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September 15, 2016

The Florida Justice Association (FJA) has announced nominations for the 2016 Founders’ Awards, and we’re happy to share that two of our attorneys have been nominated for the Rising Star Award. Attorneys Vanessa Brice and Jonathan Gilbert are in the running along with three other Florida lawyers to win this prestigious award. Two winners will be announced at the Founders’ Awards Luncheon on Thursday September 29.

The Founders’ Rising Star Award recipients are chosen based on their dedication to the Civil Justice System. These lawyers are outstanding examples of future leaders...

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September 08, 2016

Who's At Fault in a Motorcycle Accident? | Orlando, FloridaThe person financially responsible for your motorcycle accident depends on which state the crash occurs in. Florida is a “no-fault” state, which means the cost of motorcycle repairs and medical expenses are covered by your own insurance. You can file a motorcycle accident lawsuit against the other driver or trucking company to recover additional...

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August 24, 2016

How to Stop Nursing Home Abuse | The Florida Firm | OrlandoIt’s devastating to find out that the facilities and caretakers you trust to care for your elderly loved ones are abusing or neglecting them. Nursing home abuse is all too common across Florida. You need to know the warning signs of elderly abuse and what to do if you suspect emotional, physical or financial mistreatment.

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August 11, 2016

What to Do After a Deadly Truck Accident | Orlando, FloridaTruck accidents are often the most devastating and fatal auto accidents on our Florida roadways. These trucks carry large, heavy trailers that can do severe damage to you, your vehicle and several others on the road. The aftermath of a deadly truck accident is an emotional and trying time for friends and family members. You may be dealing with funeral...

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July 26, 2016

Women Motorcycle Riders on the Rise | Orlando, Florida

Motorcycles are continuously growing in popularity among men and women of all ages across the United States. July is Women’s Motorcycle Month, which celebrates the increasing trend of women riders enjoying the freedom that often comes with grabbing the handlebars. The number of female bikers doubled over a ten-year period, and it’s estimated that more than 14 percent of...

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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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