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Year: 2014

A number of Florida statutes exist to protect our beloved elderly relatives as they spend their final years in nursing homes. Agencies such as The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Elderly Affairs, and the Department of Children and Families regulate and help enforce these laws. The…

Talcum Powder is a popular household item used by many Americans. The powder has been around since the 1800’s and has been used to absorb perspiration typically on children and women. Over the past two decades there have been reports of Talcum Powder linked to ovarian cancer as well as…

Our blog last week dealt with truck driving crashes and how much more dangerous and potentially fatal accidents involving trucks can be. Although those facts remain, another unfortunate report by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that there were more fatal car crashes in 2012 (the most recent year…

The fatal trucking accident involving comedian Tracy Morgan this summer was one of the few times a fatal trucking accident actually received press coverage in this country. However, simply because trucking accidents don’t often get news coverage does not mean they do not present a problem. In fact, according to…

In April of this year, the Florida Supreme Court issued a major opinion regarding damage recovery in medical malpractice cases. It found that statutory caps on wrongful death non-economic damages were unconstitutional, violating the Equal Protection Clause of the Florida Constitution. The case originated from a pregnant woman named Michelle…

As reported earlier this week in the Business Wire News section of MRO Magazine, Toyota was keeping the severe reality of the defective brake override system and Electronic Throttle Control System (ETCS) behind closed doors. Toyota admitted to knowing about these problems for a while without informing consumers and documents…

When one thinks of wrongful death, the types of lawsuit that comes to mind might be ones against a company who makes a defective product that is responsible for the person’s death, or against a doctor and/or medical group due to medical malpractice that ends tragically. However, sometimes a wrongful…

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