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July 18, 2018

Unfortunately, defective products are put on the market every day that can cause injury to you or a loved one. What’s worse is that it can be difficult to know what to do after a product you purchased causes you injury. Thankfully, our attorneys at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter have experience handling product liability claims and can assist you during this confusing and difficult time. They can help you determine who is responsible for the defect and pursue compensation on your behalf so that you can focus on your recovery.

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June 29, 2018

e-cigarette vape pen explosions personal injury lawyers orlando florida In May 2018, the apparent first death linked to an exploding electronic cigarette, or vape pen, happened to a man in St. Petersburg, Florida. According to the director of investigations at the medical examiner’s office for Pinellas County, the vape pen exploded and the victim suffered a fatal injury from a “projectile wound to the head.” The victim also suffered burns to...

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May 15, 2018

1-4 most dangerous highway motor vehicle accidents orlando tampa personal injury lawyersIn a recent report by Teletrac Navman, a GPS tracking company, Interstate 4 from Tampa to Orlando was named the most dangerous highway in the U.S. Using federal data for their findings they discovered that there is an average of 1.24 fatalities per mile on the highway.

At Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter, we use our extensive experience with personal injury law to help those who have...

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April 27, 2018

top 50 verdict award topverdict orlando florida 2017 attorney

At Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter, we’re proud to announce that our partner, Melvin Wright, was awarded as one of the top 50 verdicts in Florida in 2017. Each year, TopVerdict™ recognizes law firms and lawyers who earn one of the largest settlements or jury verdicts in the country or individual state. They do this by awarding the attorneys based on facts and their specific achievement rather than based on...

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April 23, 2018

birth injury medical malpractice lawyers orlando floridaWhile we live in an age of scientific and medicinal advancements, humans are still infallible and can cause others harm even when they’re trying to help. This is true in many cases of medical malpractice and especially birth injuries. While a doctor or medical professional has years of training and knowledge, it only takes the slightest amount of negligence to cause irreparable harm. Human...

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April 18, 2018

When a company makes a product and sells it, you trust that it will be safe and perform its intended function. Unfortunately, however, there are many times when defective products make it to the shelves and an unwitting consumer suffers personal injury because of negligence from the company. The defect can be from design, manufacturing, or a failure to adequately warn or instruct but when it causes injury, you may have a defective product case.

In the infographic below, we outline a few of the most recent products that have been recalled because of a defect. The lawyers at...

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March 16, 2018

product liability defective product orlando florida personal injury lawyer There’s an unspoken trust between product companies and consumers: provide a safe, working product and a consumer will give you their hard-earned money in exchange for it. What should be a simple concept is, unfortunately, more complicated than it seems. As companies continue to pursue increased profit margins, questionable business practices can cause unsafe products to reach the market, putting you the consumer at risk...

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February 20, 2018

There is nothing more precious than the birth of a child. Unfortunately, birth injuries are still a common occurrence in the U.S. Depending on the circumstances, these injuries may fall under medical malpractice if any of the healthcare professionals assisting you during your pregnancy and labor and delivery act negligently and fail to use the established standard of care. Please view our slideshare below to learn a little more about birth injuries and how we can help you.

If you or your child has suffered injury due to the negligence of a medical...

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January 10, 2018

construction accident attorneys orlando tampa floridaSuffering injury on the job is an unfortunate experience that can lead to many personal and financial hardships. While the potential for injury is prevalent in many industries, construction sites offer one of the highest rates of workplace injury in the U.S.

According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 10 percent of workers suffer a construction accident each...

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December 28, 2017

According to a report in the Washington Post, medical malpractice was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2016. That's an alarming number, especially with all of the advancements in technology and medical science. However, human error is still a major factor when it comes to medicine and the risks of negligence or malpractice are still common.

The experienced attorneys at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter have over 80 years of combined experience and have successfully taken on medical providers and insurance companies to help their clients who have been injured due to a...

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