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Surviving Resorts, Cruise Ships, and Hotels: Ten Tips to Avoid a Deadly Vacation

Practice Safety First Ask a trusted neighbor to watch your property and report any suspicious activity to the police. Place newspapers and mail on hold. Leave a copy of your itinerary with a trusted relative. Never post information about vacation plans on social media. Keep credit cards and cash in separate locations. Make a copy […]

Attorneys John Leighton And Max Panoff Named 2018 Super Lawyers

We are proud to announce that attorneys John Leighton and Max Panoff have been selected as Florida Super Lawyers for 2018. This is Mr. Leighton’s 13th consecutive year on the prestigious Super Lawyers list and his ninth consecutive year in the Top 100. Max Panoff received the prestigious title of Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2018. […]

A Wonderful Day In The Neighborhood? Theme Park Sex Predators

It’s no surprise that pedophiles are employed in theme parks and amusement parks such as Disney World. The prevalence of child sex abusers working at these types of locations that are frequented by families with children is not a new concept. Florida police have conducted a series of stings where they arrested several Disney employees […]

Driving While Distracted: The New DUI

It’s no secret that distracted driving is dangerous. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nearly 3,500 lives in 2016 alone were caused by inattention while driving. Because of the large number of cell phones in the United States, chatting, texting and emailing behind the wheel has become extremely prevalent. These behaviors result […]

Why You Are Safer on a Highway Filled with Drunk Drivers than in a Hospital

As many as 440,000 Americans die annually from preventable medical errors or mistakes. Because of this fact, it’s plausive to believe that you may be safer on a highway with drunk drivers than at a Florida hospital. After close evaluation, it is determined that someone is more likely to be killed by a medical error […]

Staying Safe in Summertime: Resorts and Theme Park Hazards to Avoid

Nearly 31,000 people end up in the hospital as a result of injuries sustained at a theme park or amusement park. While some are less serious, they all have one thing in common – no federal regulation. While carnivals are regulated by the Federal Consumer Product Safety Commission, permanent amusement parks are not. States can […]

Should I Bring a Case if I Have Been Sexually Assaulted or Abused?

Unfortunately, according to Darkness to Light, a non-profit organization committed to empowering adults to prevent child abuse, as many as 25% of all children may be victims of either assault or sexual abuse in their lifetime. With these staggering numbers, it’s important that parents and educators, as well as all of America, are aware of […]

Representing Victims of Mass Shootings

When it comes to mass shootings, it’s important to prepare our children for a possible shooting. By teaching them about school shootings and other public shootings, they are more aware of news and events occurring around them. It also allows us to pay homage to children, teachers and others who have been killed as a […]

Firm Files Suit Against Jail Medical Provider for Wrongful Death

Leighton law filed suit against Armor Correctional Health Service for the death of Charles Jones.  Mr. Jones was in jail for a clerical probation violation when he fell ill.  Armor Correctional Health had a contract with the Brevard County Jail, where Jones was detained.  He began having severe stomach and intestinal pain, discomfort and all […]

Newsletter April 2018: Preventing Child Sex Abuse

Tips on preventing child sexual abuse



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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