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by FJA EAGLE Member Poorad Razavi and FJA Treasurer Leslie Kroeger A primary principle of a products liability attorney is to always preserve the product at issue.  Having litigated defects ranging from airbags to guardrails to chemical receptacles, I can confidently confirm the cogency of that credo.  The absence of the product provides the defense expanded…

Prioritize and Win the Premises Liability Cases Arising from Accidental Storefront Crashes

by FJA EAGLE & Young Lawyer Member Ian Kirtman If you represent a client injured when a vehicle crashed into a building or drove errantly onto a sidewalk, the most apparent case to evaluate is against the responsible driver.  But with Florida drivers habitually underinsured and statewide storefronts routinely kept unsafe, the most effective way…

FJA Insurance Emergency Response Task Force Created to Provide Advice to Lawmakers and their Constituents

TALLAHASSEE – Responding to people’s confusion and frustration about their rights related to claims, the Florida Justice Association (FJA) today announced the creation of the FJA Insurance Emergency Response Task Force of leading insurance attorneys to assist Florida lawmakers and their constituents who have property insurance questions. “Hurricane Irma has resulted in chaos, confusion, and…

Hurricane Irma: Be Prepared

A personal message from Interim Executive Director, Paul Jess: Hurricane Irma is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening Category 5 storm. With record-breaking wind speeds and a diameter twice as wide as the Florida peninsula, it goes on record as one of the strongest hurricanes in history.     I urge you to take the necessary…