Month: February 2010


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Lawlor Winston, LLP Partner Anthony B. White Obtains Confidential Settlement in Capitani v. K-Mart
 
Gail Capitani was a business invitee at K-Mart when she slipped on laundry detergent leaking from an over-loaded pallet display. Ms. Capitani suffered severe back injuries which necessitated a surgical laminectomy with dorsal column stimulator implant for pain control.  The implant failed, and was removed in a subsequent back surgery.
 
“This was a case of clear negligence on the part of K-Mart,” said Anthony White. “Ms. Capitani’s injuries were catastrophic, and K-Mart made the smart business decision to settle before going to a jury.”
 
The parties settled for a confidential amount prior to trial.…

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Lawlor Winston Announces Expansion of Fort Lauderdale Facility
 
Lawlor Winston, LLP founding partners, John Lawlor and Andrew Winston announced that they have acquired the property located at 2215 Davie Boulevard, immediately to the west of Lawlor Winston, LLP’s offices.  “We are currently in the permitting process with the City of Fort Lauderdale to develop this property into a beautiful new, walled parking facility for guests and clients of our firm,” said Andrew Winston.
 
The new parking facility will more than double the 25 parking spaces currently available at the 6300 square foot Lawlor Winston building and will provide an additional 100′ of frontage along a busy section of Davie Boulevard immediately west if I95 in downtown Fort Lauderdale.…

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Lawlor Winston, LLP Sponsors 2010 I Care, I Cure 5k/10k Run
 
For the third consecutive year, Lawlor Winston was a proud “Trophey Sponsor” of the annual I Care I Cure. . . I Run 5K/10K Walk/Run. The event was held at Panther Stadium in Sunrise, Florida on January 23, 2010.  Over 1950 people participated in the run and family fun day including over 200 volunteers. This participation helped raise more than $150,000 that will go directly to cutting-edge research that will lead to targeted therapies that will make the cures for childhood cancer less-toxic and more tolerable.   For more information about I Care I Cure, visit www.iCareiCure.org
 
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The law firm of Lawlor Winston provides the very best representation to their clients – ensuring they are represented at the highest and most effective levels, focusing on protecting the rights of individuals and families.…

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