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Tragedy Follows Miramar Car Accident

A young girl, only 8-years-old, tragically died in a devastating car accident in Miramar, Florida as she was on her way to the first day of school with her mother.  The mother was operating the family's minivan when it collided with a pickup truck at Miramar Boulevard and Red Road in Miramar. The young girl

South Florida Bicycle Accident Results in $3 Million Jury Award

A Fort Lauderdale landscaping company was sued by the widow of a South Florida doctor, who alleged that their negligence had caused her late husband’s fatal bicycle accident. Back in August of 2011, the South Florida cyclist was riding his bicycle on a Miramar roadway when he rode into a landscaping truck that was parked

The Government Makes Mistakes, Shouldn’t They Have to Pay for Them Too?

Last week, Governor Scott signed claims bills awarding compensation to numerous Florida injury victims who were injured as a result of Florida state and local governments' negligence.  Normally, any lawsuit brought by a victim of negligence on the part of a Florida government agency or their employees are restricted by the legal doctrine of sovereign

One Killed, 10 Injured After Vehicle Hits Lauderhill Bus Stop Bench

Two vehicles swerving erratically through traffic in Lauderhill are alleged to have set off a chain reaction that led to one death and 10 people being injured. A Chevrolet SUV swerved off the road and struck a bus-stop bench in Lauderhill, as two women were walking nearby, one of whom was killed.  It is unknown

Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Caps on Medical Malpractice Damages

The Florida Supreme Court just ruled that a law limiting non-economic damages (pain and suffering, emotional distress, mental anguish, etc.) is unconstitutional, nullifying the controversial law passed by the Florida legislature back in 2003. The divided Court handed down the 4-3 ruling, with the majority of Justices holding that the arbitrary caps on non-economic damages