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Female Inmates File Lawsuit Alleging Rape, Sexual Abuse

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Female inmates at the nation’s largest federal prison for women are alleging that they were raped and coerced into having sex by male guards of the Federal Correctional Complex Coleman in Sumter County. One woman says that almost immediately upon entering the prison she was approached by a male guard who offered protection in… Read More »

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NFL Sued After Concussion Settlement Allegedly Discriminates Against Black Players

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Settlements related to chronic traumatic encephalopathy have been leveled against the NFL, NHL, and NCAA. The lawsuits allege that either the league itself or individual teams and programs failed to keep their players safe from head-trauma-related injuries. Head trauma injuries can become cumulative if not properly addressed. The chances of this happening are much… Read More »

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Family of UPS Driver Files Lawsuit Against Police After Bystander Shooting

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The family of a UPS driver along with another man who was injured in the crossfire of a police shooting has filed lawsuits against the six police agencies that were involved in the altercation. Two men took the driver, Frank Ordonez, hostage after hijacking the truck and robbing a jewelry store. The men led… Read More »

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Dive Boat Company Sued After Woman Dies

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

This is fairly awful, so prepare yourself. A woman and her husband were on a dive boat when this incident occurred. The dive boat operator, who was only operating the boat for the third time, accidentally through the boat in reverse as he was trying to maneuver. He lost control of the boat, causing… Read More »

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Jacksonville Will Hold First-Ever Virtual Trial

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Jacksonville will hold Florida’s first-ever completely virtual trial. That means that every element of the case will be heard by jurors from the comfort of their own living rooms. Jurors will, of course, still be required to pay attention to the proceedings. Duval County in Jacksonville was selected by the Florida Supreme Court to… Read More »

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Workers Seriously Injured in Construction Accident

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Six workers were trapped for hours after a bundle of rebar fell at a construction site. The workers were eventually freed and sent to the hospital. They were listed in either serious or critical condition. The accident occurred at 830 Brickell in Miami where developers are constructing a 57-story tower in the plaza. The… Read More »

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Volcano Bay Waterslide is the Subject of 73 Injury Claims

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

We recently discussed a news article in which a man alleged that he was partially paralyzed after sustaining an injury at a Universal Volcano Bay water slide. Well, after news broke about the injury, several more began filing claims. Now, Universal’s insurer is saying that they are not responsible for indemnifying Universal which is… Read More »

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Wrestlers’ Brain Damage Lawsuit Dismissed by Appeals Court

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A federal appeals court dismissed a lawsuit that was filed on behalf of 50 former professional wrestlers, many of whom were stars throughout the ’80s and ‘90s. The lawsuit alleged that the WWF and WWE did not do enough to protect their stars from head trauma resulting in CTE-related disorders and traumatic brain injury…. Read More »

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Grieving Husband Lands $30 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A grieving husband landed a $30 million verdict after his wife died due to complications related to ankle surgery. The lawsuit was filed against Baptist Health Medical Group Orthopedics and two of their doctors. Alfredo Victor Fernandez and his wife went to the orthopedics center after his wife suffered an ankle injury. The plaintiffs… Read More »

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Black Lives Matter Files Lawsuit Over Less-Than-Lethal Weapons

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The cycle goes something like this. Law enforcement injures or kills someone by going way beyond what is necessary to subdue them, protests and riots ensue requiring police officers to keep crowds under control, police officers use less-than-lethal rounds to subdue the crowd, and someone is injured, maimed, or killed by these rounds. Individuals… Read More »

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