Recent Blog Posts

  • Settlement Reached in Meningitis Cases

    In September 2012, national health officials began tracking an outbreak of meningitis. In May of this year, settlement of legal cases associated with that outbreak was announced. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a total of 751 persons were affected by the meningitis outbreak. Of those, 25 victims were from Florida… Read More »

  • As investigation into the handling of a defective ignition switch by General Motors (GM) heats up, federal officials want answers about the tardy handling of a dangerous defect in certain Chrysler vehicles. After strained negotiations over a year ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reached an agreement with Chrysler to voluntarily address a… Read More »

  • In Florida and across the United States, leaving young children in automobiles is a deadly mistake. A St. Petersburg mom faces felony child abuse charges for leaving her four-month-old baby in a locked van while attending funeral services for a friend. Luckily, the baby was rescued and is expected to fully recover. The incident points… Read More »