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Monthly Archives: October 2019

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Amazon Product Liability Lawsuits Can Change How E-Businesses Operate

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Amazon was hit with two product liability lawsuits recently. One involved an exploding hoverboard and the other involved a dog leash that snapped back and blinded its owner. Amazon has long enjoyed a liability black hole as the distributor of products and an agent for companies seeking to sell them. However, these two lawsuits… Read More »

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Man Accused of Wrongful Death / Huffing While Driving

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

File this one under the unfortunate chronicles of The Florida Man. Paul Streater got into his Chevy Silverado pickup truck after huffing a can of compressed air and proceeded to drive his vehicle directly into a Dodge Caravan at 107 miles per hour. He killed everyone inside. Jorge C. Raschiotto, his sister Veronica, and… Read More »

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Video Shows Semi Striking Church Van

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

A truly disturbing video shows a semi-truck striking a church van killing five children on their way to Disney World. While it’s not clear why the accident happened, the driver appears to have lost control of the truck and the video shows the truck swerving out of control directly into the van. One survivor… Read More »

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Juul Hit With E-Cig Personal Injury Lawsuits

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

The e-cigarette manufacturer, Juul, is facing two product liability suits in federal courts and possibly many more. Juul has petition the government to consolidate the multi-district cases, but so far, no decision has been made. Juul is one of a number of e-cigarette manufacturers who are being targeted by state governments around the country… Read More »

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Retail Stores Paying Dearly in Slip and Fall Cases

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

The Insurance Business Journal recently published an article on how slip and fall accidents in grocery and retail stores are costing businesses millions. In one case that occurred Tallahassee, a 47-year-old woman was awarded $2 million for injuries she sustained at USA Grocers. While most slip and fall cases won’t settle for that much… Read More »