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Monthly Archives: August 2019

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Crash Ends in Fatality in Naples

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

On a recent morning near Picayune Strand State Forest, there was an ATV crash according to Darien News. The driver was transporting two other passengers, one sitting on a cooler. The ATV crashed into a tree, which caused it to overturn onto the passenger sitting unrestrained on the cooler. The individual who was caught… Read More »

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Legislature Addresses Dangers of Texting and Driving

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

In today’s connected world, there is potentially no single piece of technology that individuals are more attached to than the smartphone. From being able to listen to podcasts, check email, and find a restaurant, the smartphone is everyone’s connection with the outside world. Unfortunately, many smartphone users believe that they can continue to engage… Read More »

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Scooter Rider Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

According to reporting from the South Florida Sun Sentinel, a person was killed while riding an electric scooter in Fort Lauderdale. The Broward County Medical Examiner told reporters that this is believed to be the first death in the city involving an electric scooter. The victim of this accident — who has not yet… Read More »

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PWD Obtains $850,000 for 13 Yr. Old Girl with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

PWD sued a local retailer and distributor for a Minor who slipped at the store. The ligament tear in minor’s wrist became a more serious injury – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome “CRPS.” Lead attorney, Skip Pita, proved that the substance on the floor came from one of the items being stocked the day the… Read More »

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PWD Obtains $850,000 for 13 Year Old Girl with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

A minor slipped and fell on a powdery substance at a local retailer. When she fell, an employee was stocking items just a few feet away. The minor tore a ligament in her wrist and after many months of physical therapy, the injury had become far worse. Ultimately, the diagnosis was Complex Regional Pain… Read More »

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The Evidence You Need to Prove Medical Malpractice

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Being injured as a result of medical malpractice can potentially be a life-shattering experience. Initially, there is the realization that the trust that the patient placed in the medical professional was crushed. Once this realization comes to light, then there is the very real possibility that the injury caused by the medical malpractice may… Read More »

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Who Is Legally Responsible for Nursing Home Abuse?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

For some, residing in a nursing home has many advantages. A resident’s health issues are under constant surveillance, making it much easier to ensure the proper treatment and/or medication are taken. Additionally, the resident does not have to concern himself/herself about how to address his/her daily needs. Thus, at least with regard to some… Read More »

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The Future of Healthcare May Be Telemedicine

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Technology today has allowed society to make significant advances, including in healthcare. One such advance is in telemedicine. When considering telemedicine it is important to note this type of treatment option is still in its early stages. There are many hurdles to overcome and regulations to figure out. The rewards of a strong telemedicine… Read More »

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Miami Woman Fatally Struck By Speeding SUV in Hit-and-Run in Wynwood Neighborhood

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

A deadly hit-and-run was reported on Tuesday, June 18 in Miami. Rose Marie Jackson was crossing the road around 1:30 a.m. when she was struck by a speeding SUV. The impact was so profound that it actually caused Ms. Jackson to fly through the air. Her body landed approximately a block away from the… Read More »

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Proposed Changes to Florida’s PIP Laws

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

When instituted in 1971, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) laws were intended to reduce extraneous litigation brought by individuals injured in automobile accidents. However, over time, this has not necessarily proven to be accurate. Unfortunately, the Florida Legislature has not seen fit to repeal these laws, so Florida automobile owners are forced to deal with… Read More »

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