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David A. Holmes, Farr Law Firm President, Litigation, Asset Protection, Business Attorney

Holmes Announced as SWFL VenturePitch Judge

Farr Law Firm | March 2017

Farr Law Firm President, David A. Holmes announced as a judge by Tamiami Angel Funds for its first-quarter VenturePitch in Punta Gorda. Entrepreneurs will compete for up to $50,000 in equity investments at a Shark Tank-style event.

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Forrest J. Bass | Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney | Punta Gorda

Stool Softener Recalled Due to Possible Life-Threatening Infection

Farr Law Firm | July 2016

The FDA has issued a recall of certain docusate sodium solutions, used as stool softeners, due to a risk of product contamination with Burkholderia cepacia, resulting in serious, potentially life-threatening, infections.  Patients with compromised immune systems and patients with chronic lung conditions, such as cystic fibrosis, are particularly at risk of serious and fatal infections […]

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Estate Planning and Charitable Giving in Florida Weekly

Forrest J. Bass | May 2014

GIVING: Article in Florida Weekly   Most people are familiar with the benefits of making lifetime donations to charitable causes and organizations. In addition to outright gifts during your lifetime, there are additional estate planning techniques that can be used to achieve significant tax benefits while furthering your philanthropic goals. The Florida Weekly article includes […]

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Tax Treatment of Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currency

Fletcher H. Rush | March 2014

What is Bitcoin and How Can It Impact You? Recently the IRS provided guidance that virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, would be treated as property for federal tax purposes. Notice 2014-21 addressed many issues surrounding the use of virtual currency in the form of frequently asked questions. Before looking at the tax treatment of virtual […]

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BP Gulf Coast Oil Spill Attorney

BP Attempts to Slow the Flow of Payments

George T. Williamson | January 2014

The Latest on BP Oil Spill Claims   As many of you know, our firm is committed to holding BP responsible for the economic damage it caused to the Gulf region. Since October of 2010, our firm has represented hundreds of businesses and individuals in claims against BP and has successfully recovered millions of dollars […]

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Stryker Recalls Rejuvenate And ABG II Hip Stems

Defective Hip Implant

George T. Williamson | January 2014

Metal-on-metal hip implants can be extremely problematic as they have been shown to release metal ions into a patient’s tissue at the joint site, causing serious injury.

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BP Oil Spill Claims & the Unlicensed Practice of Law

George T. Williamson | December 2013

Unlicensed Practice of Law by Non-lawyer Services Over Gulf Oil Spill   The Alabama State Bar recently determined that the handling and filing of BP claims by accountants, accounting firms, and persons holding themselves out as adjustors, public adjustors, and consultants to be the unlicensed practice of law. While the Florida Bar has not issued a […]

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