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Woman Sues the Government Claiming a Controlled Fire Led to a Multi-Car Accident

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A woman has filed a lawsuit against the federal government after a “prescribed burn” caused a major accident on the roadway. Prescribed burns or controlled fires are those that humans set themselves to remove brush that could cause uncontrolled fires. In this case, the woman says that the government negligently burned the foliage resulting… Read More »

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South Carolina Nursing Home Lawsuit Looks to be First of Many

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

It was one of those stories that was buried underneath other headlines. While Americans were socially distancing, wearing masks, and avoiding unnecessary outdoor activities, COVID-19 was spreading like wildfire in American nursing homes. How did this happen? In some cases, it was an act of government that placed run-off COVID patients into nursing homes…. Read More »

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Drunk Driver Sues Rental Car Company after Fatal Crash

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

This lawsuit will likely test the bounds of your patience. A man who is serving a sentence for vehicular homicide has filed a lawsuit against Enterprise Rental for wrongful death. His sister was killed in the crash, and his mother was seriously injured. Felix Luis C. Rodriguez filed the lawsuit on the basis that… Read More »

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Firefighters Believe Their Protective Gear is a Carcinogen

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Firefighters in Florida and all over the country are sounding the alarm over their protective gear. They believe it has caused a larger-than-average number of firefighters to get rare forms of cancer. For years, cancer rates among firefighters have been higher than the general population. But no one knew why. Eventually, scientists zeroed in… Read More »

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Toxic Exposure to Ethylene Oxide Results in Lawsuits

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Those who have either worked at plants where ethylene oxide is found or residents that live near plants that emit ethylene oxide have filed lawsuits against various companies who they say are responsible for their cancer or other types of blood disorders. Both the EPA and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)… Read More »

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COVID-19 Deaths in Nursing Homes Spark Rage and Lawsuits

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Illinois resident Faith Heimbrodt got a call from her mother’s nursing home in April saying that she wasn’t doing well. They allowed her to come visit her mother despite the fact that the nursing home had been in lockdown since March. Staff at the nursing home told her that she didn’t have any symptoms… Read More »

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ICE Detainee Alleges Mistreatment, Files Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

An epileptic ICE detainee has filed a personal injury lawsuit against ICE after he said they caused him serious injuries and then failed to treat them. Alejandro Mugaburu says that ICE officials tossed him from one vehicle to another like “a sack of potatoes.” He also told a judge that he was dragged from… Read More »

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Analyzing the Wright Medical Hip Lawsuits

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Wright Medical Technology and MicroPort Orthopedics manufactured hip replacement technology under the names, Conserve Total Hip Implant System, Conserve Total A-Class Advanced Metal Hip Implant System, Conserve Resurfacing System, Dynasty Hip Implants, Lineage Hip Implants, and Profemur. These hip replacements have been the subject of multi-state class-action lawsuits alleging that the medical technology was… Read More »

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Self-Reporting Injuries at Florida Theme Parks

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Florida legislators are considering action against theme parks after a report that one tourist suffered “numbness” and a child suffered “foot pain” at Universal Orlando. The tourist who suffered “numbness” actually had a broken neck, and the child’s foot was also broken. These were the types of “self-reported” injuries that major theme parks have… Read More »

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Publix Hit with Coronavirus Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A grieving family has filed a lawsuit against Publix after their loved one died of the novel coronavirus. According to the lawsuit Gerardo Gutierrez, 70, died on April 28 after contracting COVID-19 from another employee of the Publix where he worked. The lawsuit further states that employees were prohibited from wearing masks and gloves… Read More »

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