Legal Question in Civil Litigation in Florida

I was a subcontractor for a janitorial company incorporated, an employee in the store fell, she tried to sue the store and the maintenance company and failed. Then she sued the insurance company and got a settlement. My question is: Can she sue me personally?

The accident happened in 2003, the business was dissolved in 2007 insurance settlement was in 2008

Asked on 9/12/13, 6:06 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

Joseph Justice The Justice Law Firm

Based on your description a suit would be outside the statute of limitations. There are probably additional protections as well but at this point the answer should be no.

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Answered on 9/12/13, 6:09 pm
Angelo Marino Angelo Marino Jr. PA


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Answered on 9/12/13, 7:09 pm
Byron Petersen Byron G. Petersen P.A.

There are countless reasons why you are not personally liable including worker's compensation law and the Statute of Limitations (the latest time a suit can be commenced). You need not worry, remembering-though- the general rule that it seems at times that anybody can sue anyone for any reason-- hoping to bring the adverse party to their knees.

This is not a legal opinion. For that you will need to formally engage a Florida lawyer and confer.

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Answered on 9/12/13, 7:39 pm

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