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Florida Legislators Seek To Do Away With Florida’s “Free Kill” Law

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Generally speaking, the parents of adult children can file wrongful death lawsuits if their children are injured or killed due to negligence. There is one exception, however: Medical malpractice lawsuits. According to what’s been called the “free kill” provision under the wrongful death statute, parents are prohibited from filing wrongful death lawsuits on behalf… Read More »

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Jury Awards $5.6M To Plaintiff In Dog Bite Injury Lawsuit In Georgia

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

When you see a dog bite verdict go into the millions, it’s largely because the plaintiff was severely injured in the attack. While most dog bites involve small lacerations, dog attacks can sometimes be fatal, prevent an individual from working, leave permanent scarring, or cause them to have PTSD. In one recent Georgia dog… Read More »

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Florida Wrongful Death Lawsuit Claims That Robotic Arm Burned And Tore A Woman’s Intestine During Surgery

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a Florida woman has filed a personal injury wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturer of the robotic arm that allegedly failed during her surgery. According to the lawsuit, the robot arm burned and tore the woman’s small intestine while she was undergoing surgery for colon cancer. The decedent developed abdominal pain… Read More »

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Georgia Appeals Court Reinstates Truck Accident Lawsuit After Case Is Originally Dismissed

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A Georgia appeals court has recently reinstated a lawsuit filed against a trucking company over the death of a 17-year-old girl. The case presents interesting legal issues concerning the application of comparative negligence when there is a factual dispute among witnesses. Background of the case  According to the lawsuit, the 17-year-old decedent was driving… Read More »

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Family Sues Disney After Doctor Dies Due To Food Allergy

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The husband of a New York doctor has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Disney Springs restaurant because the doctor died after eating at their establishment, according to a 19-page lawsuit filed in Orange County, Florida on February 22. According to the lawsuit, the doctor had dinner at a pub on October 5, 2023… Read More »

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More Than 150 Deaths Associated With Kratom Herbal Supplement

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Many people take herbal supplements. Most of these supplements have unverified benefits and are said to be good for some specific purpose. However, some of these supplements can be dangerous. Kratom is among the most dangerous herbal supplements that you can take. It has been associated with over 150 deaths across the U.S. Kratom… Read More »

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Jet Ski Accident Leaves Woman With Severe Vaginal And Anal Injuries

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A Georgia plaintiff filed a product liability lawsuit against Kawasaki after she suffered vaginal and anal injuries in a terrible jet ski accident. Recently, the 11th Circuit in Georgia affirmed a $1.5 million judgment against Kawasaki for the injuries suffered by the plaintiff. According to the lawsuit, the 21-year-old woman was riding as a… Read More »

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Florida Man Sues Dunkin Donuts After Toilet Explosion

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A Florida customer has filed a personal injury lawsuit against an Orlando Dunkin Donuts after a toilet exploded while he was using it, according to a recent news article. The plaintiff is seeking more than $100,000 in damages after claiming he suffered “severe and long-term injuries” after a toilet exploded in the men’s room… Read More »

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Jacksonville Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Department Of Corrections After Inmate Dies Due To Alleged Beating

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A Jacksonville family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Florida Department of Corrections after they allege that their loved one was beaten to death. The 43-year-old victim died in his prison cell on Easter Sunday of 2018. An attorney representing the family alleges that prison guards beat and pepper sprayed the victim… Read More »

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Mother Files Lawsuit On Behalf Of Deceased Cannabis Worker Who Died On The Job

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The mother of a cannabis cultivation employee recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against her employer after her daughter died on January 7, 2022, after experiencing breathing problems. The 27-year-old decedent was working at the Florida-based operator’s facility in Holyoke, MA. According to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control, the 27-year-old… Read More »

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