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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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Algae Blooms. Bacteria & Dangerous Products Sending Floridians to the Emergency Room This Summer

By Jeff Brown |

There have been a number of concerns of late involving Floridians being significantly harmed by what many would label a failure of our state and federal agencies to keep the environment safe (and products) for human use, as we discuss below. Sewage Spills In late July, one of the pipes abandoned and replaced almost… Read More »

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Last Vestiges of Florida’s Cap on Medical Malpractice Damages Fall

By Jeff Brown |

A new documentary film on Netflix—The Bleeding Edge—highlights what a significant cause of injury and death medical interventions and medical harm have become in America, in spite of how technologically advanced the country is. In fact, medical errors have become such a huge issue that any state that imposes medical malpractice caps on damage… Read More »

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Federal Jury Awards HIV Patient $18.4 Million after Doctors Failed To Do Proper Testing

By Jeff Brown |

On June 18th, a federal jury awarded more than $18 million in damages to a man who allegedly developed AIDS because his former physicians failed to test him for HIV; despite the fact that he displayed higher risk factors for and was, in fact, carrying the virus. Although the plaintiff/patient was gay and had… Read More »

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Wells Fargo’s $480 Million Settlement Draws Attention to Potential 401(k) Consumer Fraud

By Jeff Brown |

The bank chain Wells Fargo is once again in hot water over its fake customer/consumer fraud account scam. In May, the banking company agreed to pay $480 million to put to rest claims that it misled shareholders about these sales practices and its fake-accounts scandal. Federal law requires that companies like Wells Fargo warn… Read More »

Boca Law Cordially Invites You to “See, Sip, Stroll & Support the Tri-County Animal Rescue”

By Jeff Brown |

On Sunday, July 22nd from 9am-1pm join Boca Law to “See, Sip, Stroll & Support the Trip-County Animal Rescue.” The event will be held at Lavalle, Brown & Ronan, PA at 750 South Dixie Highway in Boca Raton.

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Florida Students Found To Be At Risk of Lead Exposure

By Jeff Brown |

On June 5th, health experts warned that Florida’s children are likely being exposed to heightened levels of lead in their school drinking water on a regular basis. This exposure can lead to aggressive behavior and IQ loss, amongst other symptoms and illnesses. Tests were conducted in 16 cities in the state’s capital, all of… Read More »

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