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There’s No Difference Between Malpractice And Negligence. Medical Malpractice Explained

We hear a lot about medical malpractice and many people ask what is the difference between malpractice and negligence when in fact both mean the same thing. In recent years, independent studies have been published that show that medical malpractice ( or negligence ) is the third leading cause of preventable death in the United […]

Leighton selected again for Orlando Legal Elite

Once again Leighton Law’s John Leighton has been selected as Orlando Legal Elite by Orlando Style magazine. In its September 2018 issue, Orlando Style profiles Mr. Leighton on pages 68 and 69. This is the fifth consecutive year Mr. Leighton has been featured in the magazine.  Mr. Leighton continues to represent clients in serious injury […]

Don’t Cruise Into Trouble: Know Your Rights On Your Next Cruise

Injuries and deaths on cruise ships are often attributed to negligence on the part of the cruise line. Despite reported injuries and deaths, cruise lines seem to take little precautions that protect passengers from harm. Discover the truth about cruise ships’ lack of safety protocols and fundamental safety procedures. Learn your rights as a passenger […]

Keep Kids Safe On Halloween and Avoid Scary Dangers

Children and parents gear up for Halloween by choosing the perfect costume, Halloween make-up and accessories. The excitement builds as trick-or-treat night and Halloween party-time approaches. There is just one thing often missing from the plans:  the plan for making sure that kids stay safe during the festivities. Know safety tips and be aware of […]

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 easy to understand 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 […]