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August 17, 2018

cerebral palsy birth injury lawyers orlando floridaHaving children is a wonderful and joyous experience for those who want to grow their family. Unfortunately, however, for some families, the birth of a child may bring unexpected complications and add challenges the life of your child and your family. While we live in an age of advanced medicine, science, and technology, the possibility of your child suffering a birth injury is still real and cerebral palsy is one of the most devastating.

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July 30, 2018

dangerous prescription drug cases orlando florida attorneysAcross the U.S., millions of people use prescription drugs on a daily basis to help them manage their medical conditions. Whether it’s to regulate high blood pressure, deal with chronic pain, or to help with mental health, there are a plethora of medications that can be prescribed to you. While these drugs are the culmination of advancements in science and countless hours of research and development, they’re not without flaw and in...

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July 25, 2018

super lawyers top 50 orlando florida 2018At Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter, we’re proud to announce that our partners, Melvin B. Wright and Nathan P. Carter, were awarded as Top 50 Super Lawyers® in Orlando for 2018. Each year, Super Lawyers® recognizes lawyers across the nation for its yearly compilation of top attorneys. Candidates are chosen...

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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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