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Customer alleges Clearwater bar's negligence led to fight

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 12, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Clearwater man is suing a local bar and business owner, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff being struck by another customer.

Couple blames electronics business for vehicle crash

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 12, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County couple is suing an electronics corporation and an employee, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the husband.

Customer alleges Publix's negligence caused injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 12, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County customer is suing Publix, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Driver alleges injuries from Davie collision

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 8, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE – A man alleges he was injured in an auto accident in Davie because of another driver's negligence.

Consumers seek damages from Safe Step Walk-In Tub over allegations tub installed was too small

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 8, 2018

CLEARWATER – A woman alleges that walk-in tub sold to her was too small and that she became stuck when using it.

Costco shopper alleges unmarked curb caused fall

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 7, 2018

CLEARWATER – A Dunedin woman alleges she was injured when an unmarked curb at a warehouse club caused her to trip and fall.

Pizza Hut driver alleges wet, dark tile steps at customers' home caused fall

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 7, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Pizza Hut delivery driver alleges he was injured while making a delivery when the customers turned off an exterior light before he descended a set of steps, causing him to fall.

Orlando Walmart target of personal injury lawsuit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 16, 2018

A customer who was reportedly injured after she tripped over a shopping cart left in a Walmart aisle has filed a negligence lawsuit against the retail giant.

Personal injury protection insurance scrutinized

By Carrie Bradon | Apr 13, 2018

TALLAHASSEE—Amid a flood of assignment of benefits schemes that have insurance companies stretched thin, auto insurance reform is being sought to guarantee justice for those injured in car crashes, but this reform has been met with a great deal of pushback from insurers.

Court affirms summary judgment backing Sam's Club in personal injury case

By Robert Davis | Mar 24, 2018

ATLANTA - The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment decision by a district court in favor of Sam's Club. The decision was appealed by a customer who was injured after slipping and falling on a slippery substance in the frozen food aisle inside one of Sam's Club stores.

Florida drivers could avoid need to pay personal injury coverage in 2018

By Dee Thompson | Dec 13, 2017

TALLAHASSEE — Car insurance reform bills are again moving through the Florida Legislature. Sen. Tom Lee (R-Thonotassa) is sponsoring SB 150, which would repeal the no-fault rule requiring motorists to carry $10,000 worth of personal injury (PIP) coverage. Lee’s bill would require only medical payment and bodily-injury coverage. A similar bill (HB 19) is making its way through the Florida House.

Miami mayor's petition for review of protective order denied in personal-injury case

By Shanice Harris | Jun 15, 2017

MIAMI – The 3rd District Court of Appeal has denied a petition filed by Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and City Manager Daniel Alfonso for review of a lower court's denial of their motions for a protective order in a personal-injury lawsuit.

Florida attorney moves from defense to plaintiff side in personal injury cases

By Jenna Spinelle | Aug 6, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH — James Graver is using his experience defending insurance companies to help clients on the other side of the aisle.

Clearwater firm hires Adam Bugg as new personal injury, criminal defense attorney

By Katelyn Kivel | May 24, 2016

CLEARWATER – Tampa Bay-area law firm Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett PA recently hired attorney Adam R. Bugg. 

Got a PIP letter? Attorneys offer tips to insurers who receive personal injury protection demands

By Taryn Phaneuf | Apr 20, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE – If an auto insurance company fails to pay a personal injury protection (PIP) claim, Florida law requires the medical provider submit a demand letter to the insurer before filing a lawsuit. The company has 30 days to respond to the letter and in that time, it has a lot to consider.

N.Y. personal injury law firm being sued for legal malpractice

By Jessica Karmasek | Mar 15, 2016

OXFORD, Miss.- A Florida man and his wife are suing a New York law firm for malpractice, alleging the firm and two of its attorneys failed to properly represent them in a personal injury lawsuit against the owners of two Mississippi hotels.

Florida boat owner files motion for indemnity in personal injury case

By Robert Hadley | Feb 7, 2016

MIAMI – A Florida man is filing a motion to indemnify him against claims arising from an accident that allegedly occurred aboard a sailboat he owns.

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