Led by partner Deborah J. Gander, the firm in 2005 obtained $60.9 million in injury compensation, the largest amount ever awarded in a Federal Tort Claims Act case in the country. Federal Judge Jose A. Gonzalez found the Obstetrics Clinic in Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville, Florida, liable for medical negligence in the delivery of a brain-injured baby.
Our class action team achieved a $100 million settlement from Service Corporation International (SCI), a national funeral company, and its subsidiary, Menorah Gardens Cemetery. The case alleged that the companies buried families in the wrong graves, and the company agreed to compensate for the families’ grievances and provide in-kind services.
Seatback Failure Verdict Questions Federal Safety StandardsA Texas jury found Toyota, the parent company of Lexus, guilty of “gross negligence” for failing to warn consumers of potential seatback failures in a $242 million verdict. The case was in respect to a 2016 car crash, in which two young children suffered traumatic brain injuries when their parents’ Lexus was hit from behind. A seatback ...
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Miami Truck Accident Lawyer Explains Common Reasons for Semi Crashes
A truck accident is not always the fault of a negligent driver or the employer. In some cases, third parties can be responsible for injuries you suffer as the result of a truck accident. In this video, Florida truck accident attorney Joe Kalbac explains how attorneys investigate truck accidents and why it is important to obtain legal representation as soon as possible following the wreck. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a semi truck accident, call a truck accident lawyer at (305) 476-7400 or fill out our online case review form to contact our office near Miami FL today. Our nationally recognized firm has the resources to handle all types of truck accident claims, from local crashes to nationwide collisions.
Entities that might be responsible for a truck accident besides the driver and the employer would include the maintenance company. Most of these trucking companies outsource their maintenance to other companies. So it’s important that when you investigate a trucking accident, you get the maintenance history for that particular vehicle: You look at the tires, you look at the brakes. You look at the maintenance on the vehicle to make sure there isn’t some other cause that might be responsible for the accident. Some other party, for example the maintenance company or a mechanic, who might have contributed or even caused a particular crash. The insurance company after a truck accident, especially in truck accidents, they have people that specialize in trucking accidents. For example, a major trucking company would be insured by x-insurance company and x-insurance company would employ someone who specializes in investigating truck accidents. They know what to look for, they know what to document to defend themselves. They know what not to document in the event that it looks like their driver might be at fault. If you need more information, call me, Joe Kalbac, or Colson Hicks Eidson at (305) 476-7400.
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