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Florida Supreme Court Holds Up Dismissal of Church Sex Abuse Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The Florida Supreme Court rejected an appeal brought by two women who alleged they were abused by a church worker when they were children. Many such lawsuits have been barred by the statute of limitations prompting some states to either extend the deadline for sex abuse cases that happened when the victim was still… Read More »

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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 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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Florida Mental Health Facility Removed from Parkland Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

While new tragedies like the coronavirus and George Floyd are still wreaking havoc all over the country, old tragedies have still yet to be resolved. The parents of those injured or killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting have still yet to resolve the several civil cases filed against various culpable parties…. Read More »

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Court Rejects Lawsuit Against Florida Power and Light by Nursing Home

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

While nursing homes are taking serious heat over the number of coronavirus deaths right now, there was one lawsuit that you probably remember from a few years ago involving seniors left in heatstroke conditions after the power and air conditioning went out at The Rehabilitation Center in Hollywood Hills. To make matters worse, the… Read More »

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Tesla’s Driverless Features an Auto Accident Liability

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Who’s responsible when your vehicle’s autopilot causes an accident? According to some attorneys, that would be you. Tesla owners who are summoning their vehicles from parking lots could be liable for any damage the artificial intelligence the vehicle does to other cars. This makes a certain degree of legal sense when you think about… Read More »

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Several Injured at Volcano Bay in Orlando

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Serious injuries are being reported from one of Florida’s most popular attractions, Universal’s Volcano Bay waterpark. Incidents include visitors who nearly drowned, paralysis, brain injuries, and at least one incident of a woman who sustained injuries after she suffered an electrical shock from a malfunctioning piece of equipment. She has filed a lawsuit in… Read More »

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Palm Beach School District Files Lawsuit Against JUUL

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The Palm Beach County School District has joined the growing number of school districts that have filed lawsuits against the vapor cigarette company JUUL to offset the costs of combating vaping. The lawsuit seeks “direct and consequential” compensation for “economic injuries” suffered as a result of “dealing with the vaping epidemic”. Palm Beach County… Read More »

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Ten-Year-Old Injured in Zipline Accident

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

An outraged mom has filed a lawsuit against Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park and their parent company UATP Management after her son fell from a zipline attraction at his friend’s birthday party. The ride is a zipline-like ride called Sky Rider. According to the plaintiffs, the boy fell out of his harness and… Read More »

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