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New Study Addresses Distracted Driving in Florida

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

Distracted driving can cause serious and fatal car accidents in West Palm Beach and Boca Raton. How many of those collisions result from the illegal use of cell phones for texting or other forms of wireless communication? According to an article in the Miami Herald, “Florida drivers are among the most dangerous menaces on… Read More »

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8 Years in a Row Best Law Firm

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

The U.S. News “Best Law Firm” rankings have been announced, and Lesser Lesser Landy and Smith have made the list for the 8th year in a row.   The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading… Read More »

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How Do Motorcycle Helmets Actually Work?

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

If you regularly ride a motorcycle to work or on the weekends for recreation in West Palm Beach, should you wear a helmet to prevent brain injuries in the event of a motorcycle accident? As you may know, Florida law does not require riders who are over the age of 21 to wear a… Read More »

Managing Partner Gary Lesser Chairs Ending Homelessness Breakfast

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

Firm’s Managing Partner Gary S. Lesser will chair this year’s 10th Annual The Lord’s Place Ending Homelessness Breakfast being held on November 16th at the Cohen Pavilion at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.  

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Are Older Drivers Most Likely to Cause Car Accidents?

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

Can you be too old to drive safely in West Palm Beach? As an article in TCPalm suggests, seniors may be responsible for almost as many car accidents in Florida as teen drivers. It is important to keep in mind that older adults currently make up approximately 23 percent of the total population in… Read More »

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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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