Back to School Safety Checklist for Miami-Dade Students By Tod Aronovitz | 08/11/15 | 0 Comment

Miami kids will be hitting the books again soon. As students head back to school on August 24, Miami personal injury attorney Tod Aronovitz suggests that parents and students take time to prepare for their new routines before the first day of school. “Equipping students with the necessary knowledge ahead of time will keep them safe during the school day,” he said. “Whether they walk, ride their bikes, or take the bus, it is essential[…]

Florida Birth Injury Lawsuit Claims Errors Made by Nurse Midwife By Tod Aronovitz | 08/04/15 | 0 Comment

An injury caused during childbirth is at the center of a Florida lawsuit accusing a nurse midwife of negligence during delivery. The complaint was brought by the mother before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The defendant named in the case is the United States because the clinic where the baby was delivered is federally funded. According to an article in Injury Lawyer News, the mother suffered from gestational diabetes and[…]

Lifewatch Alleged Robocalls Subject of FTC & Florida Complaint By Tod Aronovitz | 07/27/15 | 0 Comment

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), together with the Florida Attorney General’s Office, have jointly filed a complaint against the New York-based company Lifewatch for allegedly making millions of unsolicited robocalls as part of a deceptive telemarketing scam. According to the FTC’s press announcement, Lifewatch has been deliberately targeting seniors throughout the U.S. and Canada with these calls since 2012, and tricking consumers into registering for free medical alert systems that actually have monthly monitoring charges[…]

Consumer Alert: Drug Safety Risks in Popular Products By Tod Aronovitz | 07/20/15 | 0 Comment

Some popular drug products on the market should have consumers on high alert for possible drug safety risks or defects, according to Miami product liability attorney Tod Aronovitz. In the following round-up of product liability news, he points to recent government actions, as well as one study and a pending lawsuit: Unapproved Prescription Ear Drop (Otic) Products The FDA recently announced it is taking action against manufacturers and/or distributors of certain unapproved prescription ear drops—known[…]

Time Warner Cable to Pay $230K for TCPA Violations to Texas Woman By Tod Aronovitz | 07/14/15 | 0 Comment

Repeatedly robo-calling the wrong person can come at a cost. That’s the hard lesson Time Warner Cable recently learned after an Irving, Texas, woman sued the company under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and was awarded $229,500. In an ARONOVITZ Law Blog post published last month, consumer class action attorney Tod Aronovitz explained that this 24-year-old law was put into place to provide protection against bothersome telemarketing phone calls, to empower consumers to take[…]