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Month: October 2020

Daily Business Review: Litigation Department of the Year: Podhurst Orseck Daily Business Review: Litigation Department of the Year: Podhurst Orseck
Posted on October 13, 2020

The Miami litigation boutique serves as lead counsel in the case for 120,000 vehicle owners alleging Volkswagen’s defective suspension system was to blame for vehicles running through tires quickly in models build from 2009 to 2017. A $57 million preliminary settlement was drafted with the firm’s Peter Prieto, Matthew Weinshall and Alissa Del Riego representing […]

11th Circ. Revives $50M Bad Faith Suit Against Progressive 11th Circ. Revives $50M Bad Faith Suit Against Progressive
Posted on October 02, 2020

Law360 (October 1, 2020, 9:57 PM EDT) — A Progressive unit must face a suit alleging it is responsible for a judgment of over $50 million against a policyholder who caused a car crash that severely injured a Florida woman and her four children, the Eleventh Circuit ruled Thursday, saying there is sufficient evidence that […]

Florida Trend: Florida 500 -Aaron Podhurst Florida Trend: Florida 500 -Aaron Podhurst
Posted on October 02, 2020

AARON PODHURST FOUNDER & PARTNER, PODHURST ORSECK, MIAMI Podhurst and his late partner, Bobby Orseck, founded the firm in 1967. The 16-attorney practice has become a boutique trial and appellate firm that has taken on some of the most high-profile and complex cases in the country, including cases involving aircraft accidents and high-stakes class action […]

Sorry, that’s not covered: Insurers fight businesses over COVID-19 shutdowns Sorry, that’s not covered: Insurers fight businesses over COVID-19 shutdowns
Posted on October 02, 2020

Insurance companies will take your payments. Month after month. Year after year. But when you need to file a claim to recover what was lost, that’s when they tell you that what caused your loss was never covered. And so it goes for businesses seeking to recover revenue lost because of the COVID-19 shutdowns ordered […]