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March 23, 2017
  • A scaffolding collapse on Key Biscayne today left a painter dangling nine stories up.
  • The worker was rescued after dangling for about an hour.
  • There have been several high-profile South Florida scaffolding collapses recently, including two deadly incidents in October.

A man was left dangling from a safety...

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March 22, 2017

Nine Months after Omar Mateen opened fire in the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando Florida, Mateen's employer - G4S - and Mateen’s widow are being sued for the deaths of the 49 victims, and wounding of dozens more.

Last June 12, Mateen was taken down by authorities down after killing 49 people in a gay nightclub in Orlando. Now the court will have to decide whether or not his wife, Noor Salman, was liable for...

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March 21, 2017

Jack Hickey has been handling personal injury cases for the past 35 years. Here he talks about why you should hire him for your personal injury case.

Some highlights:

  • Jack is board certified in civil trials and Admiralty and Maritime.
  • Jack has been on both sides of civil cases. He previously worked on behalf of cruise lines and corporations. Now, he fights for you....
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March 20, 2017

In June of 2016 Heather Meadows of West Virginia underwent a surgery called a Brazilian Butt Lift, at Encore Clinic in Hialeah, Florida outside of Miami.  The surgery killed her. When she began to suffer complications after her surgery, Meadows was rushed to a local medical facility. She was pronounced dead on arrival.

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March 19, 2017

On Friday Carlos Rosario, a 12-year veteran of the Florida Highway Patrol, made a routine traffic stop, one of dozens made in the Miami area every day. While outside his vehicle in the westbound lanes near 107th Avenue Rosario struck by a passing motorist.

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March 18, 2017

Jose Fernandez, a prize pitcher for the Miami Marlins, and his two friends had been drinking at American Social for almost two hours before he left the bar about a quarter to three in the morning. He was carrying 2 bottles of tequila and three other alcoholic drinks.

The men mounted into Jose’s 32 foot SeaVee and headed for Government Cut.  With a BAC of about .15, right...

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March 17, 2017
  • The Florida Supreme Court issued a ruling this week, which clarified the legal definition of sex.
  • The case which caused the court to consider the definition involved a gay man who claimed that homosexual sex did not qualify as sex, which involved a penis penetrating a vagina.
  • The court disagreed, and found that homosexual sex does fall into the broad definition of sex.

What...

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March 16, 2017
  • Charged with manslaughter, ex-officer feels that house arrest is too restrictive while awaiting trial.
  • Nouman Raja, whose bullet took the life of Corey Jones on Oct 18, 2015, wants to be free of the ankle bracelet and have his freedom while awaiting trial.

In the early AM on October 18 2015, black musician Corey Jones had car trouble. He pulled off of I 95 at the Palm Beach Gardens exit.  After calling for...

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March 14, 2017

Local news outlets are reporting that over 50 firefighters responded to a local marina this afternoon, after several boats caught on fire.

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March 13, 2017
  • A Tampa Bay resident was sentenced to 12 years in prison this week for his role in a deadly car crash in 2015.
  • Brian DeFreitas had a BAC nearly three times the legal limit when he slammed into Maria Luisa Olivas and her two daughters.
  • Olivas was killed in the crash, and her two daughters were injured.

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