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We are communicating with the courts to reschedule any postponed proceedings and will be pro-active in informing our clients of those new dates. While we may need to make adjustments to our in-person meeting schedules, our attorneys and support staff remain available at any time through phone calls, emails and video chat. We are here for you no matter what unexpected life change occurs and that stays true today.

Our thoughts are with all those impacted by the Coronavirus, and we wish to express our utmost gratitude to the healthcare professionals working tirelessly to care for our community


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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Head-On Collision Victim Receives $3.25 Million Verdict

Posted on Monday, July 29th, 2019

Sierra Tucker, 26, was driving in Lake City when an Ecosmart truck suddenly made an improper left turn across oncoming traffic and cut into her lane. Unable to avoid the collision, Tucker was hit head-on by the truck. She suffered a complex laceration of her right arm, a two-inch laceration to her forehead, and multiple […]

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Coker Law Battles Walmart Over Pedestrian Death

Posted on Monday, July 15th, 2019

On the evening of June 19th, 2013, Irene Cepeda was tragically killed while trying to cross the street. On the night of the tragic accident, the mother of three had just finished shopping at Walmart and was crossing Phillips Highway near Reba Avenue when she was hit and killed. A quick look at the circumstances […]

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New Bill Proposes Allowing Members Of The Military To Sue For Medical Malpractice

Posted on Saturday, June 29th, 2019

Misdiagnosis Leads to Stage IV Lung Cancer for U.S. Sgt. 1st Class In January 2017, Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal had a routine CT scan done at Fort Bragg’s Womack Army Medical Center in North Carolina. He was diagnosed with walking pneumonia, but his health began to drastically decline over the next few months. This […]

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