2011 Florida Legislature – Bills that PASSED and FAILED

May. 7th, 2011   /   , /   By: David Aronberg

Some bills that passed and failed in the 2011 session. All passed bills await Gov. Rick Scott’s approval. Consumers BIKE SAFETY (Failed): Bicycle helmets worn by riders under 16 must meet federal safety requirements. (SB 118/HB 981) BOOSTER SEATS (Failed): Requires booster seats for children between 4 and 7 years old who are shorter than…

Stock Investment Loss Case

Apr. 20th, 2011   /   /   By: David Aronberg

We are happy to announce that our law firm settled a Stock Investment loss case arising out of inappropriate and unsuitable investments purchased by a local Boca Raton investment firm. We resolved the case for close to 100% of the net out of pocket losses suffered by the clients. This case was particularly satisfying for…

Florida Legislature WAKE UP!!!

Apr. 20th, 2011   /   , /   By: David Aronberg

Example of our imperfect Florida legislature…. Sun-Sentinel Editorial: State Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, usually comes across as a courtly politician. As chair of the Senate Rules Committee, his handling of the Eric Brody claims bill last week unfortunately came across as callous. Eric Brody has now been victimized twice. The first time came when…

Trial Lawyers Help with Product Safety

Apr. 19th, 2011   /   , , , /   By: David Aronberg

How our cars got safer By Gibson Vance April 16, 2011 Traffic deaths in the United States have dropped to their lowest level since 1949, according to a report released this month by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Remarkably, this drop occurred even as Americans drove 21 billion more miles in 2010 than…

Barry Bonds Case

Apr. 14th, 2011   /   /   By: David Aronberg

Is Barry Bonds guilty? Of what? That has been the hot question after the jury came back with news of a “verdict”. After starting deliberations on Friday, April 8, 2011, the jury of 4 men and 8 women convicted Barry Bonds of one count of “obstruction of justice”. They could not reach a decision the…

How does auto crash cause a herniated disk?

Apr. 10th, 2011   /   , , /   By: David Aronberg

A herniated disc injury to your spine often occurs in an automobile accident. The stress put on the spinal column in a car collision can cause a piece of the spinal structure (called a disk) that separates your back bones or vertebrae, to move out of place. These injuries are sometimes also called slipped or…

PIP Bill would help Insurance Companies not Florida Consumers

Apr. 8th, 2011   /   , /   By: David Aronberg

Sun Sentinel Editorial Recently, the Florida automobile insurance industry has engaged in a massive media campaign designed to convince legislators and consumers that there is rampant fraud in Florida’s No-Fault/Personal Injury Protection system. As in all areas of business, fraud related to PIP claims does exist, and efforts should be made to root it out….

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