Category: disabilities

SCOTUS Rules Florida Medicaid Recoups PI Settlement Supreme court rules on Florida Medicaid

SCOTUS Rules Florida Medicaid Recoups PI Settlement

LEE COUNTY, FL – In 2008, a 13 year old Gianinna Gallardo was stepping off the bus when a truck struck her at a high speed. Immediately, she was medevacked to the closest hospital and her parents were informed that she would be completely dependent on them. The Case Because of the severity of the…

Florida Increases Penalties for Offenses Against Adults with Disabilities | October 2016 Tripp Law Firm - Florida Increases Penalties for Offenses Against Disabled Adults

Florida Increases Penalties for Offenses Against Adults with Disabilities | October 2016

FLORIDA—House Bill (“HB”) 387 renames a section of Florida law as “Carl’s Law” in honor of Carl Starke. Starke. Starke was a 36-year-old autistic man from St. Augustine who was shot and killed in 2015 after being targeted by teenagers looking to steal a car from a Wal-Mart parking lot. St. Johns County Sheriff David…