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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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Woman Blames Vaping Products for Double Amputation

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Virgin Islands woman is alleging that vaping products led to respiratory failure which, in turn, led to her having both of her legs amputated. While little is known about the uptick in vapor-product-related lawsuits, it appears that at least some of the deaths can be attributed to a tainted batch of THC cartridges… Read More »

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Purdue in Bankruptcy Amid Opioid Deaths

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Purdue Pharmaceutical stands accused of falsely advertising their opioid-based medications such as OxyContin as “less addictive” than older alternatives. Doctors handed out this medication to millions of Americans who believed that they were receiving a safer alternative. However, nothing could be further from the truth. And in the midst of one of the worst… Read More »

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Coal Workers Face Cancers and Illness After Cleanup

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Knoxville jury recently ruled that Jacob’s Engineering breached its duty of care to its workers exposing them to carcinogenic ash. The incident began a decade ago when a massive coal ash spill required cleanup crews to work round the clock to fix the environmental problems created by the ash. Now, these workers are… Read More »

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Mother Sues Accused Murderer

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A mother has filed a lawsuit against the man accused of killing her daughter and her daughter’s toddler for $2 million. When we think of a typical personal injury lawsuit, we think of lawsuits involving some form of negligence. However, lawsuits can be filed for acts of malice as well. One of the most… Read More »

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New Bill Proposed Will Give Minors More Time to File Sex Abuse Lawsuits

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Few demographics are more vulnerable than children. When they are sexually abused by those in positions of power, the harm caused can last for the rest of their lives. Personality changes develop. Depression, anxiety, PTSD and an overall reduced quality of life are common. Now, a proposed bill, HB 53, will pass legislation allowing… Read More »

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Self-Driving Cars Pose Interesting Liability Questions

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Ninety-nine out of every hundred car accidents involve operator error. The other 1% constitutes all other possible factors. Within that 1%, one of the most common reasons for accidents is a defective auto part. These cases tend to be complex insofar as they require expert testimony from engineers and others technically proficient in the… Read More »

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