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Parents File Lawsuit Against UF Health After Child’s Death

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The parents of a two-year-old have filed a lawsuit against the University of Florida Health after their two-year-old died as a result of complications related to whooping cough. According to the family, the hospital failed to timely diagnose the girl’s condition and then sent her home without further remedy after falsely registering her as… Read More »

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Son Files Lawsuit After Mom Beaten To Death At Nursing Home

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A photo circulating on social media showed the bruised and bloodied face of an 86-year-old woman who died shortly after at her nursing home. Her son has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the nursing home and accuses them of outright malice and negligence. The lawsuit accuses staff of the nursing home of physical… Read More »

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Woman Files Lawsuit Against Apartment Complex After Daughter Drowns

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

An Atlanta woman has filed a lawsuit against her apartment complex after her daughter drowned in a nearby creek. According to the lawsuit, the woman faults the apartment complex for not putting up a fence that would have kept the children from accessing the creek. The little girl was playing with her brother and… Read More »

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Family Files Wrongful Death Against Imprisoned Gitmo Commander

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a civilian contractor has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against former Guantanamo Bay commander, John R. Nettleton. The story begins after Christopher Tur’s body was found in shallow water. An investigation determined that Tur had drowned, but he sustained significant physical injuries for which the drowning explanation did not account. Captain… Read More »

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Mom Sues Starbucks After Dog Bites 5-Year-Old

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Most of the time, dog bites occur in parks, outside homes, in backyards, or around homes. However, there is a new type of dog bite lawsuit that we are seeing more and more of. Those are dog bite lawsuits filed against proprietors alleging that they negligently allow dogs on their property. Instead of suing… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Filed After Former Glee Star Falls From Boat, Drowns

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Former Glee actress Naya Rivera is now the subject of a wrongful death lawsuit. The AP reported that Rivera died while on a boating trip with her four-year-old son. The lawsuit blames the county and the managers of Lake Piru where the accident occurred. The lawsuit has been filed on behalf of her son… Read More »

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Black Women’s Organization Files Talc Lawsuit Against J&J

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The National Council for Negro Women (NCNW) filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson saying they marketed their baby powder to Black women despite knowing that their product causes cancer. Johnson & Johnson has faced several lawsuits related to their baby powder and its potential link to certain kinds of ovarian cancer. However, this… Read More »

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Publix Asks For Gag Order In COVID Wrongful Death

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

In case you’re unfamiliar with this story, this is a brief summary. A worker at a Publix deli fell ill with the coronavirus and later died of the disease. The employee he was working next to showed up to work with symptoms of the virus. The two workers were required to work in close… Read More »

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Woman Drowns In County Van, Family Settles

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a woman who drowned while being transported in a sheriff’s office van has recently settled a lawsuit with the manufacturer of the aluminum cage in the transport van. The incident took place during Hurricane Florence. The family was awarded $1 million for the death. According to the lawsuit, the woman was… Read More »

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Family Files Lawsuit After Rooming House Fire Kills Two

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

With the fall of Champlain towers eating up headlines, it’s easy to forget that landlord liability lawsuits happen all the time. They don’t necessarily happen due to a building collapse, but in many of these cases, warning signs are ignored, and safety violations are left unmediated. In a recent case, two died after a… Read More »

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