Reducing Drunk Driving Accidents in 2019: Walk Like MADD

A man calls for help at the scene of multi vehicle car accidents, reducing drunk driving accidents.

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz is a community leader in advocating for reducing drunk driving accidents. Accordingly, for the third year, the firm is a presenting sponsor for Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s (MADD) Walk Like MADD 5/10k walk and run. Importantly, the event raises money to ensure no one in our community suffers from […]

Avoid Parking Lot Hazards By Reading the Signs

Just like this scratched bumper, parking lot hazards can result in accidents.

Maybe your parents took you to an empty parking lot to learn about parking lot hazards – and to teach you how to drive as a teenager. That may be one of the safest parking lot experiences you will have. With slow moving vehicles, one would think parking lot hazards are safer than roads. But […]

Helping the Homeless with a 2019 Donation

Our firm believes in helping the homeless - seen in this donation

Legal Assistant Emily Miller has a heart for helping the homeless. She recently made good use of a spare office to collect items for donation. The goal? Helping the homeless veterans through the Cape Coral office of U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Through coupons, in a couple months, she was able to collect $4,300 worth […]

Legal Firm Makes Recent Donation to Eva’s Closet for 2019

A recent donation to Eva's Closet from the legal firm

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz hosted a recent donation to Eva’s Closet during a drive from March 25 to April 15. The donation supports their mission to provide assistance to people in need, regardless of situation or circumstance, without judgement. Kudos to everyone who was involved in the organization of these donations on behalf […]

Stephen W. Buckley celebrates 50 years with the firm

Stephen W. Buckley celebrates 50 years with the firm. - a distinguished attorney

Stephen W. Buckley celebrates 50 years with the firm this year! He says he never intended to stay in Florida after his grandparents offered to pay for his college at the “new” Edison College (now Florida SouthWestern State College). His planned to get his education in Florida and move back to Connecticut where he grew […]

J. Jeffrey Rice Named a Florida Super Lawyer for 14th Year

For a 14th consecutive year, J. Jeffrey Rice named a Florida Super Lawyer!

Breaking news: Accomplished Fort Myers attorney J. Jeffrey Rice named a Florida Super Lawyer for the 14th consecutive year. Rice, a former managing partner of Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz was first named to the list in 2006. To earn the annual honor, candidates are measured against 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, […]

May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month - keep those motorcycle accidents to a minimum!

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Despite efforts every year to increase awareness of motorcycle and bicycle safety, there’s no getting around that accidents happen. More cars, more people and more distractions guarantee it. The combination of great motorcycle weather and distracted or inattentive drivers of motor vehicles in Florida is deadly. Nearly 600 motorcycle […]

National Patient Safety Awareness Week 2019

This hospital represents National Patient Safety Awareness Week.

National Patient Safety Awareness Week will take place this year from March 10-16. Nearly everyone will need healthcare at some point. Being a patient means putting your trust in someone else. While most Americans have had positive experiences with healthcare providers, 21 percent of adults report having personally experienced medical error, according to a national […]

School Bus Accidents & Safety Tips for 2018

Avoiding school bus accidents requires careful attention to safety

It’s critical to minimize school bus accidents by following key safety rules. With the 2017-2018 school year in full swing, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is reminding all motorists to be alert while on the roadways, as they will be shared with school buses filled with children. According to the National Highway […]

Fourth of July Drunk Driving Accidents

Prevent Fourth of July drunk driving accidents by taking extra care this holiday.

Fourth of July drunk driving accidents – and their statistics – are a powerful motivator.  As you make your plans for the upcoming 4th of July holiday celebrations, make sure that your plans include a safe ride home, especially if your plans include consuming alcoholic beverages. When celebrating Independence Day many Americans enjoy celebrating the […]