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Insurance Companies Routinely Deny COVID-19 Claims

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Workers’ compensation insurers are making it more difficult for workers who contract COVID-19 while on the job to receive benefits while they recover from the illness. Why are so many of these claims being held up or denied? The Typical Scenario  A worker who works in an industry where the work cannot be done… Read More »

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Spa Sued After Worker Inappropriately Touched Customers

By Payer Law |

Two women have filed a lawsuit against the Hand and Stone Spa in Fort Myers. The women say that they were sexually battered by the same employee who touched them in inappropriate areas and pressed his genitals into the women. Both women claim that Joshua Lowman, 37, sexually assaulted them under the pretense of… Read More »

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Lawsuit Filed Against Uber Eats Targets Company Structure

By Payer Law |

A very important lawsuit following the death of a University of Florida pedestrian has been filed against Uber Eats. The lawsuit specifically states that Uber Eats’ company structure is to blame for the death of Sophia Lambert, a UF freshman who was struck by an Uber Eats driver. Onlookers watched in horror as the… Read More »

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Protections for Health Care Workers Against COVID-19 Lawsuits

By Payer Law |

It’s becoming increasingly routine to support that a piece of legislation with a specific purported aim is doing literally the opposite of what it claims to do. As an example, the Florida Congress recently announced broadscale protections “for frontline hero health care workers” against “junk COVID-19 lawsuits.” There are at least three reasons why… Read More »

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Angry Mother Files Lawsuit Against School District, Police Who Handcuffed Child

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A federal judge has dismissed a personal injury lawsuit filed against the Key West school district and three of its police officers related to the “arrest” of an 8-year-old boy who was accused of striking a teacher. The three officers involved in the incident still have cases pending against them. The boy’s mother filed… Read More »

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Man Sues McDonald’s Over Serious McNugget Injury

By Payer Law |

This may sound like another one of those “junk lawsuits” we keep hearing about, but the fact is, very few “junk lawsuits” ever make it to a jury. That includes the case of the elderly woman who spilled hot coffee on herself. Her lawsuit became the subject of an HBO documentary. If you’re cringing… Read More »

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Two Questions Every Accident Victim Has – and Why No Attorney Can Definitively Answer Them Up Front

By Payer Law |

If you have found yourself injured in one of the many car accidents that occur every year in the Sunshine State, your initial focus should be on your health. After you have obtained medical care, your next thought may be about the other driver or drivers who you believe caused the accident that led… Read More »

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Construction Workers and Falls

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NBC 2 News recently published an article about a worker who had to be rushed to hospital after falling from a North Naples roof. Rescue crews have asserted that the man who fell, who is between 20 and 30 years old, was working on the roof of a three-story condo building when the incident… Read More »

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GardaWorld Armored Trucks Sued by Multiple Plaintiffs

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This goes without saying, but armored vehicles, specifically those tasked with carrying money, weapons, or other government necessities are some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road. They’re naturally heavy, have low visibility, and require experienced drivers who know the vehicle’s tolerances when it comes to stopping times. That being said, one of… Read More »

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Fewer Traffic Accidents but a Higher Percentage of Fatal Accidents

By Payer Law |

As you might imagine, the number of traffic accidents during the pandemic has gone down significantly over the past year. However, a higher percentage of traffic accidents are proving fatal. What does that mean? Well, we know two things. First, there are fewer miles being driven as commutes to school and work become unnecessary…. Read More »

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