• Feb 5, 2016
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  • Consumer Alerts

In another enormous data breach, 63,000 social security numbers were stolen from the University of Central Florida’s database by hackers. The attack affects current and former students, staff and faculty members dating back as far as the 1980s. In an email sent out on February 4, the university’s president, John C. Hitt, addressed the breach, […]

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  • Feb 4, 2016
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Standing desks: we’ve all considered them. There are plenty of reasons why they’re good for us, yet committing to being on your feet all day is difficult. A new research study coming out of the Netherlands may put the final nail in the coffin of the old-fashioned sitting desk; scientists found a correlation between people who sit for long […]

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  • Feb 3, 2016
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A radical new bill making its way through the Florida legislature is set to bring school choice to high school students throughout the state. The piece of legislation would allow students to enroll in any public school they’d like, without geographic or eligibility restrictions. Students could then move freely between school districts provided the school […]

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  • Feb 2, 2016
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In response to claims made by thousands of women of adverse side effects from Essure, the FDA will announce a judgment this month following a review of the birth control procedure. From the date of its approval until May 31, 2015 the FDA received 5,093 medical device reports related to Essure. Overall, more than 25,000 […]

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  • Jan 29, 2016
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Smoking might be unhealthy, but the consumption of cannabinoids in other forms has proven medical benefits. Researchers have found numerous medical applications for marijuana that change the daily lives of those who suffer from debilitating medical conditions. In light of the recent announcement that Florida will include medical marijuana on its ballot in 2016, let’s take a […]

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  • Jan 29, 2016
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  • Firm News

More than five years after a rogue truck ran through a property owned by Max King Realty, LLC, a jury awarded them $423,000. The verdict is the result of two and a half years of contentious litigation headed by attorney Benjamin Webster of our firm’s Business Trial Group. The incident in question occurred on April […]

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  • Jan 28, 2016
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We at Morgan & Morgan are happy to announce that two years after it failed to get enough votes, medical marijuana is back on the Florida ballot. Attorney John Morgan, our firm’s founder and a vocal advocate for medical marijuana legalization in Florida, announced that Amendment 2 would be included on the 2016 ballot. The […]

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  • Jan 25, 2016
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An elderly Jacksonville couple is seeking to recover their retirement funds after allegedly being scammed for years. In one of eight lawsuits pending against Latitude 360 CEO Brent Brown, Tommy and Linda Tharp allege Brown solicited investment money from them with promises he could not, or never planned to, keep. The Backstory The 72-year old […]

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  • Jan 22, 2016
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The Philadelphia City Council has decided the Back to the Future namesake is dangerous for children. They’re not alone; soon after the Hoverboard’s 2015 take off in the U.S., various manufacturers of the self-balancing electric scooters began to receive a litany of complaints from customers who were badly injured. After recent reports from the US […]

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  • Jan 20, 2016
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On Feb. 4, the Central Receiving Center in Orlando will be renamed the Belvin Perry, Jr. Central Receiving Center in honor of Judge Belvin Perry, Jr. Judge Perry has served as a valuable member of the Morgan & Morgan team for many years. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will be hosting the ceremony. Judge Belvin […]

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