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Taking on Corporate Giants

I asked myself the other day if my life’s work has made a difference for my clients? I think that it has. Every day our team takes on cases against corporate giants listed on the Fortune 500 for our clients. We looked at last year’s Fortune 500 List, and we were amazed at how many of these companies we have recovered …

Tighten Texting Law Now!

Sam Coffey recently published an article in the Orlando Sentinel!  Here is a snippet below! Each day in the United States, more than nine people are killed and more than 1,150 people are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver, according to a study published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This is an epidemic because texting while driving …

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Electrician’s Arm Goes to Sleep After Rear-end Collision

Following a rear-end collision, our client could not shake the pain, weakness, and tingling from his neck down his arm. He even noted that his arm would typically go to sleep every evening when he got home, and that he would have to get up from the couch and shake his arm out to get the feeling back into it. …

$4 Million Verdict for Engle Progeny Suit

In late November, a verdict was reached for a Engle Progeny Lung Cancer suit, awarding over $4 million to Deborah Perrotto. Coffey Trial Law acted as the referring attorney for the case in which Perrotto went up against four tobacco manufacturers. The case was in regard to Nick Perrotto, husband of Deborah Perrotto, who contracted lung cancer and a respiratory disease before …

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Roofer Injured in Rear-end Collision

A roofing contractor hired Dennis Phillips after having been rear-ended at a stoplight in broad daylight. His neck was in pain, but it was the constant headaches and multiple near-falls off of a ladder that made him pursue the claim. Plain X-rays at the hospital were negative for fracture, and the client was sent home with the usual anti-inflammatories and …

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Woman Breaks Foot on Defective Sidewalk at Miami Airport

Once, while picking up her husband from the airport, a woman snapped her foot sideways because the sidewalk was uneven. This caused bone fractures and torn ligaments and tendons which needed to be surgically repaired with pins. She hired Dennis Phillips to represent her against Miami-Dade County, the authority over the airport. After hiring a concrete expert to examine the …

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Mark R. v. Tow Truck Company

When Mr. R’s Nissan Forerunner was stuck in the muck after some heavy rains, he called a local tow truck company to help get the vehicle out. Unfortunately, the driver told Mr. R to get into the Forerunner and steer while he pulled him out with a winch. The jerking motion caused similar forces to a major rear-end collision. Mr. …

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Mark and Sandra L. v. Utility Company

An impatient utility van driver sped up behind and swerved around Mr. & Mrs. L but failed to clear their vehicle before turning back into their lane. The impact shoved our clients’ vehicle into the grass median where it nearly fell onto its left side. This caused our driver to strike his head against the A post and caused his …

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Yolande D. v. Condo Complex

Sometimes even a known hazard can be so dangerous that injuries are inevitable. A Miami-Dade condo complex had removed a tree from an isthmus jutting out into the parking lot near our client’s unit, but they left a stump and the network of roots that protruded up as high as 8 inches in spots. There is a concept in landscaping …

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The Facts about Trucking Incidents

The lawyers at Coffey Trial Law know: Getting into an accident can be a frightening experience – especially when that accident involves a truck. Incidents that occur between a regular sized vehicle and a tractor/trailer or semi-trucks are often fraught with disaster. In the USA, around 500,000 incidents including trucks take place in a single year. Many of those semis …

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Recovered Insurance Policy Limits

Coffey Trial Law recovered insurance policy limits for a driver that suffered a neck injury requiring anterior cervical discectomy and fusion due to a serious motor vehicle accident. JF, a 39-year-old female residing in Hollywood, Florida had a medical history that included prior neck surgery from a motor vehicle accident. She was re-injured in a subsequent motor vehicle accident and …

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Settlement of a Pharmacy Malpractice

Coffey Trial Law is pleased to announce the confidential settlement of a pharmacy malpractice claim prosecuted for the Estate of CM. The identities of the parties and the amount of the settlement are confidential as requested by the defense. The accident involved the consumption of oxycodone pills in combination with Xanax that led to the untimely demise of CM, a …

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Verdict Report Krusteva v. Atomic Boom Nightclub

Milena Krusteva with the help of Sam Coffey of Coffey Trial Law obtained a jury verdict in excess of $4.7 million from a Broward County jury on July 8, 2014. Ms. Krista have a sustained a very serious ankle injury from a fall down accident at a nightclub in Wilton Manors breaking three different bones and her ankle known as …

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Truck Accident Lawyer Settlement

Truck Accident Lawyer Settlement – Forklift accident, spinal cord injury, herniated disk, epidural steroid injections, $575,000.00 settlement Ted S. is a truck driver for the Broward County School Board that on the day of his accident was operating a forklift to reload a rejected order of bleach bottles on pallets receive from a distributor in Miami, Florida. The truck driver …

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Jennifer S. v. Uninsured Motorist Insurer

Knee arthroscopy, motor vehicle accident, settlement policy limits Jennifer S., a 19-year-old college student, was rear ended by a driver near the university that she attended in Davie, Florida. Her knee hit the dashboard and she had to undergo arthroscopic surgery for a torn meniscus twice as a result of the accident. The other driver carried minimal automobile insurance that …

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Evelyn R. v. Shopping Center

Premises liability, trip and fall, ankle fracture, trimalleolar fracture, open reduction and internal fixation Evelyn R., an 82 year young lady, went to a shopping center in Sunrise, Florida to attend a matinee at the local movie theater with a friend. As she attempted to get out of the car she stepped into a pothole in the middle of the …

In Re Aaliyah Cessna 402B Marsh Harbour, Bahamas – Overloaded Aircraft

On August 25, 2001, at 6:45 pm music artist, Aaliyah, and various members of the record company boarded a twin engine Cessna 402B (N8097W) at Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, The Bahamas to travel to the Opa-locka, FL after they completed filming the music video for Rock the Boat. They had a flight scheduled the following day, but with filming finishing …

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Charles G. v. Golf Course

$250,000.00 Settlement Charles G., a 65 year old man, was injured while playing golf with his foursome in Miami-Dade, County when the driver of his golf cart ran into a small hole in the middle of a fairway that caused him to be tossed from the golf cart and injure his knee. He tore his medial meniscus and sprained his …

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Brian S. v. Air Conditioning Company

Brian S. v. Air Conditioning Company, pedestrian v. motor vehicle, spiral fractured femur, traumatic brain injury. Brian S. was a four-year-old child at the time that his life was tragically changed due to the negligence of and air conditioning technician that was speeding on his way home from work on a country road in Polk County, Florida outside of Tampa …

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Estate of Robert C. v. Super Market

Confidential settlement, slip and fall, wrongful death, deep vein thrombosis, DVT, pulmonary embolism Robert C. was shopping one evening in a Pembroke Pines, Florida supermarket when he slipped and fell in water on the floor breaking his kneecap. The water leak was caused by a jug of water placed on the shelf by a supermarket employee that was pierced by …

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Gabriel S. v. Truck Rental Company

Confidential settlement, broken hip, broken pelvis, broken wrist, open reduction internal fixation with hardware, product liability, national truck rental company Gabriel S. was injured in the back of a box truck owned by a national truck rental company when he was attempting to move his personal belongings. His foot got caught on a bracket located in the back of the …

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Lila F. v. Festival Flea Market Vendor

$230,000 settlement, hip fracture, slip and fall, open reduction and internal fixation, Pompano Beach, Florida Lila F. was injured when she slipped and fell in a bakery at the Festival Flea Market in Pompano Beach, Florida breaking her hip. She slipped on a combination of flour, water and dirt on the bakery floor where she was assisting an employee. The …

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TK v. Night Club

Confidential Settlement, gunshot, jaw fracture, negligent security. TK was used as a “human shield” by a nightclub promoter when a patron wielding a handgun leveled it at the promoter and fired. TK is a female of average build and the promoter is a male 6’5” tall who in a cowardly act pulled TK in front of him to avoid being …

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Anna S. v. Independent Living Facility

Jury verdict $375,000.00, Palm Beach County, broken hip, open reduction with internal fixation with hardware, Boca Raton, Florida $375,000.00 broken hip sustained by 84-year-old resident of an Independent Living Facility while in the care of a car service driving her to a doctor’s appointment. This case is every family’s worst nightmare. An elderly relative is in the care of a …

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Blanca M. v. Landlord

Premises liability, ankle fracture, open reduction open fixation with hardware, settlement $200,000, Hialeah, Florida Blanca M. Slipped and fell due to water leak in apartment that she rented in Hialeah, Florida sustaining a serious ankle fracture requiring surgery. She had to undergo a open reduction and internal fixation with hardware on her ankle. This was a difficult liability case because …

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Rochelle L. v. Restaurant

Settlement $92,500.00, torn meniscus, knee injury, premises liability, Delray Beach, Florida Rochelle L. was injured at a restaurant on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, Florida when she tripped over a large metal object in the floor of a crowded bar room. The bar was a converted garage and the base of a hydraulic jack for a car was still located …