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The lawsuit challenges a 2001 Florida law prohibiting state and local governments from suing gun sellers if their merchandise is used unlawfully.

by Matthew Vann

MIAMI — The families of two students killed in the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, are filing

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by Mike Magnoli

PARKLAND, Fla. (CBS12) — Two families who lost children at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School want to sue gun manufacturers and the gun shop where Nikolas Cruz got his AR-15.

But there is a Florida law that protects the

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Gutternberg y Schachter son los primeros contra la industria de armas de fuego en Florida.

Las familias de dos estudiantes asesinados en el tiroteo de la escuela Marjory Stoneman Douglas están demandando al fabricante que construyó el arma utilizada en el

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of two students killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting are suing the maker and seller of the weapon used in the attack.

The families of Jaime Guttenberg and Alex

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BY ARIS FOLLEY

The families of two students who were killed in February’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, are suing the maker and seller of the gun used in the attack.

The parents of students Jaime Guttenberg and Alex Schachter filed a

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By Catherine Wilson

The parents of two victims of the Parkland school shooting are seeking a court order to clarify the breadth of a state law imposing heavy financial penalties on plaintiffs that sue gun makers and retailers.

The Broward Circuit Court lawsuit filed

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By Carolina Bolado

The families of two of the victims of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, took aim Wednesday at a state law shielding gun manufacturers from lawsuits in a suit seeking to

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The Takata airbag litigation preoccupied Prieto in 2017, consuming up to 80 percent of his time as vehicle owners landed settlements valued at $1.2 billion.

By Catherine Wilson

Peter Prieto. Photo: J. Albert Diaz PETER PRIETO Podhurst Orseck

Peter Prieto didn’t raise his

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The annual recognition focuses on exemplary achievements by Florida lawyers in 2017.
By Catherine Wilson

The Daily Business Review is announcing honorees for its 2018 Professional Excellence Awards in recognition of exemplary work by attorneys in the legal profession and the community in

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Monday, February 05, 2018 6:03 p.m. EST

By Brendan Pierson

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Families of six U.S. citizens who were kidnapped and killed by Colombia’s
FARC guerrillas have settled with Chiquita Brands International, which they had accused of
financially supporting the former rebel

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By Nathan Hale

Law360 (February 5, 2018, 8:35 PM EST) — Ahead of trial on claims that it supported a Colombian terrorist organization that kidnapped and killed six Americans in the 1990s, Chiquita Brands International Inc. informed a Florida federal judge at a

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Case 1:17-cv-24712-XXXX Document 1 Entered on FLSD Docket 12/28/2017

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
Case No. _______________

YAEL ABUROS, individually and
on behalf of others similarly-situated,

Plaintiff,

v.

APPLE INC.
Defendant.

CLASS ACTION
COMPLAINT

Plaintiff, Yael Aburos, individually and on behalf of others

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After a national research of over 600 lawyers and more than 250 nominations we’re proud to present our list of the top Latino Lawyers 2017.

These leaders are not only successful and have amazing achievements throughout their careers, they also care,

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Honda Reaches $605 M Deal To Exit Takata Air Bag MDL

By Carolina Bolado
Law360, Miami (September 1, 2017, 1:29 PM EDT)– Honda Motor Co. Ltd. agreed to a $605 million settlement Friday to exit multidistrict litigation over defective Takata Corp. air

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Honda Motor Co. Ltd., the biggest player left in the Takata air bag multidistrict litigation, weighed in Friday with a $605 million settlement offering compensation to 16.5 million current and former Honda and Acura owners and lessees of vehicles made

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Plaintiffs Bar Perspective: Ricardo Martinez-Cid

Law360, New York — 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

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A settlement reached Thursday between four car companies and millions of affected drivers covers an estimated 15.8 million vehicles from Toyota, Subaru, BMW and Mazda. It awaits final approval from the courts sometime this year.

The deal — which comes more

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Products Liability/Mass Torts
Podhurst Orseck

Podhurst Orseck started with a focus on aviation cases but has built its reputation by doing heavy lifting for plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation that’s on the national radar.

In 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court denied review of the

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Amanda Bronstad, The National Law Journal

Updated 2/27/17, 7:15 p.m. After this story published, U.S. District Judge George Caram Steeh accepted Takata’s plea deal.

Lawyers with pending civil suits related to faulty Takata airbags are trying to put the brakes on the

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Families of victims from the MH370 and MH17 tragedies claim Malaysia Airlines is delaying claims for compensation.

SAM BUCKINGHAM-JONES, The Australian

The airline behind doomed flights MH370 and MH17 has been accused of frustrating and delaying claims for compensation from families

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Steven Marks represents the plaintiffs’ view on this important international aviation committee

Steven Marks

The Legal Advisory Committee to the International Civil Aeronautical Organization (ICAO) recently appointed Podhurst Orseck Managing Partner, Steven Marks. Marks is honored to be appointed to represent

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Bart Jansen, USA TODAY

 

A British Airways plane’s collision with a drone while landing at Heathrow Airport has renewed calls for stricter regulation in the U.S., where more than 150 airliners reported close sightings of drones in the last 18 months,

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Football

Nathaniel Vinton, Amara Grautski, Christian Red NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated:
03/24/2016 9:16 PM ET

Matt Rourke/AP

Former NFL player Kevin Turner dies after being diagnosed with ALS six years ago.

Kevin Turner, the former NFL fullback with ALS who was a lead plaintiff

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Miami – 2016:

Aaron S. Podhurst (1983) (25)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Robert C. Josefsberg (1983) (25)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Joel D. Eaton (1989) (25)
Appellate Practice
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation –
Plaintiffs

Steven C. Marks (2007)
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Peter

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By Sindhu Sundar

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

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Vital mechanism wasn’t connected, federal investigators find

By Ken Kaye Staff writer

The National Transportation Safety Board says a fuel line component was disconnected before a Dynamic jetliner caught fire last week. AP Photo

Federal investigators have discovered a critical

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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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