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Daily Business Review: Stephen Rosenthal channels his strong work ethic into Parkland litigation

Posted on November 20, 2019

The Podhurst Orseck partner is representing the families of victims of the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in several lawsuits. By Zach Schlein | November 01, 2019 at 01:11 PM Stephen Rosenthal is the rare jack-of-all-trades who might actually be the master of them all. Long before he moved to Miami and joined […]

Miami Herald: Broward School Board’s liability in Parkland shooting heads to state’s high court

Posted on November 20, 2019

TALLAHASSEE The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in the dispute over how much the Broward County School Board can be forced to pay to parents and victims of last year’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The court is being asked to determine if the mass shooting was a “single incident occurrence” […]

South Florida Business Journal: How this South Florida company took a Chinese firm to court and won

Posted on November 20, 2019

By Ashley Portero – Reporter, South Florida Business Journal A South Florida circuit board distributor that claimed a Chinese manufacturer knowingly committed fraud and engaged in unlawful conduct to hijack some of its clients emerged victorious in a recent court battle. Fort Lauderdale-based Circuitronix, was able to pursue the case due to a contract provision […]

Daily Business Review: How Miami attorneys negotiated $57M preliminary settlement with Volkswagen

Posted on November 20, 2019

“Both sides have something to gain by settling, and both sides have something to lose by continuing to litigate,” said Matthew Weinshall of Podhurst Orseck in Miami, who worked with Peter Prieto and Alissa Del Riego to negotiate the preliminary agreement. By Raychel Lean| August 02, 2019 at 03:01 PM Miami Podhurst Orseck attorneys Peter Prieto, Matthew Weinshall […]

Law360: Atlantic salmon farmers snagged in US cartel probe

Posted on November 20, 2019

By Matthew Perlman Law360 (November 15, 2019, 5:53 PM EST) — Following raids from European enforcers earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of collusion in the Atlantic salmon farming industry. Norwegian producers of farmed salmon Grieg Seafood ASA, SalMar ASA, Lerøy Seafood Group ASA […]

Daily Business Review: Litigation boutique with focus on class actions, MDLs, aviation

Posted on September 11, 2019

The Miami law firm is a small, tight-knit group of attorneys accustomed to playing on the national and international stage. By Catherine Wilson| September 10, 2019 at 09:36 AM Podhurst Orseck was founded in Miami more than half a century ago by two friends, Aaron Podhurst and Bobby Orseck. Podhurst was the trial lawyer, and Orseck handled […]

Daily Business Review: Podhurst Orseck joins stalking suit against actor Danny Masterson, Scientology church

Posted on August 20, 2019

Miami attorneys Ricardo Martinez-Cid and Lea Bucciero are collaborating with Philadelphia lawyer Brian Kent of Laffey, Bucci, & Kent and others in pursuing claims against the Hollywood actor and church. By Zach Schlein| August 16, 2019 at 06:22 PM   Two Miami lawyers are providing counsel in an invasion-of-privacy and stalking complaint against the Church of Scientology and “That […]

Law360: Claims agent defends new rules in NFL concussion deal

Posted on May 06, 2019

May 6, 2019 UMV: 1,536,967 By Ryan Boysen Law360 (May 6, 2019, 4:22 PM EDT) — The claims administrator for the NFL’s landmark concussion settlement has come out in defense of new medical rules that sparked opposition from players’ attorneys, calling them only tweaks that will help claims “glide through” the process and further underscoring […]

Law360: GM and other automakers can’t shake Takata Air bag case

Posted on May 06, 2019

May 6, 2019 UMV: 1,536,967 By Nathan Hale Law360 (May 6, 2019, 6:05 PM EDT) — A group of automakers, including General Motors and Fiat Chrysler, fell short Friday on attempts to escape consumers’ economic damages claims against them in multidistrict litigation over the use of defective Takata Corp. air bags, but won assurances they […]

WLRN: Stoneman Douglas safety hearing scrutinizes 911 system in Parkland, Coral Springs, Broward

Posted on November 13, 2018

A poorly organized 911 system hampered the police response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. That’s one finding discussed on Tuesday by the public safety commission investigating the shooting. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, the commission chair, detailed how the complex, multi-agency police and emergency response system in Parkland delayed police officers […]