Legal Commentary

05/17/2019

HB 7065 Protects Florida’s Homeowners in AOB Battles


After seven years of fighting for AOB reform in Florida HB 7065 passed with the support of the state’s governor, CFO, Citizens, as well as business and consumer protection groups. Now, homeowners will be able to protect themselves against predatory water mitigation and restoration vendors who pressure them to sign AOBs.

05/02/2019

House Bill 7065: A step in the right direction


It has been six long years of fighting in Tallahassee for assignment of benefits reforms and to control one way attorneys fees.

04/19/2019

House Bill 7065 Moving with Support from Governor DeSantis and his Cabinet


With just a week to go in the 2019 Legislative Session, AOB reform may become a reality this year.

04/04/2019

Assignment of Benefits Abuse Impacts Florida’s Homeowners


True reforms are needed to control the growing avalanche of litigation fueled by one-way attorneys’ fees and assignment of benefits abuses.

04/01/2019

A Look Inside AOB: Florida’s One-Way Attorney Fee


Assignment of benefits has many moving parts, including one-way attorney fees.

04/10/2018

FDA ISSUES NEW ORDER ON ESSURE


On April 9, 2018, the FDA stated Bayer may be subject to criminal and civil penalties should they not comply with its new order requiring new labeling for Bayer's controversial birth control device, Essure.

04/06/2018

Johnson & Johnson and Imerys SA found liable for $37 million


Johnson and Johnson lost another trial and was found liable for claims that plaintiff developed cancer due to exposure to asbestos in its Baby Powder. Parafinczuk Wolf Susen is investigating claims of cancer due to talc based products, such as baby powder.  If you are a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer and had a history of using such products, contact our offices today for a free case evaluation.

04/02/2018

C.R Bard hit with with 3.6M award for failing to warn patient regarding inferior vena cava (IVC) filter


Several thousands of complaints have been filed against C.R. Bard alleging that their IVC filters, meant to prevent pulmonary embolisms and stop blood clots, are failing- leading to perforated blood vessels.  PWS is actively investigating IVC filter cases. If you believe you have been injured by a IVC filter manufactured by C.R. Bard or Cook Medical Inc. contact us today for a free initial case evaluation.

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