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Do DoorDash Drivers Have Professional Liability Policies?

By Palmer | Lopez |

If you’ve ever driven for Uber, then you know that Uber has its own insurance policy that kicks in when a driver is enroute to either pick up a customer or drop one off. Otherwise, their own personal auto policy is triggered. It does not work that way for Uber Eats or DoorDash. DoorDash… Read More »

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Sheriff’s Office Settles Lawsuit After Child Struck By Officer

By Palmer | Lopez |

A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Deputy was suspended for five days after his unmarked vehicle struck a child, killing him. According to the accident report, the cruiser was speeding at the time of the incident, swerved to avoid another pedestrian, and struck the child. The family sued the HCSO and secured a settlement. However, prosecutors… Read More »

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Defense Verdict Tossed After Lawyer Brags About Manipulating Jurors

By Palmer | Lopez |

A Florida lawyer was caught on a cell phone call bragging about how he manipulated a jury to return a verdict in favor of the defense in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The plaintiffs contended that the doctor had nicked the victim’s colon resulting in sepsis and death. The family sued, but the defense team… Read More »

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Intrigue Looms Over Case Involving Addicted Surgeon

By Palmer | Lopez |

A medical malpractice lawsuit has been filed against a hospital and a star surgeon who is accused of being addicted to opioids. The surgeon was the subject of a Justice Department investigation involving illegal medical billing, assembly-line medicine, and the dangerous administration of anesthesia. Both the hospital and the doctor have denied the allegations…. Read More »

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Woman Dies After Laparoscopic Surgery Spreads Cancer

By Palmer | Lopez |

Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally-invasive procedure that uses machine-guided tools to perform complex procedures. In this case, a woman was having a mass removed from her uterus. According to the lawsuit, the surgery caused cancer cells to spread to other areas of the body greatly reducing the plaintiff’s lifespan. Her family filed a lawsuit… Read More »

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Tyrod Taylor Sues Chargers’ Doctor For Medical Malpractice

By Palmer | Lopez |

NFL quarterback Tyrod Taylor currently plays for the New York Giants. However, when he was previously playing with the Chargers, a team doctor administered an injection to help him manage a rib cartilage tear. The doctor inadvertently administered the pain medication into his lung causing the lung to collapse. Taylor has since sued the… Read More »

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Little League Sued Over Bunk Bed Injury

By Palmer | Lopez |

The 2022 Little League World Series ended in devastation for one twelve-year-old player after he fell out of a bunk bed and suffered a serious injury, including a skull fracture and a brain bleed. As a result of the fall, the boy has required three operations and suffered a staph infection. He has also… Read More »

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FSU Supports Plaintiff In Underage Drink Lawsuit

By Palmer | Lopez |

Two bars located in Tallahassee’s college district are being sued for overserving two minors, one of whom struck the other in his vehicle, killing her. The minor driving the vehicle was 20 at the time of the accident while the victim was 18 and also drunk. According to the accident report, the 20-year-old hit… Read More »

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Hospital Offers To Cover The Bill If Daughter Doesn’t Talk About Father’s Death

By Palmer | Lopez |

Before we get into anything else, your silence is a valuable bargaining chip in negotiations with a negligent doctor or hospital. The doctor and hospital don’t want the negative press of a medical malpractice lawsuit, and they certainly don’t want allegations of negligence to come up when prospective patients search their name online. For… Read More »

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Lawmaker Facing Charges Of Fraud/Medical Malpractice After Stem Cell Treatment

By Palmer | Lopez |

Stem cell treatments are the next frontier of medical science. Doctors hope that, eventually, they will be able to regrow organs from our own tissue. Today, stem cells are sort of like a magic wand. Clinics offering stem cell treatment claim to improve back pain and other common ailments using an unproven technique of… Read More »

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