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Parents of Child Who Ended His Life File Lawsuit Against District

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The parents of an eight-year-old boy who was relentlessly bullied have filed a lawsuit against a Cincinnati school district after the boy took his own life. In Ohio as in Florida, school districts are protected by sovereign immunity if they are government schools. However, most states allow lawsuits to move forward if the threshold… Read More »

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COVID Pool Was “Morale Boost,” Says Fired Tyson Boss

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Several Tyson managers were fired after taking bets on how many Tyson employees would contract the coronavirus at their plant. According to the manager, the pool was meant to boost morale, but now that Tyson is facing several wrongful death lawsuits filed by the families of deceased employees, the pool is unlikely to boost… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Filed After Woman Dies in Police Custody

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of Lina Odom has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Jacksonville’s sheriff’s department after Odom died in police custody. Odom, who suffered from drug addiction, had suffered from withdrawal-related seizures, something that would have been present in her health screening. However, when she began to detox, the jail staff ignored her extreme… Read More »

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Government-Subsidized Apartment Explodes, Injuring 7

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

According to a state investigation, a family reported smelling gas in their home four times before it eventually exploded injuring seven people, five from the same family, most critically. Of the seven, injuries suffered by Danielle Ethridge were the worst. She sustained burn injuries to 80% of her body. Her children suffered injuries to… Read More »

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Family of Teen Killed by Police Files $50M Lawsuit

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

An attorney for the family of a teen who was shot and killed by a Cobb police officer says that he will pursue a lawsuit against the county. The family will be seeking $50 million from the county for the death of 17-year-old Vincent Truitt. A family’s lawyer announced that this would be one… Read More »

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Three Dead After Fatal Medical Helicopter Crash

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

You’ve probably heard of medical malpractice lawsuits. Well, this isn’t one of those. However, the distinction between medical malpractice and other personal injury lawsuits in the State of Florida is very important. The state places several limitations on how to file medical malpractice lawsuits and the requirements necessary to move forward with a lawsuit…. Read More »

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Former Rugby Players Consider CTE Lawsuits

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a condition caused when one person sustains several concussions over a period of time. While it is not known what factors make a player more susceptible to CTE, we do know that several former players have displayed severe reductions in their emotional and impulse control. A few of these… Read More »

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Mother Recovers $2.6M in Birth Injury Lawsuit

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

If you ask lawyers what the most lucrative cases are, they will tell you the same thing. It’s almost always birth injury lawsuits. Birth injury lawsuits are medical malpractice lawsuits involving prenatal care. Successful birth injury lawsuits prove that a negligent doctor, nursing staff, or a hospital did something that was outside the typical… Read More »

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Florida Man Has Truck Verdict Tossed in Personal Injury Lawsuit

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A Florida man has appealed a decision by an Indiana judge against a North Dakota trucking company that reduced a $1 million jury award to $250,000 before vacating the decision completely leaving him with nothing. What Happened?  The accident occurred in 2012. The plaintiff was driving a Dodge Caravan in the right-hand lane of… Read More »

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Widow Files Lawsuit After F-16 Pilot Dies in Crash

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A grieving widow filed a lawsuit after her husband was killed in an F-16 crash against the maintenance company that was contracted to repair and maintain the plane. The lawsuit, which was initially filed in federal court, was dismissed after the court decided that the plaintiffs had failed to show in any meaningful way… Read More »

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