by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., CELA For many years a debate has raged as to whether Medicare’s interests must be considered with respect to future medical payments in the context of a third party liability settlement (“TPLS”). The issue is simple. If a plaintiff in a TPLS receives money to pay for future medical... 
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In a bellwether car accident lawsuit on the widespread GM ignition switch failure, a jury found that: The GM ignition switch was faulty; This defect rendered vehicles unreasonably unsafe; GM failed to provide adequate warning of this dangerous defect; This defect did NOT cause the New Orleans crash that injured two... 
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Does this sound like your situation? You were seriously injured in an auto accident due to a distracted driver. You were left with serious or debilitating injuries an unable to return to work. You have filed a lawsuit, but the medical bills are piling up, you need to replace your damage vehicle, your credit cards have... 
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April is National Autism Awareness Month and Begley Law Group is proud to join individuals and groups working to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year.  Read More →
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by Thomas D. Begley, Jr., CELA There are seven Trust that should be addressed in considering Medicaid. These are: Revocable Trusts, Income Only Trusts, Children’s Trusts, Disability Annuity Trusts, Disability Annuity Special Needs Trusts, Self-Settled Special Needs Trusts, and Third Party Special Needs Trusts. There... 
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Florida’s dram shop law, codified in F.S. 768.125, severely limits the circumstances under which injured third parties can recover damages from bars, restaurants and other establishments that serve patrons long past the point of impairment. When these patrons then get behind the wheel and cause an accident, those... 
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A Tampa doctor who practiced in Pinellas Park, and his wife, were convicted of federal drug conspiracy charges, for prescribing oxycodone and other medications that a jury found led to three patient deaths. Dr. Edward Neil Feldman, a 76-year-old orthopedist, and his wife Kim Feldman, were both convicted on five related... 
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Hollywood A-list star Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, have been named in a car accident lawsuit, alleging liability for a DUI crash with injuries. Neither Hanks nor Wilson were behind the wheel of that car, nor had either been drinking.  So how are they involved? They are the owners of the vehicle. The lawsuit... 
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GTECH Corporation (IGT) has filed a notice of appeal to the 3rd Court of Appeals in Austin.  GTECH is asking the court of appeals to overrule the Austin trial court’s denial of GTECH’s Plea to the Jurisdiction.  In its Plea, GTECH claims it is immune from liability for any fraud claims because it is a... 
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Many people will inherit the house in which their parents lived. Deciding what steps to take with respect to the house can cause you to confront some financial and emotional concerns, and matters can become even more complicated if you have siblings. You have the option to sell the house, move into the house or rent... 
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