Sarasota / Lakewood Ranch

Earlier this month, Florida Virtual School students, parents, alumni and staff were made aware of a huge data breach. The breach started in May 2016 and ended last month, with the personal information of 370,000 individuals compromised. Names, dates of birth, school account numbers, usernames, passwords and email addresses have all potentially been exposed as […]

 Uber recently made news with the implementation of a limit to the length of its drivers’ shifts. The mandate, which requires that drivers must take at least six hours off every time they work at least 12 consecutive hours, could have a dual purpose. Uber maintains that the focus is on preventing drowsy driving. Others […]

It’s a nightmare scenario: A loved one has been involved in a fatal car crash, but you aren’t alerted until hours later. Law enforcement officers are unable to contact you, and consequently your child, spouse, parent, etc. passes away without you knowing. This is what happened to Bradenton resident Christine Olson in 2005. Her 22-year-old […]

When a company is formed, or when a company expands, there can be growing pains that come with interviewing and hiring the perfect staff. Luhrsen Goldberg was created in June 2016 by two extremely compassionate, highly experienced attorneys. Julie Luhrsen and Christina Goldberg are committed to restoring justice for our personal injury clients by getting […]

‘Tis the season for three of the six most dangerous holidays to be on the road, all within a six-week window. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s rank high for a variety of reasons. It’s important to be aware of potential driving hazards so you can stay safe. The holidays present a myriad of factors that […]

As the mom of one licensed teen driver and one soon-to-be licensed teen driver, and as a Sarasota personal injury attorney with (too much) experience handling crashes caused by teen drivers, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how to best navigate this rite of passage. Florida’s Graduated Drivers Licensing (GDL) offers some help. During […]

Halloween is next week, which will bring an abundance of little costumed creatures out to trick-or-treat into the dark evening hours. Awareness is key to keep the spooky night a safe, fun event for all. Kids should dress appropriately and follow basic safety rules while navigating their neighborhoods through Manatee and Sarasota counties. Motorists should […]

Earlier this month, one of the three main credit score calculation organizations in the country announced a data breach that may have affected up to 143 million consumers in the United States. Equifax has access to a tremendous amount of personal and financial information for nearly every adult in America. The company disclosed a leak […]

As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida with an uncertain path, residents are doing their best to prepare for the storm. For some, this means evacuating ahead of the high winds and potentially heavy rains. For others, this means joining the long lines at grocery stores and gas stations to stock up on water and fuel before […]

A few weeks ago, I was driving home from a lovely dinner and evening on Anna Maria Island. I had enjoyed some time on the beach with my two young children and my mother, who was visiting from Ohio, We were tired, covered in sand and on our way home after a long, fun day. […]