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Articles by Sam Sugar, MD

What The Bar does with other people’s money— IOTA accounts

August 8, 2017

The All Powerful Bar in Florida (and other states) has a Charitable arm called the Florida Bar Foundation, a not for profit corporation supported by numerous cash streams. A small percentage of their income comes from member donations, but if figures from Their annual report from 2016 are correct The Florida Bar Foundation received a total of 5.5 million in income last fiscal year (down from a high of 44 million ten years ago when interest rates were higher) and a whopping 44.6% of that was [- more...]

From The Palm Beach Post

August 4, 2017

A recent Palm Beach Post Article highlights the result of a multimillion dollar verdict in a high value abusive guardianship involving the Judge husband of a STILL ACTIVE [- more...]

Posted without comment by Dr. Sam J Sugar

August 2, 2017

“Based on the terms of a settlement agreement in the Matter of the Stern Guardianship or Stern Estate, I hereby retract any published statements made by myself on this website specifically regarding or mentioning Guardian Kathryn Nettleton, Comprehensive Personal Care Services, Inc, and Attorney Liz Consuegra Messianu which might have been considered disparaging. The care rendered to the Ward, Idelle Stern, during the guardianship was outstanding. After the guardianship was initiated, [- more...]

Embattled Florida Lawfirm faces another reversal in Federal Court

July 31, 2017

The news is not good for a prominent Florida law firm accused of bilking a Ward out of huge sums in a guardianship.  See our prior post at O Connell Verdict These landmark rulings may be the beginning of justice for victims around the state.   DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA FOURTH DISTRICT LINDA W. BOTTA, individually, BETHANY B. BOYD, individually, and NANCY D. COLACHICCO, individually, Appellants, v. CIKLIN, LUBITZ & O’CONNELL, a Partnership of Professional [- more...]
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