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Family Of Woman Who Choked in Care Home Files Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The family of a developmentally disabled woman is suing the care home where she was a resident after she choked to death during snack time. Tammy Dull’s estate filed a lawsuit against the Tallahassee nursing home, Sunrise Community, Inc. Her family alleges that she was on a “mechanical soft” diet because of a medical… Read More »

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Universal Water Slide Implicated in Paralysis Injury

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A man is suing Universal Studios and ProSlide Technologies after he says he was left paralyzed after exiting the slide. Now, court documents have revealed that there have been 115 injury reports concerning the same water slide. In Florida, however, Universal Studios is only required to report the incident if the customer’s injury requires… Read More »

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New Zantac Lawsuits Emerge After Pennsylvania Man Dies

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Pennsylvania man has filed a lawsuit against the makers of Zantac. He filed the lawsuit himself on behalf of his wife’s estate and himself. According to the lawsuit, the man’s wife began using Zantac in 2015. She took it several times a week until she developed stomach cancer. In 2018, she died. The… Read More »

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Are Remote Trials Coming Soon?

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Think of it. Instead of being cloistered in a courtroom all day, you can listen to witness testimony and lawyer arguments from the comfort of your own living room. In late June, several Broward County residents received summonses for jury duty from the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida. While these summonses were sent… Read More »

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Change of Venue Ordered in Defective Fireworks Case

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

If you ever end up filing a lawsuit against the manufacturer of a product, you can expect that the manufacturer will file a petition with the court to change the venue. Typically, plaintiffs file lawsuits in whichever district they reside in, but companies generally prefer that lawsuits be filed in whichever district the company… Read More »

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Man Suffers Injury When Cruise Ship Bunk Falls on His Head

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Maritime lawsuits are often plagued by federal statutes that have been on the books for centuries. Since the incidents that occur aboard them occur on the high seas, the question of jurisdiction is a major matter. In most cases, the cruise lines have broad leeway to force passengers into jurisdictions that benefit them. They… Read More »

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