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Florida Facing Serious Problems with New Street Drug

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Florida police are struggling to deal with a new street drug that is sweeping through the state and has caused multiple instances of violence. The new drug, called “flakka,” is a cheap but potent synthetic drug. It has been linked to a number of incidents that involve bizarre and sometimes violent behavior. Similar to… Read More »

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Tips for Finding Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Elder abuse and nursing home neglect are becoming increasingly common in this country, especially with the growing number of elderly citizens needing long-term care. Nursing home neglect can be very tricky to catch and often is not as easy to spot as more obvious signs of elder abuse. However, the resulting damage of nursing… Read More »

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Mother Fights for Substance Abuse Treatment Bill

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Sharon Blair has been on a crusade since January 2009, when she had to identify the body of her daughter, Jennifer Reynolds, who died of a prescription drug overdose. Sharon Blair is working to pass a new law called the Jennifer Act, that would extend the treatment options available for those struggled with substance… Read More »

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Advocate Walks to Raise Awareness about Sexual Abuse

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Lauren Book, a child safety advocate, was joined by dozens of people in her sixth annual “Walk in My Shoes” campaign between Boca Raton and West Palm Beach last week. The purpose of the walk is to raise awareness about child sexual abuse. West Palm Beach is the latest stop in a 1,500 mile… Read More »

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Four Dead, Two Hurt in Palm Beach Car Accident

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Four people have died and two more were injured in a multi-vehicle accident near US 27 and Willard Smith Road in Western Palm Beach County recently. The accident occurred six to seven miles away from South Bay Tuesday morning when there was heavy fog. The four people who have been confirmed dead in the… Read More »

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Elderly Man Accused of Molesting Child

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

A trial date has been set for June for a 74-year-old man from Acreage who is accused of molesting a nine-year-old on more than one occasion. The accused, Dale Kipp, now claims that the police coerced him into making a false confession in 2013 when they arrested him for his crimes and is demanding… Read More »

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Concierge Medical Services Company Found Liable for Malpractice

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

The concierge medical services company, MDVIP, contracts with doctors and medical professionals across the country to provide concierge medical services to patients. The company was recently ordered by a court in Florida to pay more than $8.5 million to the family of a deceased woman who used their services for medical care. Jurors found… Read More »

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Florida Child Compensated by Federal Vaccine Court

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Thousands of families who have had a child or other family member injured by vaccines have sought compensation from the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. Established in 1988, the federal vaccine court was created by Congress and thus far around 4,000 victims have been granted $2.8 billion through the system. According to federal records,… Read More »

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Impairment Suspected in Car Accident

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office released the name of the person who died last month in a two-car accident as Etienne Leclerc Chery, 63. According to the police, a 2011 Toyota van was being driven by Christopher Burkhardt, 26, in the southbound lanes of the Dixie Highway on January 28th. Mr. Burkhardt swerved… Read More »

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Catching Up the Law with Sober Homes

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Visitors in recovery residences, or sober homes, are promised the best that Florida has to offer for a person recovering from substance abuse. Upon entrance to a facility, a resident is linked up with the local Social Security Agency, provided with transportation, and is provided with all of the support that they need. This… Read More »

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