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Man Killed in I-4 Hit & Run

A Kissimmee professor was killed in an crash on I-4 when his vehicle went into the median and hit a tree.  Witnesses claim to have seen another vehicle driving recklessly and investigators now believe this is a hit and run case.  Orlando car accident Attorneys are way too familiar with these types of accidents.  A majority of these investigations lead to the arrest of the driver of the other vehicle which may caused the accident, and this can lead to criminal charges.  More information about this hit and run can be found on this link. When a driver or passenger is injured due...

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Nursing Home Verdict- $1.2 Billion

The victim of a nursing home was recently awarded $ 1.2 billion by a jury's decision due to the findings that a lack of supervision, and management's under budgeting and a lack of sufficient staff had led to insufficient safety and the victims suffering 17 falls during the three years she was there.  Jury members stated that 220 million was for the damages suffered by the victim, and the balance was to punish the management company. Nursing Homes are subject to certain standards of safety and are held liable for not meeting certain criteria.  We continue to read more about these...

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Patient Receives Surgery on Wrong Leg

A patient enters a hospital in Florida to be surgically treated on her left leg, however human error caused her to receive the procedure on the wrong leg !  This incident is still under investigation.  Called "wrong site surgery", these cases are rare as hospitals have a system in place to avoid these types of mistakes, but they still occur when the procedures are not followed correctly. The detailed news report can be found on this link.  There have been 35 reported cases of "wrong site surgery" reported during the first half of 2013 in Florida.  One was case of...

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98 Shampoos and Soaps Contain Carcinogens

Four different companies have recently been sued for a failure to carry labels warning consumers of cancer causing ingredients in their products.  The ingredient is called cocamide DEA which is made from coconut oil.  The lawsuit was filed by a environmental group on behalf of consumers.  This labeling issue is nothing new among manufacturers.  We regularly see recalls precisely over the same problem, a label missing an ingredient which may cause harm to the consumer. Product liability is a very clear law, manufacturers, importers, distributors and sales outlets are all obligated to their responsibility to the public, and they are liable...

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Deadly Hit & Run Leads to Arrest

The Orlando Police Department is still investigating the details of a hit and run that killed a person on Kirkman Road this week.  Witnesses report that the vehicle that hit the victim did not stop, they estimate that the vehicle was speeding at 55 to 60 miles per hour.  The driver was later arrested at her home nearby when a security guard noticed and reported the damaged vehicle.  She was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with death, and also with attempted destruction of evidence.  More details about this incident are available on this news link. This tragedy involves...

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Several Injured in Lynx Bus Accident

A Lynx bus was involved in an accident with another vehicle and a total of 13 people were injured including the driver of the bus, and a pregnant woman.  The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the details of the crash.  Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys in Orlando are familiar with these incidents.  The liability of the drivers of the vehicles are never disregarded when investigations are being reviewed, and the responsibility of the public transportation system will also be analyzed. Those injured through no fault of their own doing have the right to sue for damages and medical costs.  Public transportation...

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The Most Common Cause of Medical Malpractice

Statistics are very revealing, and you may be familiar with the saying "numbers don't lie".  Recent numbers are showing that the medical industry is highly flawed when determining a correct diagnosis, which is such a delicate issue since treatments are determined and administered to patients based precisely on the diagnosis.  Unfortunately these incorrect mis-diagnosed instances frequently result in serious injury or even death.  The most common cause of medical malpractice is an inaccurate diagnosis.  As medical malpractice Attorneys in Orlando, we are very familiar with these tragedies which we have been witnessing for many years. With all the constant improvements and...

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Two Dead as Jet Ski Collides with Tour Boat

A recent tragedy involving the collision of a personal watercraft and a Tour Boat reminds us of the risk that exist on our waterways.  Florida is considered a fun playground for water sports of all types, and with millions of visitors that vacation here every year, the traffic on our lakes, rivers and beaches can become a risky scenario. Officers are still investigating the details of this recent accident, and surely looking into fault or liability of both watercraft involved.  More details about this sad incident can be found on this link.  We, as personal injury Attorneys in Orlando feel a...

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Government Shutdown Affecting Product Recalls

Among some of the shameful consequences of the present Federal Government shutdown, are services at agencies designed to protect the public from harm. Several of these agencies have been forced to "put on hold" their inspections, recalls and notifications of deficient or faulty products including foods, medicines, toys etc. The Martinez Manglardi Personal Injury Attorneys in Orlando are appalled at what dangers this might represent to the consumer.  For years we have been fierce advocates of defending the rights of those injured through no fault of their own.  Until these agencies resume their activities, we have to be alert to any news of...

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Toys R Us Recalls

As we enter the holiday season, retailers are heavily stocking their shelves with toys for all ages.  Most of these are imported and are supposed to be checked for safety.  Consumers need to be alert to the fact that not all products that reach the stores are that thoroughly checked, many might have flaws that have not need detected.  A recent notification (issued before the government shutdown  informs the public of a large retail chain of toy stores recalling a product made in China named "Journey Girl Travel Trunk", a toy designed to carry dolls.  According to the news release, the recall is...

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