Category Archives: Personal Injury

Proud to Support Rev It Up Bike Night

Proud to Support Rev It Up Bike Night

The team of Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz was proud to support Rev it Up Bike Night at the Shell Factory on Jan. 16. Food specials and Happy Hour benefited Shell Factory’s nature park foundation, and our team was on hand to answer questions about motorcycle law and safety. As experienced trial lawyers, Goldstein, […]

A Long Way to the Law

Attorney John B. Cechman took the long way to the law

A Long Way to the Law More than 50 years ago, John Cechman was called to fight for his country in the Vietnam War, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Today, he fights for his neighbors as a partner and personal injury attorney at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A His military career […]

You Can Still Support Walk Like MADD

Our legal firm encourages you to support walk like MADD every year.

Support Walk Like MADD, or Mothers Against Drunk Driving, on Sept. 28. The event included 162 runners, 191 walkers, 18 dogs, 65 volunteers and two goats who took 3.514 million steps. But it’s not over. Donations to support Walk Like MADD will remain open until Nov. 28 to reach the goal of $60,000. You can […]

Athletes to Adjudicators: Why You Want Your Attorney to Be a Proven Competitor

Athletes to Adjudicators: Why You Want Your Attorney to Be a Proven Competitor

Athletes to Adjudicators: Why You Want Your Attorney to Be a Proven Competitor Michael Versnik, a personal injury trial attorney at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice and Purtz, never intended to practice law. A baseball player in college, he graduated with a degree in sports management from Webber International University and became a manager of a […]

Hurricane Season Protect Your Home

Will your homeowner's insurance weather a hurricane season?

Hurricane Season Protect Your Home 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 […]

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 […]

Car Accidents on Private Property

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

Florida Car Accidents on Private Property Driving on private property happens more frequently than most people may realize. Most of the time that you park your car in a grocery store parking lot, you are on private property. In Florida, many neighborhoods have private roads. According to the Florida Highway Safety Car Accidents Crash Facts […]

Avoiding Common Workplace Accidents

A workplace accidents injury form and medical equipment

Workplace Accidents, Fatigue and Injuries Fatigue is generally defined as the feeling of extreme tiredness, sleepiness or exhaustion resulting from prolonged physical or mental work, illness or lack of sleep. To some people, fatigue may not seem like a big concern, but when fatigue is experienced in the workplace, on the job fatigue can compromise […]

Parking Lot Car Accidents

Be sure thoroughly document your parking lot accidents with your camera.

Parking Lot Car Accidents Whether you are a pedestrian or a driver, parking lots can be an especially dangerous place mainly due to increased traffic congestion. Often, pedestrians and drivers are lulled into a false sense of security, because the pace of traffic is much slower than on the roads. Accident Statistics There are several […]

Boating Accidents

Avoid boating accidents like this one by following all boating laws.

Boating Accidents from Boating Under the Influence (BUI) Boating accidents are common. Florida’s subtropical climate in the north and tropical climate in the south make it home to many boat enthusiasts. With ideal boating weather and water located on 3 sides and throughout the state, boaters can enjoy the luxury of year-round boating. Unfortunately, boating […]