Drivers and passengers may suffer auto-accident injuries when other vehicles fail to stay on their side of the road. What causes these “failure to maintain lane” accidents? Rainy, snowy, or icy weather is one reason. Faulty brakes, nonfunctioning windshield wipers, and bald tires are among other reasons. Even roadway design or maintenance may create conditions […]Read more
Premise liability law is the body of law that makes owners of land or premises responsible for injuries suffered by people who are present on the premises. Florida premises law states that the person who is responsible for maintaining a property in a safe condition is liable if someone is injured due to negligent maintenance. […]Read more
Q. What is a wrongful death lawsuit? A. A wrongful death claim generally consists of four elements: (1) the death was caused, in whole or part, by the conduct of the defendant; (2) the defendant was negligent or strictly liable for the victim’s death; (3) there is a surviving spouse, children, beneficiaries or dependents; and […]Read more
At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S Marshals seized elderberry juice products that have been distributed by Wyldewood Cellars Inc., based in Peck, Kan., because the products are unapproved and misbranded drugs. According to the FDA’s complaint, Wyldewood Cellars makes claims in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act […]Read more
The two most important laws pertaining to cosmetics marketed in the United States are the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) and the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA). The FD&C Act prohibits the marketing of adulterated or misbranded cosmetics in interstate commerce. Violations of the Act involving product composition–whether they result from […]Read more
Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey Managing Partner, Andrew Y. Winston selected by Florida Trend Magazine as a member of the 2011 "Legal Elite"
Fort Lauderdale, FL June, 2011 — Andrew Y. Winston, managing partner of Lawlor, Winston, …
Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey partners Andrew Y. Winston and M. Benjamin Murphey selected as 2011 "Super Lawyers"
Fort Lauderdale, June 2011 — Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey managing partner, Andrew Y. Winston has been …
These days, mobile phones have become a daily accessory for all of us. But you will be amazed to know that someone who texts while driving a car is twice as likely to be involved in a motor vehicle accident as someone who is drunk or else impaired at the .08 alcohol level (Standard DUI […]Read more
If you are injured by someone else’s negligence, you need to consider the following things to make sure that your personal injury claim is settled fairly and quickly: • Note down everything you remember about the accident or injury. For example, when and where it happened, the names, addresses and contact numbers of your witnesses, […]Read more
With the increasing number of cars on the road in Florida, car accidents have steadily been on the rise. Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of death and serious injury in the US. Auto accident fatalities and injuries often leave the victims and their families distressed as well as being left with the […]Read more