11th Cir. Reverses Class Denial for Exorbitant Charges by Florida Hospitals

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The Eleventh Circuit revived a class action against three Florida hospitals. Area hospitals that grossly overcharged auto accident victims for X-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans, and MRIs. The defendant, HCA Holdings Inc, owns and operates the medical facilities in question, JFK Medical … Continue reading

The Need For An Effective Answering Service

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By Gary Falkowitz, Esq. I’m a little surprised that I am blogging about this topic but given all the conversations that I’ve had with attorneys throughout the country, I believe it’s necessary to discuss. We are living in an age … Continue reading

Fourth Circuit Agrees With Transgender Teen on Title IX Bathroom Issue

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Virginia transgender teen Gavin Grimm has won a battle against his school board for the right to use the boys’ bathroom, a potential game changer in the national debate over Title IX and gender identity. The Fourth Circuit court ruled … Continue reading

Xarelto Multidistrict Litigation Proceeds as Case Filings Increase

Case filings are gradually increasing in the Xarelto blood-thinner mass tort litigation. The drug, which was originally approved by the FDA in 2011, was a popular alternative to other more traditional anticoagulants, largely because it required no drastic dietary alteration, … Continue reading

Cyclist Dragged under Truck in Hit and Run Files Suit In Travis County

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Texas attorney Mo Aziz, of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend is representing Elizabeth English, a pre-med student at The University of Texas at Austin, who was struck on her bike and dragged by a Dodge Ram pickup truck. … Continue reading

Home Mortgage Servicer Liable for Severe Emotional Distress

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The Eleventh Circuit appeals court affirmed that American Home Mortgage was liable for severe emotional distress after harassing a landlord for fees and interest she did not owe. Jane McGinnis, the plaintiff and a retiree, owned several rental properties in … Continue reading

How Social Networking Posts Can Be Used Against Clients

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By John Griffith. Evidence obtained through social networking websites can be highly relevant in all types of family law cases, especially divorce, custody, and spousal support. These are some things you should review with your clients about posting comments and … Continue reading

Abraham Watkins Attorneys Selected For Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Personal Injury Award For Texas

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(Houston, TX) The Houston personal injury law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend is proud to announce that firm attorneys Brant Stogner and Brian Humphrey have each received the 2016 Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award from … Continue reading

NTL Lawyers Recover $1M Wrongful Death Settlement for Young Man Killed by Truck

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RALEIGH, NC — The personal injury firm of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban P.C., serving clients in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, recently negotiated a settlement of $1 million for the estate of a young Raleigh resident killed in … Continue reading

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Affirms Dying Declaration Identifying Shooter

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The Wisconsin Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s admission of a dying declaration that identified the defendant in a homicide case and deemed the sentence appropriate. Defendant Anthony Owens was identified as the shooter of a man who later died. In … Continue reading