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Ricardo M. Martinez-Cid is a partner at Podhurst Orseck PA, in Miami. Much of his practice involves personal injury, wrongful death and product liability cases with a focus on catastrophic injuries, mass torts and aviation litigation. He is experienced in multi-district litigation and serves

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The firms in this category so successfully served their clients that they made it hard to choose among them. One winning firm obtained a $331 million settlement with an investment bank for purchasers of mortgage-backed securities; the other negotiated this

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Steven C. Marks is a managing partner at Podhurst Orseck PA in Miami. Marks focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, product liability, aviation litigation, commercial litigation, class actions, medical malpractice, premise liability and

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Law360, Miami (December 2, 2015, 4:32 PM ET) — A Florida federal judge on Wednesday rejected a bid by Takata and Honda to toss an amended complaint in the multidistrict litigation over allegedly defective air bag inflators linked to eight

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Law360, New York (June 23, 2015, 5:18 PM ET) — Four class members in an approved $228 million settlement between Bank of America NA and a group of homeowners accusing the bank of inflating their premiums for force-placed insurance and receiving kickbacks from the insurance company on Monday dismissed their objections in the Eleventh Circuit.

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The Miami and Broward Office of the American Jewish Committee announced legal stalwart, Aaron Podhurst, as the 2015 recipient of its Judge Learned Hand Award. The award, considered one of the highest honors given within the legal profession, recognizes the lifetime achievement and dedication to individual rights and democratic values.

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Law360, Miami (May 11, 2015, 6:40 PM ET) — The residential arm of developer Turnberry Associates on Monday asked a Florida appeals court to reverse a decision declaring former executive Bruce Weiner did not violate a partnership agreement by inking a deal on his own with Starwood Vacation Ownership Inc. to develop the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort.

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By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News — CIGNA, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, is discriminating against patients with HIV/AIDS and attempting to circumvent the central reform of the Affordable Care Act, according to a national class action lawsuit filed late yesterday.

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A proposed nationwide class action filed Monday in Florida federal court alleged Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co. discriminates against AIDS and HIV patients by requiring them to obtain life-saving medications via mail, echoing similar lawsuits against other insurance companies in recent years.

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Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it denied review of Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the federal securities fraud case in which Podhurst Orseck attorneys won a $1.8 million judgment for a salesman who had spent his career with the company and invested his retirement savings in the company’s employee stock bonus plan.

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A little-noticed byproduct of the recent, historic marriage equality rulings in Florida is that married gay and lesbian couples now enjoy equal protection under state laws protecting tort victims.

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Airline crash victims’ rights:  Podhurst Orseck is handling a potentially precedent setting case in federal court in New York regarding international airline crash victims’ rights.  See Stephen Rosenthal’s commentary on the state of the law on the Montreal Convention recently

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