Month: August 2011


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A scam is be perpetrated using the name “Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey”.
 
Individuals around the US are being contacted by someone purporting to be from our firm advising them they have won $175k in a “sweepstakes” run by “American Shopper’s Network”. A fake copy of a Bank of America check is sent to the individual, who is provided with the telephone number 954-678-0081 to call and collect. When that number is called, it is answered “Lawlor Winston White & Murphey” and the victim is instructed to make purchase a “green dot” debit card to make a payment ranging from $400.00 to $895.00 to cover “insurance & processing” of their sweepstakes winnings.…

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Andrew Y. Winston, Esq. Completes Second Three Year Term on a Florida Bar Grievance Committee
 
Fort Lauderdale, FL  August, 2011 — Andrew Y. Winston, managing partner of Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey, a Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Trial firm, has completed his second three-year term on a Florida Bar Grievance Committee.  He first served as Chair of GC 17D, from 2003-2005.  Most recently, he sat on and chaired GC 17A from 2008-2011.  Florida Bar Grievance Committees are comprised of lawyers and non-lawyers and are charged with investigating Bar Complaints against Florida lawyers.
 
“Serving on a Florida Bar Grievance Committee is one of the most rewarding and eye-opening experiences any Florida lawyer can have,” said Andrew. …

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LWWM Partner, Ben Murphey, Part of Legal Team that Resolved Casino Death Case on Behalf of 77 year-old’s Estate
 
Fort Lauderdale, FL  August, 2011 –The Palm Beach Princess has settled a lawsuit that was filed against them last year by Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey (Fort Lauderdale) and the Law Offices of Craig Goldenfarb (West Palm Beach) for the death of Fiping “Phil” Racoma, aged 77 when he died. Mr. Racoma died when he had a heart attack in the casino of the ship, which is now moth-balled in a port in the Bahamas, awaiting dismantling. The fatal voyage for Mr. Racoma took place on October 6, 2009 when the ship set sail with only one working engine, and limped back to the Port of Palm Beach as Mr.…

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LWWM Managing Partner, Andrew Y. Winston Featured in the Wall Street Journal and Florida Trend Magazine
 
Fort Lauderdale, FL  August, 2011 — Andrew Y. Winston, managing partner of Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey,  was featured in a June, 2011 Special Edition of The Wall Street Journal called, “Top Attorney’s in Florida”, as well as in the July, 2011 Florida Trend Magazine, “The State’s Legal Leaders.”
 
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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. Practice areas include Catastrophic Personal Injury including Wrongful Death, Auto Accidents, Premises Liability, Insurance Bad Faith Disputes, Professional Malpractice, Commercial Litigation, Maritime/Admiralty, Labor & Employment Disputes and ERISA Claims.…

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