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Monthly Archives: February 2020

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Woman Sues Sawgrass Mills for Injuries She Suffered When Her Car Went into a Ditch in the Mall’s Flooded Parking Lot

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

What is the most dangerous thing about Sawgrass Mills?  Is it the sheer size of the place, so big that you would have virtually no hope of being reunited with your party unless you had taken note of whether the entrance you had chosen as your rendezvous point was the green toad, the pink… Read More »

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Family Sues Construction Companies After Unlicensed Forklift Driver Causes Fatal Accident

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

You might get annoyed when sections of the road are blocked because of construction.  In fact, you might fume with frustration when two workers, communicating by walkie-talkies from opposite ends of the construction site, hold up signs that say “stop” and “slow,” letting just a few cars pass at a time.  The delays, however,… Read More »

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The Victim’s Age and Marital Status Should Not Matter in Wrongful Death Lawsuits

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

What is the best age to lose a child?  What is the best way to die an untimely death?  These are unanswerable questions.  The pain of losing an immediate family member is immeasurable, no matter their age and marital status.  Unfortunately, Florida law does not see it that way. When it comes to wrongful… Read More »

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St. Lucie County Announces Plans for Increased Safety Measures for Accident-Prone Intersection

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

What is the most dangerous place you can drive?  Is it poorly lit?  Does it lack traffic lights or other indications of who has the right of way?  Is it far enough from populous areas that there is seldom enough traffic to deter speeding?  Are there objects or structures blocking drivers’ view of oncoming… Read More »

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Boynton Beach Woman Sues Manufacturer of Zantac, Claiming It Caused Her Cancer

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Scroll to the bottom of any article you read online, and you will find links to websites about the potential dangers of common food ingredients and medications.  Most of those are clickbait designed to appeal to the hypochondriac in all of us; the connections between the bogeyman-of-the-week ingredient and the diseases it allegedly causes… Read More »

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Marco Island DUI Wrongful Death Lawsuits Highlights Obstacles to Plaintiffs Collecting the Money Awarded to Them by the Court

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

Someone telling you that you are entitled to a large sum of money is not the same as actually having the money in your bank account.  If all the statements on loan advertisements that said “Congratulations!  These $40,000 are now yours,” followed by lots of fine print, were true, we would all be rich. … Read More »

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Florida Family Sues After Anteater Attacks Child During Disney Cruise Vacation

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

People whose idea of a fun vacation involves dangerous encounters with wild animals generally do not choose to go on cruises.  Cruise ships provide some of the tamest forms of entertainment around, from playing mini golf on the ship’s deck to shuffling from the pool deck to the buffet in your flip flops to… Read More »

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Family Sues Florida County After Paramedics Misdiagnose Woman’s Brain Hemorrhage as Drunkenness

By Scott Smith Injury Law |

What do paramedics do?  If you have never trained as a paramedic, and even if you have never been treated by them, you probably have some ideas about their basic duties.  They transport people to the hospital.  They stabilize them as much as possible until the patients can get to a fully equipped facility… Read More »

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