Truck Driver Causes Accident in Pensacola, Florida
A truck driver on Interstate 10 did not change lanes with sufficient caution, and caused some damages to another driver’s car. This resulted in his oil rig landing on its
Couple Suing Florida Department of Children and Families for Wrongful Death
The mother of the child was furious to find out that her baby was not checked on for a period of five hours. However, the managers of the group home say that it was an
Mother Sues Scientologists over Son's Suicide
The boy suffered from depression, anxiety and was beginning to show the early signs of schizophrenia. His psychiatrist had prescribed the antidepressant medications after
Dangerous Patients Slip Out of Florida Hospitals
Hospitals who are left in charge of these patients have the responsibility to ensure that they do not escape from the facility. When these patients do get loose
Florida Judge Should Have Never Dismissed Personal Injury Case, Says Appeals Court
Dwight Downs, claimed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was negligent to ensure the quality of the materials that were used during a beach renourishment project.
Woman Wins $157 Million in Lawsuit against Tree Stand Manufacturers
Because no one showed up to contest the amount, the entire sum was granted to Simonton. Her lawyer will now have to ensure that some company will come forward to pay
Midwives Struggle to Pay Insurance, Put Themselves, Patients at Risk
If a woman is injured or killed during delivery, because of an error made by the presiding medical professional, it is the responsibility of that professional to pay any
Lawsuit against Chiquita to Be Heard in Florida
Plaintiffs claim that Chiquita paid the AUC and the FARC military forces large quantities of money for protection.
Woman Suing the Makers of YAZ Contraceptive Pills for Personal Injury
Minor found that Bayer, the maker of the drug, had lead a deceptive advertising campaign and, on top of that, had failed to list all of the potential side effects of the
Wife of Deceased Smoker Wins Millions from Phillip Morris
The defense attorney said that the smoker had tried to quit for over 40 years, employing such techniques as hypnosis and the "cold turkey" method. However, nicotine kept
Botched Abortion Causes Doctor to Lose License
When the abortion clinic staff discovered that one of their patients had actually given birth, they panicked, cut the umbilical cord, scooped the live baby, its placenta
Man Decapitated by Hit-and-Run Truck Driver
A truck driver, who had made some attempt to apply the breaks, rolled over and decapitated a man who had been struck by a car.
Drug Maker Wants to Seal Information from Patients
The makers of Seroquel believe that revealing additional information about their product would cause confusion about the drug and jeopardize public safety.
Woman Killed Because Truck Driver Was Text Messaging
Truck driver, David Lunger, was reaching down too grab a device that would allow him to text message his company, when he slammed into a line of cars that had stalled
Truck Accident Kills Man, Injures Young Boy
Because the truck driver did not make an accurate estimation of the amount of time that his rig would require to stop, he lost control and slammed head-on into a car
Lawmakers Want to Create Text Messaging Ban
If this legislation passes, drivers can be pulled over if they are seen sending text messages on their mobile phones. Legislators hope that this will dramatically
Truck Driver Causes Train Wreck in Walton County
Though it is understandable that a driver of a large truck would have a difficult time estimating the size of his trailer, the mistake is inexcusable.
Florida Truck Driver, Conductor Injured in Train Wreck
A collision between a semi truck and an oncoming locomotive caused the train to derail and resulted in serious injuries for both the truck driver and the train engineer
Tainted Syringes Sicken and Kill Florida Residents
The plant was subject to FDA regulations, because it dealt with drugs, even though they were not manufactured on that site.
Semi Truck Struck Pedestrian, Continued to Drive
If Willis was indeed drinking, and even if he was not, it is likely that the driver of the truck would not be charged with any criminal offense
Girl Sues Disney for Tower of Terror Induced Heart Attack
Soon after a young tourist at Disney World got off of the Tower of Terror ride, she suffered a brain hemorrhage and her heart stopped momentarily
Florida Drivers Injured or Killed after Rear-ending Semi Trucks
Drivers of semis and other big rigs have to practice extreme caution when they drive
Florida Truck Driver Failed to Make Controlled Stop
Semi trucks are extremely serious vehicles that can cause major damage and even death if they are not operated with care.
Defective Drywall Found in Thousands of Florida Homes
Defective drywall is characterized by a strong sulfurous smell, much like rotten eggs
Victims of Hit and Run Suing Sheriff
The maximum that any person can receive in this case is $100,000, but the family’s lawyer is working to make sure that they get every penny of that
Man Killed in Impact with Semi Truck
The driver of the big rig, William Fillingim, was heading north on the highway, when he drifted into the southbound lane and struck two oncoming vehicles
Family Reaches Settlement with Tampa Police
The defense attorney said that the officers were justified in using deadly force, but the police department decided to settle outside of the courtroom
Stamina Products to Pay $105,000 Civil Penalty for Failure to Report Defects with Mini-Trampolines
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that a Missouri-based manufacturer of trampolines has agreed to pay the government a $105,000 penalty
New Report Shows Increase In Pool and Spa Drownings
A new report from the CPSC shows that the average number of drowning deaths involving children 5 and younger in pools and spas has increased
Orange County Circuit Court Declares Medical Malpractice Caps on Damages Unconstitutional
A new order was passed not allowing caps on medical malpractice damages
Federal Judge Declares Federal Rental Car Immunity Provision Unconstitutional
The US District Court for the Souther District of Florida has delcared the federal rental car immunity rights as unconstitutional.