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Lawsuit Targets Florida Orange Juice, Alleges It’s Not ‘All Natural’

In a new lawsuit, Alexandra Axon, challenges “the Lake Wales juice processor’s claim that its premium product, Florida’s Natural Growers orange juice, is indeed 'natural' as declared in its name and images on the OJ carton.” Why does she think … Continue reading

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Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Clarifying Meaning of “Authorized Treating Provider” Under Florida Statute 440.13(5)(e)

Florida statute section 440.13(5)(e) limits who may give medical opinions in workers’ compensation trials to “a medical advisor appointed by the judge of compensation claims or the department, an independent medical examiner, or an authorized treating provider.”  Our office recently accepted … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT: Florida Homeowners Must File Their Property Damage Insurance Claims Promptly

When your home is damaged in a storm, the first step toward rebuilding is typically to file a claim with your homeowner’s insurance company. While most homeowners will file their claims promptly, whether due to travel, roadblocks that prevent access … Continue reading

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Jeffrey P. Gale, P.A. // Florida PIP Coverage for Foreign Country Medical Care

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is a type of insurance coverage that is mandatory on operational motor vehicles registered in Florida. See Florida statute 627.736. It provides “protection to the named insured, relatives residing in the same household, persons operating the … Continue reading

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How Procedural Pitfalls Can Ensnare Your South Florida Family Law Case

In an episode of a popular TV courtroom drama, a judge once declared that “it’s not about being right… it’s about doing right.” While that case and that judge were fictional, that statement acknowledged an important aspect of the law: … Continue reading

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