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Category Archives: Personal Injury

DogAttack

Unleashed Dog Attacks Boy in Miami

By Palmer | Lopez |

Miami officials are once again enforcing the city’s leash laws after a dog broke free of his owner and attacked a two-year-old boy and his father on February 15, 2021. The boy suffered injuries to his hands and face. The two were enjoying the park after the boy’s brother’s soccer game. The boy was… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits Filed After Two Students Die in Pedestrian Accidents

By Palmer | Lopez |

Tragically, two University of Florida freshmen recently lost their lives in traffic accidents. Maggie Paxton was killed in a hit-and-run accident in December 2020, and just over a month later, Sophia Lambert lost her life in a fatal accident not two blocks away. On December 9th, Maggie Paxton was hit by a BMW that… Read More »

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PI_Law

Homeless Man Gets $90,000 from Deputy After Body Slam

By Palmer | Lopez |

A homeless man who was body-slammed by a sheriff’s deputy won a $90,000 settlement from the city for the use of excessive force. The entire incident occurred within the police station, so it was caught on video. The man was arrested for disorderly intoxication. He appears in a video to be standing in between… Read More »

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Amazon Defective Product Lawsuits

By Palmer | Lopez |

Should you be able to hold a flea market accountable for the actions of one of its vendors? If you said, “no”, then you’re in alignment with Amazon’s thoughts on the several lawsuits it has faced related to some of its products. Amazon believes that it should not be held liable when one of… Read More »

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GarbageTruck

Woman Hit by Garbage Truck Sues City

By Palmer | Lopez |

A lawsuit was recently filed against the City of Madeira Beach by a woman who was struck by a city-owned garbage truck while she was cycling. She sustained serious injuries that acutely diminished the quality of her life. As an avid bicyclist and outdoorswoman, the plaintiff used to spend much of her time doing… Read More »

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Spine

Universal Settles Lawsuit with Man Who Suffered Spinal Injury

By Palmer | Lopez |

Universal Studios recently settled a highly publicized lawsuit filed by a man who said he sustained a spinal injury on one of their water slides. Universal has recently come under fire after it was alleged that they misreported injuries on their rides with extremely vague language. As an example, although the man suffered paralysis… Read More »

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Medication2

Tennessee Hands Opioid Companies a Major Blow

By Palmer | Lopez |

Tennessee has handed the opioid manufacturing industry a major blow. Under Tennessee law, drug dealers can be held liable for injuries that they cause their customers and their customers’ children. The Drug Dealer Liability Act allows the victims of addiction to file civil lawsuits against drug traffickers. More controversially, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled… Read More »

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AcneMed

Can Topical Acne Products Cause Life-Threatening Reactions?

By Palmer | Lopez |

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), certain types of acne treatments, including those available over the counter, can result in serious side effects and allergic reactions that may be life-threatening. The types of products that are specifically mentioned by the FDA include those with the active ingredients benzoyl peroxide or salicylic… Read More »

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MedLaws

Man Forced into Kidney Transplant Awarded $30 Million

By Palmer | Lopez |

A federal appeals court has upheld a nearly $30 million verdict in favor of a man who was forced to have a kidney transplant after being cared for by a clinic in St. Louis. The plaintiff saw a nurse practitioner after his elevated blood pressure caused him to fail a pre-employment physical. The plaintiff… Read More »

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