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Commercial Litigation Attorneys

Commercial Litigation

From individuals to major corporations, there are a number of potential business scenarios that can result in commercial litigation. While breach of contract, fraud, and employment issues are a few of the more common litigation topics, the specific case types that fall under each of these are many and varied. Further, in some instances, more than one business-related situation requiring legal intervention occurs at the same time. Such overlapping can create complicated litigation and should be reviewed by experienced commercial attorneys for the best outcome. The following is a brief overview of breach of contract, fraud, and employment disputes in...

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Brain Injury During Birth: Proving Medical Malpractice & Negligence

Brain Injury During Birth

Traumatic Brain Injury During Birth in infants is a heartbreaking and all-too-common experience for many new parents. There are an array of causes, including Cerebral Palsy, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, brachial plexus palsy (Erb’s palsy), and others, which can be the result of breech-birth complications, C-section injuries, or medical malpractice negligence—or a combination of these and other factors. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in particular have been reported as the leading cause of death and disability in children, with instrumental delivery being noted as a major cause.1  Infants may sustain a brain injury, abnormal brain development, or both due to improper care and...

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Negligent Security & Wrongful Death

Negligent security & Wrongful Death

Negligent security is one of many types of negligence that results in civil lawsuits. Legally, it generally involves cases in which assault, battery, and/or aggravated assault results in the injury or death of an individual as a result of improper, insufficient, or non-existent security—in the form of either material surveillance or trained security personnel—on a property. Essentially it is a form of premises liability, and includes any harm from robbery to rape. It may also include situations in which an individual is injured on a property and left without assistance due to a lack of security surveillance. For example, a...

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Covid-19 Lawsuits & Effects on Rents, Leases & Mortgages: An Update

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Covid-19 lawsuits may arise for Renters, leasers, and mortgagors in Florida and across the country as people continue to face economic difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic. These hardships deter their ability to make rental, lease, and mortgage payments. Many individuals, families, and business owners are affected by layoffs, severely reduced work hours, lack of opportunities, and shuttered businesses. Companies that are unable to pay rents, leases, and mortgages and are forced to lay off employees, close their doors, or both, add to the rising number of unemployed in a vicious cycle of economic downturn.  Adding to the situation is an...

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CoVid-19 Nursing Home Lawyers Assess Liability & Lawsuits

CoVid-19 Nursing Home lawyers

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, the unknowns about the virus correspond with the types of new legal scenarios that are emerging. Sadly, nursing homes and assisted living centers are the sites of exceptional devastation due to the disease. CoVid-19 Nursing Home lawyers nationally are being contacted regarding illness and death of loved ones who are or were in nursing homes or assisted living centers and contracted the virus. And while many viable laws are already in place that address nursing home neglect and abuse, other situations are arising that may blur or void the use of current laws (or portions...

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Shooting Attorney Discusses Wrongful Death vs. Murder: Cases Involving Shootings

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Whether accidental or intentional, a shooting death is not only a horrific experience with lasting emotional effects, but also one with numerous legal ramifications a shooting attorney can help you navigate. For adult victims and their families, these ramifications reach far beyond probate.  In cases involving accidental shootings, negligence is often a factor. Failure on the behalf of gun owners to properly secure their firearms, for example, often results in deaths that lead to wrongful death lawsuits. An experienced shooting attorney capable of proving that someone acted negligently or carelessly is key. A wrongful death case of this type is tried...

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Covid-19 Nursing Home Liability Attorneys Discuss Legal Action

covid-19 nursing home liability attorneys

As the number of nursing homes and assisted living facilities (ALFs) hit with Covid-19 outbreaks continues to escalate, so does the number of individuals looking for Covid-19 Nursing Home Liability Attorneys to take legal action against them and their employees due to the deaths of loved ones.  Legal issues involving the Covid-19 pandemic as it relates to nursing home care and other related care services include, but are not limited to, improper testing, insufficient number of caregivers, and lack of personal protective equipment (PPE).  Improper TestingNursing homes, ALFs, and other care facilities who do not acquire test materials, do not properly administer...

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Covid-19 Lawyers Discuss Risk In The Workplace Including Problems & Perspectives

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Covid-19 lawyers discuss the workforce landscape and how it is currently peppered with a wide array of liability-based issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The issues stem from situations involving not only employer-employee scenarios, but also those involving employer-government scenarios and others. Employee safety, schedules, and benefits; workers compensation benefit denials; and potential government-mandated company production requirements are among the frontrunners.  With regard to employee safety, numerous workers nationwide have done everything from making basic requests to filing lawsuits in an effort to encourage employers to make workplaces safe and sanitary in order to avoid contracting the potentially deadly virus. Reduced...

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Rents, Leases & Mortgages: Other Covid-19 Conundrums

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As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc in every arena of life from health to the economy, one major area of concern is housing payments. Whether it’s renting, leasing, or paying a mortgage, many individuals and families are currently struggling to make their payments – or can’t make them at all due to being unemployed or facing severely reduced work hours and opportunities. In Florida, the governor suspended and tolled all mortgage foreclosures and tenant evictions for 45 days (renters whose property owners have federally backed mortgages may have longer via the CARES Act) via Executive Order Number 20-94 (Emergency...

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Coronavirus Attorney Considers Legal Implications In Evolving Case Scenarios

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In addition to its effects on public health and the economy, there are a wide variety of legally oriented personal and professional considerations related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. These include issues with healthcare, employment, housing, and insurance, as well as various angles of liability. In some cases, a coronavirus attorney experienced in liability claims can help you. In Florida, requests have been made to the governor for immunity from any liability, whether civil or criminal, given certain conditions, with regard to nursing homes, hospitals, and other specific facilities. This will invariably lead to vast legal consideration – and a lot...

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