Wayne Hogan

Practice Areas: High-profile Cases and Results

Jury Awards Victim $831,000 After Lowball Offer

A Duval County jury recently awarded a 73 year-old retired physician $831,000 for injuries and damages when she tripped and fell in January 2011 in Jacksonville. She suffered a nasal fracture and a fracture to her TMJ, which required surgery, along with impaired function of her mouth and jaw with difficulty chewing and worsening of […]

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NBC News Investigates National Deaf Academy for Alleged Abuse and Neglect

Physical abuse, neglect, unsanitary living conditions, improper hygiene, poor nutrition, substandard medical care, lack of security and improper hiring and staff supervision. These are just a few of the complaints some children at the National Deaf Academy (NDA), doing business as NDA Behavioral Health System and NDA Behavioral Health, a residential psychiatric treatment facility for […]

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Jury Awards Auto Accident Victim $450,000 After State Farm Made Lowball Offer

A federal jury awarded a 71 year-old semi-retired produce worker $450,000 for injuries and damages stemming from a wreck on I-95 in September 2010 that left the Vietnam veteran and father of four unable to work, with a torn right rotator cuff and neck injury. Attorney Albert Lechner tried the case in US District Court […]

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Rocket Scientist Dies from Fentanyl Patch; Doctor Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Carey Cooper, a 50 year-old rocket scientist and father of four, survived sleep apnea and sinus surgery on August 15, 2007, but he didn’t survive the recovery. That’s because he died from fentanyl intoxication due to a fentanyl pain patch – or the fentanyl transdermal system – that should have never been prescribed by his […]

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Mesothelioma Victim’s Sole Exposure was in the US Navy

Martin “Marty” Russian was 17, looking for adventure, and wanted to serve our country. So like many fine patriotic Americans during his generation, he joined the United States Navy in 1956. He served aboard the USS Intrepid for over three years as a machinist mate and received his honorable discharge in 1960. Unfortunately, like so […]

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Substantial Recovery for Mesothelioma Victim’s Family

Marlyn Johnson spent more than 20 years during the 1960s and 1970s as a carpenter and general contractor. During this time, he worked with and around others who applied and sanded asbestos-containing joint compounds while building more than 200 residential homes. Due to breathing asbestos fibers from the joint compounds over time, Mr. Johnson was […]

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Warning: Danger Riding With Seat Reclined

Ford Failed To Warn About Danger Of Riding With Seat Reclined Ordered To Pay Nearly $13 Million Shortly after a Florida jury hit Ford Motor Co. with a $12.9 million verdict, paraplegic Tami Martin said she would give half her award back if the automobile company agrees to forgo an appeal and start warning people […]

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