Wayne Hogan

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Wayne Hogan Receives First Coast Leadership Award

The Downtown Business Professional Group’s 2018 First Coast Leadership Awards Dinner was held on Friday, June 1, at the Lexington Hotel and honored First Coast Business Leaders & CEO’s.  Master of Ceremony was meteorologist Steve Smith, formerly of First Coast News. Wayne Hogan was recognized in the Community Leader category for his efforts against the […]

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Jury Awards Car Accident Victim $1.43 Million

A Duval County jury sided with my client, a 49-year-old immigration attorney, awarding him a $1.43 million verdict after the pickup truck in which he was a passenger was rear-ended and he was left with permanent neck injuries. The verdict is 11 times more than Geico’s final offer to settle the case. Rear-ended In 2011, […]

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Jury Awards Car Accident Victim Ten Times More Than Initial Offer

A Pinellas County jury awarded my client $267,000 – a verdict ten times more than the insurance company’s original offer – for neck injuries stemming from a 2014 auto accident. Attorney’s fees and costs were also awarded, making the verdict in excess of the at-fault driver’s insurance policy. My client, 43-year-old David Smith, was hit […]

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What’s Your Distraction Action?

Do you remember “Schoolhouse Rock” and the catchy teaching moments imparted on kids who were learning valuable lessons between the cartoons they were watching?  One of the snippets I remember is “conjunction junction, what’s your function?” The tune and examples used to make the lesson fun have stuck with me over the years. Unfortunately, there […]

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Bad Day For Consumers: U.S. Senate Votes to Repeal the Consumer Financial Bureau’s Effort to Stop Auto Lending Discrimination

Bad day for consumers. The U.S. Senate voted to repeal Guidance issued in 2013 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFB”) to help consumers and to curtail auto finance companies from racially and ethnically  discriminating, by holding them accountable to fair lending laws.  The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) prohibits creditors from discriminating in any aspect of […]

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Are You a Safe and Informed Patient?

If you visit any medical service provider, you are a patient. Millions of people become patients every day with varying needs, from scrapes and bruises to major surgery, requiring a professional to provide medical care. Ask Questions Trusting your medical needs to anyone is something you should take very seriously. Learn more about who the […]

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Distracted Driving is Still a Serious Problem

While there is no argument about how deadly distracted driving is, a recent study by Zendrive is alarming. Zendrive’s study tracks cell phone use for automobile insurers and ride-sharing services. The study monitored 2.3 million drivers who travelled more than 5.6 billion miles. It found 12 percent of those drivers were considered mobile-phone addicts who call, […]

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: Woman Dies From Untreated Ulcer

Anna Mary Bakley, a 69-year-old mother of three, survived gallbladder and breast cancer, but didn’t survive a bleeding ulcer that could have been easily treated. She bled to death from an upper gastrointestinal ulcer on New Year’s Eve in 2016. I recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of Mrs. Bakley’s family against her […]

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Jury Awards Woman $171,000 After Man Drives Into Her

A St. Johns County jury awarded Patricia Reiter, a 77-year-old female security guard, $171,000 plus attorney’s fees and costs for injuries and damages after a man drove his car into her at the entrance of a security gate, injuring her right knee. On September 17, 2013, the man drove a Honda Civic into our client after she […]

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Media Gets the Word Out About 10 Worst Toys List

We would like to thank the Jacksonville local media for getting the word out about dangerous toys that made this year’s “10 Worst Toys” list.  World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.) reveals its “10 Worst Toys” list to bring attention to dangerous toys on store shelves. Each year I buy the toys on the list to […]

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