When an emergency happens and medical care is required, we go to the hospital. We simply assume that the nearest hospital will be clean, sterile and staffed with great doctors, nurses and technicians that will work to ensure we make a quick and effective recovery. However, a recent grading of South Florida hospitals by the Leapfrog Group, a national leader and advocate in hospital transparency, has revealed an alarming reality – not all hospitals are created the same.
It’s not every day as an attorney in South Florida that you get to argue in front of the Supreme Court of Florida. But for Weinstein & Cohen Founding Partner Judson Cohen, he got to do exactly that. As Chair of the Florida Bar Rules Judicial Administration Committee (RJAC), Cohen appeared before the Florida Supreme Court this week to argue on behalf of changing a Florida legal rule as it pertains to the computation of time for response.
For the most part, simple rear end collision cases are usually not the most complex to resolve. We work with the defendant’s attorney and all the insurance companies involved to come to a reasonable settlement, or when needed, take the case to trial and litigate based on the facts and evidence in the case. Our aggressive and hard-nosed style of legal representation favors our clients in this regard and it has allowed us to achieve fair and just compensation on their behalf across a wide range of case sizes.
As Hurricane Irma continues to gather strength while putting all of Florida potentially in its crosshairs, South Florida in particular is busy preparing for the high winds and water that will accompany a storm of this magnitude. Your first priority should always be the safety of loved ones and family, but once their security is assured, there are certain steps you can take to before and after a storm in order to best position yourself to deal with your insurance company.
One of the most difficult decisions an accident victim has to make is to whether they should seek legal recourse. While there is no shortage of lawyers across Miami-Dade, Broward and Naples that will make unfathomable promises in an effort to sign you up as a new client – making the most informed decision can be difficult considering all the noise you need to navigate. The simple fact is that not all lawyers and law firms are equal. Who you choose to represent your interests can have a huge impact on the outcome of your case. Before you ever hire a personal injury attorney, these are some of the most important questions you should ask.
Jack was just trying to do the right thing when David and Diane approached him for a ride back to their car in his golf cart following the late end to an annual Senior PGA Tour event in Naples, Florida. The tournament was held at a golf club and community located about 20 minutes from downtown Naples.
While prior tournaments finished without incident, this particular tournament was plagued by rain delays. These delays led to a breakdown in adequate safety and security for the parking area. What happened next changed the lives of Jack and his passengers forever.
In this week’s edition of How Lawyers Work, we talked to Judson Cohen, founding partner of Weinstein & Cohen, P.A., a personal injury and wrongful death specialty law firm.
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