How Negligence Is Established in a Truck Accident

After a semi-truck hit you and caused injuries, you may be wondering how negligence is established in a truck accident. You and your attorney will investigate the facts that led...
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Criminal Negligence That Can Occur When Driving Your Car

The following is a guest post from Avery Appelman, a criminal defense attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Avery and his team specialize in DUI, drug and traffic offenses, and he regularly...
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One of the Hardest Decisions Any Child Can Make And How I Struggled With It

In my work, I represent people whose loved ones have suffered at the hands of unscrupulous long-term care facilities. I’ve handled cases involving all types of conduct from negligence to...
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Florida’s ALF Task Force to Reconvene in June

When Florida's legislative session closed earlier this year, legislators had not passed any laws designed to address the problems of assisted living facility neglect. Despite the efforts of the governor's...
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Florida Legislature Fails to Address Assisted Living Facility Neglect Despite Recommendations from the Governor’s ALF Task Force

In response to a growing number reports of assisted living facility abuse and the Miami Herald's series on ALF neglect, Florida governor Rick Scott charged a task force with finding...
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Medication Recalled Due to Concerns of Prescription Painkillers Being Mixed with Over the Counter Drugs

A Novartis medication plant in Lincoln, Nebraska manufactures both over the counter medications like Excedrin and powerful prescription painkillers like Percocet. Due to a potential medicine mix-up, Novartis has recalled...
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Are Florida Lawmakers Beginning to Address Assisted Living Facility Abuse?

Florida lawmakers are now considering changes to the state's oversight of Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). According to The Ledger, just months after they reportedly considered stripping more regulations designed to...
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Florida Senate Report Concludes Florida Isn’t Doing Enough to Protect Assisted Living Residents

A new report by the Florida Senate Health Regulations Committee details the shortcomings of Florida's oversight of assisted living facilities. Capitol News Service states the report follows a series of...
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Hollywood, FL Pharmacy Could Be Responsible For Outbreak of Eye Infections

12 patients in the Miami area are suffering from serious eye infections potentially linked to a Hollywood, FL pharmacy's negligence. reported the Florida Department of Health has linked the streptococcal...
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HBO Documentary “Hot Coffee” Reveals Truth About McDonald’s Case

In 1992 people around the world were introduced to Stella Liebeck, who was burned when she spilled McDonald's coffee in her lap and subsequently sued the restaurant for her burns....
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