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

By Payer Law |

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

By Payer Law |

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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Family Sues Metromover, Security Company After Elderly Man is Attacked, Hospitalized

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An attorney representing Eduardo Fernandez has filed a lawsuit against Miami-Dade County and the security firm responsible for securing the subways after he was beaten within an inch of his life by a homeless man during a strong-arm robbery. The family claims that the security in place in the terminal responded too slowly to… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation versus Personal Injury Lawsuits: When Can I Sue My Employer?

By Payer Law |

Workers’ compensation law is considered a trade-off between employees and employers. Employees can get coverage for injuries that occur in the workplace regardless of whether or not the accident was their fault, and employers get immunity from lawsuits filed by employees against them. Of course, the system doesn’t work exactly like that, and there… Read More »

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Family Sues School After Teen Suffers Horseplay Injury

By Payer Law |

A South Florida teen suffered a spinal injury at school while horsing around. Now, his parents think that the school should be held liable for the injury. The teen, who suffered severe damage to his spine, now has a limited range of motion. It is unclear whether or not he will ever regain his… Read More »

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Couple Sues Boat Driver After Major Accident

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Lauren and Jarret Silagyi were severely injured when their boat hit a jetty. Lauren was later recovered on some jagged rocks. She has since undergone two brain surgeries, but her attorney and husband say that she will never be the same. A lawsuit was filed against the boat operator, Daniel Towriss. Towriss is the… Read More »

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