John Leighton


$24.3 million Wrongful Death Verdict for Family of Slain Police Officer

News report on $24.3 million verdict for the wrongful death of Officer Al Gordon, an Orlando police officer shot during a robbery at an ATM where he had withdrawn $100. John Leighton tried the case on behalf of the Gordon…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Sex, Drugs & Violence: Negligent Security Litigation 2010

Published summary of November 2010 "Sex, Drugs & Violence" seminar with John Elliott Leighton as the keynote speaker, moderated by Peter Ariz, Esq., held in Miami, Florida. This was the 2nd annual Sex, Drugs & Violence seminar…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, Real Estate - Commercial

DWD: Driving While Distracted - The New DUI

DWD (aka Driving While Distracted) is the new DUI -- commonplace and deadly. In this article, John Elliott Leighton discusses the scop eof the problem, legal remedies, and societal deterrents to this behavior. In what has…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Transportation, Personal Injury, Consumer Protection

Resort Torts: Vacation, Resort and Recreational Liability

Resort Torts: Vacation, Resort and Recreational Liability is the publication following John Elliott Leighton's 2nd Annual Resort Tort seminar in Miami, Florida. The seminar, moderated by Brenda Shapiro, Esq., focuses on…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Maritime Law, Transportation, Personal Injury, Consumer Protection

Resort Torts - Identifying Deadly Dangers for Tourists

Article authored by John Elliott Leighton on identifying Resort Torts -- those injuries as a result of vacation, leisure and transportation activities. Published in the South Floridfa Legal Guide in 2009…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Maritime Law, Transportation, Personal Injury, Consumer Protection

Lawyers Weekly - report on $24 million medical malpractice verdict

Lawyers Weekly article about Shoaf v. Geiling, tried by John Elliott Leighton, which resulted in a $24 million verdict on behalf of a baby who was victimized by a terrible medical mistake…more
 /  Personal Injury, Consumer Protection
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