How We are Continuing to Handle Current and Prospective Cases During COVID-19

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While our work environments have changed due to the Coronavirus, our commitment to fighting for victim’s rights remains the same. We invite you to contact us to book a free consultation where you can speak with one of our attorneys and get your questions answered. We will give you an honest assessment of your case … Read More

Florida’s Comparative Negligence Law

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In an article for the Lakeland, Fl Ledger, Ted Babbitt, Babbitt & Johnson senior partner and award-winning Florida personal injury attorney, explains Florida’s comparative negligence law. What is comparative negligence law? Comparative negligence law means that after a car accident, the insurance company for the adverse driver can claim there should be a reduction of … Read More

Affirmative Defenses in Cases of Negligence

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In an article for the Palm Beach Post, Florida personal injury attorney, Theodore Babbitt, discusses defenses in negligence actions. It is important for lawyers who handle personal injury cases to be aware of all defenses that can be raised by a defendant. The defendant can allege a number of “affirmative defenses”: Comparative Negligence: “…the jury … Read More

Medical Errors: A System-Wide Problem

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Florida personal injury attorney, Theodore Babbitt, discusses error in medicine in an article he wrote for the Palm Beach Post. The World Health Organization’s September 2019 report showed that “globally, medical errors still harm about 40% of patients of primary and outpatient care. Millions of people are hurt every year from medication errors and errors … Read More

Named Best Real Estate and Car Accident Lawyers in West Palm Beach

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Babbitt & Johnson P.A. has earned a place on two of Expertise.com’s 2019 lists: Best Real Estate Lawyers and Best Car Accident Lawyers serving West Palm Beach. Expertise chose us based on 25 variables across the following five criteria: Reputation, Credibility, Experience, Availability, and Professionalism. Expertise’s goal is to connect people with the best local experts. Every month … Read More

The Most Common Exceptions to Florida’s Impact Rule

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When it comes to claiming damages in a personal injury case for emotional or mental distress, different states operate by different rules. Florida follows the Impact Rule, in which a victim can only claim damages for emotional distress if they are the direct cause of a physical injury in a case. Ted Babbitt wrote there … Read More