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    Hurricane Season is Here! Step One, If Your Home Suffers a Loss “Promptly” Report Your Claim.

    October 3, 2021By Emily Chahede

    Florida is often referred to as “The Sunshine State”, but the onset of hurricane season inflicts great fear onto its residents. Hurricane season takes place annually from June 1 through November 30. Undoubtedly hurricanes are no stranger to Florida and are notoriously known for their tremendous impact and catastrophic effects on residents’ dwellings. From strong […]

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    The COVID-19 Delta Variant: Setting New Records of Infections, Deaths, and Lawsuits

    September 27, 2021By Massiel Andino

     The first global appearance of COVID-19 occurred in early 2020. Since then, many variants have developed, but the most deadly variant to hit the globe has been the Delta variant. The Delta variant was first detected in India last October, where it spread like wildfire creating a COVID-19 surge that set records for new infections […]

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    The Interpreter Is Now Connected: How COVID-19 Has Changed Court Interpreting Forever

    September 13, 2021By Elan Wechsler

    The COVID-19 Pandemic has been both a blessing and a curse for court interpreters in the United States. When the Pandemic began, nearly all court interpreting in the United States shifted from face-to-face in court interpretation to virtual court, changing courtrooms and homes into one of the same. On the one hand, applications such as […]

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    Impacts of COVID-19 on Child Welfare

    August 30, 2021By Jourdan Porter

    Since the pandemic began in March 2020, stay-at-home orders and declining economic conditions for families have caused stressful situations in the home. With schools and workplaces being closed, parents have been working from home and children have been attending virtual school. Although some families may have enjoyed this time together, it could have been some […]

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    Tug of War in the Courts: How Should the PREP Act Be Interpreted?

    June 11, 2021By Michael Mejia

    Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines are not the only things capable of granting immunity within the context of the on-going pandemic. Relatively unknown prior to the 2019 COVID-19 pandemic, the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (“PREP Act”) grants “sweeping” immunity that completely protects manufacturers, distributors, and other “covered persons” against claims […]

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    Zoom Court: The Good, the Bad, and the Pajamas? How COVID-19 has Changed the Judicial System

    April 25, 2021By Loilette Pelier

    It has now been over a year since the world changed due to COVID-19. And while the world is still trying to adapt to the “new normal,” such as wearing masks and practicing social distancing, it is no secret that the court system is also trying to adapt. In order to prevent the spread of […]

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