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How to Choose a Medical Power of Attorney

Although many states have begun to relax COVID-19 restrictions, including Florida, the virus is still very much alive and affecting the lives of both the young and old. Each day, cases continue to rise as does the death toll. With so much uncertainty…
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West Palm Beach construction worker required hospitalization after a wall collapsed

A worker was injured at a construction site in West Palm Beach, Florida and was transported for medical treatment.  Serious injury at a highrise construction site The incident happened at about 1 pm on a Thursday afternoon. The job site…
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Florida homeowners are likely to have to deal with insurance claims related to damaged pipes

A number of homeowners in Florida may experience damage to their homes that are caused by broken pipes or aging cast iron pipes. When this happens, insurance companies will often try to deny coverage, but homeowners can still fight to receive…
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Destin suspect charged with domestic violence attempted to get his restraining order dismissed

After someone is charged with domestic violence, they may be subjected to a number of conditions, including an order that requires them to stay away from the victim.  Local news for Okaloosa County reported on a domestic violence injunction…
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Precautions We Should Be Taking as Florida Begins to Relax COVID-19 Restrictions

As Florida’s Governor begins to relax COVID-19 restrictions, we can expect that more and more people will be spending more of their time outdoors. For the last few weeks, Florida residents have been cooped up inside their homes, many only…
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Miami, FL, How to Get Your Workers’ Comp Claim Paid Even When Insurers are Denying or Delaying the Issuance of Benefits?

The insurance industry is feeling the pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic as it is not only receiving an influx of claims filed by employers, physicians, and business owners that it must respond to, but it is also being sued for its failure…
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Estate Planning Documents that Should be Reviewed and Revised Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Although estate planning attorneys have always encouraged individuals to revisit their estate planning documents regularly to ensure they are accurate and up to date, many put off the task as they feel they have plenty of time to make the necessary…
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Former Princess Cruise Passengers Sue Carnival Cruise Line Alleging Staff Knowingly Exposed Them to COVID-19

Cruises are supposed to be fun-filled getaways that give people the opportunity to relax and take a break from their everyday responsibilities. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 virus prevented many Princess cruise passengers from doing just that.…
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Tallahassee area hit and run accident left a victim who needed to be taken to the hospital

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash in Tallahassee where one driver left the scene and another person sustained serious injuries.  Accident on Florida highway results in vehicle damage and hospitalization The state police…
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Stuart Florida families should look into setting up a trust for their estate planning needs

Some families may find that a trust is the best way to meet all of their estate planning goals and avoid wasted time and additional expenses.  Local news for Stuart, Florida reported on some useful ways that someone can plan for the future…
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Florida hurricane victims risk being dropped by their insurance provider

Unfortunately, insurance companies do not always act in their customers’ best interests. The year 2018 saw a number of insurers attempt to significantly raise premiums for customers, or drop their policies altogether due to a busy hurricane…
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Fort Walton Beach attorneys can assist with estate planning needs and prevent future litigation among family members

It is never too soon to begin to think about inheritance and how your assets will be distributed among family members. Over the next few decades, Americans will inherit trillions of dollars, and there will be accompanying litigation because…
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Are Florida nursing homes liable for COVID-19-related outcomes after immunity request?

The Florida Health Care Association asked for “sovereign immunity” to be extended to health care professionals and facilities amid the coronavirus outbreak, as they attempt to care for patients who have contracted COVID-19 in Florida long-term…
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Florida celebrity boxer was charged with domestic violence during a public appearance

When a domestic violence case is publicized, there can be a number of serious consequences for the person who is arrested and charged. Some attorneys focus on assisting those who need to determine a proper course of action afterward, including…
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Florida, What Happens When a Trucking Company Forces their Driver to Commit a Violation?

As unfortunate as it is, trucking companies are often found guilty of pushing their drivers beyond legal regulations to make a profit or to complete a large delivery in time. Truck drivers are required to follow the Hours of Service that limit…
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Will Florida nursing home personnel get immunity for negative resident COVID-19 outcomes?

Two Florida residents died and five people were found to be infected in a nursing home in Pompano Beach on April 14, 2020, but many others have been infected throughout the state.  Long term residential health care facilities and nursing homes…