L&E Attends Annual Florida Workers’ Advocates Conference

06 Jun 2017, Lancaster & Eure, P.A.

This past week the attorneys of L&E attended the annual Florida Workers’ Advocates (FWA) conference in Orlando. FWA is an organization committed to protecting and defending the rights of injured…


Employee Spotlight: Debbie Higel

May 25th, 2017 by

Twenty-six years ago, in May of 1991, Debbie joined Lancaster & Eure and she has been an integral part of our firm ever since. In 1990 Debbie graduated from Manatee…


Top 10 Things To Do After a Car Accident

May 11th, 2017 by

In the event of a car crash, there are several important steps to follow that will ultimately protect yourself and your interests. With over six million car accidents reported each…


The “Black Box” of Your Car

April 7th, 2017 by

When you hear the term "black box" it typically evokes thoughts of plane crashes authorities working to determine what went wrong to cause the crash. The "black box" is an event data…


Accidents with Self-Driving Cars

March 30th, 2017 by

Self-driving, autonomous cars are a hot topic these days, and quite possibly the wave of the near future. With society headed in that direction, who would you turn to if…


Attorney David Wieland Published in Florida Bar’s Winter 440 Report

March 24th, 2017 by

We are proud to share the Winter Edition of the News & 440 Report, featuring one of our very own attorneys as guest editor: David Wieland, along with his esteemed…


Bill Introduced to Help First Responders With PTSD

February 8th, 2017 by

  Currently, psychiatric only injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are not covered under Florida's Workers' Compensation law. The law currently forbids, "payment of benefits under [the workers' compensation law] for…


Labor Fight Extends to UberEats

January 26th, 2017 by

Following the unprecedented rise in popularity of the ride-sharing service Uber, lawsuits were filed across the country challenging Uber's designation of their drivers as independent contractors. Up until recently, Uber's sister…


Ideas on How to Reform Workers’ Compensation

January 24th, 2017 by

Recently, one of our fellow members in Florida’s Workers’ Advocates (FWA) an advocacy group of workers’ compensation claimant attorneys which fights for the rights of all injured workers in Florida, wrote a…


State Officials Reveal Increased Accidents With Red-light Cameras

January 5th, 2017 by

As the debates begin to ramp up in the legislature over the effectiveness of red-light cameras, a new report reveals increased accidents at intersections with red-light cameras. After reviewing 148…


Florida Lawmakers Question Insurance Rating System

December 14th, 2016 by

The Florida Senate's Banking and Insurance Committee opened debates on Tuesday over the proposed 14.5% rate hike proposed by the group in charge of proposing insurance rates in Florida, NCCI…


Florida Claimants’ Attorneys Fight for the Rights of Business Owners

December 7th, 2016 by

A recent court case challenging the proposed rate hike for workers’ compensation premiums has resulted in a victory for Florida business owners thanks to the work of attorneys who represent…


Thanksgiving Recipes

November 23rd, 2016 by

While Thanksgiving is a holiday rightfully focused on giving thanks for all of the positives in our lives, it is also a time to experience the traditions and tastes unique…


A Dish and a Message for Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2016 by

As we are less than a day away from Thanksgiving we wanted to share a recipe from one of our newer members, Kimberly, who also shared the following message: “I…


NBA Player Treated as a Typical Injured Worker

November 17th, 2016 by

When it comes to professional athletes, most consider them to be exceptions to the rules. Whether it be a punishment for a particular crime, or backlash after an ill-advised statement,…