Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu
+

Author Archives: Jay Butchko

Architects

Understanding The Surfside Condo Settlement

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

98 people die in a building collapse and $1 billion dollars later, the matter is mostly settled. But grumbles concerning the case remain with insurers, engineers, and business advocates saying that the defendants got railroaded in the decision. Essentially, the defendants were held liable for knowing that the building was structurally unstable and not… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Memorial

$1 Billion Settlement In Surfside Collapse

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A $1 billion settlement has been reached with various culpable parties in the Surfside Condo collapse that occurred last summer. It seems like a decade ago that this tragedy was making headlines with all the things that have happened in between. Today, the matter is resolved with the families of the deceased splitting the… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
ProstheticLeg2

Physician Sues Podiatrist Over Gangrene Amputation Injury

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A physician seeking relief related to foot calluses and an ulceration ended up losing most of his leg after an infection set in. According to the physician, his podiatrist made several mistakes that ultimately cost him his leg. The physician continues to practice medicine, even as an amputee. However, his quality of life has… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Airbag4

Judge: Subaru Must Face Spinal Injury Related To Airbag

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A woman who was involved in a minor accident alleges that she suffered major injuries after her Subaru Outback’s airbag deployed too forcefully causing spine and neck injuries. Subaru tried to defeat the claim in summary dismissal, but a judge ruled that the plaintiff’s pleadings were strong enough to warrant a trial. The case… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Thyroid

Man Sues After Thyroid Removal Turns Out To Be Unnecessary

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The U.S. government is facing a lawsuit filed by a veteran who had his thyroid removed unnecessarily. After the procedure, the man was told that no cancer was found on his thyroid. He waited three years to file a lawsuit alleging medical malpractice against the U.S. naval hospital in Guam. The ensuing lawsuit accused… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
HouseParty

On-Campus Rape Results In Charges, Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

To make a long story short, a girl was sexually assaulted at a frat party and now she is suing the University and the fraternity for physical and emotional damages. The girl was forced to drop out of school for the semester and has lost educational opportunities as a result. She is currently at… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Jail9

Can You Sue A Jail Operator Who Intentionally Harms You?

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

While this question may sound fairly facile with an obvious answer, the very question made it all the way to the Colorado Supreme Court before the court ruled that the plaintiff’s case could proceed. A detainee alleged that a sheriff held him well beyond the point where he posted bond, thus infringing upon his… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
DrinkShots2

Pledge Suffers Brain Damage At Frat Party; Parents Sue

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A pledge who was forced to drink a bottle of vodka during a frat party is now in a vegetative state after he went into respiratory arrest the night of the party. When he was taken to the hospital, he had a BAC of .486 making his bloodstream more aptly called an alcohol stream…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
GunProtest

Victims Win In Sandy Hook, But Don’t Expect Gun Lawsuits To Be Viable

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The federal government passed a series of laws that prohibits personal injury lawsuits filed against gun companies for the misuse of their products. You can, however, still file a lawsuit against a gun company that manufactures a defective product. One loophole under federal law permitted the Sandy Hook victims to tag a $73M settlement… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
CovidDeath

Employee Dies After Contracting COVID At Luncheon

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The family of a worker has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the employer of their loved one after the worker contracted COVID at a company luncheon. He contracted the disease in March of 2020, at the height of the pandemic. At the time, his Iowa employer scheduled a luncheon but the Governor had… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
X
Schedule A
Consultation
protected by reCAPTCHA Privacy - Terms