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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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Victim Gets $8.2M After Murder by Wealthy Miami Businessman

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The former owner of Presidente Supermarkets has been hit with an $8.2 million verdict after allegedly murdering Camilo Salazar. Salazar allegedly was having an affair with Manuel Marin’s wife, leading to the murder. Marin will face a criminal charge of first-degree murder. He has already lost the wrongful death lawsuit filed against him by… 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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Parents of Toddler Who Fell to Her Death File Lawsuit Against Royal Carribean

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The parents of toddler Chloe Wiegand have filed a lawsuit against Royal Carribean Cruises after their daughter fell through an open window to her death. The lawsuit is complicated by the fact that the girl’s grandfather was the one who placed her on the window ledge in the children’s play area. The lawsuit states… Read More »

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Family of Casey Kasem Settle Lawsuit with Kasem’s Widow

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Those of us who are old enough to remember America’s Top 40 on airwaves have the voice of Casey Kasem indelibly imprinted in our memories. However, his death was much less dignified according to his children who claim that Kasem’s widow, Jean Kasem, mistreated, neglected and abused the radio personality before his death. The… Read More »

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New Mexico School District Sued After Student Death

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

This will sound familiar to those who have followed the Parkland shooting. Aztec, NM police and Aztec High School are being sued for failing to act on information that could have prevented a student’s death. The family alleges that Casey Jordan Marquez’s death could have been prevented had the school district and local police… Read More »

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Boy Killed in Tim Horton’s Grease Trap

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The mother of a three-year-old boy has filed a wrongful death lawsuit after her son died in a grease trap outside of a popular fast food restaurant in Upstate New York. Police called the death a terrible tragedy but stopped short of filing charges against anyone. The boy’s mother was an employee of the… Read More »

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Futuristic Doors Blamed for Death of Tesla Driver

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a man killed in a Tesla Model S has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging that Omar Awan was killed because the futuristic doors on his vehicle refused to open. According to reports, Awan careened off the road and into a palm tree after which, the lithium-ion battery inside his… Read More »

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Parasite Found in Basil Spurring Lawsuits

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

While the contaminated basil has been found all over the U.S., there are at least three cases here in Jacksonville linked to a specific restaurant that served fresh basil contaminated with the cyclospora parasite. Each of them got sick after eating at Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant. Across the U.S., 132 have been sickened… Read More »

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