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New Research Links Camp Lejeune Water Contamination to Several Types of Cancer

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on February 1, 2024

In recent years, a disturbing trend has emerged regarding the water contamination at Camp Lejeune and its potential link to cancer. The issue has sparked numerous lawsuits from affected individuals and their families seeking justice and compensation.

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James O. Cunningham Awarded AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on February 14, 2023

Since 1977, Orlando personal injury lawyer James O. Cunningham has committed his entire career to the diligent representation of accident victims throughout the state of Florida. His care, compassion, and hard work over the past four decades was recently recognized once again by the legal community on February 14, 2023, when he was awarded the highly-respected AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® commemorating 35 years of honorable and esteemed legal services.

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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claims Rise to Nearly 5,000 in Recent Weeks

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 27, 2022

As the number of claims filed against Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina continues to climb into the thousands, people that have been personally affected by the contaminated drinking water are thankfully starting to stand up and speak out in staggering numbers due to the PACT Act that was passed by Congress earlier this year.

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The Hits Keep Coming for Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 26, 2022

When you enlist in a branch of the military, it’s always in the back of your mind that you could possibly be injured or killed in combat or a similar situation, whether you’re overseas or at home here in the United States. But what if the very institution you signed up to serve and protect was linked to thousands of life-changing illnesses and cancer-causing diseases?

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James Cunningham Recognized as Board Certified Advocate for the National Board of Trial Advocacy

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 5, 2020

On December 2nd, 2020, Orlando personal injury lawyer James O. Cunningham was recognized as a “Board Certified Advocate” by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) for his hard work, dedication, and extensive legal knowledge, proficiency, and skills in his field of practice. Established in 1977, the National Board of Trial Advocacy is a “nonprofit organization devoted to improving the quality of trial advocacy and aiding consumers in their selection of experienced legal representation,” according to a mission statement on their website.

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Orlando Personal Injury Lawyer James O. Cunningham Achieves Google Screened Status

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on November 11, 2020

Over the past few years, search engine giant Google has been utilizing a professional screening program called Google Guaranteed which they’ve implemented in order to boost customer confidence in online products and services. Now, based on the success of its predecessor, the company has introduced its new Google Screened test model designed to create an additional level of assurance for the consumer by providing a “badge of trust” to businesses and individuals who have completed a specific set of requirements to achieve this esteemed title. After working diligently to attain these necessary qualifications, Orlando personal injury lawyer James O. Cunningham was awarded the achievement of being named a trusted member of the official Google Screened community.

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Orlando Style Magazine Selects James O. Cunningham as the Orlando Personal Injury Attorney of the Year

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 9, 2020

On September 1st, 2020, personal injury lawyer James O. Cunningham was honored to be recognized as one of “Orlando’s Attorneys of the Year 2020” by Orlando Style magazine. This elite collection of attorneys are from various backgrounds of law practice, and are voted on by a community of their esteemed colleagues, peers, and Orlando Style subscribers. These outstanding individuals are considered to be experts in their field of law and have exemplified “a standard of excellence in their profession,” according to a description of the award from the magazine’s website.

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Lockheed Martin in Orlando Facing Personal Injury and Class-Action Lawsuits

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 30, 2020

On Monday, September 28th, 2020, a personal injury lawsuit and a class-action lawsuit were filed against the Lockheed Martin Corporation alleging that their Orlando manufacturing facility violated both local and federal laws by mismanaging the disposal of toxic waste products, which has led to the contamination of soil and groundwater. Additionally, employees of the company along with nearby Orange County residents, are now suffering from serious life-threatening illnesses which they believe have stemmed from the exposure to dangerous levels of chemicals and pollutants.

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Two Injured in DeLand Firework Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on July 22, 2020

The DeLand Fire Department was called to a private residence in the City of DeLand during the afternoon of Wednesday, July 15th, in response to reports of an accident involving two men and fireworks. The reports we have at the time of this writing come from tweets posted on Twitter by the DeLand Fire Department as well as reports from News 6 who sent reporters to the scene after the incident was first called in to emergency response teams.

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Wisconsin Teen Drowns on Spring Break in Florida

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on April 5, 2020

A community within the city of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, is grieving the loss of one of its members after a teenager studying at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School drowned in Florida at the end of March. Reports from various news sources do not have much information around the incident, and it remains a circumstance very much under investigation as authorities and the bereft family seek to find answers in this challenging time.

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