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LAUDERDALE LAKES, FL-Our Miami, FL negligent security lawyers know the importance of maintaining adequate security at nightclubs and other business establishments in order to protect patrons from becoming victims of violent crime. Early Sunday a young man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Lauderdale Lakes nightclub after being involved in an altercation. This was one of two fatal shootings that occurred in as many days outside of a Lauderdale Lakes nightclub.

19-year-old Guerbens Joseph was with a group of friends late Saturday night at the Labadee Night Club. The club was hosting its teen night that evening. At about 1:30 a.m. Joseph and his friends became involved in an altercation with another group of teens, which resulted in his being shot and pronounced dead on the scene. The shooter has yet to be identified and no arrests have been made. Detectives continue their investigation.

29-year-old Marquel McCormes was pronounced dead early Saturday morning at Florida Medical Center, about an hour after he was shot. McCormes went to FME Club with a group of friends that evening. He left the club at about 4 a.m. and proceeded to drop off his friends. Sometime after this, McCormes was fatally shot. Detectives continue to investigate, but do not believe the two shootings were related.
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Miami Beach – Two people sunbathing on Miami Beach Sunday afternoon were struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by an employee of beach vendor Boucher Brothers.

As Miami, Fl automobile accident lawyers, we know that Boucher Brothers will be held responsible for anyh injuries caused as a result of the negligence of its employee truck driver.

The accident occurred at around 4:13 p.m. according to the vendor and city officials. Police said the driver of the truck, Jorge Monje, was in the process of collecting chairs and packing up beach cabanas when he struck the beach-goers as they were laying on the sand at Seventh Street. The victims, Orlando Jimenez, 37, and Denise Moure, 28, both Miami Beach residents, were taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center where they were recuperating Monday. The nature of their injuries has not been disclosed.

The driver was cited for careless driving. The owner of the beach vending company, Perry Boucher, stated that he was very concerned about the victims. He added that he is cooperating with police and plans to launch his own investigation into what happened.
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Miami, Vero Beach and Port Charlotte – At an assisted-living facility in Vero Beach, a 300-lb caretaker was accused of pulling an 89-year-old woman from her wheelchair, shaking and throwing her onto a bed and ultimately shattering the woman’s hip. In Miami, caretakers refused to call the police after a resident who suffered from mental illness complained that she had been raped by another resident in her room. At an assisted living facility in Port Charlotte, a resident languished in bed for weeks. His bedsores became so deep and infected that he died from the wounds.

Allegations like these have prompted state officials to conduct the longest crackdown on Florida’s assisted living facilities in a decade. For five months, state officials have probed three dozen care facilities, bringing the state’s harshest actions against the worst offenders, and forcing the shutdown of the 10 most troubled. The Miami, Fl. nursing home abuse lawyers at Hannon Legal Group are experienced in holding neglectful or abusive nursing homes accountable for the harm they cause to residents.

Both the Miami and Vero Beach facilities have been closed.The state is now moving to revoke the licenses of 34 assisted living facilities after finding that residents were in danger. Inspectors have investigated complaints including caretakers starving residents, failure to administer crucial drugs, and one report of a resident being beaten by a caregiver.
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