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February 24, 2017

Press Release: Hogan & Hogan Litigating Free Speech Case

Orlando, Florida:  Former November 8, 2016, general election candidate for Sheriff of the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Marcos Lopez, along with his attorneys, Daniel A. Perez, Esq. and Jeremy Hogan, Esq., will be holding a press conference on Monday, February 27th at 11:00 a.m. at the law firm Hogan & Hogan, P.A. located at 906 East Michigan Street, Orlando, Florida 32806, to discuss the two (2) count Court Complaint filed today, Friday, February 24, 2017, in the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida in downtown Orlando against the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office for violations of the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. […]
January 25, 2017

Wait! What? I Was Fired For Filing a Workers Compensation Claim. What Are My Rights?

Can I Be Fired For Filing A Worker’s Compensation Claim? The State of Florida is one of the minority states that is categorized as an at-will employment state, meaning either the employer or employee for any reason may terminate the employment at any time and no action may be maintained for breach of the employment contract. With that said, it can be an especially terrifying experience for any injured employee to be told by their employer that he or she is fired during the time of financial and physical hardship brought on by a workplace injury. Florida’s Workers’ Compensation law, […]
November 11, 2016

Takata Air Bag Recalls: Who Is At Fault?

In the United States, automobile manufacturers will have the “ultimate responsibility” for the costs of replacing the recalled and potentially fatal Takata Corporation airbags. That’s what the nation’s top auto safety regulator announced early in November. Mark Rosekind, the administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), also told reporters in Detroit that not enough is being done to find more than 300,000 older vehicles, mostly Hondas, with Takata airbags that pose a risk of explosion. In response to Rosekind’s statements, Honda said that it continues to seek ways to reach the owners of older Hondas and persuade them […]
October 12, 2016

An Overview of Workers’ Compensation in Florida

Florida’s Workers’ Compensation law, codified in chapter 440 of the Florida Statutes, is designed to compensate workers injured in the workplace without regard to fault. With a few exceptions, employer’s participation in this program is mandated by law. Generally, the employers purchased workers’ compensation insurance coverage from insurance companies that deal with these line of business. Most workers are eligible for benefits and the sole issue is whether the injury occurred while the worker was performing functions that were “in the course and scope of their employment.”This means that a person injured in the course and scope of their employment […]
September 27, 2016

Tips For Negotiating with an Insurance Company Following an Accident

If you are injured in traffic because someone else was driving negligently, under Florida law you are entitled to fair and full reimbursement for your medical treatment, days lost from work, and all losses arising from the accident. If you are seriously injured by a negligent driver in central Florida, it’s wise to discuss your case with an experienced Orlando personal injury attorney. However, if an injury in such an accident is genuinely trivial, sometimes it’s just more convenient to seek your compensation out of court, directly from the auto insurance company. Insurance companies are in business to make profits, […]
August 3, 2016

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $70m in Risperdal Case

Risperidone is an antipsychotic medication sold under the trade name Risperdal. The drug treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability in people with autism. Risperdal may also cause gynecomastia, the abnormal development of large mammary glands in males. In July, the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical corporation was ordered by a jury to pay $70 million to a male Tennessee teenager who charged that Risperdal caused him to grow enlarged breasts. The jury finding was Johnson & Johnson’s biggest defeat in a long string of cases concerning Risperdal. In arriving at its verdict, the jurors found that Johnson & Johnson failed to […]
July 16, 2016

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