November 20, 2015

School Bus Accident results in 4 students injured

News4Jax reports on an early morning crash that occurred on Wednesday due to a school bus accident.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on Interstate […]
November 17, 2015

Should texting while driving be a primary offense?

Florida passed an anti-texting-and-driving law two years ago but only as a secondary offense. Last year, the Florida Highway Patrol only issued 2,061 tickets for texting. […]
November 13, 2015

Should lawyers represent a severely injured child from birth and have limits to what they can be paid?

Recently, the Fourth District Court of Appeal asked the Florida Supreme Court to take up an argument about the constitutionality of a 2012 legislative move that limited […]
November 9, 2015

1st DCA says the death of a psychiatric patient who escapes hospital should be treated as a medical malpractice case

The First District Court of Appeal recently handed down a controversial decision that divided the court.  According to the Court, the death of a woman who was hit […]
November 6, 2015

Does a primary care physician have a duty of care in treating a depressed patient who commits suicide?

Recently, the Florida Supreme Court weighed in on whether a primary care physician could be found negligent in the suicide of a patient.  After Jacqueline Granicz’s […]
November 4, 2015

How to protect yourself in the ER

More than 130 million times a year, people in the U.S end up at the emergency room—often with non-life-threatening problems that can mean hours of waiting […]
November 2, 2015

Caps are unconstitutional even when a person suffers a "catastrophic injury"

A South Florida appeals court ruled recently that a Florida law’s limits on pain and suffering damages — known as non-economic damages in legal terms — […]
October 30, 2015

Traffic deaths up sharply in the first half of 2015

The drop in gas prices results in more people getting into road and traffic accidents. That and other factors like speeding and distraction from use of cell […]
October 28, 2015

What Everyone — Including Young Adults — Needs To Know About Insurance

Insurance is Necessary. I can’t say that enough.  Millennials (Young adults) may be young, but that doesn’t make them invincible and protected from all of life’s […]