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Wake Forest Basketball Coach Sued After Punching Man to Death

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a tourist from New York has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against an assistant basketball coach from Wake Forest. The family claims that the Wake Forest coach delivered a fatal punch to Sandor Szabo in August of 2018. Wake Forest has also been named as a codefendant in the lawsuit. Jamil… Read More »

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Trial Alleging Wrongful Death of Inmate Set to Begin

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A wrongful death lawsuit brought against the Macon County Jail alleges that the jail’s health care workers were negligent when they allowed 35-year-old Michael Carter to die of ketoacidosis, a complication related to his ongoing diabetes. Named in the lawsuit are a licensed nurse and a medical doctor who worked for the facility at… Read More »

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Family of Murdered Prisoner Still Waiting for Autopsy Report

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

After two years of attempting to get a medical examiner’s report from the Florida prison system, Carol Thomas finally received some indication of how her son died. According to the ME, Timothy Thomas died of injuries related to a physical attack. These included broken ribs and contusions to his face and head. His death… Read More »

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Lauren McCluskey’s Parents File Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The University of Utah student who was murdered by Melvin Rowland, a man she had briefly dated, made her concerns known to police. But police didn’t take those concerns seriously and, in fact, shared explicit photos of the girl only days before she was murdered by her ex-boyfriend. Now, her parents have filed a… Read More »

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Fort Walton Beach Among Named Defendants in Wrongful Death

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The City of Fort Walton Beach has been added to a wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of a cable company employee who assisted in moving the Gulfview Hotel. Fort Walton Beach is the latest plaintiff to be added to the lawsuit. The others include: Ducky Johnson House Movers Inc., Gulf Power and QCFS… Read More »

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Amid Protests, Hallandale Beach SWAT Team Resigns En Masse

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

On Friday, the ten members of the Hallandale Beach SWAT all resigned at the same time amid the George Floyd protests. The SWAT team was the target of a wrongful death lawsuit after they raided the house of Howard Bowe in 2014 and shot him dead in his kitchen. He was unarmed. Protesters at… Read More »

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Are Companies Responsible for Workers Who Get Coronavirus?

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Workers are protected by a number of systems in place when they are injured, killed, or become ill on the job. Typically, it’s workers’ compensation coverage that would pay for their medical expenses and lost wages. In other cases, when employers aren’t required to carry workers’ compensation insurance, the employees have the option to… Read More »

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Hillsborough Gives $2.75M in Paramedic Inaction Lawsuit

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Hillsborough has agreed to pay $2.75 million to the family of a woman who died after an ambulance crew failed to take her to the hospital. The woman died in 2018 of a stroke. The ambulance crew that arrived on the scene refused to take her vital signs or bring her to the hospital…. Read More »

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Family of University Student Hit by Vehicle Wins $1M Settlement

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a University of Connecticut student who was run over by a campus fire safety truck has recently settled their wrongful death lawsuit against the school for a reported $1 million. The victim, a 19-year-old sophomore, had fallen asleep in front of a fire department garage door in a drunken stupor after… Read More »

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Family Files Wrongful Death After Burn Injuries on the Job

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A judge recently denied a family’s request to move a wrongful death lawsuit to Springfield where the plaintiffs live. However, because the injury occurred elsewhere, that request was denied. The incident that led to the lawsuit occurred while the plaintiff was on the job. According to reports, Kenny Pratt was helping an employee of… Read More »

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