Product Liability, Rollover Accident

$8.3 Million

Product liability settlement for multiple claimants seriously injured in a vehicle rollover. We overcame the claim by the two defendants (vehicle & tire manufacturers) that the car was speeding at the time of the crash. Read More


Florida Ban on Texting while Driving

Rubenstein Law supports the new law banning texting while driving. The governor signed SB52 which bans texting while driving throughout the state of Florida; it is an amended version of House Bill 013 (http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2013/0013). The bill was...
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Product Liability, Tread Separation

$2.2 Million

A woman died after her vehicle rolled over because her tires split & separated. As co-counsel we fought for the victims' three adult children and won settlements from both the vehicle and tire manufacturers. Read More


Undocumented Workers Entitled to Overtime Pay

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion this month affirming that undocumented workers are entitled to relief under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Lamonica, et al. v. Safe Hurricane Shutters, Inc., Case No. 11-15743 (March 6, 2013). The Eleventh Circuit also held that employees who have provided false social security numbers to their employers and had failed to report their earnings to the IRS are still entitled to relief under the FLSA. Read More

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Amendment 5 (“State Courts”) Bad for Floridians

Florida middle school students know why a separation of powers is crucial to a legitimate government, but Amendment 5 apparently doesn’t get it. Now, Florida voters hold that precious balance in their hands on Election Day, which could spell disaster for the future of law-making in our state. Vote NO...
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Florida’s Highest Court is Under Political Attack

Three of Florida’s Supreme Court justices are up for merit retention, but out-of-state lobbyists and extreme political interests are working to oust the judges for political control of our courts. If successful, it would mean MONEY and POWER will influence our courts, rather than impartial understanding of the law....
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Your PIP Insurance Rates Are Going Up!

Florida Republican Governor, Rick Scott, promised to lower auto insurance rates by lowering Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits. In fact, it was Scott’s top legislative priorities this year. Instead, rates are rising, a new study shows. Florida auto accidents that involve injuries often involve...
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Broward County Men Killed While Changing a Flat

I-95 in Pompano Beach was the scene of a deadly accident over the weekend. Three men died and two more are critically injured from a car accident in Palm Beach County. The group of Broward roofing company workers were on their way to a job when they got a flat...
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Your Privacy NOT So Private

You may think the privacy settings on your social media pages are airtight, but that’s not the case when it comes to litigation. A recent Broward County court ruling forced a man, who has filed an injury case against Publix supermarket, to release his private Facebook postings to the...
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Progressive Insurance Company in Hot Seat Over Denied Claim

You see their famous commercials all over television. Progressive Insurance company’s pitch-woman, Flo, may even be a household name but don’t let the commercials fool you. When it comes to paying out policies their own customers pay for, the company is not as “progressive” as it claims to...
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The staff was so professional, courteous, patient and very informative. D. Garcia, client (10/2014)
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