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Settlement Vs. Trial

Personal injury cases may or may not go to trial. The majority of injury cases are resolved by settlement, when an acceptable offer is agreed to by the plaintiff…long before a court trial is scheduled. However, there are many potential … Continue reading

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Important Vehicle Safety

VEHICLE SAFETY TIPS for every driver We are all guilty of this — taking our automobiles for granted. We depend on them every day, but how much attention do we actually give them? When’s the last time you laid on … Continue reading

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Florida Law Update – Homestead Exemption

FLORIDA LAW UPDATES – Homestead Exemptions Some homeowners are not aware that if voters pass a new amendment to our state’s property tax law, they could save a lot of money come 2019. A few months ago, the Florida Senate … Continue reading

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Balkan & Patterson Recognized as Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers

This recent press release shares the announcement that both Attorneys Adam Balkan and John Patterson are included in the Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers list recently published by the National Trial Lawyers organization. See press release for details. 

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Proposed Rules Open for Public Comment

Did you know that you can view proposed administrative rules and laws being considered by our state, and you can comment on them, online? There is a lot of information on this website we share here, but this helps you … Continue reading

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Xarelto Litigation and Lawsuit

The Board Certified Civil Trial Attorneys at Balkan & Patterson, LLP are currently reviewing claims for internal bleeding caused by Xarelto. If you believe you suffered side effects from taking Xarelto, including internal bleeding, contact us today.

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Hot Tub Safety

Balkan and Patterson, LLP has handled issues regarding hot tub safety. Hot tubs should never be more than 104 degrees. Excessive temperature can cause drowsiness that can lead to drowning. Heaters should have a mechanism to ensure that the temperature … Continue reading

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Balkan & Patterson wins $540,000 verdict for Civil Rights violation against Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office

A federal jury in Palm Beach decided that a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputy used excessive force when he shot and killed Richard Montero in 2010, and awarded $540,000 to Mr. Montero’s sole survivor his 16 year old daughter. Attorney … Continue reading

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Federal Trade Commission Files Complaint for Permanent Injunction Against Inbound Call Experts, LLC

The FTC has filed an emergency complaint for permanent injunction against Inbound Call Experts, LLC (“ICE”). According to the FTC complaint, ICE operates a massive internet- based scheme in which they lure consumers, many of whom are senior citizens, to … Continue reading

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Balkan & Patterson Investigates Snapchat Security Leak

Balkan & Patterson LLP is investigating the alleged massive security breach on the website Snapchat. Recently, a hacker website claimed that it had a list of the user names and phone numbers for 4.6 million people on Snapchat, which is an app that … Continue reading

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