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Ohio School Bullying Lawsuit Heads to Supreme Court

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case concerning whether educators at DeVeaux Elementary School are responsible for an injury suffered by one of their students. A kindergartner was injured after another student stabbed her in the face with a pencil. According to the lawsuit, teachers and administration were made aware that… Read More »

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Starbucks Customer Burned by Hot Water

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

In a lawsuit eerily reminiscent of another, a Starbucks customer is claiming that she required skin grafts after spilling hot coffee on herself. The original lawsuit, filed in 1992, involved a 79-year-old woman who spilled coffee on herself in McDonald’s. This lawsuit was, in turn, held up as an example of frivolous litigation that… Read More »

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Palm Beach School District Files Lawsuit Against JUUL

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The Palm Beach County School District has joined the growing number of school districts that have filed lawsuits against the vapor cigarette company JUUL to offset the costs of combating vaping. The lawsuit seeks “direct and consequential” compensation for “economic injuries” suffered as a result of “dealing with the vaping epidemic”. Palm Beach County… Read More »

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Ten-Year-Old Injured in Zipline Accident

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

An outraged mom has filed a lawsuit against Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park and their parent company UATP Management after her son fell from a zipline attraction at his friend’s birthday party. The ride is a zipline-like ride called Sky Rider. According to the plaintiffs, the boy fell out of his harness and… Read More »

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Lawsuit Claims FMU Student Was Raped in Dorm

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A freshman at Florida Memorial University has filed a lawsuit against the college for negligent security. The woman says that she was sleeping in her dorm room and around 3AM, two males entered her room, woke her up, threatened her with violence if she did not comply with their demands, and one of them… Read More »

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Widow Sues After Truck Driver Crushed Beneath Steel Beams

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The wife of a truck driver killed in a Florida warehouse has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that owned the warehouse. The truck driver was crushed beneath several steel beams after a stack of steel beams weighing about 7,000 lbs. fell on the trucker after it was unsecured. The trucker was… Read More »

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Arthrex Faces Lawsuits Over Their Knee Replacement Device

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Arthrex iBalance is a knee replacement technology that allows surgeons to perform “total knee replacements” on patients who have lost a significant amount of cartilage due to osteoarthritis. It can also treat cartilage loss caused by severe trauma to the knee. The Florida-based company brought in over $2 billion in revenue in 2017, but… Read More »

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Dog Bite Leads to Amputation

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Texas man claims that part of his foot had to be amputated after two dogs bit him. He is now filing a lawsuit against the dog’s owner, seeking $1 million in damages. The plaintiff alleges that the dogs were allowed to run loose in defiance of county-wide ordinances. According to the plaintiff’s attorneys,… Read More »

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