Negligent Security Seminar | March 2015

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$1,510,000 Settlement – Death of Woman after delivery of baby

$1,510,000 recovery for the family of a woman who died after giving birth  to her baby.  Her death was a result of infection after childbirth, where portions of the placenta were not removed. Trial lawyer John Elliott Leighton represented the surviving husband and child, and resolved the matter short of trial. The terms and parties remain confidential as a term of the settlement.


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John Leighton appears on CNN to comment on proposed parasailing safety regulations.

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John Leighton appears on NBC’s “Today” show as part of his representation of the family of Amber May White, who was killed in a parasailing tragedy.

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John Leighton featured on the vet of South Florida Legal Guide

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John Leighton’s 2 volume book Litigating Premises Security Cases.

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