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Be Aware on National Heatstroke Prevention Day
As summer heats up, heatstroke will increasingly become a public health risk. Unfortunately, that means many children will suffer. Did you know that, outside of car accidents, heatstroke is the number one vehicle-related killer of children in the United States? Government agencies, health care advocates, the legal community, and others, however, are raising awareness about […]
What Is A Hate Crime?
You might hear about “hate crimes” in the news media. You might even know a victim. Did you know, however, that specific legal definitions apply and that much more is involved than committing a crime with hateful emotions?  First, hate crimes are serious matters. They are the highest priority of the FBI’s civil rights program […]
What is Gross Negligence in Florida and Why Does It Matter?
Are you familiar with the concept of gross negligence? A doctor amputates the wrong limb of a patient. A drunk driver speeds through a crowd of pedestrians. A nursing home fails to provide food and water to an elderly resident causing his or her death. These are examples of “gross negligence,” and such cases often […]
Attorney Scott E. Gwartney Once Again Honored as Super Lawyer
Did you know that Attorney Scott E. Gwartney has once again been honored as a Super Lawyer? This is no small feat as there is a rigorous selection process involving extensive, independent research, as well as peer nominations and evaluations. All of us at Brooks, LeBoeuf, Foster, Gwartney & Hobbs are extremely proud of our […]
Attorney Dean R. LeBoeuf Named to Prestigious List of Super Lawyers
Did you know that Attorney Dean R. LeBoeuf has once again been selected to Super Lawyers, a prestigious recognition of his experience and professional accomplishments in the legal practice? Thomson Reuters, publisher of Super Lawyers magazine, selects Super Lawyers based on performance in 12 indicator areas which include peer recognition and professional achievement in the […]
Tips for Keeping Little Ones Safe During National Fireworks Safety Month
Did you know that July is not just the time to celebrate our nation’s birthday, but it is also recognized as National Fireworks Safety Month?  This is a time when experts remind the general public about the risks of using incendiary and explosive devices.  In 2018 alone, U.S. fire departments responded to roughly 19,500 fires […]