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Crystal River Long-Term Care Facility Hit with Wrongful Death

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A long-term care facility in Crystal River is facing a wrongful death lawsuit after one of their patients was cut, beaten, and tortured to death in March of 2019. Crystal Gem Manor is accused of allowing the systematic abuse that occurred over the course of a week and eventually resulted in their resident’s death…. Read More »

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Fox News Faces Lawsuits Over Coronavirus Misinformation

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

In the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, some Fox News viewers say they were blindsided when the pandemic turned out not to be a “Democratic hoax” and the entire country went into lockdown amid fears that the hospitals would not be able to cope with the influx of patients. Trish Regan Gets the Axe… Read More »

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Plaintiff Sues Bacardi over “Illegal” Additive

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

This is an interesting lawsuit because it gives you a historical perspective on certain laws. Last year in April, a Florida resident filed a lawsuit against Bacardi alleging that they produced and sold a liquor with an illegal additive—the grains of paradise—which is a peppery spice found in West Africa. But a 150-year-old Florida… Read More »

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More Coronavirus Deaths at Florida Nursing Homes

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Last week, we discussed how Florida legislators were hoping to insulate Florida nursing homes from lawsuits emerging from the coronavirus pandemic. Now, as the number of deaths in the state continue to rise, Florida’s most vulnerable population—senior citizens recovering from major medical events and surgeries, or those who can no longer care for themselves—are… Read More »

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Tiger Woods Accused of Pushing Fan Taking a Selfie

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Golf enthusiast Brian Borruso was enjoying the Valspar Gold Tournament in 2018 when he decided to take a selfie with Tiger Woods in the background. That’s when Borruso says that Woods and his caddie pushed him out of the way. Borruso says he was standing with the other fans when Tiger Woods hit a… Read More »

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As Frontline Workers Fall Ill With Coronavirus, Families Ponder Litigation

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

You’ve likely heard that Tyson Foods placed an ad in the New York Times claiming that the supply chain was “breaking” because of the coronavirus pandemic. Several Tyson workers fell ill with the virus causing the food processing plant to temporarily shut down. This resulted in President Trump using the Defense Production Act to… Read More »

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Lawsuit Alleges that Geico Refuses to Pay on Legitimate PIP Claims

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Anyone who drives a car has a rough idea of how Florida’s no-fault car insurance system works. Instead of liability insurance, Floridians have a no-fault personal injury protection (PIP) policy that pays out regardless of who is at fault for the accident. However, plaintiffs are alleging that Geico failed to pay out on physical… Read More »

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Coronavirus Creating Liabilities for American Businesses

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

While the entertainment and hospitality industries have been most affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, several other types of businesses are feeling the heat of lawsuits and liabilities during the quarantine. Already, cruise lines have been facing lawsuits that they allowed passengers to board a vessel after a passenger with symptoms of the virus was… Read More »

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Company Uses Racially-Biased Algorithm for Jury Selection

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Alex Alvarez began Momus Analytics (named after the Greek god of mockery and blame) after he lost a relatively straightforward slip and fall accident lawsuit against a less-experienced adversary. Alvarez couldn’t comprehend the fact that he’d lost this case and wanted to know more about how jurors made decisions. This spawned the creation of… Read More »

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Walmart Sued After Employee Dies of Coronavirus

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A grieving family has filed a lawsuit against Walmart after their loved one, who was a 15-year employee of the retail giant, died of COVID-19. The family claims that Walmart knew that the premises had become infected with COVID-19 and neglected to tell staff members about the danger. Fifty-one-year-old Wando Evans told managers that… Read More »

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