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April 8, West Palm Beach personal injury attorney William E. Johnson was congratuled via letter by Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL). Hastings wrote to congratulate Mr. Johnson on his professional accomplishments, specifically for receiving the AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale-Hubbell for the 18th straight year.
West Palm Beach Personal Injury Attorney William E. Johnson Congratulated by U.S. Congressman

Study Recommends Changes to Deadly Palm Beach County Intersection

By: William E. Johnson
Date: April 11, 2014
If your loved one has been killed in an auto accident, you and your children have certain protections under the law that may allow you to seek damages against the negligent parties. While the legal implications of your loved one's death may not be at the front of your mind right now, it is important that you take steps to ensure that your family's rights are protected.
Study Recommends Changes to Deadly Palm Beach County Intersection

GM Fined for Failure to Answer Regulator's Questions

By: William E. Johnson
Date: April 10, 2014
Federal regulators have fined General Motors (“GM”) $7000/day for failure to answer questions regarding its ignition-switch recall. In a letter to GM, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) said that GM’s multiple reasons for not responding were not sufficient.
GM Fined for Failure to Answer Regulator's Questions

South Florida Woman Who Tweeted “2 Drunk 2 Care" Arrested in Fatal Car Accident

By: William E. Johnson
Date: April 8, 2014
The South Florida woman who allegedly tweeted “2 drunk 2 care” before killing two friends in a wrong-way car accident was arrested and booked into Broward County jail Monday. Kayla Mendoza, a South Florida resident, allegedly had a blood alcohol content of nearly twice the legal limit when she crashed her vehicle head-on into her friends’ Toyota Camry while traveling the wrong way on the Sawgrass Expressway.
South Florida Woman Who Tweeted “2 Drunk 2 Care

GM Executives Face Congress Over Recall Scandal

By: William E. Johnson
Date: April 1, 2014
Tuesday, April 1, regulators and GM executives will face a barrage of questions from Congress as to why the automobile company failed to recall more than 1 million cars despite evidence it knew of fatal flaws in their design
GM Executives Face Congress Over Recall Scandal

U.S. Judge Reduces Koch's Damages

By: William E. Johnson
Date: April 1, 2014
On March 31, a federal judge threw out a $12M punitive damages award to billionaire William Koch in his lawsuit involving fake Bordeaux. US District Judge J. Paul Oetken agreed with the defendant, Eric Greenberg, that the jury’s April 2013 award was “exorbitant,” inasmuch as it was more than 33x the $355,811 awarded in compensatory damages.
U.S. Judge Reduces Koch's Damages

Analysis of a Personal Injury Case

By: William E. Johnson
Date: March 25, 2014
West Palm Beach attorney William E. Johnson discusses the factors needed for a personal injury case to have value.
Analysis of a Personal Injury Case

FL Supreme Court Rejects Damage Caps on Medical Malpractice Claims

By: William E. Johnson
Date: March 23, 2014
On Mar. 13 the Florida Supreme rejected the centerpiece of the 2003 medical malpractice overhaul law. In concluding that the cap on wrongful death non-economic damages violates the state’s constitution, the 5-2 ruling criticized the legislature for creating an “alleged medical malpractice crisis.”
FL Supreme Court Rejects Damage Caps on Medical Malpractice Claims

Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Litigation

By: Joseph A. Osborne
Date: March 20, 2014
The increase in hip replacement surgery over the last ten years is staggering. A recent article by Sci-tech Today reported that two percent of Americans now have an artificial joint. Among the over-50 crowd, it's even more common and the number is expected to grow as that population ages.
Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Litigation

Crane Driver Hits, Kills Pedestrian on Palm Beach

By: William E. Johnson
Date: March 4, 2014
On the morning of Tuesday, March 4th, the Palm Beach Post reports that a pedestrian was hit by a crane, then drug an entire block before the crane operator realized that he had hit somebody. The unidentified pedestrian was killed as a result of the accident.
Crane Driver Hits, Kills Pedestrian on Palm Beach