Coker Law Adds Nursing Home Abuse Expert Attorney Steve Watrel, P.A. To Its Elite Team of Trial Lawyers

Posted on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

Coker Law is proud to announce the addition of attorney Steve Watrel as the newest member of the firm. Mr. Watrel is the only personal injury law attorney fighting nursing home abuse for the past 25 years in Jacksonville. His proven approach to elder law is heralded nationwide for its integrity in court, designating him […]

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A Driver Under The Influence Hit Me, What Do I Do?

Posted on Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

New Year’s Eve is a time of fun and celebration for everyone! But it is also one of the worst times to get behind the wheel. Tragically one in three traffic fatalities happen because of a drunk driver.  At Coker Law, these are among our most heartbreaking cases, good people who are injured or killed […]

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Which Toys Are Making The Naughty and Nice List This Year

Posted on Monday, December 9th, 2019

The holidays will be here before you know it, which means it’s just the right time to find that perfect present for your child. Be sure to do your research and stay up to date on toy and product recalls to ensure your child’s top toy choice isn’t on this year’s naughty list. Top Toys […]

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The Most Common Cause of Kitchen Fires Is Right Around the Corner

Posted on Monday, November 25th, 2019

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s easy to get distracted with your to-do lists, gift purchases and all those relatives filling up your house. However, those distractions can lead you to stray from the stove when cooking. It’s a distraction that can lead to tragedy, as an unattended stove is the number one contributing factor […]

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The Signs Were There But Doctors Failed To Identify A Stroke

Posted on Monday, October 21st, 2019

In February 2014, Timothy Shirley was rushed to the hospital with classic signs and symptoms of a stroke, like slurred speech and one-sided weakness. EMS personnel brought Mr. Shirley to the Emergency Department at a local Orange Park Hospital, which was certified as a Primary Stroke Center. Donna Shirley suggested this facility, as she thought […]

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Why You Need An Expert Trucking Crash Attorney

Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

My name is Stefano Portigliatti. I am the attorney responsible for the trucking and bus litigation division at Coker Law. My work focuses on tragic cases where the negligent operation of a truck or bus seriously hurt or killed someone. We’ve all seen them drifting into our lanes, coming up way too close behind us, […]

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Coker Law Fights For Burn Victim Against Multinational Corporation

Posted on Monday, September 9th, 2019

After courageously serving in the United States military, Bobby Burns spent many years working as a hazardous materials truck driver. While filling up his tanker one day in 2017, Burns was sprayed in the face with a blast of sulfuric acid. The sulfuric acid caused severe burns to his face, neck and arm. Per protocol, […]

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Coker Law Wins Client $11 Million Verdict After Frightening Crash On Mathews Bridge

Posted on Monday, August 26th, 2019

In February 2011, James Lightfoot was abruptly read-ended atop the Mathews Bridge. As a result of the collision, Lightfoot suffered permanent injuries to his neck and back, and would forever be plagued by excruciating pain due to the negligence of the driver who hit him. The injuries Lightfoot sustained required him to undergo a cervical […]

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Hurt Passenger in Pizza Delivery Vehicle Receives $1.6 Million

Posted on Monday, August 12th, 2019

In February 2017, 21-year-old Tanya* was a passenger in a Pizza Hut employee’s vehicle when the employee negligently caused a T-bone collision with another vehicle. As a result of the collision, Tanya suffered permanent injuries to her neck and back. She would permanently be plagued by the pain of herniated discs in her neck and […]

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Years of Litigation Leads To A $1 Million Settlement for Coker Law Client

Posted on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Noelle* was driving home on September 21, 2013, when a driver unexpectedly turned left in front of her. Noelle slammed on the brakes as hard as she could but was unable to avoid the other vehicle. Unfortunately, the force of the impact was so significant that it caused more than $6,000 in damage to the […]

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