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Football Season Brings Concerns About Brain Injuries

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Fall is right around the corner and football fans are gearing up for a season of tailgating, fantasy leagues, touchdowns and high impact tackles. Unfortunately, it is also the season for potential brain injuries. From mild concussions to debilitating traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), football players are at increased risk. This is especially true when… Read More »

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Securing Compensation for Hospital Illnesses

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Individuals enter the hospital to get better and not worse. Unfortunately, for hundreds of thousands of patients, going into the hospital means coming out with sicknesses they didn’t have upon admission. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one in every 25 patients catches a healthcare associated infection (HAI) every day. AN… Read More »

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When Treatment Turns Deadly

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Deciding to enter a substance abuse rehabilitation program is no small feat. It takes courage, determination and strength to face your addictions head on and fight for your life. Every day, thousands of people make the decision to enter rehab centers with the expectation that the staff will properly care for them and provide… Read More »

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Understanding Florida’s Theory of Comparative Negligence

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

In the aftermath of a car crash it can be significantly difficult to determine who was at fault for the wreck. Though there are times when only one party is solely at fault, it is very common for both parties to share in the causes of the accident. Under Florida Statute 786.81, this is… Read More »

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Civil Claims in a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

When imagining a sexual abuse court a case, a criminal proceeding is probably the first thought on the minds of many. But shouldn’t the guilty party also be held financially responsible for the victim’s pain and anguish? Sexual abuse survivors are often left with emotional scars that can affect them for the remainder of… Read More »

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Who is Liable in a Trucking Accident?

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Tractor trailer accidents can be particularly violent and dangerous for all parties involved. Trucks are usually the largest vehicles on roads. Therefore, the owners and operators of tractor trailers have a duty to maintain the safety of their vehicles both on and off the road. When they fail to adequately meet these responsibilities, lives… Read More »

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Gratitude House alumni return favor, speak with rehab residents

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

By Tony Doris – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Sunday July 26, 2015 WEST PALM BEACH — Nancy McConnell was a heroin addict. She also was a prostitute and the section of North Dixie Highway near Gratitude House, just north of downtown, was “my little spot,” she says. “I needed to get help and… Read More »

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Weighing the Risks of a Midwife Birth

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

A local NBC News affiliate is reporting about a Florida couple who recently reunited with the rescuers who saved the life of their newborn infant. The family decided to give birth in their home, using the services of a midwife. During the delivery, it was discovered that the baby was presenting in a breech… Read More »

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Victims Disappointed by Elonis Outcome

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Many victims and advocates were disappointed by the United States Supreme Court decision regarding a case where a former husband posted threatening messages on a social media site aimed at his former wife. The ruling held that the “reasonable person” standard for determining whether the statements made were threats is not enough, and it… Read More »

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Man Killed in Martin County Car Accident

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

A fatal car accident happened near South Fork High School in Stuart closed the road around the school for hours recently. According to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, a head-on collision took place near the school around 5:00 a.m. last week. Thankfully, no students were involved in the accident but one man was reported… Read More »

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