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Louisville Police Settle Breonna Taylor Lawsuit for $12 Million

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The Breonna Taylor incident is terrifying. Police were able to get a no-knock warrant after a judge reviewed their petition for 12 minutes. The only evidence they had linking Taylor to any crime was her association with a man they held in custody who was a drug dealer. The police erroneously believed that Taylor… Read More »

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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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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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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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Florida Nursing Homes Ask Governor for Immunity During Pandemic

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Nursing homes have been struck very hard by the coronavirus, but not as hard as their residents who tend to be particularly vulnerable to the worst symptoms. The trend has been that once an outbreak occurs in a nursing home, several of the residents end up falling ill with the virus. This has resulted… Read More »

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Judge Dismisses Wrongful Death of High School Football Player

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A Florida judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit against Riverdale High School related to the death of a high school football player who apparently succumbed to heatstroke. The lawsuit was filed by the boy’s mother, Laurie Giordano, who claimed that the school district was responsible for not seeing to the safety of her… Read More »

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Broward County Settles Wrongful Death for $125,000

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The Broward County sheriff’s department was forced to settle a lawsuit related to the shooting death of Gregory Frazier. Deborah Frazier, the deceased’s sister, reportedly called the police on her brother who was drunk and threatening her with a knife. By the time police managed to respond to the call, the situation had settled… Read More »

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