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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) NEWS AND Q&A

personal injury lawyer for coronavirus cases in miamiIN MIAMI, THE PERAZZO LAW FIRM SHARES NEWS AND INSIGHT INTO COVID-19 AND PERSONAL INJURY

COVID-19 IN MIAMI - RECENT NEWS

COVID-19 & CRUISE SHIPS - PASSENGERS & CREWS IN DANGER

MIAMI: Reports of the coronavirus making its way aboard cruise ships and into harbors around the world have been a part of the COVID-19 pandemic since the outbreak; and ships carrying thousands of passengers continue to reach Florida shores. This past Thursday, two ships belonging to Holland America Cruise Line  arrived at Fort Lauderdale in Broward County with dozens of reported cases, while Coral Princess docked in Port Miami with two deceased on board. Situations like this raise questions as to the role of cruise line officials and governmental agencies to protect the well-being of passengers, crews, and residents of the ports where these cruise ships disembark. Read More HERE

INJURED AS A RESULT OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC? 

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm recommends avoiding outdoor activities which may include walking, jogging, bike riding and even driving. The chances of an accident increase as pandemonium & panic spread among the Miami-Dade & Broward population. Motorists may be driving negligently as they rush to purchase goods in preparation for quarantine. Thus, car accidents may rise and pedestrians, bikers and other motorists may fall victim to reckless driving. The best personal injury lawyer in Miami is what Jonathan Perazzo strives to be when representing personal injury accident victims and the entire Perazzo Law Firm staff is fully dedicated to achieving full client satisfaction and find to recover money from those at fault. 

If you, a friend, or relative has suffered bodily injury, damages, or economic losses from medical bills due to a car accident, slip & fall, or defective product, contact the Perazzo Law Firm for a FREE initial consultation and ZERO OUT-OF-POCKET fees to clients.

EN MIAMI, LOS ABOGADOS DEL ESTUDIO DE DERECHO PERAZZO LAW 

atiende reclamos por lesiones personales e interrupción de negocios por indemnización a víctimas de coronavirus y sus familiares.

CASOS DE COVID-19 MANEJADOS POR LA FIRMA DE DERECHO PERAZZO:

-Negligencia en el hogar para ancianos
-Despido ilegal de empleo
-Propagación negligente de COVID-19
-Negligencia del operador de negocios
-Reclamos de interrupción de negocios
-Accidentes automovilísticos
-Slip & Falls
-Y más...

Si usted, un amigo o pariente ha sufrido lesiones personales o pérdidas financieras como resultado de un incidente relacionado con el coronavirus, comuníquese con la firma de abogados Perazzo en Miami-Dade para una consulta inicial GRATUITA y HONORARIOS CERO FUERA DE BOLSILLO a nuestro personal clientes lesionados.

CORONAVIRUS SE EXPANDE EN PUBLIX: SIGUIÓ UNA DESINFECCIÓN COMPLETA.

A medida que el número de infectados en Miami-Dade y Broward supera los 2500, muchas tiendas deben intensificar las medidas de seguridad para evitar la propagación de COVID-19.

Una tienda Publix de Miami-Dade fue sometida a una desinfección y limpieza profunda luego que se descubrió que un trabajador fue infectado con el coronavirus. La tienda Publix donde trabajaba el empleado infectado se encuentra en 9420 Southwest 56th Street. El incidente ha llevado a medidas de desinfección para combatir la propagación de COVID-19, que es altamente contagioso. La medida de desinfección incluye la desinfección de superficies como manijas, productos, pantallas, teléfonos y más, según un portavoz de Publix. Las medidas de desinfección responden a las normas establecidas por los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades para el coronavirus. Publix ha estado tomando medidas para prevenir la propagación del virus al cerrar ciertas tiendas temprano y desinfectar los productos que los compradores pueden manejar. Otra medida tomada para proteger contra COVID-19 ha sido la implementación de horarios especiales para los ancianos los martes y miércoles.

CONSEJOS AL COMPRAR:
- Use máscara y guantes
- Usa alcohol en gel
- Evita tocarse la cara
- Mantenga amplia distancia entre los compradores
- Compre solo cuando sea necesario

La Firma Perazzo Law atiende lecionados en lugares publicos debido la COVID-19 pandemia.
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HAND SANITIZERS RECALLED AT DOLLAR TREE AND FAMILY DOLLAR

Methanol was found by the FDA in SkinGuard24 — All Day Hand Sanitizer, and recalled across the U.S.A., adding to the FDA's list of hand sanitizers containing the potentially deadly chemical, which can be toxic if absorbed by human skin. 

Consumer should refrain from purchasing the hand sanitizers listed above and found at Dollar Tree and Dollar Tree. The lot numbers include those ending in 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004 or 1005.

THE FDA’S RECOMMENDS NOT USING THE FOLLOWING: 
-Florance Morris Body Care Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer 
-Asimex International-distributed Florance Morris Body Care Antiseptic Hand Sanitizer. 
-Yacana Alcohol Antiseptic 70% Topical Solution  -Yacana Clase Mundial Isopropyl Alcohol Antiseptic 70% Topical Solution or Gel 
-Ignacio Reyes Gonzalez’s Medically Minded Hand Sanitizer Gel Antimicrobial Formula. 

If you have suffered bodily harm from using hand sanitizers containing methanol, contact the Perazzo Law Firm NOW for a FREE initial consultation. 

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STAYING SAFE DURING THE JULY 4th WEEKEND IN MIAMI

COVID-19 cases topped 10k overnight in Florida and July 4th celebrations in South Florida will consist of facial coverings, 6-feet social distancing, closed beaches, & virtual fireworks.  

Last night, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, officially notified business owners & operators of casinos, theaters, strip clubs, and other entertainment venues, of a 10 p.m. curfew to become effective tonight and run through the July 4th weekend. However, this doesn't apply to essential workers or commuters, especially those in food-delivery services because restaurants will remain partially open.  

What to know:
  • Mandatory mask law for food service operators & customers (unless eating). Police & law enforcement agents are also required to wear masks. 
  • Social distancing of 6 ft. to be respected at all times.
  • Hand sanitation is fundamental & made readily made available by business operators.  
  • Late night businesses like bars & clubs will be subject to the 10 p.m. curfew. 
  • Beaches will be closed as a preventive measure & hotel guests will need to follow pool restrictions.

The Perazzo Law Firm highly suggests staying home & avoid public places to avoid situations which may lead to COVID-19 related personal injury. 

We remind business owners that failure to meet the COVID-19 prevention rules set by the CDC can lead to a lawsuit. 

COVID-19 & CRUISE SHIPS - PASSENGERS & CREWS IN DANGER

MIAMI: Reports of the coronavirus making its way aboard cruise ships and into harbors around the world have been a part of the COVID-19 pandemic since the outbreak; and ships carrying thousands of passengers continue to reach Florida shores. This past Thursday, two ships belonging to Holland America Cruise Line  arrived at Fort Lauderdale in Broward County with dozens of reported cases, while Coral Princess docked in Port Miami with two deceased on board. Situations like this raise questions as to the role of cruise line officials and governmental agencies to protect the well-being of passengers, crews, and residents of the ports where these cruise ships disembark.

COVID-19 BREAKOUT IN MIAMI NURSING HOMES.

The Perazzo Law Firm reports on the growing concern for elderly loved-ones residing in nursing homes in Miami-Dade. 
 
Just recently, a Miami Springs living facility raised awareness on the importance of testing to uncover & prevent severe outbreaks of the coronavirus among nursing homes residents, operators, and staff members such as nurses, doctors, and maintenance personnel. The COVID-19 alarm sounded within the 269-room nursing & long-term care facility when over 100 people tested positive with some possible  coronavirus-related deaths according to Florida Department of Health Officials.  

As COVID-19 cases in nursing homes rise, so do concerns about how to move forward with prevention & early detection measures for staff & nursing home residents. Also, there is a need to set a protocol with how to treat elderly residents that test positive for the coronavirus. Some elderly nursing home residents may have limited mobility or require special attention to meet special needs. At the Miami Spring's facility, 72 residents tested positive with 22  taken  to a healthcare center for coronavirus treatment. The number one complaint from residents & loved-ones is the lack of information about the general condition of the nursing home population both as a whole & individually in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

If you have a loved-one residing in a nursing home & are concerned about their welfare, contact the Perazzo Law Firm NOW!

BUSINESS INTERRUPTION COVERAGE AND INSURANCE CLAIMS. 

The spread and consequences of the COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, has businesses big and small on tenterhooks. With a nationwide quarantine in full effect, streets will be barren, shops closed, and business owners at home the economy will be dealt a devastating blow as revenue, profits, and stock are expected to crumble. Considering this very real scenario, how are independent workers and businesses expected to survive quarantine and still be expected to cover overheads such as wages and taxes? In Florida, businesses and the general population are no strangers to taking time off the streets as hurricanes have halted commercial activity in the past. However, with the uncertainty of how long business will be interrupted because of the coronavirus quarantine, financial losses will spread across every business area to include suppliers, distributors, manufacturers, merchants, and many more public and private sector workers. Though business and corporate employees will still receive their paychecks, business owners may not be able to cope with long-term economic losses from business disruptions. 
Are you a business owner suffering losses from the coronavirus shutdown? CALL (786) LAWS-411

Miami Braces for Shutdown.

With nearly 50% of all reported coronavirus cases happening in Miami-Dade & Broward, Miami officials are planning a total shutdown. With that comes an even greater stampede of consumers rushing to purchases basic goods such as toilet paper, bottled water, and other supplies needed to survive quarantine. But what does that mean to local businesses as they prepare to close shop in light of the coronavirus spread throughout Miami-Dade and Broward? It basically means economic losses that impact everyone. A personal injury lawyer may be able to help. 

The Perazzo Law Firm Recommendations:
  • Purchase your goods early and only purchase what you may need. Do not overstock and leave others without goods. 
  • Drive safely, as mayhem leads to accidents.
  • Avoid overcrowded shops as tension amid the masses can lead to violent outbreaks.
  • Be careful crossing at intersections as pedestrians are at high risk of being hit by distracted motorists. 
  • Contact the Perazzo Law Firm in Miami or North Miami Beach if you have been injured as a result of another's negligence or wrongdoing. 
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LOOTING & PROPERTY DAMAGE INSURANCE.

FLORIDA: Was your business looted or your vehicle vandalized during violent civil unrest? 

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm Personal Injury staff knows how frustrating it can be to have your property destroyed and how difficult to face the financial burden that implies. Sadly, respect for the property of others in times of civil unrest brought on from anger or any other of the many social factors plaguing today's societies, can only be compensated for financially through an insurance claim for compensation. To recover financial losses after incidents of rioting or looting, property owners will need to contact a Personal Injury lawyer that can be able to handle a property damage insurance claim successfully and achieve the best possible recovery from the insurance providers involved in the property damage insurance claim. 

When civil unrest turns into rioting and businesses are looted or private property, such as vehicles occurs, the financial impact may exceed the business owner or property owner's ability to recover financially. 

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm to obtain the best possible compensation from damages caused by violent protesters that riot and loot business in Miami-Dade and Broward. Contact our Miami or North Miami Beach offices ONLINE now for a FREE initial consultation and ZERO OUT-OF-POCKET FEES to our personal injury clients (see our Google Reviews). 

The Coronavirus and Publix Accidents in Miami

Were you injured at a Publix in Miami while shopping for supplies amid the coronavirus mass hysteria? In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm serves accident victims suffering personal injuries in a Publix while shopping for goods as the coronavirus causes other shoppers to neglect others. Slip & Fall in a Publix & suffered injuries? In Miami, Jonathan Perazzo and his legal staff strive to provide the best possible representation for filing insurance claims for compensation to cover the cost of injuries and losses from a slip & fall in Publix. Slippery floors and soiled surfaces are common when shopper frenzy causes bag and bottles to break, leaving behind slippery walking surfaces in places like Publix, Walmart, CVC, and other retail outlets catering to the coronavirus threat causing mayhem among shoppers. In Miami, the coronavirus is leading to massive paranoia for consumer goods which is leading to accidents. 

Contact the Perazzo Law Firm ONLINE by clicking LEARN MORE or CALL us at 786 LAWS 411 for a FREE initial consultation.

BUSINESS AS USUAL IN MIAMI?

Who was that masked man? Those going back to work & residents out & about will be obliged to wear facial coverings & respect social distancing throughout Miami-Dade.

Essential business operators will have to meet strict controls & apply measures to keep the spread of COVID-19 under control. For example, regular deep cleaning will be mandatory & any employees testing positive for COVID-19 will mandate testing of all staff. However, not all businesses in Miami will be given the reopening green light.

Businesses such as: hotels, bars, pubs, nightclubs, movie theaters and massage parlors will have to wait. Airport staff, airline crew members, & passengers are also required to wear facial coverings. This does not apply to people taking part in strenuous activity or those experiencing difficulty breathing.

Though essential business workers & operators are not required to undergo COVID-19 testing, those at high-risk may be tested before returning to work.

The COVID-19 prevention & business reopening measures are in line with the colored phases set by Miami-Dade officials.
These include Yellow, Orange, and Blue. At present, Miami-Dade is in phase Orange, which allows parks, open spaces, and essential businesses to open. Tomorrow will kick-off phase Yellow. If all goes well, Miami will be able to experience the Blue phase and open all its doors to customers and visitors.

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COVID-19 APP LAUNCHED IN FLORIDA.

FLORIDA: Governor Ron DeSantis is moving forward with a phased reopening plan throughout Florida. The Florida Department of Health introduced an app (The StrongerThanC19) that allows easy-access to the Community Action Survey, which officials believe can help lower the spread of the COVID-19 in Florida. According to the recently published Community Action Survey Report,  many Florida residents don’t respect safety measures to prevent the coronavirus spread among urban populations such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and other cities throughout Miami-Dade and Broward; the hardest hit counties by COVID-19. 

The StrongerThanC-19 App.
Launched on April 7 by the Florida Department of Health, the StrongerThanC-19 app provides users with access to a survey to help lower the curve of the coronavirus by way of a series of questions to determine symptoms, treatment measures, and tendencies towards prevention of the virus spread. To date, some 350,000 app users have taken the survey. (click Learn More for full article and survey results).

CHURCH PEDDLES BLEACH AS COVID-19 CURE.

A federal court has recently ordered a religious organization to stop selling a drinkable bleach which it claims allegedly cures COVID-19 and other illnesses. 

Regardless of the court ruling, the leader of the Genesis II Church of Health & Healing defied the issued restraining order in an email to a U.S. District Judge in late April, stating that the law has no jurisdiction in their church or their affairs.   

In response to the church leaders defiance, a preliminary injunction has been issued aimed at banning the distribution of MMS, also known as Miracle Mineral Solution, which the church claims can cure the coronavirus. 

However, the FDA warns that the church & its miracle drink lacks scientific proof and can be fatally dangerous to those that consume it since it contains chlorine dioxide, which is used to disinfect surfaces & treat water. The FDA also reports cases in which MMS consumers have developed serious illnesses such as liver failure. Regardless, the Genesis II Church claims that its miracle drink is safe for everyone including pregnant women, children & pets. 

A court hearing is set for 5/11 to determine if the Genesis II Church will be held in contempt & face criminal charges. 

If you, a friend, or relative has fallen victim to potentially deadly substances commercialized as safe, contact the Perazzo Law Firm NOW for a FREE initial consultation.

TEMPERS FLARE OVER MASK RULE IN MIAMI.

Outside a Publix outlet in Miami Beach, a would-be shopper burst into an uncontrollable rage when denied entry due to failure to comply with the mask rule upon entering the shop. Despite city rules requiring the use of a mask to help prevent the spread, the enraged shopper grew violent as Publix staff politely explained entry was not allowed without a mask. 
Despite over 70,000 fatalities in the USA related to the COVID-19 pandemic, a vast number of Miami residents are eager to defy the authorities when it comes to wearing facial coverings or masks in public spaces. In fact, law enforcement agents have had to deal with aggression by those denying to use masks, claiming it violates their civil rights to freedom. Meanwhile, Publix employees, as well as many other company employees serving the public and providing essential needs, have been on the receiving end of aggression and discontent by those Miami residents claiming that the coronavirus pandemic is fake and a compare it to an act of terrorism.   
Several dozens of people protested in Miami-Dade urging city official to open up beaches, bars, restaurants, and schools so that the economy gets back on track as soon as possible.  Meanwhile, hundreds continue to die overnight as the coronavirus pandemic fails to show  signs of letting up.

Need a lawyer for a situation involving COVID-19? 
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MIAMI OPEN FOR BUSINESS?

MIAMI, FLORIDA : The massive spread of the coronavirus and the effects on modern life will soon take a futuristic twist as people will look more like space travelers than common Earth folk. With masks, sneeze shields, gloves, and social distancing measures to be strictly enforced, human contact will be limited to those residing in the same household or those sharing the same bed.

Miami, as well as most of Florida, has been under lock-down for over a month as workers and businesses look to get back to work as soon as possible. According to the mayor of Miami-Dade, Carlos Gimenez, plans for the gradual reopening of some businesses should be ready by next week. However, business operators in the food and leisure sector will be required to go beyond COVID-19 infection safety like hand sanitizer and face masks. Sneeze shields and strict measures to control social distancing at 6-feet will be part of the new normal at restaurants, hotels, museums, and other businesses serving customers and admitting guests. Though the measures may seem odd and awkward, especially to restaurateurs or museum goers, the aim is to lower the spread of COVID-19 and keep it low enough so that healthcare system facilities and staff can treat infected coronavirus patients effectively and without becoming strained.

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COVID-19 & FACIAL COVERINGS IN MIAMI

Miami-Dade: Coronavirus cases reach 5,500 in 24 hours as Florida law makers scramble to prevent a further surge in COVID-19 infection among Miami residents. The Perazzo Law Firm and its personal injury staff remind Miami residents that protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to the CDC and FDA, mandate the use of cloth facial coverings by all Miami residents and other individuals when in public spaces or interacting with others. As stated in the Perazzo Law guidelines for COVID-19 prevention (click LEARN MORE below) the use cloth facial masks by everyone in public spaces. Its important to highlight the use of facial coverings, as well as other safety measures enforced upon by the CDC and FDA for food services and essential business operators in Miami. The Perazzo Law Firm urges Miami-Dade and Broward residents and business owners to read our detailed guideline for preventing the spread of COVID-19 and maintaining businesses healthy.

If you have a legal concern regarding the coronavirus, contact the Perazzo Law Firm NOW at 888-PERAZZO.
CORONAVIRUS IN NURSING HOME LAWYER SHARES ADVICE FOR LOVED-ONES OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTS. 

In Miami, the Perazzo Law Firm  is dedicated to providing legal advise and insight into insurance claims on behalf of nursing home residents that fall victim to the coronavirus infection through negligence or wrongdoing by nursing home staff or operators in Miami-Dade and Broward County. 

Our Personal Injury Staff and Attorneys strive to provide the best possible service to victims of negligence or wrongdoing in Miami-Dade and Broward (see our 5-Star Google Reviews)

When treating and caring for the elderly in nursing homes, staff members and operators are required to provide the care and attention elderly residents need to prevent the coronavirus spread and treat accordingly those infected. The Perazzo Law Firm staff of personal injury attorneys in Miaim-Dade, understand the complexities and challenges nursing home operators face everyday when caring for the elderly, but in light of COVID-19 and its potentially deadly effect on nursing home residents, not to mention the risk of contraction that nurses, doctors, and staff working in a nursing face at present. 

There are a number of challenges and risks that nursing homes face when preventing and treating coronavirus cases detected among their population of elderly residents. Coronavirus accidents may also occur in nursing homes especially when the elderly are attended to negligently. 

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THE CORONAVIRUS REACHES AMERICAN SHORES AND CLAIMS ITS FIRST SIX VICTIMS.

A nursing home in a suburban area of the State of Washington is where 4 people have died as a result of the Coronavirus. With over 100 cases reported nationwide, the Coronavirus now casts itself as a very real threat to US residents. 

Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, New York, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin are among the US states where Coronavirus cases have been reported. In Florida, two cases where officially reported; one in Hillsborough County and the other in Manatee Count. As the virus makes its way across the Caribbean and Mexico, Florida residents need to be prepared by taking necessary precautions. 
These include:
-Washing hands thoroughly.
-Using Alcohol hand rubs.
-Avoiding other infected people.
-Seeking immediate medical attention in the event of fever, fatigue, coughing, sneezing, and other flu like symptoms. 

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