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2805, 2020

Coronavirus Closures and Business Interruption Insurance

By |May 28th, 2020|Insurance Bad Faith, Legal Advice, Legal News, Lucas Magazine, Public Service Announcement, Tips|

In the face of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, stay at home orders were placed nationwide. Residents have been ordered to stay at home except for travel related to certain life-sustaining activities. Business patronage has dropped precipitously as a result.As Florida has been grappling with when and how to allow businesses to reopen, a hole has formed in our economy. It appears that most states will follow guidance from the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding “social distancing”. It is highly unlikely that income for businesses will return to pre-pandemic levels anytime soon.Local business owners struggling to sustain their business [...]

110, 2019

New Laws Effective October 1, 2019

By |October 1st, 2019|Legal Advice, Legal News, Lucas Magazine|

The Law Offices of Lucas & Magazine are advocates for those injured by distracted drivers. We’d like to highlight two new statues fully effective today, October 1, 2019.  The Wireless Communications While Driving Law, will require drivers to put their phones down and focus on driving. Within this new law texting and driving is now a primary offense within the state of Florida, as is operating your phone in school zones and construction zones. Tickets will be punishable as a moving citation, with three points assigned to the driver's license. Starting January 1st, citation will begin to be issued. [...]

509, 2019

James L. Magazine Named 2019 Tampa’s Top Attorneys

By |September 5th, 2019|Featured Attorney's & Legal Staff, In The Community, Legal News, Lucas Magazine|

The Law Offices of Lucas & Magazine is excited to announce Jim Magazine has been selected by Tampa Style Magazine for 2019 Tampa’s Attorneys of The Year. This award is featured in the current September/October 2019 Tampa Style Magazine. You can read the full copy here. Read the full article here James (Jim) L. Magazine is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Magazine has been licensed to practice law in the State of Florida since 1990 and has a national practice. He is admitted to [...]

509, 2019

James L. Magazine Recognized as 2019 Tampa’s Attorneys of The Year

By |September 5th, 2019|Featured Attorney's & Legal Staff, In The Community, Legal News, Lucas Magazine|

The Law Offices of Lucas & Magazine is excited to announce Jim Magazine has been selected by Tampa Style Magazine for 2019 Tampa’s Attorneys of The Year. This award is featured in the current September/October 2019 Tampa Style Magazine. You can read the full copy here. James (Jim) L. Magazine is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Magazine has been licensed to practice law in the State of Florida since 1990 and has a national practice. He is admitted to practice before the United States Middle and Southern [...]

107, 2019

Florida’s Focus on Driving

By |July 1st, 2019|Legal Advice, Legal News, Lucas Magazine|

Today, July 1, 2019 there are 100 new laws taking effect. We encourage you to take a moment to review these new laws here. The Law Offices of Lucas & Magazine are advocates for those injured by distracted drivers. We’d like to highlight two new statues effective today, July 1, 2019.  The Wireless Communications While Driving Law, will require drivers to put their phones down and focus on driving. Within this new law texting and driving is now a primary offense within the state of Florida, as is operating your phone in school zones and construction zones. Section 316.305, [...]

3011, 2017

Opioid Epidemic Prescribed by Pharma

By |November 30th, 2017|Legal News, Lucas Magazine, Personal Injury Law|

Opioid Epidemic Prescribed by Pharma Big pharmaceuticals and distributers have perpetrated this fraud on the American people, and created the Opioid Epidemic. Doctors duped to believe medications such as oxytocin hydrocodone were non-addictive. Unfortunately, now everyone has realized the addictive perplexities. Yet doctors have not stopped writing the prescriptions. This epidemic has hit every walk of society, and continues to devastate more. Pharma Fails to Comply with Federal Statutes Distributers ensured a safe monitoring and regulation on prescription opioids. They were to notify the DEA and stop suspicious orders. Yet they failed to comply with the reporting standards, and kept [...]

903, 2017

Tell Congress to Protect Your Case and Your Rights!

By |March 9th, 2017|In The Community, Legal News, Lucas Magazine|

Contact Congress today! Congress is pushing legislation on what is called the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017, this will make lawsuits – including yours – nearly impossible to pursue. These bills will rig the system against individuals like you, and tip the scales in favor of powerful corporate defendants.  It will essentially keep you from seeking legal recourse against corporations that engage in activities that ignore signs that their products cause health problems, environmental destruction and more.   We need to send a strong message to Congress that these anti-civil justice bills must fail. If you agree [...]

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