The team at Coker Law is working together to ensure that our valued staff, clients and families are following all recommendations provided by our local, state and national leadership. We know this is a stressful time with many changes occurring, so we want to reassure you Coker Law is taking every measure to ensure the welfare of our staff and the continuity of our service to our clients.

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


Coker Law Gets Justice for Patient Sexually Assaulted in Jacksonville Healthcare Facility

Posted on Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Haley* had tried an extensive number of diets and exercise programs over the years, but she just couldn’t seem to lose the weight. When Haley was finally accepted into the bariatric surgery program at UF Health Jacksonville, she was elated. However, her excitement was short-lived. During her pre-check appointment to prepare for the surgery, the […]

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What Steps Should I Take After A Florida Truck Crash?

Posted on Monday, February 4th, 2019

Coker Law attorney Stefano Portigliatti answers this important question.  An accident with a truck is much different than a typical car accident. These crashes more often lead to catastrophic or fatal injuries due to their large size and weight. Additionally, there can be several different parties responsible for the accident. Identifying each one of these […]

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Doctors’ Negligence In Treating AFE Results In Mother’s Death During Delivery

Posted on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Summer Gilhousen was so excited to be a mom and was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her first-born child. After her water broke, she was admitted into a local hospital and administered an epidural. After Summer was admitted to the hospital, she received an epidural to help ease the pain from her contractions.  She fell […]

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How Is Medical Malpractice Proven In Florida?

Posted on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

This is a common question asked by our clients, answered by Coker Law attorney Lindsay Tygart.  A medical malpractice case in Florida is much different than a motor vehicle crash, slip and fall or another type of personal injury accident. Medical negligence is governed by state statutes and interpreted through case law. Additionally, Florida’s legislature […]

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Jury Orders GEICO To Pay More Than $2.6 Million To Young Mother

Posted on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

There was no way Monae Gadson could have anticipated the brutal collision that was about to happen to her on a spring day in 2013.  Out of nowhere a vehicle driven by a negligent uninsured/under-insured motorist slammed into Ms. Gadson causing a terrifying T-bone collision.  This young woman was terribly injured in the crash.  She […]

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Jury Awards $1.4 Million To Sister Hit By Truck While Stuck In Traffic

Posted on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Darryl Waters was stuck in traffic on Interstate 95 in Duval County, Florida on Thursday, March 31, 2011.  He had two of his children in the car with him, his daughters Darian and Khayla Waters.  A truck driver for Spa Crest Manufacturing, Inc., was hauling a trailer when he failed to stop for the traffic […]

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Safeguard Your New Year’s Eve Celebration – Know Your Hosting Responsibilities

Posted on Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

During the New Year season, there is no shortage of celebrations to ring in the New Year, but those celebrations can have dangerous consequences if they aren’t monitored properly or if a guest drinks and decides they can drive home.  Whether you are hosting or attending there are some things to consider to ensure that […]

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The Perils of a Defective Present

Posted on Monday, December 17th, 2018

The holiday season is finally upon us! The mall is a mad house and parents are panicking to get their kids the most popular toys this season. But buyers need to beware that the toys on the top of your child’s wish list aren’t also topping the list for the most dangerous toys. Start With […]

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Couple Slammed Into During Traffic Jam On US-1 Receives Nearly $1.3 Million

Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2018

It was a Wednesday afternoon in the fall of 2014, when Nathaniel and Jessica Waggoner were stopped at the light on US-1 and Shore Drive in St. Johns County. All of a sudden, their car was violently hit from behind. The force of the impact threw the Waggoner’s car into a terrifying spin, tossing them […]

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The Festival of Lights is Upon Us!

Posted on Monday, December 3rd, 2018

It’s time to take out the menorah and heat up the latke pan because Hanukkah has once again arrived.  In 2018, Hanukkah will begin on the evening of Sunday, December 2, and end on the evening of Monday, December 10. Hanukkah is aptly referred to as the “festival of lights,” a nickname intended to remind people of the miracle […]

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