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Monthly Archives: June 2020

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Suing a Police Department for Police Brutality or Misconduct in Florida

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

A recent attack on a female protester during a George Floyd protest in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, highlighted the problem of police brutality during protests. As reported by Sun-Sentinel, a police officer allegedly shot the woman in the head with a high-speed projectile, causing a serious injury to the head. The woman was walking through… Read More »

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Water Park Safety Tips: How to Prevent Injury

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Amusement and water parks are a popular destination for adults and children who want to escape the summer heat. But how safe are water parks? Unfortunately, water parks pose some of the same hazards associated with swimming pools and natural waters, including but not limited to drownings, slip and falls, as well as disease… Read More »

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Filing a Zantac (Ranitidine) Product Liability Lawsuit in Florida if You Have Cancer

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Zantac was recalled back in October 2019, but it took the Food and Drug Administration half a year to request manufacturers of ranitidine drugs to withdraw their medication from the market. If you were diagnosed with cancer after consuming Zantac or other ranitidine products for a prolonged period of time, you might be able… Read More »

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COVID-19: Can You Sue a Florida Healthcare Provider for Postponing Your Surgery?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned Americans’ lives upside down and disrupted their plans to travel and have surgeries. After the coronavirus crisis hit Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered all elective medical procedures to be postponed. Surgeries and procedures that were suspended include hip replacements, endoscopies, cataract surgeries, removal of moles and warts, and cosmetic… Read More »

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Hit-and-Run Boat Accidents in Florida: Liability and Consequences

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Hit-and-run car crashes are not an uncommon occurrence on Florida’s roadways, but many boaters and swimmers do not realize that these accidents can also occur on the water. In fact, hit-and-run boat accidents are more common than you might think. In 2017, Florida had 766 boat accidents, the highest number of accidents than in… Read More »

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PWD Ships Medical Supplies For Project Peru To Kausay Wasi Clinic

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

This week, Dr. Barry Burak of Affiliated Health Care, reached out to PWD to help Project Peru with medical supplies. PWD formed Project Peru and has organized 7 Medical Teams that have performed over 200 free surgeries at the Kausay Wasi Clinic in Peru, and has helped the Clinic in a variety of different… Read More »

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Auto Insurance Rates in Florida

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impacts on our economy are unmeasurable, with The Wall Street Journal predicting that the U.S. unemployment could hit 17% in June. As of May 11, Floridians filed more than 2 million unemployment claims amid the coronavirus crisis. Business and school closures mandated by Florida’s stay-at-home order led to a significant reduction… Read More »

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Avoid Injuries in These 8 Common Accidents While Vacationing in Florida

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Being injured on vacation in Florida is never fun. Unfortunately, the risk of injuries is quite high due to the influx of visitors in the Sunshine State, which offers the all-year-round perfect sunny weather. Visitors and tourists can get injured in a variety of accidents when vacationing. If your vacation in Miami or other… Read More »

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PWD Secures $5.5 Million Settlement during COVID-19 Pandemic

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Pita Weber Del Prado obtains a $5.5 Million Settlement for a Security Guard Injured on the Job. Mr. Lopez was working at a warehouse owned by  a multi-national corporation. He had been stationed at the location for several years.  One day, as he was walking inside the warehouse, Mr. Lopez was hit by a forklift driven by… Read More »

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COVID-19: Can You Dispute the Denial of Your Business Interruption Claim?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

During these trying times, many small and large businesses alike are not certain whether they will survive the unmeasurable economic blow from the COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus crisis has affected Florida’s businesses differently: Some had to reduce hours, while others limited their services to take-out or switched to remote working. But most had to… Read More »

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