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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 […]

Fla. Court Backs $844M Deal In Soccer Club Plane Crash Fla. Court Backs $844M Deal In Soccer Club Plane Crash
Posted on July 28, 2020

By Nathan Hale Law360 (July 27, 2020, 9:40 PM EDT) — A Florida state judge said during a hearing Monday in Miami that he would enter final judgments to enforce an $844 million settlement for 43 victims of a deadly 2016 crash of a plane chartered by the professional Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense. Entry of […]

South Florida Business Journal: How this South Florida company took a Chinese firm to court and won 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: Podhurst Orseck’s Marks, other lawyers to lead Ethiopian Airlines crash cases against Boeing Daily Business Review: Podhurst Orseck’s Marks, other lawyers to lead Ethiopian Airlines crash cases against Boeing
Posted on September 17, 2019

Steven Marks will help lead the plaintiffs executive committee handling nearly 100 cases filed over the Ethiopian Airlines crash that led Boeing to ground its 737 Max 8 jet. By Amanda Bronstad | September 17, 2019 Podhurst Orseck’s Steven Marks and two other attorneys with extensive experience in airline crash lawsuits will lead nearly 100 cases filed over […]

Financial Times: Boeing faces its first lawsuit from a 737 Max customer Financial Times: Boeing faces its first lawsuit from a 737 Max customer
Posted on August 27, 2019

By SYLVIA PFEIFER AND PATTI WALDMEIRFINANCIAL TIMES AUG. 27, 2019 11:33 AM A Russian aircraft leasing company is suing Boeing Co., claiming breach of contract in connection with its grounded 737 Max in the first lawsuit brought against the manufacturer by a customer over the safety crisis. Avia Capital Services, a subsidiary of Russian state conglomerate […]

Bloomberg: Boeing sued over Ethiopia crash as plane orders in Asia waver Bloomberg: Boeing sued over Ethiopia crash as plane orders in Asia waver
Posted on March 29, 2019

By Peter Blumberg and Janan Hanna March 28, 2019, 3:15 PM EDT | Updated on March 28, 2019, 9:21 PM EDT Boeing Co. was sued on behalf of a passenger killed in this month’s 737 Max plane crash in Ethiopia and orders for the troubled aircraft wavered in Asia, deepening the planemaker’s legal and financial woes. Chicago-based Boeing […]