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What to do if you’re injured riding an electronic scooter

Electronic scooters can now be found in almost every major state around the country.  As cities scramble to come up with laws to regulate scooter usage, hundreds of people are getting hurt. If you're injured using an electronic scooter or e-scooter, be sure to: properly document your injury including taking photos of accident scenes or [...]

Electronic Scooter Use Injury on the Rise

Electronic scooters are wreaking havoc across the country. Many cities are struggling with figuring out how to regulate and police scooters when they are in and out of use. While legislators scramble to catch up, electronic scooter users, pedestrians and drivers are being injured. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that for every 100,000 [...]

Florida Leads USA in Boating Accidents

Florida has more registered recreational water vessels than any other state in the nation.  Little compares to the calm of a light-wind cruise on a sailboat, a leisurely outing on a motor boat, or the thrill of a ride on a speed boat. There is something special about being on the water and leaving the [...]

Roundup Cancer Lawsuit – Do You Have A Legal Claim?

Monsanto, the company behind Roundup®, is facing a growing number of lawsuits for not disclosing the risk information of the glyphosate-based herbicide weed killer to its customers. Although wildly popular for effectively killing weeds while allowing genetically modified crops to flourish, many consumers believe exposure to the product may have caused (NHL). Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is [...]

Ruby Receptionists Sued Over Their Billing Practices

Two class action lawsuits have been filed against Ruby Receptionist, Maiden Insurance, LLC v. Ruby Receptionist, Inc., and McKenzie Law Firm P.A., and Oliver Law Offices, Inc. v Ruby Receptionist. Both lawsuits allege that Ruby Receptionists’ undisclosed billing practices resulted in customers receiving fewer “Receptionist Minutes” than they were originally contracted and paid for, and overcharged companies [...]

Caretaker Arrested on Abuse and Sexual Exploitation Charges at Nursing Home

A caretaker was arrested last week, suspected of abuse and sexual exploitation of elderly residents. The incidents – repeated incidents – took place at the Cimarron Pointe Care Center in Mannford, Oklahoma as suburb of Tulsa. News reports say many victims (possibly 7 were affected) and that arrests of other nursing home employees were likely [...]

Employees To Be Charged in Florida Nursing Home Deaths

According to Monday, August 26 article in the New York Times, "the police in Hollywood, Fla., plan to charge four employees of a nursing home in the deaths of a dozen residents who succumbed to heat exposure there in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in 2017." After the hurricane swept through South Florida and knocked [...]

Lakeland Nursing Home Lawyers Want to Hear Your Story

Have you noticed signs that your spouse, mom or dad isn’t getting the care they need? Do you suspect they are being mistreated, neglected or abused? If so, you should contact a Lakeland, Florida nursing home attorney immediately. BE ON THE LOOKOUT: The following are signs that something may be wrong: They have unexplained or [...]