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Jonathan Ficarrotta Becomes Shareholder

Jonathan FicarrottaLaCava Jacobson Goodis are pleased to announce Jonathan Ficarrotta has become a shareholder. Mr. Ficarrotta has almost 20 years experience in handling premises liability, general liability and trucking claims.

La Cava Jacobson & Goodis

Tia Jones becomes Partner

Tia J. JonesTia Jones has become a partner. Ms Jones’ Practice is dedicated to premises liability, general liability and negligent security claims.

La Cava Jacobson & Goodis - St. Petersburg

La Cava Jacobson & Goodis Saint Petersburg

La Cava Jacobson & Goodis - St. PetersburgWe are pleased to announce the opening of our new Saint Petersburg office to better serve all of our clients in Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee and Sarasota Counties!

Lou La Cava Guest Speaker for Emergency Medicine Physicians

Louis J. La CavaLou La Cava was a guest speaker for a group of emergency medicine physicians. He presented information regarding COVID 19 litigation, Baker Act procedures for the ER physician and liability related to physician extenders.

Jeffrey Goodis Makes Top 100 Lawyers in Florida

Jeffrey M. GoodisJeffrey Goodis was named in the Top 100 Lawyers in Florida. Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Florida via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation.

The Florida lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Florida Super Lawyers Top Lists.

Lou La Cava Wins Florida Trial Lawyer of the Year Award From The Florida Board of Trial Advocates

Louis J. La CavaLouis La Cava’s wins prestigious Florida Trial Lawyer of the Year award. Lou La Cava was nominated by the Tampa Chapter of the Florida Board of Trial Advocates for the FLABOTA Trial Lawyer of the year award. Each of the 11 local chapters in Florida presented a nominee for the award. The award was to be presented at the FLABOTA annual meeting in Orlando in July but unfortunately that meeting was cancelled as a result of COVID 19. The award will now be presented during the FLABOTA meeting on October 23rd and 24th in St. Augustine, Florida. Each FLABOTA member is also a member of ABOTA the national organization as well as their local chapter.

FLABOTA is unique in that its membership is divided evenly between plaintiff and defense civil trial lawyers. Membership in ABOTA is by invitation only and includes many of the finest civil trial lawyers in the United States. Members are selected by their peers and exemplify the highest professional and ethical conduct. Lou La Cava has the ranking of Diplomate with ABOTA which is the highest ranking that can be achieved. A Diplomate shall have at least twelve (12) years of active experience as a trial lawyer and as a member of the Bar of the state, province, district or territory in which he or she practices, shall have held the rank of Advocate for a minimum of three (3) years and shall have tried a minimum of one hundred (100) civil jury trials to a jury verdict or hung jury as lead counsel.

Brett P. Gliosca Selected For Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Editorial Advisory Board

Brett P. Gliosca

Law360 is pleased to announce the formation of its 2020 Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Editorial Advisory Board. The editorial advisory board provides feedback on Law360’s coverage and expert insight on how best to shape future coverage.

Brett P. Gliosca has been selected to be a participant on this year’s Law360’s 2020 Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Editorial Advisory Boards. He has served on the Board since 2019.

Brett Gliosca represents physicians, nurses, hospitals and other health care facilities throughout the state of Florida in catastrophic medical malpractice claims. He began his career representing one of the nation’s largest public hospital and nursing home facilities.

Presentation on Medical Errors Presented by Lou La Cava

Louis J. La CavaLou La Cava was a speaker at Ocala Regional Medical Center’s and The Marion County Medical Society’s CME on Medical Errors. The presentation included information on the types of medical errors that are likely to lead to litigation, how to avoid them and other topics covering medical malpractice litigation in Florida. Physicians who attended this presentation obtained obtained two hours of continuing medical education.

Lou La Cava spoke at Obstetric and Gynecology Grand Rounds

Louis J. La CavaLou La Cava spoke at Obstetric and Gynecology Grand Rounds on the topic, Avoiding Litigation, Is it Possible. The audience included attending physicians, residents and medical students. The presentation included information on medical malpractice litigation, Florida medical malpractice law, patient care and how medical errors can be avoided.

Lou La Cava Presents at Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

Louis J. La CavaLou La Cava spoke at Neurosurgery Grand Rounds on the topic, Avoiding Litigation, Is It possible? The audience included attending physicians, residents and medical students. The presentation included information on medical malpractice litigation, Florida medical malpractice law, patient care and how medical errors can be avoided.