Nova Law Review Article on Florida Prison Brutality Co-Authored by Farmer Jaffe’s Brittany Henderson and Gary Farmer

Posted on May 24, 2016

Farmer Jaffe attorney Brittany Henderson and founding partner Gary Farmer co-authored a comprehensive article on the prevalent brutality in Florida’s prison system and lack of protection for whistleblowers. The article was recently published in the Nova Law Review. In the piece, the attorneys examine the institutional flaws in the state’s prison system that allow for heinous crimes to be committed by prison officials against inmates without any safeguards for whistleblowers to bring such ...

Department of Health: Emergency Order Restricts Frederick Dost From Performing Massages on Female Clients

Posted on May 20, 2016

The Florida Department of Health (DOH)  issued an Emergency Order on May 19, 2016 restricting Frederick Dost's license to practice as a massage therapist in the  State of Florida.  The Order found that Frederick Dost "constitutes an immediate, serious danger to the health, safety, or welfare...

Child Sexual Abuse More Common in Private Schools Than Many People Realize

Posted on May 17, 2016

The alarmingly high rate of sexual abuse of students at private schools is once again at the forefront of public consciousness following the release of a disturbing investigative report by the Boston Globe’s “Spotlight” team. Private schools- even some of the nation’s elite institutions ...

BOCA RATON MASSAGE ENVY THERAPIST PLEADS GUILTY TO BATTERY OF CLIENT

Posted on May 10, 2016

  Raymond L. Smith, a massage therapist who was employed at Massage Envy in Boca Raton plead guilty on May 10, 2016 to criminal charges that he sexually battery a female client.  Smith entered the plea in lieu of going to trial on the criminal charges. Raymond Smith, who was employed at a Massage Envy franchise located at 7050 West Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton, Florida, was accused of touching the vagina of his client during a massage appointment at Massage Envy without her consent in ...

Farmer Jaffe’s Gabe Zambrano Appears on CBS 12 to Discuss Varona Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Posted on April 29, 2016

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU5UPHjUIn8 Farmer Jaffe attorney Gabe Zambrano represents Arturo Varona, who lost his ex-wife and three minor children in a tragic March 2015 accident involving a disabled trailer in western Palm Beach County, in a wrongful death lawsuit against the owner ...

Danger in the Beauty: Unintentional Drowning

Posted on April 27, 2016

Floridians statewide are outside celebrating fantastic weather, fabulously beautiful blooms of the flowers and flowering trees which surround us, along with the beaches, lakes, waterways and pools which make our state second to none. As the weather becomes more beautiful and the temperatures rise, w...

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    Polk County School Bus Driver Accused of Sexual Battery on Special Needs School Girls

    Posted on April 18, 2016

    Polk County School bus driver Carlos Ojeda has been arrested on charges that he sexually battered two special needs elementary school girls.   Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies said Ojeda admitted to sexually touching two girls about eight times. He had candy in his pockets when deputies arrested him, according to the Sheriff's Office.  The two students attend Horizons Elementary School in Davenport, Florida. After one of the children reported the battery to her school counselor, depu...

    New Lawsuit Filed Against Tampa Day School, Former Principal On Behalf of Sexual Abuse Victim

    Posted on April 13, 2016

    Farmer Jaffe sexual abuse attorney Adam Horowitz has filed a lawsuit against the private Tampa Day School and former principal James Larkin.  Horowitz represents the male student who was the victim of sex abuse and the boy’s mother. The lawsuit, which was filed on Tuesday night, in Hillsborough ...