Protecting Your Rights | Personal Injury

Who is Responsible For Injuries On a Cruise Line?

At the moment, it seems like the cruise line industry may have been permanently injured by the COVID-19 pandemic. The sad truth, however, is that plenty of customers have been permanently injured by the cruise line industry over the years. Slips and falls and other injuries are common on cruise lines, not to mention accidents where customers fall overboard. When you are on a ship in the middle of the ocean, who is Read More

How a Structural Building Violation Ended in a Major Court Case

In 2008 and 2009, John R. Sutton and Sutton Law Group worked on the case Worthington Communities Inc. vs. Mejia in the Florida Second District Court of Appeals. The case revolved around a construction worker who ended up paralyzed seeking damages from the owner of the site he was building. The case was of national interest, not only because of the tragic nature of the accident, but because of the law precedent it Read More

What Can Happen If You Violate OSHA’s Rules and Regulations?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, commonly known as OSHA, is a federal agency that focuses on keeping work conditions safe and healthy for employees across the country. To ensure that, they set safety standards, provide education and assistance in meeting them, and enforce them when they are not being met. They operate independently, but workers can also request their help when they feel unsafe in Read More

It’s Not Weird Anymore: The Truth About Premarital Agreements

For years, the common perception about Premarital Agreements was that they were niche at best and damning at worst. A Premarital Agreement, sometimes known as a Prenuptial Agreement or a “Prenup,” is a legal contract created between two fiancées that dictates the ownership of their individual assets should the marriage fail. In the last decade, they have gone from relatively obscure to commonplace - so it might be Read More

Start Saving Now: 6 Tips To Help You Financially Prepare For Divorce

No matter what financial situation you are accustomed to, things will be different after a divorce. There are many life changes that come with a divorce - in living situation, emotional spectrum, and social life - but one of the changes that affects people most deeply are the major financial changes. If you are considering or starting the divorce process, one of the best things that you can do is to prepare yourself Read More

Wills vs. Trusts: Which is Right For Me?

You want to preserve your legacy for your loved ones and reduce undue taxation on your estate. Is a Will or a Trust the best way to do that? There is no set answer. The best Estate Planning tool for you will depend on your circumstances and your goals for the future. In this blog, we explain the pros and cons of Wills and Trusts so you can determine which one is a better fit for your priorities. Wills Explained A Read More

How to Recognize Credit Discrimination Against Your Florida Business

Using your credit score to gain access to loans your Florida business’s operations, property, or marketing does not occur in a vacuum. Loan officers are people and, by extension, are imperfect beings with biases and prejudices. This is not to say that most or even a significant number of these financial personnel have deep-seated prejudices. However, there is a good reason for laws, such as the Equal Credit Read More

5 Ways to Be a Better Coparent During the Summer

When summer break and activity schedules suddenly have to align with regular visitation, it can be difficult to keep track of everything. The summers are a time for family and fun, and when those things look different than they used to, it can be hard to adjust. You may be asking yourself: How do I coparent during the summer? The answer, of course, is: the same way I do the rest of the year. It just doesn’t always Read More

What if a Florida Business Receives a Notice of Intent to Deny?

In Florida, businesses and professionals who are licensed by state agencies need to hit specific requirements in order to operate. At Sutton Law Group, our work in Florida commercial business litigation lets us see many of these requirements up close. As a part of Florida law, you have to acquire and maintain a license. If your application does not include all the required information, you may receive a Notice of Read More

How Can I Get Full Child Custody in Florida?

A parent’s first thought when they are entering a divorce is normally of their children. Most parents are accustomed to spending every single day with their child. The idea of that changing can be terrifying. Most parents are resistant to the idea of sharing time, which is why one of the questions that we receive most often is “How can I get full sole custody of my child?” Let’s start here: there is no such thing as Read More