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The Perazzo Law Firm – Dedicated to putting their clients interests first…Always! 

Personal injury accidents that require legal assistance and representation go beyond knowing the law (Tort Law), especially when dealing with insurance companies for compensation from personal injury accidents that lead to medical attention and economic losses. Personal injury accidents stemming from vehicle collisions, slip and fall incidents, dog attacks, premises liability claims, defective products or services, and wrongful death, will most often cast victims and loved-ones into a whirlwind of complications that stem beyond their concerns for physical, mental, and economic recovery. Many times, insurance companies will place obstacles down the road to recovery and resort to the common practice of offering accident victims unfair compensation settlements. Basically, and in layman’s terms, insurance companies like to make money not spend it, especially if the accident victim and/or family requires a large sum of money to compensate for losses incurred. However, it’s not all about money when a dedicated personal injury lawyer is involved. Though Jonathan Perazzo focuses on maximizing the accident victim’s recovery, he and his entire legal staff strive jointly to achieve their client’s 100% satisfaction. How? – By attending to every aspect of their claim throughout the entire legal process and until their case is resolved. When a client is 100% satisfied, Perazzo Law is too!

THE CORONAVIRUS & CRUISE SHIPS IN FLORIDA

cruise-ship-1360757-640x360-1-300x169Reports of the coronavirus making its way aboard cruise ships and into harbors around the world have been a part of the COVID-19 pandemic since the outbreak; and ships carrying thousands of passengers continue to reach Florida shores. This past Thursday, two ships belonging to Holland America Cruise Line  arrived at Fort Lauderdale in Broward County with dozens of reported cases, while Coral Princess docked in Port Miami with two deceased on board. Situations like this raise questions as to the role of cruise line officials and governmental agencies to protect the well-being of passengers, crews, and residents of the ports where these cruise ships disembark.

The most recent ship to dock was the Coral Princess and the mayor of Miami-Dade, Carlos Gimenez, stated that five passengers were taken to local hospital while 38 crew members and 27 passengers remain on-board to receive medical attention to treat their symptoms. The other 1800 passengers and crew will gradually be able to leave for their homes on Sunday aboard specially provided buses. According to Gimenez, those allowed to disembark the Coral Princess must wear masks and remain isolated for two weeks in their homes. The cruise line has charter flights arranged for those needing to travel to faraway destinations within the U.S., Europe and Asia. Gimenez warned that Port Miami may not be able to house other ships coming into port seeking healthcare as hospital system begins to feel the full effect of the coronavirus pandemic. The Coral Princess had traveled to Barbados from Chile with its passengers unable to touch land since March 13. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is helping with blood samples of passengers to determine whether they are cleared to leave the ship. Meanwhile, panic-stricken passengers expressed their discontent with the way Princess Cruises treated their passengers and handled the situation. The Coast Guard is said to have intervened in delaying the ship’s docking as it prevented the ship from sailing into U.S. waters.

FLORIDA LAW FIRMS AND THE CORONAVIRUS EFFECT

gavel-1238036-300x201Law firms across Florida have had to adapt to COVID-19 as a result of closed courtrooms, travel limitations and working from remote locations in order to reduce the health risks brought on by the spread of the coronavirus.  With jury trials suspended until the end of April by Florida Chief Justice Charles Canady, and oral arguments until June, trial attorneys will need to rely on E-technologies to carry-out legal proceedings and other activities as recommended by Florida courts. According to Craig Waters, director of the state Supreme Court’s Public Information Office, “Members of the Bar are stepping up to the plate in implementing Chief Justice Charles Canady’s statewide orders about the public health emergency. This is a serious emergency, but Florida’s legal professionals understand its seriousness and are working together to make the system work as well as possible.” The efforts proposed are fundamental for the court system to keep operating effectively while aiming to limit the spread of COVID-19 among the population. The most effective to measure law firms can take to safeguard against being infected by the coronavirus, which can be deadly to the elderly and frail, is to work remotely and remain isolated at home. Meanwhile, online notaries will see more work and the Supreme Court has given notaries the green light when it comes to not having to be physically present, allowing for law firms proceed more swiftly with depositions. Encrypted technologies and communication provide attorneys with the tools to keep client information confidential despite having to work off a desktop or by phone from home. In Miami-Dade, Florida’s 11th Circuit court ordered that judicial deadlines and time limits set by orders, rules and statutes be suspended until the last week of April. Federal courts apply electronic filing systems for documentation and pleadings for the time being while the Florida Supreme Court will continue litigation, which will impact clients and attorneys alike in terms of active litigation cases that involve discovery, document production, depositions, etc. While many Florida law firms are still open, most will have eventually be serving clients from remote locations in order to safeguard the well-being of their staff and help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, which is fundamental for a prompt return to normality. 

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm is open and serving clients from remote locations, aiming to continue delivering the best possible service and achieve the highest possible levels of client satisfaction. Its entire staff is available and fully dedicated to its clients needs when requesting updates and information concerning their case. Furthermore, the Perazzo Law Firm recommends that Florida residents contact us ONLINE of CALL (786) LAWS-411 for a FREE initial consultation in the event of an accident taking place amid the coronavirus pandemic.

CLASS ACTION SUIT BLAMES CHINA FOR THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

gavel-1238036-300x201The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is being sued by a Florida law firm on the grounds of negligently spreading the deadly COVID-19, popularly known as the coronavirus. According to the class action suit filed on March 13th in the U.S. District Court in Southern Florida, the  People’s Republic of China is being accused of negligence by its public agencies for not being able to contain the spread of the virus, which has led to tens of thousand fatal cases worldwide and totally devastating the U.S. economy. Furthermore, the suit holds the People’s Republic of China guilty of testing the COVID-19 virus on animals within the National Biosafety Laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, which is believed to have escaped and spread into the nearby market place that sold live animals for human consumption. The Wuhan lab, a governmental bio-weapon lab,  is believed to be equally at fault for the spread of the virus as negligent controls were to blame, along with other suggested theories that hold Chinese researchers at fault for having sold laboratory test animals to merchants of the marketplace for commercial distribution among humans, instead of following the PRC law which calls for cremation of lab test animals. According to a senior litigation strategist, the firm has gathered information that reveals testing of the COVID-19, or a similar strain of the virus on bats, as well as other animals. At present, the class action suit filed under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, entails five plaintiffs from South Florida that have not been infected by the coronavirus but is set to include individuals that have contracted the potentially deadly disease.  The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act gives American citizens the right to bring legal action against foreign countries in the event of negligent acts or wrongdoing by the governing officials of that country. The firm alleges that the PRC and other parties, were negligent and acted out of self interest by not reporting the outbreak immediately. It also hints that the PRC was trying to protect their status as a world super power and failed to act accordingly to prevent a worldwide outbreak.  It is believed that the PRC government officials were aware of the potentially harmful magnitude of the virus and delayed notifying the World Health Organization (WHO) by 17 days. Included in the lawsuit is information about a public dinner in the city of Wuhan which had a turnout of some 40,000 families on January 18th. The suit claims that the local government knew about this dinner and allowed it to take place despite knowing the severity of the virus and how quickly it could spread. The Bocan Raton law firm is conducting further investigation into these claims but at present has no real evidence to support its case other than the very real effects of the coronavirus on modern life as we know it, with the global economy on tenterhooks and societies around the world in a state of  panic.

To date, 450,000 coronavirus cases have been reported around the world and some 20,000 deaths since the outbreak was first reported 60 days ago. On a good note, some 110,000 victims have recovered which represents a 24.86% recovery rate. 

VIVAN AK CORONAVIRUS la

surgeon-2-1562062-639x487-1-300x229Gaye incontrôlab coronavirus la te voye yon mesaj klè bay popilasyon mondyal la, sa ki fè li klè pou tout moun ke n ap viv nan yon ti wonn jeyan e ke yon òganis mikwoskopik gen pouvwa pa sèlman pou tiye, men pou chanje fason n ap viv ak dramatikman. wè tèt nou kòm fòs la dominan nan lanati. Nou se pa sèlman konekte wonn revèy la pa fason pou aparèy elektwonik yo, men nou yo tou ki konekte pa lè a anpil nou respire. Kòm destriksyon fè fason nan tout sechèl nan sosyete a ak ras atravè mond lan, li te fòse fòs politik yo ki kontwole lavi nou yo pran mezi ki fè mal sa ki sanble yo dwe twal la anpil nan egzistans nou an, ekonomi an. Avèk coronavirus a vini reyalite a difisil ke nou moun, malgre konsidere tèt nou yon ti jan endèstruktibl, se byen frajil ak ka fasil pou siye soti. Kèlkeswa tandans nan swisid san konesans nou anplwaye nan konsomasyon chak jou nou yo ak kontaminasyon nan resous natirèl nou yo, manman lanati te relativman kalite. Men, konbyen tan sa a ap kontinye ak sa ki ka fè pou chanje nati destriktif nou an? Ki jan nou fè fas ak lavi nan mitan menas la nan coronavirus la? Premye ak premye, li dwe deklare ke prevansyon se geri a nimewo yon sèl pou coronavirus la. Bon ijyèn ak izolasyon sanble pi bon altènativ yo kounyeya. Men, ki jan nou ka viv san entèraksyon, san amizman, san kontak ak lòt moun? Erezman, teknoloji te fè li posib pou nou viv pwatikman, ak lavi nou ak entèraksyon vwayaje nan tan ak espas nan vitès limyè atravè entènèt la. Se teknoloji sa a ki pral pèmèt nou kontinye aktivite chak jou nou yo tankou travay ak lekòl. Men, sa ki sou enstalasyon pwodiksyon ak faktori ki pwodui machandiz yo nou konte moun sou pou siviv? Ki moun ki pral touye bèt yo nou apresye nan? Ki moun ki pral rekòlte ak pake pwodwi yo nou konsome? Ki sa ki pral rive moun lè etajè yo makèt yo vid, ak kay rete soti nan esansyèl yo? Èspere ke, lidè mond nou yo ak syantis yo pral jwenn yon solisyon yo anpeche pòtrè a kataksmik mwen penti pou ou isit la. Men, sa ki si se pa? Ki jan prepare nou tankou yon sèl ras fè fas a tankou konsekans terib? Verite a se ke milyon ap peri kòm yon konsekans kowonaviris la gaye, nan gwo pati granmoun aje a ak fèb la fizikman. Senaryo sa a anpil reyèl san dout ogmante enkyetid kòm byennèt a nan moun ki nan kategori ke yo te nan gwo risk. Li trè san danje yo di ke nan milye a gaye coronavirus a sèlman fò a ap siviv, ak fèb la pral jete nan oubli. Li enpòtan toujou sepandan rete pozitif epi evite tonbe nan twou san fon nan isterik mas, tankou sa a pral sèlman sèvi ranfòse egzistans lan nan coronavirus la. Grip pòsin, ki te siye plis pase 500,000 moun atravè glòb la, te vini e li te ale prèske sou pwòp li yo. Se pou nou espere menm bagay la tou k ap pase ak kowonaviris la over-rated.

VIV NAN KANTANÈ

VIVIR CON EL CORONAVIRUS

surgeon-2-1562062-639x487-1-300x229La propagación incontrolable del coronavirus ha enviado un mensaje claro a la población mundial, dejando en claro a todos que vivimos en una burbuja gigante y que un organismo microscópico tiene el poder no solo de matar, sino de alterar drásticamente la forma en que vivimos y Nos vemos como la fuerza dominante de la naturaleza. No solo estamos conectados las 24 horas a través de dispositivos electrónicos, sino que también estamos conectados por el aire que respiramos. A medida que el caos se abre paso en cada escalón de la sociedad y la raza en todo el mundo, ha obligado a las fuerzas políticas que controlan nuestras vidas a tomar medidas que perjudican lo que parece ser el tejido mismo de nuestra existencia, la economía. Con el coronavirus viene la cruda realidad de que los humanos, a pesar de considerarnos algo indestructibles, somos bastante frágiles y podemos eliminarlos fácilmente. Independientemente de la tendencia suicida inconsciente que empleamos a través de nuestro consumo diario y la contaminación de nuestros recursos naturales, la madre naturaleza ha sido relativamente amable. Pero ¿cuánto tiempo continuará esto y qué se puede hacer para cambiar nuestra naturaleza destructiva? ¿Cómo hacemos frente a la vida en medio de la amenaza del coronavirus? En primer lugar, debe señalarse que la prevención es la cura número uno para el coronavirus. La higiene y el aislamiento adecuados parecen ser las mejores alternativas en la actualidad. Pero ¿cómo podemos vivir sin interacción, sin entretenimiento, sin contacto con otros humanos? Afortunadamente, la tecnología nos ha permitido vivir virtualmente, con nuestras vidas e interacción viajando a través del tiempo y el espacio a la velocidad de la luz a través de Internet. Es esta tecnología la que nos permitirá continuar con nuestras actividades diarias, como el trabajo y la escuela. Pero ¿qué pasa con las instalaciones de producción y las fábricas que producen los bienes de los que los humanos dependemos para sobrevivir? ¿Quién va a sacrificar el ganado que nos entregamos? ¿Quién cosechará y empacará los productos que consumimos? ¿Qué pasará con las personas cuando los estantes de los supermercados estén vacíos y los hogares se queden sin lo esencial? Con suerte, nuestros líderes mundiales y científicos habrán encontrado una solución para evitar el retrato cataclísmico que les pinto aquí. ¿Pero y si no? ¿Qué tan preparados estamos como una raza para enfrentar consecuencias tan graves? La verdad es que millones perecerán como resultado de la propagación del coronavirus, en gran parte los ancianos y los físicamente débiles. Este escenario muy real, sin duda, plantea preocupaciones sobre el bienestar de las personas clasificadas como de alto riesgo. Es muy seguro decir que en medio de la propagación del coronavirus solo los fuertes sobrevivirán, y los débiles serán arrojados al olvido. Sin embargo, es importante permanecer positivo y evitar caer en un pozo sin fondo de histeria colectiva, ya que esto solo servirá para fortalecer la existencia del coronavirus. La gripe porcina, que acabó con más de 500,000 personas en todo el mundo, vino y se fue casi por sí sola. Esperemos que ocurra lo mismo con el sobrevalorado coronavirus.

VIVIR EN CUARENTENA

LIVING WITH THE CORONAVIRUS

surgeon-2-1562062-639x487-1-300x229The uncontrollable spread of the coronavirus has sent a clear message to the global population, making it clear to everyone that we live in a giant bubble and that a microscopic organism has the power not only to kill, but to dramatically alter the way we live and see ourselves as the dominant force of nature. We are not only connected round the clock by way of the electronic devices, but we are also connected by the very air we breathe. As mayhem  makes its way into every echelon of society and race around the world, it has forced the political forces that control our lives to take measures that hurt what seems to be the very fabric of our existence, the economy. With the coronavirus comes the harsh reality that we humans, despite considering ourselves somewhat indestructible, are quite fragile and can easily be wiped out.  Regardless of the unconscious suicidal tendency we employ through our daily consumption and contamination of our natural resources, mother nature has been relatively kind. But how long will this continue and what can be done to shift our destructive nature? How do we cope with life amid the threat of the coronavirus? First and foremost, it must be stated that prevention is the number one cure for the coronavirus. Proper hygiene and isolation seem to be the best alternatives at present. But how can we live without interaction, without entertainment, without contact with other humans? Fortunately, technology has made it possible for us to live virtually, with our lives and interaction traveling through time and space at light speed through the internet. It is this technology which will allow us to continue our daily activities such as work and school. But what about production facilities and factories that produce the goods we humans rely on for survival? Who is going to slaughter the livestock we indulge in? Who will harvest and pack the produce we consume? What will happen to people when the supermarket shelves are empty, and households run out of the essentials? Hopefully, our world leaders and scientists will have found a solution to prevent the cataclysmic portrait presented here. But what if not? How prepared are we as one race to face such dire consequences? The truth is that millions will perish as a result of the coronavirus spread, in large part the elderly and the physically weak. This very real scenario undoubtedly raises concerns as to the well-being of those individuals categorized as being at High Risk. It is very safe to say that amid the spread of the coronavirus only the strong will survive, and the weak will be cast into oblivion. It is important nonetheless to remain positive and avoid falling into bottomless pit of mass hysteria, as this will only serve to strengthen the existence of the coronavirus. The swine flu, which wiped out over 500,000 people around the globe, came and went almost on its own. Let’s hope the same thing happens with the coronavirus.

LIVING IN QUARANTINE

New Online Tool Unveiled for Notarizing Needs

gavel-1238036-300x201Each year, over one million documents nationwide require a Notary, which can mean a hassle Miami-Dade and Broward Residents. Fortunately, now there’s Notarize, the new online tool for notarizing and signing legal documents ranging from Power of Attorneys to Lien Waivers.  This new notary solution is set to radically change the way notaries provide service to customers and business in Florida. By way of highly sophisticated ID authentication and security features, Notarize is ten times faster and efficient that conventional visits to a notary. Since its recent launch this year, thousands of businesses are using Notarize for their 100% online transactions. In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm shares insight into Notarize and how it works.

But how does Notarize work? It’s easy and much easier than commuting or have to gather several parties at one time at the same place. For simple transaction such as a travel permission to a financial loan, the hiring of a Notary is required, either to verify a signature or take an affidavit.

pedestrian-accident-lawyer-miami-300x300Nan Little Havana, Little Haiti, Doral ak lòt vil nan zòn Miami-Dade, aksidan pyeton kontinye monte dapre etid resan yo. Anpil rezidan pran pou mache kòm yon fòm ki pi ekonomikman modès ak pratik nan navetaj. Sepandan, ak mache vini chans yo tonbe viktim nan chofè neglijan, anpil nan yo ki sèvi ak telefòn selilè yo pandan y ap dèyè volan an, ak voye tèks mesaj ak kondwi kòm kòz ki mennen nan telefòn selilè ki gen rapò ak aksidan ki enplike pyeton. Malerezman, pyeton nan vil tankou Little Havana, Little Ayiti, Doral, Kendall, ak Miami Gardens yo te frape ak touye prèske chak jou kòm yon rezilta nan neglijans sou tou de pati yo. Causeways tankou MacAuthor la ak wout tankou Bird Road yo se jis kèk nan kote ki resan kote pyeton te pèdi lavi yo akòz yon aksidan pyeton ki enplike yon machin k ap deplase. Menm si li pa toujou chofè a nan fòt yon veyikil motorize, neglijan itilizasyon telefòn selilè ak entoksikasyon dèyè volan an jwe yon pi gwo pati nan pifò aksidan pyeton nan Miami. Malerezman, pyeton yo tou pafwa yo blame pou aksidan nan kote yo fini-up blese oswa soufri blesi fatal. Itilizasyon selilè neglijan pandan wap mache nan tout lari, avni, ak wout ka lakòz distraksyon lè wap antre nan sikilasyon trafik la. Pyeton kap pase nan lari lannwit, espesyalman sa yo ki gen rad ki gen koulè nwa oswa travèse nan zòn mal limen, kouri pi gwo risk pou yo te frape pa yon machin k ap deplase. Malerezman, pyeton trè souvan tonbe viktim nan frape & kouri aksidan ak pèsonn yo dwe kenbe responsab pou blesi, domaj oswa pèt. Lè yon aksidan ki te frape ak kouri rive nan vil tankou Little Havana, Little Ayiti, Doral oswa lòt zòn ki gen anpil peple, temwayaj je temwen se fondamantal pou jwenn pati a koupab. Apre yon pyeton frape epi kouri aksidan, li toujou itil yo tcheke pou kamera siveyans ki tou pre ki gen rapò ak biznis lokal yo oswa otorite yo kòm sa yo ta ka itil nan swiv otomobilis la neglijan ak pote l ‘/ li nan jistis.

Nan Miami, kabinè avoka Perazzo a pataje bonjan insight nan fè fas ak yon aksidan pyeton

Ki jan pou fè pou evite yon aksidan pyeton nan Little Havana, Little Ayiti oswa nenpòt ki lòt vil nan Miami-Dade:

Accidentes de Peatones en Little Havana

pedestrian-accident-lawyer-miami-300x300En Little Havana, Little Haiti, Doral y otras ciudades en el área de Miami-Dade, los accidentes de peatones continúan aumentando según estudios recientes. Muchos residentes toman la caminata como una forma más económica y práctica de desplazarse. Sin embargo, al caminar se presentan las posibilidades de ser víctimas de automovilistas negligentes, muchos de los cuales usan sus teléfonos celulares mientras están detrás del volante, y los mensajes de texto y la conducción son la causa principal de accidentes relacionados con teléfonos celulares que involucran a peatones. Lamentablemente, los peatones en ciudades como Little Havana, Little Haiti, Doral, Kendall y Miami Gardens son golpeados y asesinados casi todos los días como resultado de negligencia en ambas partes. Calzadas como MacAuthor y carreteras como Bird Road son solo algunas de las ubicaciones recientes donde los peatones han perdido la vida debido a un accidente peatonal que involucra un vehículo en movimiento. Aunque no siempre es el culpable del conductor de un vehículo motorizado, el uso negligente del teléfono celular y la intoxicación al volante juegan un papel importante en la mayoría de los accidentes de peatones en Miami. Desafortunadamente, los peatones a veces también tienen la culpa de los accidentes en los que terminan heridos o sufren lesiones fatales. El uso negligente del teléfono celular al caminar por calles, avenidas y caminos puede causar distracción al pisar el flujo del tráfico. Los peatones que salen a las calles por la noche, especialmente aquellos que usan ropa de color oscuro o cruzan en áreas poco iluminadas, corren un mayor riesgo de ser atropellados por un vehículo en movimiento. Lamentablemente, los peatones a menudo son víctimas de accidentes de golpe y carrera sin que nadie sea responsable de lesiones, daños o pérdidas. Cuando se producen accidentes de atropello y fuga en ciudades como Little Havana, Little Haiti, Doral u otras áreas densamente pobladas, el testimonio de testigos oculares es fundamental para encontrar a la parte culpable. Después de un accidente de atropello y fuga de peatones, siempre es útil verificar las cámaras de vigilancia cercanas relacionadas con las empresas locales o las autoridades, ya que pueden ser útiles para rastrear al automovilista negligente y llevarlo ante la justicia.

En Miami, la firma de abogados Perazzo comparte información valiosa sobre cómo lidiar con un accidente peatonal

PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS

pedestrian-accident-lawyer-miami-300x300In Little Havana, Little Haiti, Doral and other cities in the Miami-Dade area, pedestrian accidents continue to rise according to recent studies. Many residents take to walking  as a more economically modest and practical form of commuting. However, with walking comes the chances of falling victim to negligent motorists, many of whom use their cellphones while behind the wheel, with texting and driving as the leading cause of cell phone related accidents involving pedestrians. Sadly, pedestrians in cities such as Little Havana, Little Haiti, Doral, Kendall, and Miami Gardens are struck and killed almost everyday as a result of negligence on both parts. Causeways like the MacAuthor and roadways like Bird Road are just a few of the recent locations where pedestrians have lost their lives due to a pedestrian accident involving a moving vehicle. Though it isn’t always the driver of a motor vehicle’s fault, negligent cell phone use and intoxication behind the wheel play a major part in most pedestrian accidents in Miami. Unfortunately, pedestrians are also sometimes to blame for accidents in which they end-up injured or suffer fatal injuries. Negligent cellphone use while walking across streets, avenues, and roadways may cause distraction when stepping into the flow of traffic. Pedestrians taking to streets at night, especially those wearing dark colored clothing or crossing in poorly lit areas, run higher risks of being hit by a moving vehicle. Sadly, pedestrians very often fall victim to hit & run accidents with nobody to be held liable for injuries, damages or losses. When a hit and run accidents occurs in cities such as Little Havana, Little Haiti, Doral or other densely populated areas, eye witness testimony is fundamental for finding the guilty party. After a pedestrian hit and run accident, it is always useful to check for nearby surveillance cameras pertaining to local businesses or the authorities as these might be useful in tracking the negligent motorist and bringing him/her to justice.

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm shares valuable insight into dealing with a pedestrian accident