Category: Aviation

Class Action/Mass Torts: Podhurst Orseck Team Leads $844M Plane Crash Settlement

Posted on December 08, 2020

Podhurst Orseck An $844 million settlement was reached for 43 victims of a crash involving a plane chartered by the Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense. Podhurst Orseck attorneys Steven C. Marks, Kristina Infante and Pablo Rojas reached the agreement for more than half of the 71 people killed in the crash less than two years after filing the […]

20/20 Special “Falling from the Sky” An in depth look at the catastrophic Airline crash of Lion Air Flight 610 on October 29, 2018 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 10, 2019

Posted on December 08, 2020

Steve Marks provides commentary on the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and air crash disasters of Lion Air Flight 610 on October 29, 2018 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 on March 10, 2019  Please click the following link to watch the 20/20 video in its entirety:

Most Effective Lawyers DBR 2020 Podhurst Orseck, PA

Posted on December 08, 2020

Click to see more:  Most Effective Lawyers DBR 2020 Podhurst For many years now, the Daily Business Review has recognized exemplary performance by attorneys who deliver positive results for their clients. In the 16th annual edition, nearly four dozen attorneys in 21 categories are honored for their handling of litigation, transactions and public interest law. […]

Parents whose children died in the 737 Max crashes are haunted by the plane’s imminent return

Posted on November 30, 2020

Sinéad Baker, Business Insider. Parents whose children were killed in crashes involving Boeing’s 737 Max plane say they are angry and upset by the plane’s imminent return to the skies, and can’t believe that the jet is safe. Boeing’s plane had been grounded around the world since March 2019, after the second of two 737 […]

Boeing ‘refusing to release documents’ on 737 Max crash in Ethiopia

Posted on October 27, 2020

By Clodagh Finn, Oct 23, 2020, Irish Examiner Lawyers for relatives of Irish UN worker Mick Ryan, who was killed in an air crash in 2019, have accused Boeing of refusing to hand over relevant documents and of dragging its feet in the case. More than 18 months after 157 people died when a Boeing […]

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

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

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

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

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 […]