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Local Law Firm Named as a Finalist for the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Award

Swope, Rodante P.A. is honored to be named among the top 60 finalists in The Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2013 Best Places to Work Awards. Employees of nominated companies were asked to complete a 37-question, online survey conducted by Quantum Workplace, a company using science-based tools to measure employee engagement, loyalty and retention. The employee survey measures 10 key engagement… Read More

Fulmer Helmets Recalls Some Helmets for Failure to Withstand Impact Test

Source: National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Date: January 8, 2013 Fulmer Helmets, Inc. has issued a recall of certain motorcycle helmets, models AF-80, AF-81, and AF-82, sizes medium, large, XL, and 2XL. It was revealed during testing that the affected helmets fail to conform to the impact attenuation, penetration, labeling, and retention requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard… Read More

The Courts Scrutinize Treating Physicians

by Dale Swope There are several new cases which suggest the continual attacks by insurance companies on treating physicians are beginning to resonate with the courts. It began with the Katzman decision which originally created a category of “hybrid” witnesses who were first-hand observers and were also asked for opinion specifically for litigation. Those hybrids would be required to comply… Read More