Florida Slip and Fall Accidents
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Florida Slip and Fall Accidents

The son-in-law of famous country singer Alan Jackson was recently killed in a tragic slip and fall accident in Palm Beach County.  According to a report from the Miami Herald regarding the incident, Samuel “Ben” Selecman was assisting another passenger onto a boat in Jupiter this past weekend when he slipped on the dock, in…

Florida Accident Report Privilege
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Florida Accident Report Privilege

Florida, like most states, requires that when a motor vehicle crash occurs, police must be called, and a crash report must be prepared by the investigating officer.  However, despite this legal duty to create an accident report, almost every state, including Florida, has some sort of accident report privilege.  In Florida, the accident report privilege…

South Florida Motor Vehicle Accidents Increase as Tickets Decrease
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South Florida Motor Vehicle Accidents Increase as Tickets Decrease

A Sun-Sentinel report shows that the roads in South Florida are getting more dangerous for motorists; nevertheless police are issuing fewer tickets and citations than ever before.  The newspaper’s analysis compared the numbers of motor vehicle collisions and traffic tickets and citations issued to drivers in the years 2012 and 2017 and showed that were 33,821…

Florida Hit-and-Run Boating Accidents
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Florida Hit-and-Run Boating Accidents

Hit-and-run accidents are a particular scourge on Florida’s roadways, but they also occur on the water with more frequency than most people would suspect.  This is particularly true in Florida, which had the most boating accidents and fatalities in 2017 of any state in the country according to recent statistics released by the Florida Fish…

Paul Shalhoub is Smokin’….Gator BBQ, that is
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Paul Shalhoub is Smokin’….Gator BBQ, that is

In the words of the Palm Beach Post’s Liz Balsameda, “They’re lawyers by profession, town council members by civic duty and barbecue pit masters by passion.”  “They” are Paul Shalhoub, Associate at Schwed, Adams & McGinley, and his father Bob and together they are the forces behind Smokin’ Gator BBQ, purveyor of Memphis-style barbecue and…

Worksite Accident Turns Fatal as Demolition Goes Wrong
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Worksite Accident Turns Fatal as Demolition Goes Wrong

In a horrible tragedy that serves as a reminder of the dangers that worksite accidents pose to bystanders as well as employees on the worksite, a worker whose leg was severed during the demolition of a building in Miami Beach died from his injuries in the hospital more than a week after the demolition gone…