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.
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 – 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.
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.
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.