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Common Signs of Nursing Home Neglect

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Many organizations combine nursing home abuse and neglect into a single category, and oftentimes an incident involving one can also involve the other. However, nursing home neglect is different than abuse and involves some level of negligence or substandard care that results in harm to an elderly patient. There are many types of nursing… Read More »

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Two People Dead in Car Accident in West Palm Beach

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

Two people were declared dead after a car accident on Okeechobee Boulevard recently in West Palm Beach. According to the police, the accident happened a little after 4:30 p.m. and involved two vehicles. A Mitsubishi driven by Alexia Howard, 23, was heading eastbound in the right center lane of the road, with the right… 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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One Teen Dead in Car Accident

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

One teenager has died and two others were injured in after a car accident that happened in West Palm Beach earlier this month. The West Palm Beach Police Department said that shortly after midnight a vehicle with three occupants was traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on North Flagler Drive heading towards… Read More »

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Driver Killed in Wrong Way Crash

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A driver going the wrong way down the street in a car chase died near West Palm Beach last week. Woody Jacques, 24, was being chased by police officers while driving a 2010 Dodge Challenger southbound in the northbound lanes of Jog Road near the Florida Turnpike. The accident took place around 1:45 p.m…. 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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Appeals Court Won’t Reconsider Cruise Medical Malpractice Ruling

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider an earlier decision that opened the door for medical malpractice cases to be filed against cruise lines for accidents that happen to their passengers. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously rejected an application by the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line last week asking to revisit… Read More »

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One Killed, More Hurt in Auto Accident in West Palm Beach

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

A West Palm Beach man was killed and four others were injured in an auto accident last Saturday night just before 8:00 p.m. According to authorities, the accident occurred at Haverhill Road and Cresthaven Boulevard. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reported that Johnny Lara, 19, was driving a 2009 Nissan Sentra on Haverhill… Read More »

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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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Delivering Tough Truths: Avoiding Losing on Appeal in Medical Malpractice Cases

By Gary Roberts & Associates, P.A. |

One of the most difficult aspects of any lawyer’s career is having the courage to tell a client with sympathetic facts that he or she has no case. That is what the lawyers in the 2013 case of Shartz v. Miulli should have done — deliver the tough truth. What follows is a tragic… Read More »

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