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Resort Torts and the Courts - a Legal Seminar

A Legal Seminar on Personal Injury Issues - Relevant to the Resort, Travel, and Hospitality Industries, Presented by: Leighton Law and The Halpern Group

Miami, FL, September 29, 2011 --( “Resort Torts…and the Courts” is a seminar focusing on civil liability for negligent or intentional acts that arise out of resort, vacation, travel and recreation settings. Resort Torts include cases where people are exposed to risks while traveling, vacationing or engaging in leisure activities such as: hotel/motel safety, theme parks, cruise ship or boating incidents, travel and medical emergencies, aviation/rental car liability, travel industry liability and vacation medical liability, among others.

Noted experts will discuss tactics for prosecuting such matters, case laws, as well as relevant statues, codes and ordinances that pertain to Resort Torts.

Attendees will receive 5 CLE credits, 4 of which are for civil trial certification.

Speakers include:
John Elliott Leighton, Managing Partner at Leighton Law, a board certified plaintiff’s attorney specializing in litigating and trying complex and catastrophic cases.

The Honorable Victoria Platzer, Circuit Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Rolando A. Diaz, Shareholder at Kubicki Draper, a prominent defense attorney specializing in complex civil litigation and catastrophic injury cases.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Bankers Club
One Biscayne Tower
14th Floor, Miami, FL 33131

Registration Fee: $50 (includes continental breakfast)

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About John Leighton and Leighton Law

John Elliott Leighton is the founder of Leighton Law, P.A., a personal injury law firm which represents individuals who have been seriously injured or have lost loved ones due to the negligence of others. Leighton is a Florida Bar board certified civil trial lawyer with 26 years of experience in litigating complex and catastrophic cases in all state and federal courts. His practice areas include personal injury and wrongful death, medical malpractice, violent crime/negligent premises security, trucking and motor vehicle collisions, nursing home neglect, product liability, aviation disaster, cruise ship and maritime matters, legal malpractice, and commercial litigation.

Leighton has been chosen for The Best Lawyers in America, Florida SuperLawyers (top 100 SuperLawyers in Florida), South Florida Legal Guide “Top Lawyers” and Florida Trend Magazine’s “Florida Legal Elite.” He is known for his high-profile cases throughout the United States and has appeared on NBC’s The Today Show and Inside Edition. Leighton has obtained some of the highest verdicts and settlements in catastrophic personal injury cases in Florida and throughout the country. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters and is the sole author of the two-volume text, Litigating Premises Security Cases (West 2006).

About The Halpern Group

Founded in 1973 with its headquarters located in Springfield, N.J., The Halpern Group is the premier innovator in the field of recovery management. The company’s focus is on providing negligently injured plaintiffs with the most comprehensive set of financial services and customized solutions while keeping their recoveries safe and the financial future of each plaintiff protected. The Halpern Group recently began licensing its proprietary, patented Recovery Management Software (U.S. Patent 7149714), a reactive investment computer program that is proven to offer lower risks to investors. For more information, visit

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