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Georgia Supreme Court Issues Ruling In Negligent Security Cases

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The Georgia Supreme Court recently issued a ruling in two consolidated negligent security cases. The cases examined the extent to which a premises owner could be held liable when a third party commits a criminal offense on their premises. The decision heralded a win for plaintiffs and was critical for maintaining the right to… Read More »

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Family Files Lawsuit Against Las Vegas Metro After Man Is Stabbed On Bus

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a man who was stabbed more than 30 times has filed a lawsuit against the Las Vegas metro on the grounds of negligent security and wrongful death. According to the family, the man was attacked “without provocation” and the bus driver did not intervene on his behalf, instead allowing the man… Read More »

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Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Penn State

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a Penn State student who died during the first week of his freshman year has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the university. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff presented himself to their medical center with pain in his right buttocks. He had a history of blood clots and protein C… Read More »

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Fatal Crash Involves 3 Vehicles And One Pedestrian

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Florida Highway Patrol announced that a pedestrian was killed in a 3-vehicle crash in Bradenton, FL. The report indicated that there were 3 vehicles involved in the crash, a sedan, an SUV, and a bus. The driver of the sedan was seriously injured in addition to the death of the pedestrian. Others involved in… Read More »

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Can Parents File A Personal Injury Lawsuit On Behalf Of Their Child?

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

If your child has been injured due to a car accident or other negligent conduct, it becomes a little trickier to file a lawsuit because the child has not reached the age of 18 yet. The courts have special procedural requirements for victims of personal injury who are under the age of 18. For… Read More »

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Jacksonville Auto Accident Lawsuits And Settlements: When Can I Sue?

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The State of Florida has recently enacted a new statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits. Car accident lawsuits were also affected by the new rule. Whereas before, you had 4 years to file a personal injury lawsuit against a negligent party, you now only have two years from the date of the accident…. Read More »

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Norwegian Cruise Line Sued Over Go-Kart Injury

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The parents of a teenage girl have filed a lawsuit against Norwegian Cruises after their daughter suffered an injury while riding their go-karts. Cruise ship injury lawsuits are often related to excursions or attractions offered by the cruise ship. In these cases, the cruise ship has direct control over the attraction. They are responsible… Read More »

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Walgreens Sued After Security Guard Shoots/Kills Customer

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A grieving family is demanding $25 million from Walgreens after their loved one was shot and killed during an apparent shoplifting. The guard was not charged for the shooting. The security company that employed the guard has also been named in the lawsuit. The plaintiff’s attorney has admitted that his client was engaged in… Read More »

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Appellate Court Rules That State Farm Must Pay Uninsured Motorist Claim Related To Scooter Accident

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Is a scooter a motor vehicle? According to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, it is. The court ruled that State Farm is required to pay an uninsured motorist claim related to an electric scooter accident even though the definition of a motor vehicle appears to exclude eclectic scooters by definition. The appellate court… Read More »

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Woman Claims McDonald’s Served Her Chemicals Instead Of Coffee

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A Georgia woman is suing Mcdonald’s after she claims that the fast-food giant served her chemicals instead of coffee. The plaintiff claims she noted right away that something was wrong because her throat started burning. She says that she will need to have multiple surgeries to repair the damage. She also claims that no… Read More »

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