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Walmart Blamed for Role in Opioid Epidemic

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Before we were dealing with the pandemic, America was dealing with a different type of crisis: Addiction. Millions of Americans were prescribed unnecessarily high doses of powerful narcotics at the behest of doctors who were operating under the illusion that they were prescribing “less addictive” pain medications like Oxycontin. This was the same information… Read More »

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South Florida Deputy Wins $200K in Lawsuit Against ATF

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

This lawsuit stemmed from an incident that occurred in 2018 during Hurricane Irma. Sheriff’s Sergeant Mark Jones was on patrol in an unmarked department vehicle. He had just helped emergency crews remove debris from the roadways when he came upon another vehicle, an SUV, blocking the roadway. He honked his horn several times. Unbeknownst… Read More »

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Pandemic 2021: Coronavirus Vaccine Liability Claims

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Federal legislators are shielding Pfizer and other companies from liability. Typically, you are allowed to file a lawsuit against a company that produces a drug or vaccine that causes serious injury. These lawsuits are nowhere near as difficult to file as medical malpractice lawsuits. But they can still get tied up in protectionist legislation… Read More »

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Insurance Company Sues Widow After Husband Dies in Traffic Accident

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Say what you want about personal injury lawyers, but we don’t file lawsuits against the victims. An insurance company, however, has filed a lawsuit against the widow of an Uber driver who was killed by a drunk driver in a speeding Lamborghini. The lawsuit is an effort to recover $1 million in settlement money… Read More »

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Traumatic Brain Injury Can Increase Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Study Says

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A new study recently released concluded that those who have sustained traumatic brain injuries during the course of their lives are at increased risk of suffering from Alzheimer’s or some form of dementia later in life. Research indicates that it can accelerate the course of the disease by as many as four years. As… Read More »

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COVID Vaccines and Personal Injury Lawsuits

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

One of the least inspiring reasons to get the new COVID vaccine is that Congress has offered Pfizer & co broadscale immunity from product liability lawsuits related to their vaccine. In other words, if you suffer any ill side effects from the vaccine, chances are, you will not be able to file a lawsuit… Read More »

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Migrant Workers Allege That They Were Sprayed by Pesticides

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Two dozen migrant workers from Texas allege that they were sprayed with toxic pesticides in Illinois. Now, they’ve filed a lawsuit against the Iowa-based company that employed them, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. The workers are represented by Legal Aid from Illinois and Texas. The workers allege that they were wearing orange hats and backpacks… Read More »

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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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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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