Romano Law Group Blog

Serving nearby areas by Palm Beach and West Palm Beach, Florida

September 21, 2018

High-speed police chases make movies more exciting. We get an adrenaline rush and a sense of dramatic urgency when we see portrayals of police doing everything it takes to take down the bad guys. In real life, though, there can be serious consequences from police chases.

 

A high-speed car chase carries with it the obvious risk that the fleeing suspect or police officers will crash their cars and get injured. It also carries the risk that they will crash into innocent civilians. This risk is not hypothetical – it has been known to happen in Florida.

 

September 20, 2018

If your goal is to be successful in personal injury then this podcast could change the trajectory of your practice.

My guest speaker and renowned trial lawyer, John Romano of the Romano Law Group in West Palm Beach, FL, shares insights from over 40 years of practicing law and his approach to becoming a great trial lawyer.

On the podcast John reveals...

  • The single most important thing a lawyer should do who wants to be successful in personal injury law.

September 19, 2018

Did you know that most trucking companies, insurance companies, and insurance defense law firms have Rapid Response Teams or Accident Response Teams that are “on call” to respond to a truck crash on a moment’s notice.  Believe it or not, our firm has handled trucking cases where the trucking company’s lawyers or corporate representatives can actually be seen in photographs that were taken by law enforcement personnel at the scene of a truck crash within just hours of a truck crash. 

September 19, 2018

While the government and the heavy truck industry have made strides over the years in better protecting truck drivers/occupants of heavy trucks in certain crash scenarios - through the implementation of seat-belts, airbags, crash-avoidance technology, occupant cab structural integrity, and other measures - there remains a high risk of truck driver and truck occupant deaths due to explosion and fire when the truck’s side-mounted fuel tanks are ruptured in a crash and the large quantities of fuel are ignited. 

 

September 14, 2018

The Johnny O. Foundation sponsors National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, which is observed during the month of September, in order to raise awareness about the causes, and prevention, of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).  TBIs are widely misunderstood and are far more common than most realize. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were approximately 2.8 million TBI-related emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths in the United States in 2013 and 153 people die from injuries that include TBI daily.

September 11, 2018

On August  13,  2018 an Alachua County jury awarded, our brave client,  Rebekka Trahan,  more than $4.6 million for what she said was more than a decade-and-a-half’s worth of mistreatment.   

As outlined in our complaint,  Trahan was molested by her father from the time she was 8 years old until she left her parent’s home at 24. The filing alleges that Trahan’s older brother, Scott F. Mulholland, also abused her from the time she was 13 years old until her departure.

August 06, 2018

Ten Tips for the Young (and Experienced) Attorney When Taking Depositions

 

August 02, 2018

PARITY FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT IN FLORIDA

 

It is hard to read the news without seeing reference to the opioid epidemic in Florida. The prevalence of substance use disorder in our state has many ramifications, not least of which is a widespread need for treatment. When people suffer from a substance use disorder, though, they sometimes find that their health insurance refuses to help.

 

August 02, 2018

The Opioid Epidemic and Pregnant women

Background and Help

 

August 02, 2018

THE FACES OF OPIOID USE DISORDER

MY NAME IS SUSAN…..

Recently, I attended a conference with a number of my attorney colleagues, regarding mass tort opioid litigation.  I left that conference with a lot of knowledge, new friends and an overwhelming sense that I needed to talk about my own experience concerning substance use disorder.

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