Author: Gregg Goldfarb

Car Accidents Caused by Defective Roadways

Most car accidents are caused by a driver’s negligence. However, sometimes accidents can result from defective or poorly maintained roadways. Dangerous road conditions can lead to serious and even deadly accidents. In Florida, the state, county, or city that is in charge of the roadway is responsible for maintaining it in a safe condition. They […]

Unsettled Roundup Weed Killer Cases Move Forward

A federal judge restarted dozens of pending cases involving the weed killer Roundup after a settlement totaling $10.9 billion had been reached in other cases. The Roundup litigation had been stayed in order to give Monsanto, now owned by Bayer, the opportunity to negotiate a settlement. Now U.S. District Judge Vince Chabria plans to move […]

Sex Abuse Scandal Plagues the Boy Scouts

More than 95,000 people filed sex abuse claims against the Boy Scouts of America. Now the organization must reach a settlement in its ongoing bankruptcy case in these cases by next summer or risk being unable to operate. The total number of cases was announced in November after a deadline passed for victims to come […]

What is a Statute of Limitations

A statute of limitations is a time period, established by a legislature, within which a lawsuit must be filed. The purpose of a statute of limitations is to force people to diligently pursue their claims. It is also meant to protect defendants from the litigation of claims that are long dormant. Whether you’ve been injured […]

5 Common Bicycle Accident Injuries

Bicycling is a fast-growing form of transportation, but it isn’t always the safest way to travel. Bicycles don’t offer the same protection and safety features that a car does. If a bicyclist is involved in an accident, the injuries can be very serious. Some common bicycle accident injuries include: Head Injuries While cyclists can mitigate […]

4 Reasons You Should Hire an Attorney for Your Car Accident Claim

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you have two choices. You can handle the claim yourself or rely on an experienced attorney to help handle it for you. Here are some reasons why it makes sense to hire an attorney for your car accident claim: Experience and Expertise Even if this isn’t your […]

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Accidents involving large commercial trucks are the most dangerous and tragic accidents on the road. The sheer size and power of a truck when colliding with another vehicle can often lead to fatal injuries. Most truck accidents are entirely preventable and occur for a number of different reasons. Distracted Driving Like other drivers on the […]

Scooters Return to Miami What Does That Mean

After a pandemic-related ban, rentable e-scooters are returning to Miami. The ban was lifted in September of 2020, and now thousands of e-scooters are returning to the city. The city is allowing a maximum scooter fleet of 2,700 for now but may increase that number down the road. The scooters will come from five companies—Bird, […]

Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty in Opioid Settlement

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, pled guilty in November of 2020 to federal criminal charges related to the company’s role in the opioid crisis. The company has also agreed to pay an $8 billion settlement. Unfortunately, the guilty pleas will not result in any prison time for company officials or the Sackler family. However, […]

5 Things to Look for in Your Car Insurance Policy

When selecting car insurance coverage, the choices can be daunting. Here are some important things you should consider having as part of your car insurance policy: Personal Injury Protection Personal injury protection, or PIP, is required in Florida and should always be part of your policy. Florida requires a minimum of $10,000 in PIP. PIP […]