Recent Articles (page 42)
New Florida Law Permits Breaking Into Vehicles to Save People and Pets
Have you ever seen a helpless dog stuck in a car on a sweltering day? We’re happy to say all dogs in Florida, including Emma...
- Mar 24, 2016
Brokers Beware: A Violated Sales Agreement May Be Grounds for a Lawsuit
A home is the most valuable asset most people will ever buy or sell, surpassed only, in some cases, by the sale or purchase of...
- Mar 23, 2016
Jury Awards Nearly $500 Million to Victims of Johnson & Johnson Hip Implant
Consumers won a huge victory last week when a Dallas jury awarded five plaintiffs nearly $500 million in a suit against Johnson & Johnson. The...
- Mar 22, 2016
Florida Revamps Death Penalty Process in Wake of SCOTUS Decision
In response to a January decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Hurst v. Florida which declared Florida’s death penalty laws unconstitutional, state Governor Rick Scott...
- Mar 21, 2016
Morgan & Morgan Wins Million Dollar Jury Verdict for Orlando Man Injured by Falling Tree
We’re proud to announce a big victory for one of our clients! Matt Morgan was able to obtain a $1.165 million jury award for an...
- Mar 19, 2016
Florida Whistleblower Exposes Healthcare Fraud
Recently unsealed court documents have revealed allegations that the insurance company Humana Inc. is guilty of committing healthcare fraud. Humana controls Medicare Advantage health plans...
- Mar 17, 2016
IRS Warns Public to Lookout for Phone Scams During Tax Season
It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year, tax season! Tax season typically involves digging up old receipts, trips to the accountant, and making sure you’ve...
- Mar 16, 2016
Home Depot Settles Class Action Lawsuit Over 2014 Data Breach
Home Depot has agreed to pay $19.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit on behalf of more than 50 million U.S. consumers who had...
- Mar 14, 2016
Florida Legislature Passes Limited Medical Marijuana Bill
A bill expanding the pool of patients eligible for medical marijuana in Florida reached the desk of Governor Rick Scott this week. The bill (HB...
- Mar 12, 2016
Highway Safety Group Report Gives Florida “Danger” Rating
The annual report from the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety identifies Florida as one of the worst states in the country for driving safety....
- Mar 10, 2016
Florida Bill Seeks to Regulate Ridesharing Companies Like Uber
Uber and similar transportation network companies (TNCs) are now a major component of many cities’ transportation infrastructure. But just a decade ago none of these...
- Mar 9, 2016
Pensacola Tornado Insurance Claims: Know What to Do After the Storm
On February 23 a major tornado barreled across Pensacola and parts of the Florida Panhandle. The winds ripped off roofs and damaged hundreds of homes...
- Mar 8, 2016
Calling the Bluff: How America’s Top-Selling Antipsychotic Could Create Pathological Gamblers
At 64 years old, Marie* had been battling schizophrenia for nearly half her life. After three decades of wrestling down a sense of stability, her...
- Mar 7, 2016
Florida House Unanimously Passes Bill to Prevent Future Rape Kit Backlogs
In a rare showing of bipartisanship, Republicans and Democrats in the Florida House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill aimed at preventing future sexual assault...
- Mar 5, 2016
Morgan & Morgan Files Lawsuit Against UCF Over Data Breach
We are pursuing a lawsuit against the University of Central Florida for failing to protect private information from hackers. Last month, the university announced that...
- Mar 4, 2016