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Family Files Lawsuit After Rooming House Fire Kills Two

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

With the fall of Champlain towers eating up headlines, it’s easy to forget that landlord liability lawsuits happen all the time. They don’t necessarily happen due to a building collapse, but in many of these cases, warning signs are ignored, and safety violations are left unmediated. In a recent case, two died after a… Read More »

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Family Wins Major Victory Over Jacksonville Memory Care Facility

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A Jacksonville family won a $2.5 million judgment against a Jacksonville memory care facility that severely injured their loved one. The judgment was the result of a jury verdict in favor of the plaintiff. According to the plaintiffs, the victim suffered an eye injury that ended up causing her to lose vision in her… Read More »

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Lawsuits Emerge Over Snapchat’s “Speed Filter”

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Snapchat has done away with a filter that critics say encourages reckless driving. The filter allowed users to capture how fast they were moving and share it with friends. Users were using this feature in their car while they were driving. This resulted in several accidents that are now the subject of personal injury… Read More »

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Government Subsidized Housing Complex Explodes Injuring Seven

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

An investigation is underway into what caused a 2019 apartment explosion in Jacksonville that sent seven people to the hospital. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development along with the U.S. Department of Transportation are looking for regulatory violations that could have led to the explosion. Personal injury lawsuits have been filed as… Read More »

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Employers Argue Workers’ Comp Exclusive Remedy For COVID Victims

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Right now, several employers are being sued for negligently exposing their workers to the virus. Most of these lawsuits were filed in the early days of the pandemic or shortly after quarantine protocols went into effect. There are cases in which employees were not sent home from work after showing symptoms of the virus… Read More »

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Lawsuit Filed After JSO Officer Is Accused Of Sexual Assault Of Minor

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A former JSO officer was accused of sexually assaulting a victim under the age of 12. It turned out that the officer was the girl’s softball coach. In Florida, a crime of this nature can result in a life sentence or even the death penalty. The officer was a 9-year veteran of the police… Read More »

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Parents Sue After Boy Drowns in Daytona Beach Wave Pool

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The parents of a 6-year-old boy who drowned in a Daytona Beach wave pool have filed a lawsuit against Daytona Beach alleging that the park was negligently staffed and this contributed to the death of their son. The lawsuit states that Daytona Beach owed a duty of reasonable care to patrons of their park—a… Read More »

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Rock Guitarist Sues Hospital; Says They Caused Brain Damage

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

If you think your job’s hard, try proving that a rock star’s brain damage is the result of medical malpractice and not years of heavy partying and drug abuse. A rock star from a well-known band has alleged that his brain injury was the result of medical malpractice and has filed a lawsuit against… Read More »

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Family Reports Smell of Gas Four Times Prior to Deadly Explosion

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

One family reported the smell of gas in their rental apartment four times prior to a terrifying explosion, according to investigators. Seven people ended up being sent to the hospital with major burn injuries and lacerations. Five of those all belonged to the same family. This is something most people need to know but… Read More »

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Parents of Child Who Ended His Life File Lawsuit Against District

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The parents of an eight-year-old boy who was relentlessly bullied have filed a lawsuit against a Cincinnati school district after the boy took his own life. In Ohio as in Florida, school districts are protected by sovereign immunity if they are government schools. However, most states allow lawsuits to move forward if the threshold… Read More »

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