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The Generational Effects of Auto Accidents

Car accidents don’t just cause pain in the moment. The effects can be felt for years to come. Consider a recent article for the Miami Herald titled “Broward family still feeling effects of car crash 12 years later.” Evan S. Benn of the Miami Herald writes, “The Harris family was coming back to South Florida…

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Indictment and Wrongful Death Lawsuit Come in Aftermath of Florida Police Shooting

There unfortunately seems to be no shortage of news of police shootings. With these incidents come wrongful death lawsuits. Consider a recent article for CBS News titled “Police shooting victim family grateful for Florida deputy indictment.” According to the author of the article, “The mother and brother of a Florida man fatally shot by a…

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Bicyclist Latest Victim of All-Too-Common Miami Auto Accidents

Drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians alike need the proper legal protection when navigating the streets of Miami. Consider a recent article for the Miami Herald titled “Bicyclist killed in early morning hit-and-run crash in Northwest Miami-Dade.” The author of the article writes, “Almost every day for the last three years, Braulio ‘Ozzie’ Perez would get up…

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“Concussion” Movie Sheds Light on Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries are getting a special spotlight during the holiday season with the movie “Concussion.” Consider a recent article for the Miami Herald titled “Michael Gehlken: ‘Concussion’ movie brings CTE to life.” Michael Gehlken of the Miami Herald writes, “There is power in video. The medium can capture what the written word cannot, partly…

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Wrongful Death Suit Emerges After Fatal Cyclist Crash Plea Deal

Wrongful death lawsuits were unfortunately in the news again in Miami recently. Consider a recent article for CBS Miami titled “Driver In Deadly Cyclist Crash Takes Plea Deal.” According to the author of the article, “Alvarez admitted that he left the scene of the crash. He the used a golf club to smash out the…

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The Time Conundrum and Cruise Ship Accidents

Have you ever had the unfortunate experience of a slip and fall on a cruise? If so, you know there is a limited amount of time to get justice for your injuries. Consider a recent article for Lawyers and Settlements Titled “Passengers Injured aboard Cruise Ships Have Limited Time to Sue.” Brenda Craig of Lawyers…

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A New Florida Courtroom Trend

More and more complex business issues and disputes are going to court in Florida. The Bend Bulletin takes a look at this growing trend in a recent article titled “’Business courts’ take on complex corporate conflicts.” Jenni Bergal of the Bend Bulletin writes, “From his courtroom perch, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge John Thornton has seen all…

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Shifting Police Policy on Excessive Force

Police shootings are a problem in Miami, just as much as the rest of the country. The Palm Beach Post explores the possibility of shifting policies for police excessive force in a recent article titled “Commentary: Police shootings show need for policy shift, more training.” Mark A. Schneider and James K. Green of the Palm…

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Several Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Miami

Multi-vehicle crashes have been a mainstay in the news in Miami recently. It is a reminder that you need to be safe whenever you get behind the wheel. In addition, it is also a reminder that you need the proper legal protection to make sure you are properly compensated for your damages. Otherwise, you could…

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Car Crashes into Lauderdale Lakes House

When you’re sitting in your home, the last thing you expect is for a car to crash into your house. Yet, this is what happened at a Lauderdale Lakes house recently. Consider a recent article for WSVN titled “Car crashes into Lauderdale Lakes house.” According to the author of the article, “Police are investigating after…

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