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Jury Awards Auto Accident Victim $197,500 in Challenging Case

In January, our firm received a $197,500 jury verdict for our client, Tommy, in a challenging auto accident case. The at-fault party’s insurance company, Geico, offered $35,000 to settle the case before trial. Auto Accident Rollover Crash On April 2, 2016, 33-year-old Tommy was heading Northbound on US 1 in St. Augustine on a rainy […]

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Memories of Jacksonville’s Old City Hall

Jacksonville’s old City Hall was imploded and came crashing down in a cloud of dust and several windows were broken on the south side of our office in the Blackstone Building. The implosion caused me to reminisce about the old City Hall building and one memory stood out above all the others: Evan Yegelwel … […]

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Asbestos Continues to be a Significant Heath Problem

Many people think asbestos is something that happened in the 1950s, 1960s or 1970s. The truth is that asbestos continues to be a significant health problem and people continue to be exposed to it daily. Every year thousands of people are still diagnosed with asbestos cancers and illnesses. Asbestos exposure from cosmetics, Johnson & Johnson […]

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Opioid Drug Maker Settles for $270 Million

Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, and the Sackler family, founder and owner of Purdue Pharma, have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma attorney general for $270 million. OxyContin is an opioid painkiller that was falsely marketed as safe and less addictive. States across the nation are fighting an opioid epidemic that […]

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Combat Veterans Claim Defective Combat Earplugs Caused Hearing Loss

Soldiers and veterans across the United States are filing claims alleging their hearing was damaged due to defective tactical earplugs made by the 3M Company (3M). Government Lawsuit 3M sold the dual-ended Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2), to the U.S military for more than a decade. The U.S. Department of Justice went after 3M and it […]

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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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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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