Posts by Jack Hickey
The Florida Legislature Wants to Help Insurance Companies, Not People
The legislature is at it again. Some legislators are reacting to a request from Governor DeSantis to remove any teeth from the laws which protect insurance policy holders from the insurance companies from denying claims willy nilly. Who is that? You and me. Everyone, almost. They want to throw out the baby with the bathwater. That is, they want to…Read More
Boats Collide with Jet Skis Often
Two things about recreational boating cases in the waters off of Florida: They are common and they are complicated. They are complicated because maritime law applies. And under the maritime law, the boat owner is entitled in most instances to run to Federal Court and file what is called a Limitation of Liability case. This case is authorized…Read More
The Trauma of Rape and Sexual Assault
How Hickey Law Firm wins cases on behalf of survivors Last year, we tried cases against cruise lines. One such case was where a crewmember raped another crewmember, a woman who was our client. This was the third time in the life of the crewmember that she had been raped. And this was by far…Read More
Miami Motorcycle Accidents and Brain Injuries
We know motorcycles and motorcycle crashes. People in cars and trucks do not look out for motorcycles. They should. The drivers of cars and trucks almost always are the primary cause if not the sole cause of crashes between a motorcycle and a car or truck. These drivers do not pay attention. Whether you ride…Read More
Can I Sue a Cruise Line if I Was Sexually Assaulted by a Crew Member?
Most of the cruise lines promise the vacation of your lifetime. But often the cruise ends in tragedy because the cruise line failed to provide the security passengers need from sexual assaults by crew members. If you have been sexually assaulted on a cruise ship or by a crew member, you can sue for damages…Read More
Do I Need a Miami Injury Lawyer if I Don’t Want to Go to Trial?
When you are catastrophically injured, you need an experienced attorney on your side who has a will to win. Why? Because the insurance companies and cruise lines do. And because you don’t want to go it alone. This is your one shot to recover. Hickey Law Firm in just a few short years has recovered…Read More