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The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is pleased to announce that John B. Cechman of Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. has successfully achieved recertification as a civil trial advocate. Cechman has been a NBTA member in good standing for 25 years. The elaborate screening of credentials that all NBTA board certified attorneys […]

Implants – Medical Device Failures Over the last several years, some of the largest manufacturers of medical and orthopaedic devices have had major recalls due to medical device failures.  Common  implants include those used in knee and hip replacements. There have been a wide range of complications with implants, requiring the devices to be recalled and […]

Takata Airbag Recall is on the Rise Takata, one of the largest airbag makers in the world, has been recalling  vehicles due to faulty airbag inflators.  These airbags can deploy with such excessive force which can blow apart the metal inflator and send metal shrapnel into the face and body.  Takata airbag inflators have been […]

Christopher J. Smith, partner at the Southwest Florida law firm Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A., has been selected by the Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (FLABOTA) as a Member in their Southwest Chapter. FLABOTA is an association whose purpose is to foster improvement in the ethical and technical standards […]

Levaquin Lawsuit Attorney Every year millions of Americans are prescribed antibiotics from their physician in efforts to help them fight a number of illnesses such as pneumonia, respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, sinusitis or bronchitis.  Levaquin, a fluoroquinolone (flurr-oh-QUINN-a-lone) antibiotic, is an antibiotic which is prescribed to treat these illnesses.  Even though this medication is meant to […]

Takata Airbag Recalls What was already the biggest auto recall in the nation has now doubled in size. Takata, which is one of the largest airbag makers in the world, has recently recalled an additional 35-40 million airbag inflators in the U.S. This number is in addition to the 28.8 million airbags which have already […]

Zofran Birth Defects Morning sickness is nausea that is experienced by many women during pregnancy.  At times this sickness can become so severe that expectant mothers seek help from their physician to help alleviate the symptoms.  Zofran, or ondansetron, is a popular prescription drug which has been used to treat severe morning sickness and nausea.  […]

Xarelto Personal Injury Attorney Xarelto is a prescription drug that has been making headlines across the nation, unfortunately these headlines have not been very positive.   This prescription drug has been recently linked to causing severe and potentially fatal internal bleeding along with other serious side effects. What is Xarelto? Xarelto is an anticoagulant, or blood […]

Seat Belt Safety According to the National Safety Council, approximately 100 people die in crashes each day, and more than 1,000 people suffer from injuries. There are many safety features and devices, such as seat belts and air bags, which are installed in vehicles to help prevent and aid in reducing the severity of injuries. […]

Attorneys Richard L. Purtz and Matt Raulerson Judge Lee County Mock Trial Competition Richard L. Purtz,  attorney at Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A., were guest judges at the 2016 Lee County Mock Trial Competition for high school students on Friday, January 29, 2016. The Florida High School Mock Trial Competition is an academic competition, […]