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When Should You Misrepresent the Facts at a Deposition? Never!

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Suppose that, as a result of an automobile accident, you developed severe, persistent migraine headaches. Suppose further that, although you’d had headaches before, you’d never had them with the severity or frequency with which you were getting them after the accident. If questioned about your history of headaches at a deposition—an out-of-court, under-oath examination… Read More »

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Woman Tells Story of Childhood Sexual Abuse in Film

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Owner and entrepreneur Gina Garcia is readying her latest models of electric bicycles at her bike shop, Trikaroo, in Orlando while also promoting her first independent film. Her film, Untold, is based on her own true life story, when she was abducted and raped at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall when she was eight… Read More »

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A Medical Malpractice Victory

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

In a medical malpractice case, sometimes the attorneys for the victim do such a good job that defense counsel appeals just for the sake of appealing—out of spite, as it were. Recent Example In the case of Philippon v. Shreffler, the victim of malpractice by a novice surgeon was awarded $2.15 million for her… Read More »

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The Dangers of Hospital Paperwork: Navigating Arbitration of Medical Malpractice Claims

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Upon arriving at the hospital during a medical emergency, we are, all too often, confronted with a veritable mountain of paperwork. At a time when the well-being of our loved ones (not the niceties of medical billing) are at the forefront of our minds, hospital administrators ask us to sign forms that we scarcely… Read More »

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The “Respectable Minority” Defense and Unorthodox Medical Treatments

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

If you elect to use a new or experimental medical treatment—one accepted, say, by a growing minority of doctors—and something goes wrong, can you sue for malpractice? Perhaps the experimental treatment fails where a more conventional one would have succeeded. Perhaps the physician trying the experimental procedure is somewhat unfamiliar with its details and… Read More »

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Cruise Ship Slip-and-Falls: The Need for Good Counsel

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

If unsafe conditions aboard a cruise ship cause you to slip and fall—and you break your knee—should you be able to receive compensation for your future pain and suffering? If you do sue, should the cruise ship company’s lawyer be permitted to argue in court that you are only seeking this compensation because you,… Read More »

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