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$10 Million Lawsuit Filed Against “Odorous and Ill-tempered” Yacht Captain

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

Plaintiffs say that an “odorous and ill-tempered” yacht captain who took an open Atlantic route from Nassau to Eleuthera Island against their express wishes should pay them $10 million for exposing them to dangerous seas. The plaintiffs say when they asked the captain to travel to calmer waters, he appeared angry and resentful of… Read More »

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Civilians Shot in UPS Firefight Sue Police

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The estate of Frank Ordóñez has filed six negligence lawsuits against various police agencies after a firefight led to his death. To be sure, Ordóñez was not the cause of the firefight. He was a UPS driver who’d had his vehicle held up by two men who had taken his vehicle hostage. Both robbers… Read More »

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School Hit With Chicken Nugget Lawsuit

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

For some reason, chicken nuggets have been in the news recently for all the wrong reasons. One man filed a lawsuit against McDonald’s after he said he bit into a McNugget and found a bone. The resulting damage to his teeth was extensive. Obviously, McNuggets are not supposed to have bones. In fact, all… Read More »

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A Look at Historic Settlement in George Floyd Case

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

George Floyd was the name that inspired weeks of social unrest in the United States. The video of a white police officer kneeling on a black man’s neck for eight minutes was widely distributed on social media and then in the press. The man responsible for the death has yet to be brought to… Read More »

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Did The Government Cover Up Rodman Dam Dangers?

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

An attorney is claiming that both local and federal governments knew about serious dangers concerning the controversial Rodman Dam. The attorney was able to recover documents related to inspections of the dam dating back to 2017. This attorney contracted an engineering firm to inspect the dam itself. According to the federal government, the dam… Read More »

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Exploding Takata Airbag Results in New Lawsuit Against Mercedes

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The name “Takata” is now synonymous with the exploding airbags that have a death total of nearly 30 people and counting. The issue was related to the inflator which used a chemical explosion to inflate the airbag rapidly. However, the chemicals could degrade, especially in certain climates. This could result in the explosion being… Read More »

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Family of Student Sues Christian Academy After PE Mishap

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

The family of a former South Florida Christian Academy student filed a lawsuit against the school after their son suffered a severe spinal injury during a PE class. The student isn’t named in the complaint. The lawsuit was filed by his father who alleges that a lack of supervision during the PE class directly… Read More »

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Woman Who Suffered Spinal Injury Has Case Dismissed By Judge

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

A woman who suffered severe spinal injuries while skydiving has had her case dismissed by a judge. The court ruled that the woman and her attorneys had not brought any issue of negligence before the court or failed to prove that the sky diving company had committed any negligence that contributed to the woman’s… Read More »

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Jet Skier Sues Waterboat Driver After Waves Cause Injury

By Alan Goldfarb, P.A. |

If you run over a jet skier with your speed boat, you can certainly be sued for any injury you cause. But what about when your speed boat approaches too closely to a jet skier, and the waves resulting from pass cause injury? Just such a boating accident lawsuit is about to play out… Read More »

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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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