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Haggard Set to Speak at Bench & Bar Conference

  The Haggard Law Firm's Managing partner Michael Haggard will be a panelist during the 2017 Florida's Grand Bench & Bar Conference to be held on February 10th. Haggard will join three  judges to discuss the topic titled Insights from the Jury II: A Discussion with Real Jurors  which will be held from 2pm to 3pm. He is the only attorney on the panel that includes  Hon. Eric Hendon, Hon. Rosa I. Rodriguez and Hon. Migna Sanchez - Llorens. The conference will be held at the Coral Gables Country Club and will begin at 8am and includes more than 40 panel discussions. ...

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Protecting Employees in High Crime Areas, Employers’ Requirements

Workplace violence tends to grab headlines because the thought of a coworker murdering or maiming colleagues imparts a sense of dread that we do not like to visualize in those around us every working day of the week.  More frequent, however, are those crimes of opportunity facing employees in high-risk environments, such as convenience and liquor stores, fast food restaurants and check cashing businesses.  The nature of their work requires large amounts of cash on hand, and such businesses are frequently located on major highways to increase foot traffic and customer counts.  Those same factors that make the shopping experience easier for the customer help make committing these crimes easier for the would-be robber.  The ability to enter the property in a car, and disappear rapidly into a sea of commuter traffic make apprehension much more difficult for law enforcement.  Signage in the windows offering discounts and sales often blocks the view of passersby into the windows, making the observation of an ongoing crime more difficult.  In the convenience store setting, Florida law acknowledges these realities through F.S. 812.173, the “Convenience Business Security Act.”

2 Haggard Law Attorneys Recognized among ‘Most Effective Lawyers’

The Daily Business Review has just released its list of 2016 Most Effective Lawyers.

We are proud to report that Haggard Law Firm attorneys Todd Michaels and Pedro Echarte were the only two lawyers in Miami-Dade County recognized in the Personal Injury category. Michaels was  named the Most Effective Lawyer, while Echarte was the only other finalist listed.

$2.3 Million Result in Mobile Home Fire Death Case

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Jacksonville, FL –  The lack of required smoke detectors in a mobile home was the primary reason 5 year old Caydon Anderson will never see his beloved father Jemarr again. On May 18, 2015, 26-year-old Jemarr Anderson was asleep in a mobile home at 7582 Sonia Drive in Jacksonville when a fire broke out.  The young father died of smoke inhalation in the fire that scorched the home.

Finding Value in Mediation

The Daily Business Review recently published a guest article written by The Haggard Law Firm’s Christopher Marlowe on mediation. Marlowe’s article, Reassess Expectations: Finding Value in Mediation was included as part of DBR’s special section on arbitration and mediation published November 16th, 2016.

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The full article:  Reassess Expectations: Finding Value in Mediation By Christopher Marlowe