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Legal Remedies Following Gun Violence

By Robert W. Elton |

The horrific Orlando Airport shooting on Jan. 6, 2017 incited in the nation a collective gasp. This incident, following the Orlando nightclub shooting the previous summer, has left Floridians, in particular, horror-struck. It is difficult to imagine the fear and pain that survivors of these incidents endure on a daily basis. But to be… Read More »


Motorcycle Riders: at Risk Due to Others’ Negligence

By Robert W. Elton |

Florida is the perfect place to enjoy motorcycle riding, with its long stretches of road bathed in famous Florida sunshine. But when your invigorating ride results in tragedy due to the carelessness of other motorists, securing an attorney who is familiar with motorcycle law can be an important factor in getting the justice you… Read More »


Big Rigs on Florida Roads

By Robert W. Elton |

Former NBA basketball star Karl Malone always dreamed of driving a big rig. When he finally got his wish, he compared the experience of controlling the massive semi to the exhilaration of making a line drive on the basketball court. Malone is not the first person to relish being behind the wheel of a… Read More »


Hit-and Run Accidents

By Robert W. Elton |

You are driving home, anxious to put the day behind you and relax with your family. Out of nowhere, another vehicle appears, smashing into the side of your car. You exchange bewildered stares with the driver of the other car, trying to get your wits about you, when, with a sudden pitch, the other… Read More »


When Injuries Occur on Your Property

By Robert W. Elton |

Let’s say you own a restaurant. A patch of oil has spilled on the floor, and someone has slipped and fallen, resulting in a broken arm. Are you, as the property owner, liable for the injury? As a matter of law, the answer to this question depends in some measure on who the injured… Read More »

Wrong-Way Driving

By Robert W. Elton |

There is nothing more frightening than seeing a car barreling down the road in the wrong direction. Raymond Howard Jackson was the innocent victim of a driver who was going the wrong direction on a Florida roadway. That incident resulted in Mr. Jackson’s untimely death.  Although sometimes the consequences are less dire, wrong-way driving… Read More »

Trampoline Injuries

By Robert W. Elton |

The sunshine state is the perfect place for outdoor fun, and who doesn’t love a bounce on a trampoline? Many people see the value in a fun physical workout that a trampoline can provide. But when your child is injured in a backyard trampoline accident, the pain on your child’s face and the medical… Read More »

Drunk Driving: a Nefarious Problem

By Robert W. Elton |

If you or a loved one has been injured in a DUI-related accident, you are not alone. Consider these recent Florida tragedies: In Fernandina Beach, 33-year-old Tonya Naomi Capallia-Eason had alcohol in her system when she struck a utility pole and overturned her SUV, killing two young boys and injuring five others. In St…. Read More »

When Toys Harm Children

By Robert W. Elton |

The holidays are a perfect time to be reminded of the importance of child safety when making toy purchases. Everyone agrees that products that are designed specifically for children need to be safe. Even so, roughly 265,000 children were treated in U.S. emergency rooms in 2012 for injuries related to toys. What constitutes a… Read More »


Comparative Negligence in an Auto Accident

By Robert W. Elton |

Imagine you are attempting to make a left hand turn out of a parking lot onto a busy roadway. Traffic is backed up, but luckily, a motorist stops before the driveway and waves you forward. You ease out, nodding your thanks, then creep past his car as you prepare to cross the road to… Read More »