Wayne Hogan

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Parking Lot Accidents: More Frequent Than You Think

Accidents don’t just happen on roads. According to the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association, 1 in 5 accidents takes place in a parking lot. And during the holiday seasons when the amount of shopping increases, that number jumps to 2 out 5 accidents occur in parking lots. Why?: unpredictable traffic patterns and distracted drivers. […]

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Jury Awards $29.5 Million to Dying Woman Over J&J Talc

Juries continue to be convinced that Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder is contaminated with asbestos and is responsible for causing mesothelioma, a rare cancer exclusively caused by asbestos, and ovarian cancer. The most recent verdict was March 13, 2019 where a California jury awarded 29.5 million to a mesothelioma victim and found Johnson & Johnson’s […]

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Asbestos In Your Cosmetics

It is well known that for over 40 years our firm has represented Floridians who were injured by exposure to asbestos. We are experts when it comes to finding the truth and advocating for our clients who are victims of asbestos exposure. Anita and I work every day to protect those who have developed asbestos […]

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Memorial Hospital Sued in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

I recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Memorial Hospital and two physicians stemming from the death of Tom Hussey, a 52-year-old Navy veteran who died on June 7, 2016 following a four-day stay. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of his widow, Edna Hussey, alleging Memorial and its treating physicians committed medical malpractice by […]

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National Consumer Protection Week

This week the Federal Trade Commission is celebrating National Consumer protection week. As a consumer protection lawyer, I want to help ensure that everyone is treated equally by companies and to make sure consumers are protected against fraud and scams. My goal as a consumer protection advocate is to help fight for your rights and […]

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534,000 Hyundai and Kia Vehicles Recalld for Engine Fire

Hyundai and Kia recalled another 534,000 vehicles engine failures and fires. This most recent recall brings the total of recalled vehicles to about 2.4 million since September 2015. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is also investigating the companies for being slow to fix the defective vehicles. The recall covers 379,000 Kia Soul SUVs from […]

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Fake Car Seats Are Not Fake News

A terrifying scam has been discovered that could take the life of a child. Hospital officials recently found two counterfeit car seats during one of their safety programs. Their car seat technician discovered a fake car seat during a routine car seat check as a mother and her newborn were being discharged from the hospital. […]

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Is Your Lyft or Uber Vehicle Under a Recall?

According to CarFax, in 2018 there were 57 million vehicles on the road with open safety recalls. That equates to one in five cars in the U.S. If you travel using ride-sharing from Uber or Lyft, you may be riding in one of those recalled vehicles. Your driver may be safe, but their car may not […]

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Opioid Marketing Linked to Opioid Deaths

Nearly 48,000 people died from opioid overdoses in 2017 alone. That accounts for approximately 68% of all deaths due to overdose. A new study published in the JAMA Network Open directly links opioid marketing to the potential increase in prescription opioid deaths. The more money that was spent to market opioids to doctors, the more […]

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Wrongful Death Action in Puerto Rico – Evidence Missing But Case Pursued

Establishing liability was extremely difficult. There were no witnesses and no video of the fatal fall, and the swing set that caused it was gone. The case was in Puerto Rico. Here, at Terrell Hogan Yegelwel, we needed co-counsel there to help the victim’s daughter. After a diligent search, we identified Doris Quinones-Tridas as the […]

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