Tag Archives: Personal Injury Lawyer

What You Need to Know About Sepsis

Personal injury attorney Jacksonville handle medical malpractice as well.  Sepsis kills more than 258,000 Americans each year and leaves thousands of survivors with life-changing after effects. According to the CDC, there are over one million cases of sepsis each year, and it is the ninth leading cause of disease-related deaths. The number of cases of […]

Uber Drivers Remain Independent Contractors as Lawsuit Settled

Edwards & Ragatz , your Jacksonville personal injury lawyer. Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle a class-action lawsuit which resolves a major challenge to its business model by allowing the ride-hailing service to keep its California and Massachusetts drivers as independent contractors, which is what Florida courts have deemed Uber […]

Local Nursing Home shut down ventilator program, also on state's "watch" list

Local Nursing Home shut down ventilator program, also on state’s “watch” list Recently, Avante at Jacksonville Beach moved patients to Ormond Beach for treatment after deciding to shut down its ventilator care program.   Families of these patients are upset that they will have to drive nearly 90 miles to see their loved ones.   The Families […]

Jacksonville Personal Injury Attorneys Call for DUI’s for Marijuana Use

A bill filed recently in the Florida House proposes to impose DUI penalties for drivers or boaters with a certain amount of THC in their blood samples. According to the “Driving under the Influence of Drugs Act” (HB 237 -filed by state Rep. David Silvers, D-West Palm Beach), operating a boat with a threshold of […]

Partner Tom Edwards honored

Numerous Jacksonville attorneys, including partner Tom Edwards were recently recognized by Super Lawyers and Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite. Both publications are respected for the peer review formulas used in selecting their honorees. Tom was honored in the following categories: Insurance Coverage Personal Injury Plaintiff “ General Personal Injury Plaintiff – Medical Malpractice Source: Daily […]

Eric Ragatz receives AV Rating

Eric C. Ragatz, a senior partner at Edwards & Ragatz has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available by the national attorney peer review rating service. An AV ® Rating signifies that the lawyer has reached the heights of professional excellence, has usually practiced law for a number of years and is […]