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Baron & Herskowitz Is Confronting Birth Control Manufacturer’s Mistake

An entire lot (#5620706) of Taytulla birth control sample packs were distributed to doctor’s offices and then to patients with the pills out of order. This creates the very real potential of unwanted pregnancies and other serious complications. A case was filed by Baron & Herskowitz and Chaffin Luhana in New Jersey on June 14, [...]

Boating Accidents on the Rise in Florida: Tragically, Most Could Be Prevented

Lucky to be alive, a 13-year-old boy sustained severe head injuries after two boats collided near Pineland Marina on Florida’s Southwest Coast. The accident reportedly occurred near a known blind spot off the coast of Bokeelia. The reason given? Someone was not paying attention, an unfortunately common excuse heard across Florida. Florida leads the nation [...]

New Technology Could Make Pressure Sores a Thing of the Past

Pressure sores, also known as pressure ulcers or pressure injuries, inflict immeasurable pain on frail patients. While not a true sore, pressure ulcers are a type of skin and tissue breakdown that results from constant pressure to specific area—ultimately resulting in tissue ischemia (the restriction of blood) and even tissue necrosis. Bed-bound seniors in nursing [...]

The Many—and Ugly—Faces of Nursing Home Abuse

Recent headlines in a small town in Middle America told of an avoidable tragedy: a certified nursing assistant in a skilled nursing home—one that is qualified to provide a high level of medical care by trained individuals—hurt two residents by forcibly restraining them. The level of physicality caused tearing and bruising of fragile skin while [...]

Too Many Nursing Homes Use Antipsychotics as “Chemical Restraints”

According to a recent Consumer Reports study, prescription medication use in the U.S. has nearly doubled in the past 20 years—from 2.4 billion prescriptions filled in 1997 to almost 4.5 billion in 2016. Additionally, adults over the age of 65 account for one-third of all medications prescribed, even though the age group only represents 13 [...]

State of Neglect: What’s Wrong with Florida Nursing Homes

There are clouds on the horizon for many nursing homes in the Sunshine State as neglect and a lack of accountability have begun to take hold—yet the outlook could be far worse as few policy makers are willing to recognize the impending storm and the damage it might cause. The severity of this threat certainly [...]

Have You Been Bumped From Your Seat by the Airlines?

Airlines in the U.S. bumped more than 40,000 passengers from their seats last year, NOT counting those who volunteered to give up their seats. Airlines can offer deals to volunteers to give up their seats, however when there are not enough volunteers, the Airlines can demand a passenger give up a seat. If the Airline [...]

Were you Cheated by Mattress One?

Mattress One is one of the nation's largest mattress retailers. If you live in Florida, chances are good that you have a location near you, and have seen their ads promising enticing rebates. But is this a company you can trust? Our product liability lawyers are currently investigating claims from dissatisfied Mattress One customers across [...]