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Airlines pull Boeing Max jets to inspect electrical systems

Posted on April 09, 2021

Airlines are pulling dozens of Boeing 737 Max planes out of service again, this time to inspect them for a possible electrical problem. By DAVID KOENIG and MICHELLE CHAPMAN AP Business Writers, April 9, 2021, 2:27 PM

Inside the List: Insurers have advantage in pandemic-related business interruption lawsuits

Posted on April 09, 2021

By Jessica Bryant  –  Data Reporter, South Florida Business Journal, Apr 9, 2021, 7:12am EDT Steven Marks was unsurprised as Podhurst Orseck saw a surge of insurance lawsuits over the last year. He’d predicted just that back in May as businesses continued to experience financial loss as a result of Covid-19. What he couldn’t know at the time […]

Be Proactive, and Be Patient: Landing a Legal Job Amidst a Pandemic

Posted on April 07, 2021

I was among the ranks of lawyers looking for a job in March 2020, having decided to relocate permanently to South Florida after moving back home for a judicial clerkship ending in the fall. And, at the time, it felt like the only thing to do was be proactive, and be patient. By Christina H. […]

Lawyers: New evidence strengthens salmon price-fixing lawsuit

Posted on March 31, 2021

By Cliff White Last week, a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed in the United States against four major Norwegian salmon farming firms was denied, allowing the suit to proceed. The lawsuit, filed in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. in 2019, makes the claim that major players in Norway’s farmed salmon industry exchanged competitively sensitive information […]

Judge Allows Price-Fixing Class Action Against Major Salmon Firms

Posted on March 26, 2021

The lawsuit accused seafood powerhouses of violating the Sherman Antitrust Act when they allegedly exchanged competitively sensitive information to control the price of farm-raised salmon purchased by American seafood buyers. By Michael A. Mora | March 26, 2021 Something fishy is going on in litigation in the Southern District of Florida. U.S. District Judge Cecilia M. […]

‘The Doctors’ Producer Must Face Botched Surgery Suit In Fla

Posted on February 05, 2021

Law360 (February 4, 2021, 10:27 PM EST) — The Los Angeles-based production company for CBS’ “The Doctors” must face negligence claims in Florida state court over an alleged botched buttocks reduction surgery it arranged in connection with the television show, a Miami-based judge ruled Thursday. Miami-Dade County Circuit Judge Gina Beovides denied Stage 29 Productions […]

Lawyers advise Ethiopian Airlines against ‘financially disastrous’ settlement offer by Boeing over 737 MAX crash

Posted on January 22, 2021

By Dominic Gates Seattle Times aerospace reporter Jan. 21, 2021 at 4:15 pm Updated Jan. 21, 2021 at 5:38 pm American attorneys for Ethiopian Airlines, which lost 157 passengers and crew in the second fatal crash of a Boeing 737 MAX in early 2019, have advised the carrier not to accept a settlement Boeing has […]

4 Things Keeping Fla. Managing Partners Up At Night In 2021

Posted on January 04, 2021

By Matt Perez | January 4, 2021, 12:02 AM EST Prior to the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida was enjoying a fast-growing population and economy, prompting major law firms to venture to the Sunshine State to establish more permanent residences, especially in Miami. But Florida is now wrangling with the third-worst outbreak of the coronavirus in the […]

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: https://vimeo.com/485644588