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August 2018 Archives

Are Florida jails involved in medical malpractice problems?

As in most states, a portion of Florida's residents are incarcerated. While living behind bars in county jails or state prisons, inmates often rely on law enforcement officials to help them obtain medical care when needed. As made evident by a recent lawsuit in another state, however, medical malpractice seems to be problematic in many regions.

Is your neighbor's property dangerous to your child?

Safety is something most adults take for granted. Most of the time, you may be too busy to think about whether you are in danger, but still, you are probably less likely to place yourself in dangerous situations than when you were younger. Ff you have children, you likely put more focus on their safety than on yours.

Drunk driving arrests down thanks to rideshares

Bars, clubs and restaurants are a significant source of income in Florida. While these establishments make their money from admission prices, food or other sales, a significant amount of their income comes from the sale of alcohol. Unfortunately, with the sale of alcohol come drunk driving arrests. However, DUI arrests are down in recent years thanks to a variety of factors such as rideshares and police presence. 

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts blamed for tourist personal injury

Theme parks and resorts see thousands of visitors every year, and the care of these visitors falls on the employees. This includes the safety of the guests as well as their general happiness and other needs. However, there are times when accidents occur and a tourist is injured in the process. In Florida, one tourist personal injury is being blamed on Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

Man dies after suffering personal injury in car accident

Car crashes that result in the death of a young person may affect the person's family and friends as well as the community in which he or she lived. After a serious crash in Florida that resulted in several individuals suffering from personal injury, family members and friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help take care of the medical costs and other bills caused by the crash. The authorities are also asking any others with information about the crash to contact them. 

Part of your summer vacation may involve driving at night

During the summer months, many people choose to go on a road trip to Florida as part of their summer getaways. You and your family or friends may have decided that this was the year to take such a trip, and you have anticipated the adventure for weeks. Of course, a road trip means that you will either be driving or riding in a vehicle for a considerable amount of time, even at night.

Awards & Memberships

  1. RATED BY Super Lawyers | Clifford C. Higby | SuperLawyers.com Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
  2. AV 1 | PREEMINENT | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence AV Preeminent®AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
  3. RATED BY | Super Lawyers | Rising Stars | Kevin D. Barr | SuperLawyers.com Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
  4. Florida Justice Association The Florida Justice Association is dedicated to strengthening and upholding Florida's civil justice system and protecting the rights of Florida's citizens and consumers.
  5. The Florida Bar 1950 | Mr. Higby was the former Chairman of the Trial Lawyer’s Section of The Florida Bar The Florida Bar is the integrated bar association for the state of Florida. Its duties include the regulation and discipline of attorneys. Mr. Higby was the former Chairman of the Trial Lawyer’s Section of The Florida Bar.
  6. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION for JUSTICE The American Association for Justice, is a nonprofit advocacy and lobbying organization for plaintiff's lawyers in the United States. AAJ's stated mission is to "promote a fair and effective justice system."
  7. BAR REGISTER PREEMINENT LAWYERS | Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register is widely regarded within the legal profession as a signal honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. The Martindale Hubbell Bar Register has listed lawyers who have earned the respect of the profession.
  8. ABA | AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION The American Bar Association, is a voluntary bar association of lawyers and law students, which builds the expertise of its members, protects the independence of the legal profession and advocates for justice in the United States and the world.

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