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Courts Order Company to Pay $40 Million to Florida in Opioid Settlement

Courts Order Company to Pay $40 Million to Florida in Opioid Settlement 1080 1080 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida will receive $40 million from a recent $573 million settlement between McKinsey & Company and dozens of states for the global management consulting company’s role in the country’s ongoing…

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Florida theme parks

Officials Question Lack of Details in Florida Theme Parks Injury Reports

Officials Question Lack of Details in Florida Theme Parks Injury Reports 2560 1920 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida is home to some of the most popular theme parks in the world where locals and tourists alike come to experience fun and excitement. Unfortunately, accidents do not take…

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Florida Coronavirus-related Legal Updates

Florida Coronavirus-related Legal Updates 1080 1080 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect us locally and globally. Lately, our home here in Florida has become a hotspot for COVID-19. Along with hospital visits, the number of coronavirus-related…

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jury trials

Emergency Orders Suspension of Jury Trials through July 17

Emergency Orders Suspension of Jury Trials through July 17 2560 1414 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

On June 8, 2020, Florida Chief Justice Charles Canady issued a memorandum with the new amended orders for state courts regarding the resumption of in-person court proceedings. Among the updates,…

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bicycle safety

Florida Bicycle Safety Statutes and Regulations

Florida Bicycle Safety Statutes and Regulations 2560 1707 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Throughout South Florida, many people enjoy bicycling as both an outdoor activity and sport. However, according to the United States Department of Transportation, Florida has the highest fatality rate per…

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boat safety

Boat Safety in Florida

Boat Safety in Florida 1080 716 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In Florida, locals and tourists commonly enjoy being out in the water whether that is for pleasure, business, or travel. With a big chunk of locals owning or operating a…

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Pedestrian Safety

Florida’s Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Bill

Florida’s Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Bill 2560 1707 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

With drivers turning every which way in popular Florida cities, it can be dangerous to be walking along the streets.  Over a 10-year span in Florida, there were 5,433 pedestrian…

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Here’s why Florida’s seat belt laws matter

Here’s why Florida’s seat belt laws matter 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Law enforcement, government, and companies invest an incredible amount of resources into keeping our roads safe. Still, accidents inevitably happen. Regardless of who or what is at fault, one thing…

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Florida medical malpractice case leads to newly proposed bill

Florida medical malpractice case leads to newly proposed bill 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A tragedy occurred in Florida 2003 that left a family grieving the untimely death of their loved one. The incident involved a reportedly botched surgical procedure that resulted in the…

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Florida personal injury sometimes caused by negligence of another

Florida personal injury sometimes caused by negligence of another 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Residents or travelers in Florida are sometimes involved in incidents that result in a need for emergency medical treatment. Personal injury can result from a motor vehicle accident, a professional…

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Judge rules in favor of medical malpractice victim in Florida

Judge rules in favor of medical malpractice victim in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In 2003, Florida lawmakers placed a limit on the amount of damages that may be awarded to victims of medical negligence for pain and suffering. A recent case resulted in…

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Are Florida vacationers at risk for personal injury from boating?

Are Florida vacationers at risk for personal injury from boating? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The state of Florida is a popular destination location for many recreational travelers. A peninsula surrounded by beautiful seas, vacationers sometimes enjoy their time in the state on jet skis…

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Passengers have rights after suffering cruise ship accidents

Passengers have rights after suffering cruise ship accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Many travelers, many of whom set off from Florida, choose to vacation by taking a trip aboard a cruise line. However, cruise ship accidents sometimes occur that result in injuries…

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Court rules for Florida family in medical malpractice case

Court rules for Florida family in medical malpractice case 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Any time a patient undergoes surgery, it is to be understood that there is a certain amount of risk involved. However, in a recent Florida case, attorneys representing a family…

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Driver faces 24 years in prison for fatal crash in Florida

Driver faces 24 years in prison for fatal crash in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Drunk drivers are dangerous whenever they take to the roads. That’s why there are so many laws to prevent drivers from being on the roads after drinking and punishments for…

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Multiple cruise ship accidents in Florida on the same ship line

Multiple cruise ship accidents in Florida on the same ship line 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Florida cruise ship has been in the news multiple times in the past few months. Each of the news stories involved cruise ship accidents that are reportedly unrelated to…

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Ombudsman lists signs of medical malpractice in nursing homes

Ombudsman lists signs of medical malpractice in nursing homes 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A recent article discussed ways that one can tell if a nursing home is up to par insofar as cleanliness and adequate care are concerned. Many elderly citizens take up…

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Claim compensation from all negligent parties after being injured

Claim compensation from all negligent parties after being injured 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

As a construction worker in the current world, you’re exposed to high risks all the time. You may work on high rises, tourist attractions, theme park rides or new developments,…

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