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Michael L. Morgan

Michael L. Morgan

Michael L Morgan Law Group
  • Business Law, Construction Law, Personal Injury ...
  • Florida
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Southwestern University School of Law
Activities: Interscholastic Trial Advocacy Program; Board of Governors (1997-1998)
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University of Florida
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Michael L Morgan Law Group
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 153893
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Sarasota County Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
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Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. Hi, is The Home Depot public place? If so why there is ban to videotap in the store? thank you
A: Home Depot and other business owners can police their own premises as they see fit. Ever see the sign, "no shirt, no shoes, no service"?

It is their store and they can make the rules. If you enter a business premises with a video camera, without the business owners permission, they might not appreciate it for a number of reasons. Perhaps they are protecting their other customers who may not want to be video taped by some stranger (you). Again, it is Home Depot's right to refuse service to anyone and maintain their store as they choose. Home Depot would not allow you to come in and play the drums or practice your break dancing for the same reason they prohibit video taping. It is hardware store, not a movie set, and without their permission, you should not be in there doing anything that is not normal behavior for a customer of a hardware store. ... Read More
Q. Is there a federal law prohibiting video taping in the stores like The Home Depot, Publix ...
A: No there is no such law. You are probably concerned with your privacy rights and whether or not you have agreed to be videotaped. In the case of a public place like Home Depot or Publix, you do not have a privacy expectation when you enter a public premises. As a general rule of thumb, an individual is not protected from surviellance in public places. Hope this helps.
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2364 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34237
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