What is a Negligent Security Case and Who is Responsible?

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One of the first steps to any successful lawsuit is properly understanding the circumstances that led to the incident in question. This is especially important in Florida negligent security cases, where the decisions a defendant made about their property years ago can be the deciding factor. What is Negligent Security and Where Can it Take … Read More

Equine Law: Keeping Your Horse Out of Harm’s Way

Equine Law: Keeping Your Horse Out of Harm's Way

Equine law is a legal practice focused on horse-related issues. These issues typically involve challenges faced by members of the equine community and its industries, such as horse facilities, breeders, owners and organizations. Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen knows that horse owners are passionate about their animals and they often rely on the equine industry’s offerings … Read More

15 Questions to Ask When Determining the Best Nursing Home for Your Loved One

The recent deaths of eight senior citizens at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Broward County, Florida following Hurricane Irma was a tragic reminder of the vulnerability of nursing home residents and the complicated questions people must consider when choosing a facility for their loved ones. In a perfect world, we’d probably all love … Read More

Governor Rick Scott Vetoes $37.4 Million Appropriation in 16-year Citrus Canker Litigation

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On Friday, June 2, Gov. Rick Scott vetoed a $37.4 million appropriation to pay Broward and Lee County homeowners in a 16-year citrus canker litigation. The litigation has dragged on for nearly two decades, resulting from the Florida Department of Agriculture’s destruction of over 500,000 healthy, uninfected residential citrus trees under the failed citrus canker … Read More

Florida Sets Money for Citrus Canker Compensation (UPDATE)

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STORY UPDATE: On June 2, Governor Rick Scott vetoed the $37.4 million appropriation in 16-year citrus canker litigation. Read more about attorney reactions and next steps. Lee County and Broward County homeowners are nearing receipt of their well-deserved compensation following 16 years of litigation involving the destruction and removal of their citrus trees. Florida’s legislature … Read More