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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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Boca Raton Attorneys Balkan & Patterson Win $1.8 Verdict for Auto Accident Victim

June 27, 2013 – Collier County, FL – The personal injury and auto accident law firm of Balkan & Patterson won a jury verdict of $1.85 million on Friday, June 21, on behalf of our client who suffered a stroke that … Continue reading

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Law Firm Secures Settlement for Special Needs Student in Lee County

The personal injury and abuse law firm of Balkan & Patterson successfully secured a settlement of $200,000 on Friday, March 8, for a family whose child was physically abused by his kindergarten teacher at Gulf Elementary School in Lee County, FL. … Continue reading

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Special Needs School Employee Charged with Abuse of Special Needs Student in Broward County

August 17, 2012 – Broward County, FL – An employee of an alternative education school in Davie has been released from jail on bond after being charged with two counts of child abuse. Allegedly, the school employee, David Baier, mistreated … Continue reading

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