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How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help In Your Case

By Jeff Brown |

Following an arrest, many individuals are understandably confused and concerned about how to proceed, especially if they have not had prior experience with the Florida criminal justice system. Some people facing criminal charges may not believe that they need an attorney and may try to handle their case on their own. However, no matter… Read More »

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Our View: Tragic Death in Florida Parking Lot Involved Wrongful Death

By Jeff Brown |

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has been the subject of much debate lately, especially after the publicized fatal encounter in July between two men in the parking lot of the “Circle A” convenient store in Clearwater. While the sheriff has decided not to arrest and charge the shooter—indicating that he operated within Florida’s Stand… Read More »

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Celebrity’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed against Former Florida Deputy Garners News Headlines

By Jeff Brown |

September’s headlines here in Florida were dominated by news of one celebrity (Tyler Perry) filing a wrongful death lawsuit that accuses former Collier County Sheriff’s Deputy Steven Calkins of being potentially responsible for the lives of two men who disappeared 15 years ago. According to reports, Calkins arrested the two men separately in 2003… Read More »

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Account Takeover via Mobile Payments Now Drives Largest Fraud Losses

By Jeff Brown |

According to a new consumer fraud report, account takeover (ATO) now drives the largest fraud losses, whereby phishing remains a strong, vital part of the fraud. ATO occurs when a scammer impersonates a consumer in order to steal from their account. It is on the rise in large part due to various data breaches… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Claims Filed against Police Officer’s Shooting of a Child

By Jeff Brown |

One of the saddest things that can happen to a family is the loss of a child. When that loss is due to someone’s intentional act—especially a law enforcement officer, who represents the government and its duty to protect us—it can feel like a severe injustice. One such story made headlines of late in… Read More »

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Alarming Amount of Contaminated Food Found At Some Florida Food Establishments

By Jeff Brown |

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), close to 50 million Americans get sick from food contamination and poisoning every year, of which thousands die. The most common incidents stem from bacteria such as Campylobacter, Clostridium, E.coli, Listeria, Salmonella, and Shigella, and can result in flu symptoms, nausea, organ failure, vomiting,… Read More »

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Miami-Dade Judge Declares Cap on Noneconomic Damages in Medical Malpractice Unconstitutional

By Jeff Brown |

Recently, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jose M. Rodriguez ruled that Florida law limiting noneconomic damages to $350,000 was unconstitutional, finally ending a cap on noneconomic damages that has harmed thousands of medical malpractice victims in Florida each year. Specifically, Judge Rodriguez labeled Florida’s cap on noneconomic damages, which apply when a plaintiff succeeds at trial… Read More »

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Our View: Tragic Death in Florida Parking Lot Involved Wrongful Death

By Jeff Brown |

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has been the subject of much debate lately, especially after the publicized fatal encounter in July between two men in the parking lot of the “Circle A” convenient store in Clearwater. While the sheriff has decided not to arrest and charge the shooter—indicating that he operated within Florida’s Stand… Read More »

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Fatal Florida Crash Involving Tesla Vehicle Shows Battery Reignited Twice After Crash

By Jeff Brown |

According to a report released by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on June 26th, after being involved in a fatal crash in Florida, whereby the car crashed into a wall in Fort Lauderdale, killing two teens and injuring a third, the car battery of a Tesla reignited twice after being fully extinguished…. Read More »

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Workplace Injuries in Poultry Processing Plants

By Jeff Brown |

When we think of injuries that occur on the job, we usually think of construction sites; falling from scaffolds; slip and fall accidents; perhaps even repetitive stress injuries received over time. What we rarely think about are folks who work at processing plants and face injuries just as significant as those on a construction… Read More »

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