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Subaru Faces Lawsuit Concerning Defective Airbag

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Subaru was unable to get a class-action lawsuit against them dismissed. The case involves a Virginia woman who says that after getting into a minor accident with her Subaru Outback, she sustained serious injuries. She claims that her vehicle made minor contact with a tree which resulted in minor damage to her fender. But… Read More »

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Family Appeals $4 Verdict in Sheriff’s Deputy Slaying

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The family of a man who was shot to death by a St. Lucie County sheriff’s deputy was shocked when a federal jury ruled that the victim was 99% responsible for his death. They then proceeded to award the family $4 in compensatory damages, which shocked and saddened the family. They later appealed that… Read More »

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Parents Threaten Lawsuit After Social Media Prank Causes Injury

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A new social media prank is causing some problems for school children, parents, and now also their teachers. A young woman described the incident as follows. She was asked by two kids at school to jump as high as she could to see if she could jump higher than another student. When she jumped,… Read More »

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Flying Deer Accident Claims the Life of Florida Woman

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The life of a Graceville, Florida woman was tragically lost after an airborne deer that had been struck by a truck went through her windshield. Eighty-one-year-old Edna Morgan Griffin was a passenger in the vehicle of Katherine Millis Comerford when the accident occurred. Comerford sustained serious injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital… Read More »

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Understanding the Ranitidine Lawsuits

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Recently, 15 Zantac lawsuits have been transferred into Florida courts. Zantac is an antacid and antihistamine that is sold both over the counter and by prescription. Plaintiffs are alleging that batches of Zantac (known as ranitidine) were contaminated with a carcinogen that directly led to various types of cancer. Testing conducted in September of… Read More »

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Driver Charged After Hit-And-Run Fatality with Cyclist

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The driver of a white pickup truck has been charged after leaving the scene of an accident where he struck a cyclist. Twenty-eight-year-old Jacob Aaron Weinert was killed after being struck by a two-door white pickup truck at the intersection of U.S. 301 and Sligh Avenue in Tampa at 4:40 a.m. on his way… Read More »

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“Big Kid” Booster Seats Tied to Several Injuries

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Evenflo, the manufacturer of “Big Kid” booster seats, is being accused of placing profits over child safety after a video surfaced that showed that children could be injured by side-impact accidents. Evenflo continued to market the booster seats as “side-impact tested” which implies that they passed the side-impact test. They did not. Technically, however,… Read More »

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How Florida’s Auto Insurance Laws Ruined One Woman’s Life

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Each state is allowed to set the law concerning the insurance requirements for each of their drivers. But some state’s laws are more expansive than others. Florida is one of only two states in the country that does not require drivers to carry liability coverage in the event of personal injury. Instead, Florida has… Read More »

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Truck Driver Charged in Flying Tire Accident

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Florida truck driver is being charged with negligent homicide after two of his tires unlatched from his truck, striking a Georgia woman’s windshield and killing her instantly. There were three other passengers in the car at the time of the accident, her mother, father, and her son. All three survived but sustained injuries… Read More »

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Woman Killed in Flying Tire Accident

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A Georgia woman was killed when two tires flew off a tractor-trailer and crashed into her windshield. Now, her family is suing the truck driver who was driving the truck and the company that he worked for. Additionally, the driver of the truck, Yurien Chavez Bello who is from Miami, Florida faces criminal charges… Read More »

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