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Our editors and reporters reviewed more than 300 law firm submissions. These finalists excel in plaintiffs’ client matters.

By Lisa Helem

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers. Editors and reporters from ALM and The National Law Journal reviewed more than 300 submissions

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Investigators return to wreckage site day after mid-air collision

By Peter Burke – Local10.com Managing Editor, Amanda Batchelor – Senior Digital Editor, Todd Tongen – Anchor/Reporter, Terrell Forney – Reporter

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A fourth body was found Wednesday, a day after two small planes collided over the Florida Everglades,

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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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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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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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Peter Prieto is a partner at Podhurst Orseck PA in Miami. For more than 25 years, Prieto has focused his practice on complex commercial litigation, including class actions and white collar criminal defense. He has represented clients — both individual and corporate — in

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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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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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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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Law360, Miami (May 11, 2015, 6:40 PM ET) — The residential arm of developer Turnberry Associates on Monday asked a Florida appeals court to reverse a decision declaring former executive Bruce Weiner did not violate a partnership agreement by inking a deal on his own with Starwood Vacation Ownership Inc. to develop the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort.

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By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News — CIGNA, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, is discriminating against patients with HIV/AIDS and attempting to circumvent the central reform of the Affordable Care Act, according to a national class action lawsuit filed late yesterday.

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A proposed nationwide class action filed Monday in Florida federal court alleged Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co. discriminates against AIDS and HIV patients by requiring them to obtain life-saving medications via mail, echoing similar lawsuits against other insurance companies in recent years.

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By Robert Wall Updated March 29, 2015 5:05 p.m. ET

LONDON—The unusual circumstances surrounding the Germanwings crash won’t necessarily free the airline and its insurers from claims of negligence, aviation lawyers said.

Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Germanwings’ parent company, and its insurer will

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Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it denied review of Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the federal securities fraud case in which Podhurst Orseck attorneys won a $1.8 million judgment for a salesman who had spent his career with the company and invested his retirement savings in the company’s employee stock bonus plan.

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