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Recent Blog Posts

Death at a Theme Park: Patron Injured, Professional Killed in High-Speed Race

By Scott Newmark |

If you or a loved one suffers a personal injury at a theme park, don’t be afraid to seek the assistance of an attorney. An attorney can confirm whether or not your case is likely to be successful. Even if you signed a waiver, an attorney can help discover if a third party is… Read More »

Indifferent Drunk Drivers Lead to Deaths, Criminal and Civil Lawsuits

By Scott Newmark |

Two Florida drunk driving cases have recently made national news. Although the cases both concern criminal lawsuits– and texts that demonstrate a callous indifference to driving safety– the cases also demonstrate how criminal and civil lawsuits interact. Although the criminal suits against the drunk drivers proceed, major civil suits are still pending. Woman Tweets… Read More »

Injured Entertainment Industry Workers Can Sue

By Scott Newmark |

Usually, workplace accidents are handled by workers’ compensation insurance. In some cases, however, a lawsuit can be filed against your employer or other parties. The cases below demonstrate that you can file suit, no matter how specific your employment. Disney Mechanic Dies While Testing Ride In 2011, a Walt Disney Parks and Resorts attractions… Read More »

Amputee Sues for Emotional Distress After Leg Thrown In Garbage

By Scott Newmark |

In Miami, an amputee is suing a south Florida hospital after surgeons removed his leg. However, the case isn’t for medical malpractice. The amputee is suing for the negligent infliction of emotional distress the hospital caused him when he discovered that his amputated leg had been disposed improperly: it was thrown into the garbage…. Read More »

Preteen Suicide Lawsuit Limited to Bullies, Not Cement Factory

By Scott Newmark |

Suicide is a contentious and tragic topic. Regardless of varying opinions on personal choice, it is clear that harassment that encourages suicide or bullies young people constitutes wrongdoing. It is also clear that companies should maintain safe grounds that do not present a danger to young people. Unfortunately for the grieving family of a… Read More »

Jacksonville Dentist Accused of Botched Procedures and Physical Abuse

By Scott Newmark |

Many people associate medical malpractice with complex surgeries and incorrect diagnoses. However, a doctor’s misbehavior can take many forms, and can even go beyond medical malpractice and result in other civil claims. In Jacksonville, parents have finally stood up to a pediatric dentist with a long pedigree of alleged child abuse. Four Plaintiffs Make… Read More »

Police Not Immune from Police Chase Accident Lawsuits

By Scott Newmark |

If you have lost a loved one as a result of a police chase, you may believe it is impossible to demand compensation from the police department, the state troopers, or the city, especially if your loved one committed a traffic infraction. You may believe that the police were entitled to the chase, and… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Victory for Vegetative Teen Against School

By Scott Newmark |

He was fifteen. It was almost 8:00 p.m. on a Thursday night, and the Lee County boy was playing in a soccer game on the visitor’s team against a rival school. Many children are injured playing sports, but this boy’s case was different: he had an undetected heart condition. Without reaching out to any… Read More »

Florida Supreme Court Upholds $4.5 Million Award for Broken Security Gate

By Scott Newmark |

If you were a victim of a crime in your apartment complex, you might think that your only option is to go after the perpetrator– and if they’re not caught, you might think you are out of options. In Florida, you can also seek rightful compensation from an apartment complex that failed to do… Read More »

Family of Schizophrenic Shot by Police Files Wrongful Death Suit

By Scott Newmark |

When you call the police for help, you should be able to trust them to render assistance without causing further tragedy. Unfortunately, the improper use of excessive force sometimes results in wrongful death, even in cases where the police were called to help. If you or someone you know was victimized by a police… Read More »

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