February 27, 2015

Florida in the Red for Highway Safety Laws but could it get better after the 2015 legislative session?

Uh oh, yet another study that reveals Florida highways are sub par and lead straight to the danger zone.  The 2015 “Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws” […]
February 25, 2015

Medical Malpractice suit filed over Joan Rivers' death

As many of you know, we at Edwards & Ragatz litigate a large number of medical malpractice cases.  We screen them carefully and make sure the claims […]
February 23, 2015

To collect debts, Nursing Home seizing control over patients!

This story is shocking to me.  I’ve litigated nursing home cases for over ten years and never saw this type of action to collect debts.  New […]
February 20, 2015

Court ruling opens the door to malpractice claims against cruise ships

I’ve always thought cruise ships operate without much accountability.  I was happy to see this ruling come down from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. For […]
February 19, 2015

The Ugly Side of the law: former judge admits taking bribe to cut jury verdict from $5.2M to $1M

We like to think that all lawyers, judges, and anyone who has a job to enforce laws is ethical and does not break the law.  Unfortunately […]
February 16, 2015

Tragic accident off of I-295 reminds us that move over law applies to tow trucks too

There was a tragic accident that occurred in Jacksonville recently which shows how important the “Move Over law” is.  Two people standing outside their cars on the […]
February 12, 2015

Could adding head and neck cancer screening with lung cancer scans improve survival?

Adding head and neck cancer screenings to recommended lung cancer screenings would likely improve early detection and survival, according to a research done by a team led […]
February 9, 2015

Billboards and the Bill of Rights- will it reduce highway clutter?

Law is not magic, even though some think it is one in the same.  Why? Both involve odd and powerful verbal formulas that can change everything. […]
February 2, 2015

New Florida Smoke Alarm Law for Homeowners Aimed At Preventing Fire Deaths

There is a new Florida law aimed at preventing fire deaths . Smoke alarms installed in homes must be powered by either electricity or so-called “permanent” […]