Tag Archives: negligence

Let’s say you or a family member has the misfortune of suffering an injury while using a product. Do you think you have a viable claim for money damages against the product manufacturer? What do you think you have to prove in a court of law? Prior to 1976 in the State of Florida, you […]

One in 25 Americans who are hospitalized will end up getting hospital acquired infections during their stay [CDC]. Now the government is penalizing hospitals with high infection rates in an effort to reduce those odds. The program aims to reduce these rates by withholding 1% of the Medicare funding of the hospitals with the highest infection […]

A man was found dead in Demi’s Moore’s pool early Sunday morning.  Read article. While neither Ms. Moore nor her family were at home at the time of the tragedy– the question remains whether or not Ms. Moore can be held liable. As a homeowner in Florida, homeowners have a duty to make sure their properties […]

For most people who have not been involved in a motor vehicle accident, motorcycle accident, slip and fall or other type of incident where they sustain personal injury due to the negligence of another, the lawsuit process is, thankfully, a mystery to them.  It is not surprising then, that once someone is involved in such […]

At Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, we practice personal injury law, which includes wrongful death cases.   We handle wrongful death cases in Southwest Florida, including Fort Myers, Naples, Lehigh Acres, Cape Coral, and Port Charlotte, as well as all over the state.  The Florida Wrongful Death Act allows certain family members of a decedent […]