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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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FedEx Wins Crash Lawsuit That Took The Life Of A Young Mother

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Jurors have cleared FedEx of wrongdoing after a crash with one of their box trucks killed a 19-year-old mother in Jacksonville recently. It took the jury only 90 minutes to reach a verdict. Below, we’ll discuss why the verdict went against the plaintiff and how it could have gone differently. What happened?  The deceased… Read More »

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Family Wins Major Victory Over Jacksonville Memory Care Facility

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A Jacksonville family won a $2.5 million judgment against a Jacksonville memory care facility that severely injured their loved one. The judgment was the result of a jury verdict in favor of the plaintiff. According to the plaintiffs, the victim suffered an eye injury that ended up causing her to lose vision in her… Read More »

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Lawsuits Emerge Over Snapchat’s “Speed Filter”

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Snapchat has done away with a filter that critics say encourages reckless driving. The filter allowed users to capture how fast they were moving and share it with friends. Users were using this feature in their car while they were driving. This resulted in several accidents that are now the subject of personal injury… Read More »

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Government Subsidized Housing Complex Explodes Injuring Seven

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

An investigation is underway into what caused a 2019 apartment explosion in Jacksonville that sent seven people to the hospital. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development along with the U.S. Department of Transportation are looking for regulatory violations that could have led to the explosion. Personal injury lawsuits have been filed as… Read More »

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Employers Argue Workers’ Comp Exclusive Remedy For COVID Victims

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Right now, several employers are being sued for negligently exposing their workers to the virus. Most of these lawsuits were filed in the early days of the pandemic or shortly after quarantine protocols went into effect. There are cases in which employees were not sent home from work after showing symptoms of the virus… Read More »

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