Florida PIP Law in an Auto Crash Case

Personal Injury Protection, or “No-Fault” car insurance, is mandated by the state of Florida for all drivers to carry. PIP pays for injuries you sustain in an accident regardless of who was at-fault in the accident. Just like other states that mandate PIP however, Florida has its own set of special laws and regulations. Under […]

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New Study: The Importance of Education in Brain Injury Cases

The Center on Brain Injury Research and Training (CBIRT) recently received a grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study the effects of brain injuries on kids returning to high school. Rather than conducting new research to develop new  brain injury protocols or assessment measures, the study is designed to assess the efficacy of […]

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First Federal Opioid Trial Averted With $260 Million Settlement

  Two Ohio counties and four drug companies agreed to a $260 million settlement, averting the first federal opioid trial an hour before opening arguments were scheduled to begin Monday. The deal is between distributors McKesson, AmeriSourceBergen and Cardinal Health, along with Teva Pharmaceuticals, an Israeli manufacturer, and Ohio’s Summit and Cuyahoga counties. The Washington Post reported that […]

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Are Juul E-Cigarettes Safe for the Consumer?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is currently investigating more than 150 cases of severe lung issues that may be tied to e-cigarettes. The cases span nearly 20 states, and many of the victims are young adults who reported symptoms like coughing, fatigue and shortness of breath. Once hailed as the healthier end-all […]

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Civil Remedies for the Victims of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the world, generating roughly $150.2 billion worldwide (2016 report). According to the Trafficking in Persons Report produced by the State Department, approximately 27 million men, women and children are victims of some form of human trafficking. Florida is one of many states that […]

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