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Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP Welcomes New Associates to the Miami Office

Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP Welcomes New Associates to the Miami Office

MIAMI – Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP welcomes several new Associates to their Miami office, Alexa C. Bontkowski, Jason Hepperly, Kevin G. Gallagher and J. David Atkins. Alexa Bontkowski Alexa Bontkowski is an Attorney in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, focusing her practice on Third Party Insurance Defense, General Liability & Coverage, Products Liability, Premises […]

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Can You Sue if You Get Unexpectedly Hurt by Medication?

Can You Sue if You Get Unexpectedly Hurt by Medication?

Your health affects the quality of life you live so investing in the right medical treatment is necessary. In times of sickness or when you suffer from injuries, you turn to medications prescribed by your doctor.  Being fully recovered is what you expect after you take your medication. However, what do you do if instead […]

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TPS Holders, Advocates, Communities Condemned Court Decision on Injunction in TPS Case Ramos v. Nielsen

TPS Holders, Advocates, Communities Condemned Court Decision on Injunction in TPS Case Ramos v. Nielsen

MIAMI – In the wake of the decision on the current injunction in the case Ramos v. Nielsen, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, their families and communities held a virtual press conference to condemn the negative decision. In Miami alone, it is estimated that 23,000 TPS recipients will be affected by this decision, many of […]

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Michael Nadler officially stepped down, as Miami Attorney Michael Diaz Jr. and others react

Michael Nadler officially stepped down, as Miami Attorney Michael Diaz Jr. and others react

MIAMI – Prominent assistant US attorney Michael Nadler, who has spent the last few years in South Florida, has officially stepped down as a federal prosecutor. Formally going into effect next month, he will be transitioning to a private practice. It is a move that many are surprised by, and people are wondering just how […]

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The Status of Florida’s Gambling Legislation

The Status of Florida’s Gambling Legislation

The United States is going through a turbulent period when it comes to the legality of gambling. The Supreme Court ruling of 2018 was a landmark moment, pushing legislative power back to the state level for sports betting.  This ruling has had wide-ranging repercussions, and for those who are proponents of the legalization of gambling, […]

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Florida Changes Bar Exam Date, Moves Online

Florida Changes Bar Exam Date, Moves Online

Two days after canceling the in-person bar exam, the Florida Supreme Court announced on July 1st that they are taking the Bar exam online.  The new online exams will happen on August 18, 2020.  The Florida Bar of Board Examiners has been juggling the dates, leaving students in utter confusion and dismay over their future. […]

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What Is The Role Of A Sexual Assault Lawyer In Denver?

What Is The Role Of A Sexual Assault Lawyer In Denver?

You will never know when danger crosses your path. A simple get together with your friends or workmates may lead you to your worst nightmare. If someone took advantage of your weakness by touching your intimates or forcing themselves on you, let it be known that there is something that you can do. You can […]

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Commissioner Monestime urges Trump administration to extend visas for International Students

Commissioner Monestime urges Trump administration to extend visas for International Students

MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jean Monestime will be sponsoring a resolution urging the Trump administration to reverse its recent decision requiring foreign students who are pursuing degrees in the United States to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities switch to online-only courses. Immigration and Customs Enforcement also announced it won’t issue visas […]

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How the State of Florida Handles Injury Cases

How the State of Florida Handles Injury Cases

Personal Injury claims can be a little tricky as it covers incidents such as vehicular accidents, slip and fall, and medical malpractice. The justice system has laid out a claim process if you want to recover or get compensated for the injuries you or your loved one might have sustained. In Florida, filing for a […]

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Legislators, Voters, FDP File Lawsuit Challenging Destruction of Election Materials By Florida Officials

Legislators, Voters, FDP File Lawsuit Challenging Destruction of Election Materials By Florida Officials

TALLAHASSEE – Three Florida legislators running for re-election, along with eight voters and the Florida Democratic Party, have filed a legal action to prevent state and local election officials from continuing to destroy election materials critical for verifying election results. The lawsuit filed today in state court in Tallahassee asks that the ballot images automatically […]

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