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When People Are Injured or Killed at State Fairs, Who’s Responsible?

By Jeff Brown |

It’s the type of accident that haunts every parent’s worst nightmares: a ride that malfunctions at a state fair and injures and kills people in the process. On July 26th, 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell was killed and seven others severely injured when the “Fire Ball” attraction at the Ohio State Fair malfunctioned, falling apart in… Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court Lifts Cap on Payouts for Victims of Medical Malpractice

By Jeff Brown |

On June 8th, the Florida Supreme Court held that a 2003 state law that restricted pain and suffering-related damages in personal injury medical malpractice claims violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Florida Constitution, impacting plaintiffs who suffer severe personal injuries (and/or wrongful death) as a result of harm done by medical professionals. In… Read More »

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Injuries & Deaths at Tampa Electric Co. Plant

By Jeff Brown |

On June 29th, two people were killed and four injured in a major incident at the Tampa Electric Co. plant in Apollo Beach, Florida. Workers were reportedly fighting for their lives with burns covering most of their bodies due to molten slag—the byproduct created at the plant when coal is burned for electricity—gushing out… Read More »

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Another Death during Cosmetic Surgery Procedure Puts Spotlight on Florida Surgeon

By Jeff Brown |

Florida can be a popular destination for those seeking to have plastic surgery done, especially if they require surgeons who specialize in particular procedures, such as particular types of lifts. However, people seeking to have cosmetic surgery done need to be careful and ensure that they do their homework in selecting the right surgeon… Read More »

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When Sexual Abuse Is a Personal Injury

By Jeff Brown |

The issue of sexual abuse in conjunction with certain religious figures has been rampant in the news lately, not only implicating particular churches, but some schools as well. For example, on Monday, May 22, 13 former faculty and staff members were named in conjunction with investigations involving substantial claims of sexual misconduct involving students…. Read More »

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Supreme Court Opens Door To Additional Injury Claims against General Motors

By Jeff Brown |

The headaches (and lawsuits) aren’t yet over for General Motors (GM), as the company still faces many personal injury and wrongful death claims as a result of fallout over its faulty ignition switches. The defect plagued its cars (and customers) for almost a decade, leading to massive recalls and over 100 deaths. Most of… Read More »

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Deadly Boating Accidents in Florida Waters

By Jeff Brown |

Now that the summer is coming, Miami-Dade and other Florida Counties are unfortunately seeing their fair share of boating accidents: Just recently (May 14th), one person was killed and a dozen others injured in boating accidents in one day’s outing in Miami-Dade alone. One of the most serious accidents happened near Normandy Shores, where… Read More »

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When Airlines Use Excessive Force on Customers

By Jeff Brown |

The incident involving United Airlines and the passenger they forcibly removed in order to board staffers at the last minute has received widespread attention, particularly because of the severe personal injuries suffered by this man, David Dao. Dao was forcibly removed and hospitalized for his injuries after being forcibly dragged down the plane’s aisle… Read More »

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Florida U.S. 1 Revealed To Be Most Dangerous Road In America, Indicating Changes To State PIP Insurance Are Needed

By Jeff Brown |

According to a new study released by Geotab, the Florida section of U.S. 1 experienced more than 1,000 crashes—more than any other road in America—in the last 10 years. Specifically, out of all the 50 states, Florida’s U.S. 1 ranked at the top of the charts for the total number of crashes and fatalities,… Read More »

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Kia and Hyundai Engine Failure Increasing Risk of Auto Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

In early April, Kia and Hyundai announced that they were recalling close to 1.5 million cars in countries like the U.S. due to engine issues which caused the vehicles to stall, thereby increasing the risk of auto accidents. The recall covers models such as the 2013-2014 Sonata midsize cars, 2013-2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport… Read More »

Boca Raton Personal Injury

Lavalle, Brown & Ronan, Attorneys at Law, is located in Boca Raton, FL and serves clients in and around Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Palm Beach, Pahokee, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Loxahatchee, Dania, Broward County and Palm Beach County.

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