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Fire Hazards Are a Major Cause of Product Recalls

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

In today’s marketplace, consumers are faced with an ever increasing array of choices when it comes to products available for purchase. Whether shopping online, in-store or via catalog (do they still have those?), buyers can pick and choose from a wide range of brands, models, colors and options. However, every product has at least… Read More »

Firm Recognized as 2018 Best Lawyers in America

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

The law office of Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith announced today that the three partners were named to the Best Lawyers in America, with Partner Michael S. Smith also named Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law in the West Palm Beach region. The honor of Lawyer of the Year, awarded to Mickey Smith,… Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court Says No to Medical Malpractice Caps

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

A recent decision from the Florida Supreme Court rejected medical malpractice caps. For plaintiffs injured as a result of a healthcare provider’s negligence, this is very good news. Until recently, Florida law imposed caps on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases. These caps limited the amount of money that an injured plaintiff could recover…. Read More »

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Elderly Falls and Florida Premises Liability Law

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

Did you know that falls have become the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among the elderly population? Older adults are at greater risk of fall-related injuries, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA). As the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Broward County reports, as of 2014, Florida’s seniors accounted… Read More »

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Reducing Trucking Accidents and Fatalities on Florida Highways

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

Whether you are driving on I-95 in West Palm Beach or along the Florida Turnpike, chances are you often pass large trucks. Trucking accidents are a serious problem in South Florida and throughout the country. As a fact sheet from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) explains, about one out of every 10… Read More »

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Elder Abuse Myths: Get the Facts

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

For many elderly residents of Florida, the risks of nursing home abuse and neglect are ever-present. Elder neglect can occur in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in the state, but it can also happen when a senior remains at home with the help of a home health aide. In many instances, elder abuse and… Read More »

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Florida Supreme Court Decision is a Victory for the Injured and their Attorneys

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

The Florida Supreme Court recently issued its much anticipated opinion in the case of Worley v. Central Florida YMCA. The case pertained to one of the most essential elements of a lawyer’s representation of his client, the attorney-client privilege.  The case involved an insurance defense attorney’s efforts to force Ms. Worley to disclose whether… Read More »

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6 Steps to Monitor Nursing Home Care

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

The decision to admit a loved one into a nursing home is incredibly difficult. Often, it occurs after the family comes to the realization that they are no longer physically capable of providing for their loved one’s needs. The family is placing its most cherished possession (their family members) into the hands of others…. Read More »

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Firm Resolves Case for Family of Child Killed in Accidental Shooting

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

January 22, 2016 is a date that Steve and Sachi will never forget.  On that day, they got the worst news a parent could receive, that their son has been shot in a gun accident at a friend’s home.  Their son James would be declared dead a few days later. The family was overwhelmed… Read More »

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My Summer Internship at Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

Can you put a number to the amount of chances life gives you? Nine? Maybe ten? But only one of those chances will change your life for the better. I recently found that chance even before I realized it. My chance began when I met Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith’s Managing Partner Gary Lesser… Read More »

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