Category Archives: personal-injury-attorneys-jacksonville-fl

Law Firms in Jacksonville FL – WWE Wrestlers Filing Lawsuits Alleging CTE & Concussions

Law Firms in Jacksonville FL – WWE Wrestlers Filing Lawsuits Alleging CTE & Concussions Law firms in Jacksonville FL accept CTE cases. Law firms in Jacksonville FL, like Edwards & Ragatz also don’t shy away from going after big businesses. WWE wrestlers jumping in on filing lawsuits alleging CTE and concussions and their company having […]

Make sure you ask for additur – if it is granted and the defense denies it, you get a new trial.

Make sure you ask for additur – if it is granted and the defense denies it, you get a new trial. Thomas Wayne Akers II, and his wife Cassandra Akers, filed a personal injury action against Donald Emmons, as a result of an automobile accident. Mr. Akers changed his existing negligence action, from a separate […]

What is happening in Waycross and causing all the rare cancers?

What is happening in Waycross and causing all the rare cancers? I came across this story on First Coast News and it sounded like a John Grisham novel.  Scary for the residents of Waycross, Georgia.  As a personal injury attorney and blogging for the past four years, I’ve started to wonder what officials put in […]

Signs your child has swallowed a button battery

Recently we posted about a tragic case we have had to pursue against Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital after a toddler who had swallowed a lithium “button” battery and went to the ER at the hospital and an emergency room doctor failed to treat the little girl, Ava-Kate, with urgency.  Consequently, Ava-Kate suffered critical burns and scarring […]

Are fences needed around retention ponds to prevent drownings of children?

Slip and Fall on Residential Property

Did you know that in many areas across the country, drowning is estimated to be the second leading cause of injury death after road traffic injuries. In 2007, there were 3,443 fatal unintentional drownings in the United States, averaging ten deaths per day (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010). Approximately 20% of the fatal […]

Why Judge Won't Dismiss Lawsuit Against Florida Bar Over Advertising Rules

What type of advertising is too extreme?   Is reporting your past verdicts or settlements misleading? Should lawyers be able to advertise in any form or fashion and give out information that isn’t always truthful?  I am not sure where I fall on this issue.  I know that the Florida Bar is extremely strict on what you […]

The District Courts are split – Does a loss-of-consortium claim survive the death of deceased spouse?

Recently, the Fifth District Court of Appeal, in Randall v. Walt Disney World, 5D12-4353, reversed a trial court ruling and found that a surviving spouse’s loss-of-consortium claim can survive the death of a spouse. Mr. & Mrs. Randall were on a roller coaster at Walt Disney World, where it was alleged that Mr. Randall sustained head and […]

Thomas S. Edwards, Jr. Appointed to a 2nd Term

                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 10, 2014 Heather Hernandez hsh@www.edwardsragatz.com   Thomas S. Edwards, Jr.   Appointed to a second term on the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Management Council Jacksonville, FL: On July 1, 2014 the Florida Supreme Court and Chief Justice Jorge Labarga re-appointed Thomas S. Edwards, Jr. […]

Beware dangers of fireworks

It is always good to refresh yourself as to the dangers of fireworks as we celebrate our freedom this 4th of July. Channel 4 has a great article on their website regarding the dangers of fireworks.  As they report:  4th of July fun can turn into something much worse if people aren’t careful.  The state’s […]

Is texting to 911 in our future?

Will the ability to text emergency responders from an accident create a quicker turn around time for personnel to get to a scene of an accident and treat potential victims?  Will texting 911 allows those who are deaf or can’t speak a new life line in these tragic scenarios?  It is too soon to tell […]