How Consumers Can Ultimately Win the Robocall Battle

Robocalls are more than pesky, unsolicited phone calls we all receive. But did you know that these unwanted solicitations from businesses are often not legal? Recently, questionable telemarketing tactics by smart home products and systems manufacturer Alarm.com led to a $28 million settlement in a class action lawsuit. Also, Jenny Craig recently settled a $3 [...]

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 [...]

Fake Nurse Arrested for Medicaid Fraud in Florida

A woman has been arrested in Florida after an investigation by the Medicaid Fraud branch of the Florida Attorney General's office showed she had falsely claimed to be a nurse. First Coast News reports that Amy Suzanne Pohlman, 48, has been charged with two counts of practicing as a health care professional without a license. [...]

Port St. Lucie Doctor Profited Over False Cancer Diagnoses

A Florida dermatologist has reached an agreement to settle a federal investigation into his alleged intentional medical malpractice and resulting profits from a Medicare scheme. The Palm Beach Post reports that Dr. Gary Marder, who has practices in Port St. Lucie and Okeechobee, has agreed to pay $18 million to reimburse the government for money [...]

Evidence suggests Marlins Pitcher was Drinking Before Fatal Boat Crash

One month after the boat crash that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two other men, evidence has surfaced that suggests all three men were intoxicated when they died. The Miami Herald reports that Fernandez, 24, and two other men were out for a ride in his 32-foot SeaVee named "Kaught Looking" on September [...]

2016 May be a Record Year for Florida Car Crash Fatalities

Recently, the National Safety Council released some troubling statistics regarding rates of traffic fatalities in Florida. According to this data, in the first half of 2016 Florida has seen a shocking 43% increase in car accident deaths than during the same period in 2014. Sarasota NBC affiliate WFLA reports that between January and June 2016, [...]

Study Shows Road Debris is a Significant Cause of Auto Accidents in U.S.

According to a recent study, road debris which was largely the result of preventable factors caused more than 200,000 car crashes in the United States over a recent four-year period. The AAA Foundation, founded in 1974 is a non-profit organization "dedicated to saving lives by preventing traffic crashes and reducing injuries when crashes occur." Last [...]

Truck Driver Injured After Tire Blowout on I-95

On Wednesday, the driver of a dump truck sustained serious injuries after a tire blowout caused his truck to overturn on I-95. Florida Today reports that Eric Rodriquez Castillo, 41, of Melbourne, was driving a dump truck on I-95 in Melbourne when a tire of the truck blew due to tread separation. This caused him [...]

Study Says 2 Most Deadly US Highways are in Florida

Every state has roads known by locals to be especially dangerous or to have higher rates of serious collisions than other roads. While some Floridians may take care to avoid certain roads or highways, though, they may not realize that our state is actually home to the two most deadly highways in the United States. [...]

NHTSA Launches Seat Belt Safety Campaign

On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched a national campaign to encourage all drivers to wear seat belts in an effort to stem the rising tide of unnecessary auto accident fatalities. The 2016 Click it or Ticket campaign kicked off on May 16, and is hoped to impart what U.S. Transportation Secretary [...]