New NHL Concussion Suit Filed Before Stanley Cup Finals

Doug / 06-03-2015 / Dangerous

On the eve of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks, a former player has filed a lawsuit against the National Hockey League (NHL) for failing to warn him of the significant risk of brain damage. Ex-Blackhawk player and former coach of Tampa Bay, Steve Ludzik, […]


Florida Supreme Court Approves Statutory Cap in Plancher v UCFAA

Doug / 05-28-2015 / Legal Opinion

Six years after the tragic passing of University of Central Florida (UCF) football player, Ereck Plancher, the Florida Supreme Court has issued a ruling that dramatically affects the jury verdict amount the Plancher family was awarded in the summer of 2011. The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that the UCF Athletic Association, Inc. (“UCFAA”), a […]


Adventist to Pay $5.4 Million

Doug / 03-20-2015 / Legal Procedures

Adventist Health, the parent company of Florida Hospital has agreed to pay $5.4 million to the United States government to settle claims involving improper procedures in their Radiological Oncology services.  Patients with Medicare and Tricare were treated without proper supervision by a qualified health professional, according to an article in the Orlando Sentinel. This settlement […]


Case Law Update: Unemployment Compensation Benefits Do Not Get Set-Off

Doug / 12-02-2014 / Case Law

  On November 26, 2014, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion explaining that unemployment compensation benefits do not fall under the collateral source rule and are not to be set-off from a jury verdict. The case was Hurtado v. Desouza, (Fla. 4th DCA Nov. 26, 2014).  Judge May delivered the opinion. The facts of […]


Suzuki Recalls Certain Model Year 2004-2006 Veronas

Doug / 10-06-2014 / Car Accident

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2004-2006 Veronas, which were manufactured between June 2003 and October 2005. The recall could potentially involve 25,899 units of the affected vehicles. The recall was sparked by the discovery that in the affected vehicles, there may be excessive heat generated within the daytime running lamp (DRL) […]


Facebook Post Costs Family Settlement Money

Doug / 03-25-2014 / Confidentiality

Breach of Confidentiality Agreement Costs Family Settlement Money In an odd twist of events, a Facebook post ended up costing a family $80,000 from a prior settlement. A case from Coral Gables made national headlines when a Plaintiff’s daughter posted on Facebook the regarding a confidential settlement. Patrick Snay was the former head at Gulliver […]


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