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July 22, 2016

How to Recognize Nursing Home Abuse in Florida

The decision to put a loved one into a nursing home or long-term care facility is a difficult choice to make. You want to know that they’re being well cared for in a safe, clean environment. Unfortunately, some nursing homes take advantage of their patients declining condition and intentionally harm or neglect elderly, disabled men and women. These instances can lead to...

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July 13, 2016

Florida Trend Magazine has announced the 2016 “Florida Legal Elite.” Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter is excited to announce our civil trial attorney Fermin Lopez is one of few Florida lawyers recognized in this prestigious roster. Fewer than two percent of Florida lawyers are named “Florida Legal Elite.”

Florida Trend began the selection process in October of 2015 and used peer votes to decide which practicing lawyers in Florida have earned the utmost respect and appreciation...

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June 30, 2016

Our lawyers at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter hope you enjoy your 4th of July weekend and remember not to drink and drive. 

INFOGRAPHIC: 4th of July Auto Accident Statistics | Florida

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June 16, 2016

Alligator Attacks | A Growing Concern at Disney | Florida

The tragic death of a two-year-old boy at Disney World's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa on Wednesday sparked an already growing concern over alligator attacks in Florida. The body of the boy was found Wednesday morning after he was dragged into the water Tuesday night by an alligator. Disney World has alligators all around its property due to the number of...

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June 13, 2016

Fourth of July weekend is nearly upon us and with it comes millions of drivers. Whether you're in a car or on a motorcycle, the dangers of being involved in an accident are elevated during summer holidays such as Independence Day. A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study revealed that 4,586 lives were lost in 2014 due to motorcycle accidents and 92,000 were injured.

Our motorcycle accident attorney wants you to remember these three tips when you hit the open road this Fourth of July:

1. Wear a Helmet

Florida Helmet Laws require any motorcyclists under...

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May 26, 2016

Workers' Compensation lawyers in Orlando, FloridaWorkers' compensation law has become increasingly complicated since it was enacted in 1941. Employers and their insurance providers are denying more and more claims which forces injured workers to seek legal representation. The issue in Florida is that the 2009 "reasonable attorney's fee" amendment to the Florida workers' compensation law has put many...

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May 12, 2016

The health care industry has been withholding a surprisingly high amount of medical error statistics. A recent review of four large studies, regarding medical malpractice and errors, estimates that more than 251,000 Americans die each year from some variation of medical mistake or negligence. This high number of fatalities makes medical errors the third leading cause of death in the United States, falling behind heart disease and cancer.

If you've been injured or lost a loved one due to physician negligence or medical error, our Florida medical malpractice lawyers at Colling Gilbert Wright...

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April 19, 2016

Women Targeted By J&J Develop Ovarian Cancer from TalcBlack women across the country are shocked to find out they've been targeted by Johnson & Johnson marketing campaigns for decades. Women of color are a major demographic for Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder and Shower-to-Shower products. After coming under fire in the late 80's for selling products containing possible cancer-causing talcum powder, Johnson & Johnson denied the...

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April 11, 2016

Distracted driving has led to a rise in auto accidents and related fatalities across America. No phone call or text message is worth taking a life. Our Florida auto accident attorneys have been helping families hold distracted drivers responsible for the injuries and wrongful deaths they have caused.

There is no amount of compensation that can ease the pain of losing a loved one. In honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter wants to remind you to put the phone down while you drive. 

If you’ve been injured...

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April 07, 2016

3 Ways to Stop Distracted Driving Today | Orlando, FloridaThe number of Florida auto accidents caused by distracted driving has gone up over the last two years. Studies show this is because of our dependency on cell phones. It's hard to ignore a phone call or text message, but it's vital to your safety and everyone else's that you put your phone away while you drive.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Law Offices of Colling...

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