Category Archives: Civil Litigation

Can Your Homeowner’s Insurance Weather a Hurricane in 2020?

A hurricane swirls off the East coast of Florida

Will your homeowner’s insurance weather a hurricane in 2020? This year is shaping up to be memorable in so many ways, including a predicted above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. National Insurance Awareness Day is June 28 to remind people to […]

Zantac Heartburn Drug Recall in 2020, Due to Carcinogens

Against a blue background, a bottle of ZANTAC and several blue-green pills spilled out

The Zantac heartburn drug recall recently took place in April 2020 by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) because of unacceptable levels of a probable carcinogen. Zantac, known generically as ranitidine, is a drug prescribed more than 15 million times a year to patients for heartburn worldwide since 1983. Multiple manufacturers had already issued […]

2019 Belviq Diet Drug Recall: What You Should Know

Many blue medicinal tablets spill out of an orange prescription bottle

Today’s news is concerning the Belviq diet drug recall. It’s very disconcerting to find out that a drug you were taking to improve your health may be seriously harming it. In February, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested that the manufacturer of Belviq and Belviq XR (lorcaserin) voluntarily withdraw the weight-loss drug from […]

Gifts and Toys Should Inspire Joy, Not Injuries in 2019

Gifts and toys should inspire joy, not injuries during this 2019 holiday season

At this time of year, it’s likely that children are dreaming of toys and not sugar plums. Gifts and toys should inspire joy, not injuries. The best toy gifts are fun and provide enjoyment. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. In 2017, the latest statistics available, there were 251,700 estimated emergency department-treated injuries associated […]

Hurricane Season Protect Your Home

Will your homeowner's insurance weather a hurricane season?

Preparing for a hurricane goes way beyond buying water and flashlight batteries and should begin well before your home is in a storm’s path. While hurricane season is from June to November, peak storm time runs from August to late October. For homeowners, hurricanes pose serious threat of damage to property. Dealing with issues after […]

Personal Injury While Shopping

Pay attention while to avoid personal injury while shopping, and stay safe this holiday season!

Personal Injury While Shopping in Southwest Florida Retailers should do their best to make your shopping experience the safest it can be – especially so customers avoid personal injury while shopping. The retail industry in the United States is incredibly large, and growing. According to the CDC, over 5 million Americans are employed through retail […]