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October 18, 2017 in

Vegas Law Suits Popping Up

The first of the civil liability Las Vegas shooting death law suits was filed this week.  There will be many who are going to decry these lawsuits, and there will be a lot of them, as frivolous. There are many others who will cry out for justice for the victims - and that justice...
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September 8, 2015 in

Why Reciprocity and Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership Should Not Exist in Florida

Recently the Florida Bar and its President, Ramon Abadin, announced that they are considering allowing reciprocity and non-lawyer law firm ownership in an attempt to “catch up” with the rest of the country in providing legal services.  This new initiative is more closely spelled out in the Florida Bar’s “Vision 2016” Commission report.  Reciprocity...
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July 22, 2015 in

Dress Rules Too Follow When You Are At Trial

To win a personal injury case you must tone down your clothes and dress conservatively.  Do not dress powerfully or expensively. The more powerful you look the less a jury will help you!  However, you must still dress your part.  If you’re a GEICO claims adjuster, who was always against lawsuits until you got...
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May 29, 2015 in

What is considered to be an Inoperable car and does it need to be insured?

Every owner of a motor vehicle used on Florida roads must insure their vehicles with both Personal Injury Protection insurance ($10,000.00) and property damage liability insurance. However, insurance may not be required if a motor vehicle is in a state of inoperability. What renders a car inoperable is subjective, and varies on a case-by-case...
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March 10, 2015 in

Top 5 Reasons Why Clients Love My Lawfirm

I can’t believe I have been practicing law for 25 years! Over that time I have learned a lot about the legal profession.  But as much as I know about how to deal with a legal question, my real education was in how to deal with people.  I have learned about how to deal...
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March 4, 2015 in

Lenovo Computers Are Programmed To Spy On You!

I hope Lenovo goes bankrupt fighting the thousands of lawsuits Superfish is going to cause them!  They deserve it!  ABC News broke a story that is driving me crazy.  We are investigating an upcoming class action case against Lenovo, Inc. for pre-installing spyware on their computers.  Yes, before you even open the box, the...
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December 17, 2014 in

The Great Deception of Insurance Companies

We all have seen the ads and jingles. There is a reason why there are so many insurance company ads on TV and radio -- it’s BIG BUSINESS, and business is booming! Just look at some of the reported revenue of the big insurers from 2013: State Farm (“Like a Good Neighbor”) - $64.3...
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December 3, 2014 in

Medical Care on Cruise Ships

With the recent United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit decision in Franza v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, LTD. that now allows passengers the ability to sue the cruise line if they have been injured due to medical malpractice while onboard, the question becomes what is reasonable medical care while aboard a cruise...
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December 2, 2014 in

Lung Cancer: Getting Your Disability Claim Expedited

November was lung cancer awareness month. Did you know that lung cancer is the leading killer in both men and women? Lung cancer causes more deaths than colon, breast, and pancreatic cancers combined. In 2014 lung cancer is expected to account for 27% of all cancer deaths for the year. A little-known fact is...
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October 16, 2014 in

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids and Teenagers

As we reach the middle of October there is more and more talk about the spooky holiday we end the month with…Halloween! Halloween is a time for candy, dressing up, trick-or-treating, and having fun. But it is important to remember to be safe throughout celebrating. The following is a list of safety tips for...
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