Category Archives: In the News

Attorney Thomas Edwards Recognized for Excellence in Client Satisfaction

10 Best Two Years

Our firm is proud to announce that personal injury attorney Thomas Edwards, Jr. has been recognized by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys for his exceptional performance in client satisfaction. The AIOPIA is a third-party organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in each state. The selection process […]

Thomas Edwards Wins Prestigious “Best of the Bar” Award

Thomas Edwards Wins Prestigious “Best of the Bar” Award

We are proud to announce that Jacksonville personal injury lawyer Thomas Edwards has been awarded the prestigious Ultimate Attorney: Best of the Bar designation by the Jacksonville Business Journal! Edwards has already been honored as a Jacksonville Ultimate Attorney for 2020. Read the article here. The esteemed “Best of the Bar” award is based on […]

Thomas Edwards Named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite

Florida Legal Elite

We are proud to announce that Jacksonville personal injury lawyer Thomas Edwards, Jr. has been voted as one of the Florida Legal Elite™! Florida Trend’s Legal Elite selection process began last October. All members of the Florida Bar were invited to vote for the lawyers across the state whom they hold in the highest regard. […]

Article by Thomas Edwards, Jr. Published in The Florida Bar Journal

Florida Bar Journal Article

Attorney Thomas S. Edwards, Jr.’s article, “The Daubert Expert Standard: A Primer for Florida Judges and Lawyers,” has been published as the lead feature in the March/April edition of The Florida Bar Journal. This in-depth article — which was co-written with his daughter, Jennie R. Edwards — explains the fine details of Daubert v. Merrell-Dow […]

Giving Back to the Community at the JBA 12th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off

JBA 12th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off

On Saturday, February 15, the JBA 12th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off was held at the Riverside Arts Market. Thomas Edwards, Jr. and Eric Ragatz proudly represented our firm in the Cook-Off, and helped raise money to benefit the Clarke School for Hearing & Speech. Hundreds attended this family friendly event. To read more about the […]

New Study Shows You Might Get Better Care by Younger Physicians

Elderly hospital patients cared for by younger physicians have a slightly lower mortality rate than those cared for by older doctors. That’s according to a study published recently in the British Medical Journal. Patients with doctors under the age of 40 had a 30-day mortality rate of 10.8%. With doctors aged 40 to 49, mortality […]

Florida Supreme Court Throws Out Caps on Pain and Suffering in Medical Malpractice Cases – Calls Them Unconstitutional

Caps on how much money patients injured by health care provider mistakes can receive were proclaimed to be unconstitutional by the Florida Supreme Court recently, a decision that strikes down one of former Gov. Jeb Bush’s major policy victories.  Justices were sharply divided, with the four-member majority finding that the caps on “non-economic” damages violated […]

Fernandina Beach Man Killed in Early Morning Smash Up

A Fernandina Beach man was killed recently when his SUV was struck head-on after a Federal Express truck, that was originally going southbound, crossed a divider barrier, and went into the northbound lanes on I-95 where this man was traveling. The Times Union reports the 44-year-old man was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox north of […]

Jacksonville Child Injury: Leads to Lawsuit between Parents and Wolfson Children’s Hospital

  Jacksonville Child Injury:  Leads to Lawsuit between Parents and Wolfson Children’s Hospital A Jacksonville child injury treated at Wolfson Children’s Hospital brought Action News Health Check and Florida Health News flooding to the scene after a case of child injury prevention was brought to light.  According to Florida Health News, the family of a […]

Massive recall on frozen vegetables due to Listeria contamination

Frozen Vegetables Recall!! Nearly two months after CRF Frozen Foods set off a massive recall of vegetables thought to be contaminated with listeria and linked to at least two deaths and eight illnesses, a second frozen vegetable supplier — National Frozen Food Corp. — has initiated a separate recall over listeria concerns, and many of […]