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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 »

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Unprecedented Spike in Pedestrian Deaths Has Officials Panicked

By Jeff Brown |

A new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association is nothing short of shocking. The report indicates that there were 6,000 pedestrian deaths in 2016—the highest number in 20 years. While all of the various factors leading to the increase are unclear at this time, experts know one thing for sure: the one… Read More »

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Death of Florida Inmate Highlights Abuse and Injury Incidents in Prisons

By Jeff Brown |

A report released by Prosecutors in Miami-Dade County on March 17th concerning the suspicious circumstances surrounding one inmate’s physical injuries and death in the Dade Correctional Institute has many Floridians concerned about the abuse of prisoners that has been documented (and litigated over) in the state. The inmate—Darren Rainey—died after corrections officers locked him… Read More »

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New Laws in Florida Could Affect Injuries & Deaths in Gun-Free Zones

By Jeff Brown |

The annual 60-day Florida legislative session kicks off in March, with newly proposed laws that could affect both gun-free zones and whether or not customers who are violently injured in businesses as the result of not being armed could then hold those businesses responsible for their personal injuries. Historically, gun-free zone businesses could not… Read More »

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Traffic Deaths Show Startling Spike Second Year in a Row

By Jeff Brown |

The traffic accident statistics for 2016 were just released, and they are dismal: According to the report, 40,200 people died in auto accidents in 2016 alone, making 2016 the first year—since 2007—to see more than 40,000 people die in auto accidents, and making the recent two-year increase (14 percent) the largest in more than… 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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