Yearly Archives: 2012

In a Rear-End Accident? You May Not be At Fault

November 26, 2012

For all of you that hit the roads this busy Thanksgiving Weekend, here’s something to keep in mind next time you are involved in a rear-end auto accident. The Florida’s Supreme Court issued an opinion on Nov. 21, 2012 affecting the longstanding presumption of negligence rule involving rear-end motor vehicle accidents, which means the rear […]

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Have you Been Injured in a Trip, Slip and Fall Accident? – Boca Raton Personal Injury Attorney

November 15, 2012

Have you Been Injured in a Trip, Slip and Fall Accident? If you’ve been injured in a trip, slip and fall accident on someone else’s property, the property owner or manager may be considered liable for your injury. In general, property owners are required to maintain their premises to be reasonably safe for visitors. This […]

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Ruben E. Socarras, Esq. featured in ALM 2012 South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers

September 28, 2012

  Law Office of Ruben E. Socarras, P.A. is proud to announce that Ruben E. Socarras has been named and featured in the 2012 edition of ALM South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers. Get a copy in the Sept. 28, 2012 Wall Street Journal, Miami Herald and Daily Business Review. Visit to view or upload the magazine as well. […]

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Settled Motor Scooter Accident for Policy Limits

September 15, 2012

Settled personal injury claim without litigation for policy limits of $100,000.00 against negligent driver of a car that violently collided with our client, a young college student that was seriously injured while operating a motor scooter in Boca Raton, Florida.

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The Importance of Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist (UM) Coverage

September 6, 2012

As personal injury trial lawyers, we often face insurance coverage issues and questions that impact our clients’ auto accident claim or personal injury case.  That is why decisions you make concerning your own insurance coverages well before getting into an accident can be extremely important and critical to protecting you  if you are involved in a serious […]

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Business Attorney in Boca Raton

August 23, 2012

Business Formation If you are interested in starting a new business or formally organizing an existing business, contact Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. to speak with a business attorney in Boca Raton. Our experienced business attorneys can provide detailed and thorough legal advice and help you build the necessary legal structure to protect yourself and your […]

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South Florida Car Accident Statistics

August 16, 2012

 Auto accidents happen every day in Florida. In fact, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there was an average of nearly 800 accidents per day in Florida in 2012. Many of these accidents occurred in South Florida, resulting in thousands of injuries and sadly, in fatalities as well. If you […]

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Have you been Struck by a Car While Driving, Walking, Biking or Riding a Motorcycle?

August 8, 2012

Whether you are driving a car, riding a motorcycle, walking or riding a bicycle, you have a right to hold a negligent driver accountable if they hit you with their car and injure you. If you’ve suffered any kind of injury or lost a family member in an accident caused by a car, truck, van […]

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Real Estate Lawyer in Boca Raton

August 4, 2012

Negotiating and Drafting Real Estate Contracts A real estate contract is legally binding and will likely involve one the largest financial transactions during your lifetime. Understanding your rights, options and potential exposure is essential prior to executing any contract or lease. Far too often, we are approached for legal guidance only after a binding agreement […]

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Dismissal of Lawsuit for Breach of Noncompete by Incentive Travel Company

July 27, 2012

Successfully defended and dismissed lawsuit filed against corporation and its top sales executive seeking damages and emergency injunction for his alleged breach of employment agreement containing noncompetition and nonsolicititation clauses restricting competition for several years.

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Have you been injured in a Truck Accident in Boca Raton?

July 15, 2012

Have you been injured in a Truck Accident in Boca Raton? If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, contact a Boca Raton truck accident attorney to discuss your case. At Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L., we represent individuals who have been injured or who have lost loved ones in accidents caused by the negligence of […]

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Does a Customer Owe You Money for an Outstanding Debt?

July 1, 2012

If you’re having trouble collecting payment for an outstanding invoice, contact Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L. to speak with a Boca Raton business lawyer. We understand the burden businesses face when a client refuses to pay for goods or services rendered. If you choose us to represent you, we can pursue legal action to help you […]

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How will Florida’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Reform Bill affect your rights?

June 9, 2012

Recently, Florida’s Legislature has passed a bill that will overhaul Florida’s PIP law which may greatly impact the rights of those involved in auto accidents.   Although the bill will likely face challenges like the prior PIP reform bills of 2001, 2003 and 2008, the new PIP changes will generally take effect on January 1, 2013. As a victim in […]

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Mistakes to Avoid that can ruin your Personal Injury Case

June 2, 2012

If you or a loved one are involved in an accident that has led to personal injuries or even death, whether from an automobile accident, trucking accident, boating accident, or some other type of accident, it is important that you avoid the common mistakes made by people that can be devastating to their claim for damages.  Unfortunately, for many […]

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Ruben E. Socarras, Esq. elected to Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2012

May 31, 2012

Law Office of Ruben E. Socarras, P.A. is pleased to announce that Boca Raton litigation attorney and managing partner Ruben E. Socarras, Esq. has been elected to the Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for 2012 for a third consecutive year, in the areas of business/commercial litigation, employment law, and personal injury law.  The “Rising […]

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Sponsorship of Local Non-profit Fundraiser

May 22, 2012

Our firm was proud to be one of the sponsors of the Jorge Nation Foundation’s (“JNF”) 1st Annual White Party Fundraiser that took place on May 19, 2012, in Miami Beach, Florida.   The Event helped raise more than $85,000.00. JNF is a non-profit organization committed to raising funds to send children on a once-in-a lifetime all […]

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Business Lawyer in Boca Raton

May 18, 2012

Need Help With a Non-Compete or Non-Solicitation Agreement? Some employers may ask their employees to sign a non-compete or non-solicitation agreement. Such agreements are meant to protect the employer’s trade secrets and to prevent their employees from soliciting the employer’s own customers or clients. While such agreements are common and are generally enforceable, they must […]

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Obtained $3,623,033.01 jury verdict for Construction Accident Victim

May 1, 2012

Obtained $3,623,033.01 jury verdict for individual that was seriously injured in a construction-related accident that occurred in Jupiter, Florida.

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Obtained $250,000.00 Settlement for Surgeon’s Disability Benefits

April 10, 2012

Obtained $250,000.00 settlement in federal action for surgeon client seeking long-term disability benefits after being wrongfully denied coverage under his disability insurance policy.

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Successfully defended Employee in Non-Compete Litigation

March 28, 2012

Successfully defended action seeking preliminary injunction against sales executive that allegedly left healthcare sales company and competed against her former employer.

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Have You Been Injured in a DUI Accident?

March 20, 2012

Driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol remains a serious problem in Florida — a problem that has deadly consequences. Every day, DUI accidents leave innocent victims with serious, permanent and sometimes fatal injuries. If you’ve been injured or have lost a family member in an accident caused by an intoxicated driver, contact a […]

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Successfully obtained Injunction for Misappropriated Trade Secrets

March 11, 2012

Successfully obtained injunction against several defendants that stole client’s confidential and proprietary client database following termination of several employees and business partner.

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Car Accident Attorney in Boca Raton

February 24, 2012

Car Accident Statistics According to the US Department of Transportation, there were more than 250 million registered highway vehicles in the US in 2011. With so many vehicles on the road, accidents have become commonplace. Most people have either been in an accident themselves or know someone who has. Drivers can sometimes avoid accidents by […]

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Dismissal of Developer’s Federal court action involving Condominium Purchase Agreement dispute

February 22, 2012

Effectively obtained dismissal of federal court suit in large condominium unit dispute over developer’s failure to close under purchase agreement.

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Stages of a Personal Injury Case – Personal Injury Lawyer Boca Raton

February 1, 2012

What are the Different Stages of a Personal Injury Case? If you or a loved one has been injured by someone else’s negligence and you are considering a personal injury lawsuit, contact Marshall Socarras Grant, P.L., to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer in Boca Raton about your case now. We will thoroughly review […]

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