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Press Release - Million Dollar Advocates Forum®

Press Release – Million Dollar Advocates Forum®

April 4, 2013

Attorney Scott McPherson was recently certified as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  The following press release from the President of Million Dollar Advocates is […]

The Good Samaritan Act - Does it Really Protect

The Good Samaritan Act – Does it Really Protect?

April 3, 2013

In 1983 a Florida Appellate Court was deciding a case involving Florida’s Good Samaritan Act and concluded:  “ As it now stands, it does not appear to be a very […]

Florida's Failed Attempts to Prohibit Texting & Driving Require Action

Florida’s Failed Attempts to Prohibit Texting & Driving Require Action

April 2, 2013

Last Summer, the criminal case of a Massachusetts teenager became national news when he was sentenced to two years in prison for causing an automobile accident that resulted in severe […]

PIP Reform Found Unconstitutional - Round 1 in the Books

PIP Reform Found Unconstitutional – Round 1 in the Books

March 29, 2013

In 2012, the Florida Legislature passed sweeping changes to Florida’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) laws.  These changes went into effect on January 1, 2013.  For purposes of today’s blog, I […]

Auto Accident Claims Re-injuring a Bad Back

Auto Accident Claims: Re-injuring a “Bad Back”

March 28, 2013

A common issue that arises in automobile accident claims is a new client that has been injured in an automobile accident, but also has a history of similar injuries or […]

Florida Insurance Bad Faith Law - Here We Go Again!

Florida Insurance Bad Faith Law – Here We Go Again!

March 27, 2013

Bad Faith reform is again a goal of the insurance industry during this session of the Florida Legislature.   To understand the purpose of Florida “Bad Faith” insurance laws, I will […]

Auto Accident How Quickly Should You Call a Lawyer

Auto Accident? How Quickly Should You Call a Lawyer?

March 25, 2013

We have all seen that a very high percentage of Florida automobile accident attorney commercials include a call of action:  “Call us NOW if you’ve been injured in an accident!” […]

Jury Nissan Dangerous Product Injured Plaintiff

Jury: Nissan Dangerous Product Injured Plaintiff

March 24, 2013

Last week, a New Jersey jury ordered Nissan Motor Company to pay $4.2 Million Dollars to a man seriously injured when a tire fell off a truck in front of […]

An Attorney's Contingency Fee in Florida Automobile Accident Cases

An Attorney’s Contingency Fee in Florida Automobile Accident Cases

March 21, 2013

I recently received a question about how a personal injury lawyer gets paid for his or her work in an automobile accident or other personal injury negligence case, and below […]

Social Networking – Florida Injury Claim

Social Networking – Florida Injury Claim

January 14, 2013

While this referenced article focuses primarily as to why attorneys should use facebook for marketing purposes, the content also addresses a very important piece of advice for Florida personal injury attorneys […]