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Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Jacksonville Contractors

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On October 22, 2017, a 3-year-old boy died after falling into a septic tank at Bruce Park in Jacksonville. The boy’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that two city contractors were negligent in maintaining the underground sewage tank. Specifically, the lawsuit alleges that A1 Septic Service, Inc. and ERS, Corp. failed to… Read More »

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Do You Need an Autopsy to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Florida?

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A medical examiner recently issued his findings in an autopsy performed on a Florida man who died in a car accident involving Venus Williams. The Palm Beach County doctor said that 78-year-old Jerome Barson died from complications of blunt force trauma in the June 9 car accident. Specifically, he suffered lacerations to his spleen… Read More »

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Zombicon Wrongful Death Lawsuit and Suing Government Actors

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Fort Myers recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit for a 20-year-old who was killed in the 2015 Zombicon mass shooting. The city agreed to pay Expavious Taylor’s estate $40,000, after having already spent $55,000 in other Zombicon-related settlements, including two personal injury awards made to men wounded during the shooting. Two other personal injury… Read More »

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Surviving Spouses and Wrongful Death Lawsuits

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Venus Williams is being sued by the widow of a man who died two weeks after a June 9 car accident allegedly caused by the tennis star. The accident took place in Palm Beach Gardens when the car carrying 78-year-old Jerome Barson and his 68-year-old wife Linda crashed into the side of Williams’ SUV…. Read More »

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Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against the Police

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A widow is suing the City of Tampa in Hillsborough County Circuit Court for the wrongful death of her husband, who died in 2014 when Tampa Police pulled him over. Officers were responding to a call about a wrong-way driver when they stopped Arthur Green Jr. They forcibly removed him from his car and… Read More »

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Bringing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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On June 12, 2016, a gunman opened fire at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, killing almost 50 people and injuring dozens of others. Now, some of the families of the victims are bringing a wrongful death lawsuit against the nightclub shooter’s wife and his former employer, claiming that they ignored crucial warning signs that he… Read More »

How to Prove Liability in a Wrongful Death Case Against a Fort Lauderdale Hospital

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According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, more than 225,000 people die each year from medical malpractice. Of those 225,000 deaths, 100,000 occur in hospital settings. The death of a loved one is never easy, but when that death occurs at the hands of a professional trusted with his or her life,… Read More »

Damages Available in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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If you have recently suffered the loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another individual, we understand that you are probably feeling angry, confused, and at a loss as to what to do. You may want to seek some sort of retribution, but do not know how to go about doing… Read More »

Tampa Family Sues City Over Water Truck That Killed Young Boy

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The family of a young boy who was run over by a city water department truck in August 2014 recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and driver alleging negligence was to blame for the boy’s death. The suit, filed in Hillsborough Circuit Court, seeks $15,000 from the defendants for their role… Read More »

MMA Fighter Killed In Hit And Run Accident In Delray Beach

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A 25-year-old North Dakota man who moved to Florida to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter was recently killed in a hit and run accident while standing on the corner of Federal Highway and Lindell Boulevard. Reports claim a silver sport model Range Rover ran over the victim… Read More »

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