Posted on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
CS/HB 813: Civil Remedies Against Insurers “Civil Remedies Against Insurers; Requires insureds, claimants, or persons acting on their behalf to provide insurer with written notice of loss as condition precedent to statutory or common-law action for bad-faith failure to settle insurance claim; provides that insurer is not liable for claim of bad faith failure to… read the full article.
Posted on Monday, April 29th, 2013
A verdict was recently reached in a 2010 personal injury lawsuit in Orlando, awarding 31-year-old Iraq war veteran Dustin Brink $26 million in damages. Brink was riding his motorcycle in Kissimmee, FL when the motorcycle was hit by a car, sending him to the pavement where he struck his head. He now has permanent brain… read the full article.
Posted on Sunday, April 28th, 2013
The family of Trayvon Martin has settled a wrongful death lawsuit they filed against the homeowner’s association where neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman shot and killed the 17-year-old on the night of February 26, 2012. This lawsuit is separate from the one the family plans to file against Zimmerman, who is currently awaiting trial for second… read the full article.
Posted on Friday, April 26th, 2013
A 52 year old man in Pennsylvania was sideswiped by his own pickup truck and squeezed between it and a parked car, after leaving it running with his dog inside. Steve Kover was taken to the hospital, but fortunately did not suffer any serious injuries. An eyewitness saw the entire event, but wasn’t nearby enough to prevent… read the full article.
Posted on Thursday, April 25th, 2013
Willie Amendola, father of New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola, is suing the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Dallas County court for over $1 million after a December 2011 incident in which an errant golf cart plowed into him during an interview. A video of the collision went viral. The cart, which apparently had some… read the full article.
Posted on Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
A Buffalo couple who were injured by a drunk driver last year are suing the city as well as the driver. Buffalo firefighter Ronaldo C. Parker and his fiancée Darnelle Brady were walking across a footpath along the Erie Canal bank when Anthony D. Regalla’s car ran off the road, across a strip of grass,… read the full article.
Posted on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Last May, 27-year old Wilfred Exilasse initially claimed that the severe head injuries of his 4-year old son Elijah were the result of a slip-and-fall accident in the bathroom. Orlando neurosurgeon Dr. Greg Olvarria characterized the boy’s head injuries as blunt-force head trauma and cast severe doubt on the father’s claims, which changed from a… read the full article.
Posted on Monday, April 22nd, 2013
This April 2013, city officials in Durham, North Carolina agreed to settle a personal injury claim against them for $2 million. Reyes Abreo Gonzalez suffered head and other injuries in late December 2011, when he was hit by a city water truck and thrown multiple feet across the pavement. Mr. Gonzalez was lawfully crossing the… read the full article.
Posted on Friday, March 29th, 2013
Orlando’s Motorcycle Accident Lawyer An early morning traffic nightmare shut down all westbound lanes of Interstate 4 near Sanford, Florida and involved a fatal hit-and-run incident with a motorcyclist. A Virginia man on his motorcycle was hit by the driver of a red 1998 Saturn which fled the scene around 1:15 a.m. on March 10,… read the full article.
Posted on Thursday, March 28th, 2013
Landmark Change to the State’s Workers’ Compensation Statute The Florida First District Court of Appeals made a landmark change to the state’s workers’ compensation statute late last February 2013, striking down a component which heretofore limited disability benefits to a disbursement period of 104 weeks. Bradley Westphal is a Florida firefighter and paramedic who was… read the full article.