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Widower Appeals Ban On Military Injury & Wrongful Death Lawsuits to U.S. Supreme Court

By Jeff Brown |

Losing a loved one due to negligence, medical malpractice and/or medical errors is difficult enough without also having to deal with those responsible for your loss blocking you from obtaining any kind of information whatsoever as to what happened to your loved one. And yet, that is what one man—a Navy Lieutenant—who lost his… 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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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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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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Florida Roller Coaster Derails, Plunging Riders 34 Feet & Leading to Traumatic Injuries

By Jeff Brown |

It’s the stuff of nightmares for many parents whose children and others frequent amusement parks: Florida roller coasters derailing, leading to severe injuries and sometimes even death. Sadly, this just happened in June, when the “Sand Blaster” roller coaster derailed on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk,  sending its riders plummeting 34 feet (10 meters, or… Read More »

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One Boy’s Tragic Death Begs the Question: When Are Child Accidents Someone Else’s Fault?

By Jeff Brown |

The 11-year-old-boy who died on April 20th after getting hit by a truck while his school held a protest against gun violence has captured headlines. The boy was trying to cross the street to get to visit a park when he was tragically hit by a Ford F-150 pickup truck. At this time, the… Read More »

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May News in Florida: Dangerous Sinkholes and Exploding Airbags

By Jeff Brown |

Florida news headlines of late have covered issues involving serious personal injury concerns: one highlighted how Florida now leads the nation in the highest number of Takata-airbag-related injuries and deaths; the other on how worker negligence will open upon up deep sinkholes in the Sunshine State, leading to injuries, death, and property damage, in… Read More »

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Can E-Cigarettes Cause Injuries?

By Jeff Brown |

As recently covered by People and ABC Action News, one Florida producer who worked for CNBC died in early May after his vape pen (also known as an “e-cigarette”) exploded, causing a massive fire in his home. When the pen exploded, the projectile penetrated his brain and skull. It also caused a massive fire,… Read More »

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