Why You Should Find a Law Firm That Does Criminal and Civil Cases

No matter your situation, when searching for a lawyer it’s important that you find a firm with both civil attorneys and criminal attorneys at the practice. Long & Jean Law Group in Pompano Beach, Florida is exactly this type of firm, which is part of what enables us to provide exceptional service and the best
An individual incarcerated in a jail cell in South Florida

Incarceration Statistics in South Florida

Year after year, the United States surpasses much larger countries for having the highest incarceration rate in the world. Over the last forty years, the U.S. has seen a 500% increase in incarceration rates. The U.S. prison population has grown to such an extent, that it could be the equivalent of the population in one
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How to Get a Restraining Order

If you are in an abusive relationship, or if at any point you feel your life or the life of a family member is in danger, you need to know you can take steps to protect yourself by filing a restraining order. A restraining order makes it a crime for the restrained person to come
An elderly gentleman becoming a victim of verbal elder abuse by an assisted living facility nurse

How to Tell If a Loved One May be a Victim of Elder Abuse

Abuse can happen to anyone. However, our older adults are usually the most vulnerable to negligence, abuse, and exploitation. The number of elder abuse victims continues to increase year after year. In some instances, abuse can happen at nursing or assisted living facility, at a family member’s home, or even at the older person’s own
Most Defective Products in the US Recent History

The 8 Most Notorious Defective Products in Recent History [U.S. Edition]

As consumers, we like to believe the products that we use are safe. However, in 2017 alone, the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) reported 13,458,864 injuries associated with consumer products from the U.S. The report looked at defective products such as toys, recreational equipment, personal use items, general household appliances, and more. Unfortunately, many
Injured woman on the ground holding her knee following a slip and fall accident

What to Do After a Slip & Fall

After a slip and fall accident, victims often find themselves embarrassed, confused, and without a clear pathway for what to do next. The last report by the Florida Department of Health’s Injury Prevention Program accounted for 62,541 non-fatal, unintentional slip and fall accidents in the state, which generated over $3.6 billion in admission charges for