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Lawsuit Filed After JSO Officer Is Accused Of Sexual Assault Of Minor

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A former JSO officer was accused of sexually assaulting a victim under the age of 12. It turned out that the officer was the girl’s softball coach. In Florida, a crime of this nature can result in a life sentence or even the death penalty. The officer was a 9-year veteran of the police… Read More »

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Parents Sue After Boy Drowns in Daytona Beach Wave Pool

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The parents of a 6-year-old boy who drowned in a Daytona Beach wave pool have filed a lawsuit against Daytona Beach alleging that the park was negligently staffed and this contributed to the death of their son. The lawsuit states that Daytona Beach owed a duty of reasonable care to patrons of their park—a… Read More »

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Rock Guitarist Sues Hospital; Says They Caused Brain Damage

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

If you think your job’s hard, try proving that a rock star’s brain damage is the result of medical malpractice and not years of heavy partying and drug abuse. A rock star from a well-known band has alleged that his brain injury was the result of medical malpractice and has filed a lawsuit against… Read More »

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Family Reports Smell of Gas Four Times Prior to Deadly Explosion

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

One family reported the smell of gas in their rental apartment four times prior to a terrifying explosion, according to investigators. Seven people ended up being sent to the hospital with major burn injuries and lacerations. Five of those all belonged to the same family. This is something most people need to know but… Read More »

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Sister Files Wrongful Death After Brother is Allegedly Poisoned by Wife

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A St. Johns County woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit after an autopsy revealed that her brother was poisoned. The brother, James Capello, was reported missing from his Alabama home in 2018. A day later, his body was found. Authorities determined that Capello had been poisoned by insulin. His former wife, Nikki Capello… Read More »

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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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