right and When Do I Use It?

More than likely, you have heard someone casually say, “I plead the fifth.” Perhaps you have jokingly thrown out the phrase yourself when someone asked you an embarrassing question that you did not want to answer. While many are familiar with the idiom, some do not know the root of the phrase or what it actually means. “I plead the Fifth” [...]

Read More
What Is a Product Recall

What Is a Product Recall?

All manufacturers are responsible for providing safe products to the public. The government works with manufacturers to ensure high quality and safety by setting safety standards that all products must meet. If somehow a product makes it to the market without meeting the standards, then the manufacturer or government may recall it. How Does a Recal [...]

Read More
Definition of the Week: Product Liability

Definition of the Week: Product Liability

When you make a purchase, whether a car or a child’s toy, you expect the product to be free of defects and safe for use. Companies are responsible for making sure that the products they sell are safe. If a product is deemed defective or unsafe and is considered to be dangerous if used, it is the responsibility of the company to correct the produ [...]

Read More
What are the Differences Between Medical Marijuana and Recreational Marijuana?

What are the Differences Between Medical Marijuana and Recreational Marijuana?

Marijuana, cannabis and pot are three of the most commonly used names for the plants under the genus Cannabis. Florida is now considering making medical marijuana legal to its residents in need, depending on the results of the November elections. Now that we are faced with this possibility, it is very important to understand that while medical and [...]

Read More
Can I Settle My Dispute Outside of Court?

Can I Settle My Dispute Outside of Court?

A lawsuit can be an expensive, lengthy, and stressful process, but luckily some disputes can be settled out of court. Before bringing any dispute to court, it’s best to consider alternative dispute resolutions. Below are some settlement options to consider before bringing your dispute to a court of law. Write a Proposal Writing a proposal to an [...]

Read More
Rohom-Khonsari-Represents-Client-in-a-National-Media-Case

Rohom Khonsari Represents Gormans in National Media Case

On Feb. 25, 2006, Jessica Rasdall and her best friend, Laura Gorman, were driving home from Ybor City, an area in Tampa, Florida. The two, who were 18 at the time, had spent the night dancing and drinking alcohol. The girls began the 40-mile trek home but the night would end in tragedy. Less than a mile from their destination, Rasdall, who was driv [...]

Read More
What-Is-Business-Litigation

What Is Business Litigation?

Trying to juggle all aspects of a business by yourself can be overwhelming. Throw in a legal issue, and things start to get really out of hand. Attempting to solve your legal dispute yourself can be confusing and leave you feeling anxious. There is no need to go it alone. Hiring an experienced attorney to handle your business’s legal issues is th [...]

Read More
What-Are-My-Rights-at-a-DUI-Checkpoint-in-Florida

What Are My Rights at a DUI Checkpoint in Florida?

The holiday season is quickly approaching which means it is likely you will attend a party or two. The holiday season also means that law enforcement will be more attentive in making sure there are no drunk drivers on the road. One way law enforcement gets drunk drivers off of the road is by putting up DUI checkpoints. Although you should never dri [...]

Read More
November-Vote-To-Decide-Medical-Marijuana's-Future-in-Florida

November Vote To Decide Medical Marijuana’s Future in Florida

This November, Florida could become the 21st state, and first Southern state, to legalize the use of medical marijuana. This law could mean big changes for the state of Florida who, up until recently, banned all marijuana. The decision will be left in the hands of Florida voters, who will choose the fate of medical marijuana. The Current Marijuana [...]

Read More

Schedule a Free Consultation