Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu
West Palm Beach Business & Personal Injury Attorney
Turn to us for your legal needs. 561-291-8298

Monthly Archives: May 2023

pike-headshot-v2-2

One Killed In Tragic T-Bone Tractor Trailer Crash In Palm Beach County

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to a report from WPTV NBC 5 News, a Fort Pierce, FL man was killed in a tragic tractor trailer crash in Palm Beach County. A preliminary investigation determined that the man’s SUV T-boned an oncoming semi-truck. Here, our West Palm Beach truck accident lawyer explains what we know about the crash and… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
lustig-headshot-v3

Does A Court Have To Hear A Shareholder Derivative Lawsuit In Florida?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A shareholder derivative lawsuit is a legal action initiated by one or more shareholders of a company on behalf of the company against a third party, typically its officers and directors, for alleged wrongdoing. In a derivative lawsuit, the shareholder acts as a representative of the company and brings the lawsuit against the alleged… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
West Palm Beach Business Litigation Attorney 2023-01-26 16-48-30

Class Action False Advertising Lawsuit Against Protein Powder Brand Will Move Forward

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to a report from Courthouse News Service, a federal court will allow a class action false advertising claim against a protein powder manufacturer to proceed. The lawsuit alleges that Reliance Vitamin—a New Jersey company that makes a protein powder ‘PlantFusion’—deliberately misled consumers about the quantity that they were receiving. Here, our Miami deceptive… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
West Palm Beach Business Litigation Attorney 2023-01-26 16-49-13

Are ‘Trade Secrets’ Just Unpatented Intellectual Property?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A ‘trade secret’ is a term that may be more associated with lore than the legal world, however trade secrets are real and play a significant role in business and intellectual property law. Trade secrets refer to valuable and confidential information that provides a competitive advantage to a business and are intangible assets not… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Edited Firm photo for website

Taco Bell Petitions Government To Cancel Trademark Of ‘Taco Tuesday’

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

In another public trademark battle, Taco Bell is fighting to cancel the federally registered trademark of the phrase “Taco Tuesday”. The phrase is trademarked by two small companies called Spicy Seasonings LLC and Gregory Hotel Inc., but Taco Bell’s argument suggests the “common phrase…should be freely available to all who make, sell, eat and… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Edited Firm photo for website

Childbirth Is Safe, But Malpractice Does Happen

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

In today’s day and age, childbirth is a relatively safe practice. So safe, in fact, that it’s easy to forget how dangerous that the childbirth process actually would be, if not for modern technology, and the acquired skill of doctors in that field. But errors in childbirth do happen, and when they do, the… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
jesse-fulton

The Role Of Life Care Planning In Serious And Catastrophic Injury Cases

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Can you see the future? Probably not, although it would be a useful skill to have. One area where it would be useful, is in evaluating the level and extent of damages going into the future for someone who is catastrophically injured, especially someone who is injured at a relatively young age. Looking Into… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
West Palm Beach Business Litigation Attorney 2023-01-26 16-49-13

Surprising Nursing Home Care Statistics

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

You may already know that the conditions in many South Florida nursing homes are poor, and ripe for abuse or neglect of our elderly and infirm population. But often, it takes statistics to really bring home the reality of how dire the situation is. Here are some pretty frightening and concerning facts about nursing… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
robert-johnson

Ambien Side Effects May Include Car Accidents

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

When we think of liability for defective drugs, we often think of negative effects of the drug itself; that is, the drug causes cancer, or gets someone ill. But as recent lawsuits against prescription drug Ambien show, drug liability can come in a number of forms. What is Ambien? Ambien is a drug that… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
lustig-headshot-v3

Humans Still Run, And Make Mistakes In, Amusement Parks

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Amusement park rides come in all shapes and sizes, and the parks they are located at or in, can be temporary or permanent. And while maintenance and physics play a large role in how safe amusement park rides are, there is still one factor that is the most important of all, and it is… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
West Palm Beach Business Litigation Attorney 2023-01-26 16-48-30

Dangers Of Getting Manicures And Pedicures

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

For many people a day at the nail salon is a day of relaxation. Getting pampered, and getting nails done, is a bit of self indulgence that we all deserve. But the seemingly innocuous act of getting manicures or pedicures, can actually have serious consequences. Small Wounds–At First What is so alarming about injuries… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
West Palm Beach Business Litigation Attorney 2023-01-26 16-48-30

Judge Declines To Approve Shareholder Litigation Settlement In AMC Case

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to a report from Deadline, a judge has denied a proposed “quick” settlement in a shareholder lawsuit centered around AMC. At this time, the settlement terms will not be executed. Though, the parties may still eventually be able to resolve the matter in a manner that satisfies the court. Here, our Miami shareholder… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
robert-johnson

Resolving A Business Partnership Agreement Over An Uneven Workload

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Partnerships can be complex businesses. By the very structure of the business, the partners must rely on each other—including to pick up their fair share of the workload. What happens if one partner is not caring about their weight? It could lead to hard feelings, business issues, and even a legal conflict. Here, our… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
lustig-headshot-v3

Anti-SLAPP Laws Cited in Dismissal of Marilyn Manson Defamation Suit: What is a SLAPP lawsuit?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A very public legal battle between musician Marilyn Manson and actress Evan Rachel Wood (and additional defendant, Illma Gore) has put a spotlight on SLAPP laws. A California judge recently tossed out the bulk of a defamation lawsuit against Wood that Manson filed in early 2022. Wood’s two-part HBO documentary, Phoenix Rising, had just been… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
pike-headshot-v2-2

Judge Rejects Tiger Woods’ Ex-Girlfriend’s Attempt to Nullify Nondisclosure Agreement

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Tiger Woods’ ex-girlfriend lost her attempt to have a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) thrown out in court, with a Florida judge ruling that an unlawful eviction dispute between the two parties must be decided in arbitration, which is required by the nondisclosure agreement both parties signed. In the NDA, his now ex-girlfriend had agreed to… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
meagan-mccarthy

FTC Proposes “Click-to-Cancel” Regulation For Recurring Subscriptions

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On March 23rd, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) unveiled a new proposed consumer protection regulation that is designed to make it easier for people to cancel recurring subscription services. Here, our Miami deceptive and unfair trade practices lawyer highlights the key things to know about the FTC’s proposed click-to-cancel regulations and explains your… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
pike-headshot-v2-2

What Is Informed Consent?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

You may notice that when you go to a doctors office, or have a procedure or a surgery, that one of the papers that the doctor gives to you is what is known as informed consent. It seemingly lists a host of outcomes, or medical possibilities—and can even be a bit scary, when it… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
West Palm Beach Business Litigation Attorney 2023-01-26 16-49-13

Probate Issues When The Victim In An Injury Case Dies

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Sadly, many of the injuries that people sustain in accidents lead to death. In other situations, the injury sustained in an accident doesn’t cause the death, but at some point before the case can be resolved, the victim may pass away, while the case is still pending. Can the case still continue? The answer… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Edited Firm photo for website

What Is A Negligent Security Case?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A negligent security claim is a lawsuit against a property owner, when you are a victim of a criminal attack on their property. This may sound counterintuitive—after all, isn’t the criminal the one responsible for your injuries? The answer is yes, but the criminal is not the only party responsible for the criminal attack…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
West Palm Beach Business Litigation Attorney 2023-01-26 16-48-30

What Is A Contingency Fee Attorney?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Some people are hesitant to hire an attorney because they are concerned about legal fees. However, working with a contingency fee attorney means that you will not owe anything if your attorney fails to deliver results. A contingency fee attorney is a lawyer who charges their clients a fee based on the outcome of… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Segment Pixel