Announcement: We Partner with TrySail Litigation Support Services

  This blog tracks the challenges posed by changes in law and healthcare, focusing on serious but avoidable harms that can arise. Through our new association with TrySail Litigation Services, we are extending the  services available to clients and guests alike. TrySail is an e-commerce law store, product site and online litigation support center featuring access to investigations, […]

Owens v. Nationwide

The Charles decision from the Supreme Court is not our only important victory in appellate court for consumers. We have successfully pursued appeals in many and varied matters. You can find many of them on our website. In 2004, Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal ruled in our client’s favor in Owens v. Nationwide. You […]

What Is A Jury Trial No. 7: And Justice For All?

“Justice delayed is justice denied.”             A legal maxim often attributed to William Penn  Clients are often surprised by the length of time their claims wait for final resolution in the courthouse. This is especially true for cases that may take a week or more to try. Insurance carriers and lawyers for defendants are financially […]

What Is A Jury Trial No. 6: The Closing Door

  No one gives a damn about the things I give a damn about. The liberties that we can’t do without seem to disappear like ghosts in the air. When we don’t even care, it truly vanishes away.             Jason Isbell, Alabama Pines In this jury trial series, we’ve been through history, television and the […]

What Is A Jury Trial (No. 5): Atticus Finch Disbarred

Fictional lawyers in the movies have generally had a better run than real lawyers on entertainment television. But consider the iconic Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’: He violated client confidences when he told his children to pity their belligerent, invalid, bigot of a neighbor, Miss Dubose, who was addicted to morphine. This chapter […]