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Arbitration Agreements: Sign on the Dotted Line???

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Trial by jury is an important American right.  It sets our system of justice apart from the rest of the world.  The right to a jury trial is so important that our Founding Fathers codified it in the Bill of Rights.  The Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution states specifically that “the right… Read More »

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New Study Addresses Medical Malpractice and EHRs

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Electronic health records (EHRs) are supposed to help prevent medical mistakes and patient injuries in a wide variety of healthcare settings. The idea behind EHRs is that humans make mistakes, but electronic systems can do better than humans to avoid the kinds of errors that so frequently result in patient harm. However, according to… Read More »

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Recent Trends in Recreational Boating Accidents

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Now that summer is here, many Floridians and visitors to South Florida are planning recreational boating trips. For some people, recreational boating involves the use of your boat. Yet, for many others, recreational boating involves renting a vessel and, in many cases, failing to go through recommended safety training courses that are recommended for… Read More »

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NEW LAW: ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed the Essential State Infrastructure bill, which received bipartisan support in Tallahassee.  This new law has several facets, but as it relates to electric vehicles (EVs) it, “Requires the FDOT, in coordination with the Public Service Commission (PSC) and the Office of Energy within the Department of Agriculture and… Read More »

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THE EFFECT OF COVID-19 ON NURSING HOMES – HOW BAD IS IT?

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Over the past several months, there has been a great amount of media coverage which shed light on the horrific events occurring in nursing homes related to COVID-19.  As trial attorneys who handle nursing home abuse cases on a daily basis, the industry’s lackluster response to this epidemic was not surprising.  Too many facilities,… Read More »

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Does Your Car Insurance Coverage Protect You And Your Family?

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Selling auto insurance is a highly competitive business.  Television ads tout how one company can save you a few percentage points while another claims to be able to save you money by letting you buy only the coverage you need.  The coverage you need?  The problem is that most people don’t understand insurance policies… Read More »

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New Laws Starting July 1st

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The Florida Legislature passed, and Governor Desantis signed, numerous new laws that go into effect on July 1. Some of the laws that could affect you are as follows: Teacher Pay– The State of Florida has recognized that in order to provide the best education for its children, teachers must be paid reasonably.  This… Read More »

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New Law on Florida’s E-Bikes

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There is a newly enacted bill in Florida which increases the maximum speed limit and eliminates the age restrictions for e-bike use.  It also allows recumbent bikes to qualify for electric assistance devices.  This new bill will create statewide standards that could facilitate statewide bike rental and bike-share businesses.  Even though the new bill… Read More »

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National Motorcycle Day

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

Many people in Florida safely enjoy riding motorcycles.  However, our many years of experience handling motorcycle accident cases has taught us that motorcycle accidents often occur even though the rider did everything right.  The latest statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are sobering: Motorcycle fatalities are increasing and are near their… Read More »

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When Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith PLLC |

After an accident, you should hire a personal injury attorney immediately. When you, a friend, or a loved one are injured in an accident, there are many important questions to be answered. For many, depending on the severity of the injury, it can be a shocking and even confusing time. Hiring a personal injury… Read More »

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