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Scott Sheftall: An Honorable Formidable Trial Attorney

People come to careers in the law for many reasons, but not many envision becoming a lawyer as early in life as did Scott Sheftall. Sheftall was only 12 years old in 1963 when his paternal grandfather, pioneering Jacksonville architect LeeRoy Sheftall, took him aside. In that talk, the grandfather told his grandson that he should one day become a lawyer, igniting a passion in the young man that would lead him to a 40-year-plus career as one of [...]


Jacksonville, FL – One Lane Blocked After Car Crash on I-95

Jacksonville, FL (November 3, 2019) – According to Jacksonville Police, one lane of traffic was blocked following a car crash on I-95 that led to injuries. There were severe delays as a result of the accident, which closed down one lane of traffic in the northbound lanes. Paramedics, police, fire crews, and various other emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene of the accident. There were extensive delays around the exit ramp until police were able to clear the scene. Police indicated [...]


St. Johns, FL – Car Accident in Northbound Lanes of I-95

St. Johns, FL (November 8, 2019) – Around 6 p.m. this evening, police responded to the scene of a serious car accident on I-95 that led to injuries in one or more parties. The crash, according to police, took place in the northbound lanes of I-95 and led to injuries. The crash involved several vehicles. When authorities and other emergency services arrived at the scene of the accident, they found that the right lane of traffic was entirely blocked by damaged vehicles. [...]


Lyft drivers accuse Uber of spying in business litigation filing

On behalf of Sheftall & Associates, PA posted in business litigation on Friday, April 27, 2018. Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are becoming ever-popular for people in Jacksonville and nationwide. They offer a means to prevent drunk driving, as those who go out drinking can choose to call Uber or Lyft to get home, rather than drive drunk. For those without a car, Uber and Lyft can provide them with a means to get from one place to the [...]


Breach of fiduciary duty can lead to business litigation

On behalf of Sheftall & Associates, PA posted in business litigation on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The relationships between business officers, shareholders and the business itself can be a complicated one. It is important to recognize that business officers in Jacksonville and nationwide have duties toward the business and its shareholders that must be upheld. If these duties are breached, it could lead to business litigation. A fiduciary duty is a relationship that two entities have with one another in which one entity (the [...]


What is an accounting?

On behalf of Sheftall & Associates, PA posted in blog on Thursday, April 19, 2018. There are many reasons why a dispute might arise between two parties in a contract. Questions of performance, either in quality of timeliness, are a common problem. But in close relationships between businesses, particularly in international trade, questions over the misuse of money are also very common. If you feel that your partners or a contracted company are mishandling money, you may have the upper hand [...]


Lawsuit against retailer Target settled for $3.74 million

On behalf of Sheftall & Associates, PA posted in business litigation on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Many people across the United States often make a “Target run” to purchase anything from clothing to groceries, toys and more. It is a very popular store, offering many different goods at affordable prices. Therefore, people in Jacksonville may be interested to learn of a business litigation settlement involving the retail giant. A class-action lawsuit brought by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People against [...]


Is there a time limit in Florida for breach of contract claims?

On behalf of Sheftall & Associates, PA posted in business litigation on Friday, April 6, 2018. Business deals these days aren’t just cemented with a smile and a handshake. These days business owners in Jacksonville will enter into a written contract that outlines what each party is obligated to do, and what they will get in return. In fact, some might say that contracts are one of the main pillars of running a successful business. Unfortunately, we cannot always predict the [...]