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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 […]

11th Circ. Revives $50M Bad Faith Suit Against Progressive 11th Circ. Revives $50M Bad Faith Suit Against Progressive
Posted on October 02, 2020

Law360 (October 1, 2020, 9:57 PM EDT) — A Progressive unit must face a suit alleging it is responsible for a judgment of over $50 million against a policyholder who caused a car crash that severely injured a Florida woman and her four children, the Eleventh Circuit ruled Thursday, saying there is sufficient evidence that […]

Florida Trend: Florida 500 -Aaron Podhurst Florida Trend: Florida 500 -Aaron Podhurst
Posted on October 02, 2020

AARON PODHURST FOUNDER & PARTNER, PODHURST ORSECK, MIAMI Podhurst and his late partner, Bobby Orseck, founded the firm in 1967. The 16-attorney practice has become a boutique trial and appellate firm that has taken on some of the most high-profile and complex cases in the country, including cases involving aircraft accidents and high-stakes class action […]

Sorry, that’s not covered: Insurers fight businesses over COVID-19 shutdowns Sorry, that’s not covered: Insurers fight businesses over COVID-19 shutdowns
Posted on October 02, 2020

Insurance companies will take your payments. Month after month. Year after year. But when you need to file a claim to recover what was lost, that’s when they tell you that what caused your loss was never covered. And so it goes for businesses seeking to recover revenue lost because of the COVID-19 shutdowns ordered […]

Daily Business Review, “2020 Florida Trailblazers” Daily Business Review, “2020 Florida Trailblazers”
Posted on September 10, 2020

PIONEER SPIRIT  At its heart, Kristina Infante’s case against the U.S. government is a “simple negligence lawsuit.” But it involves a negligent act with profound consequences. Infante represents the parents of 14-year old Jaime Guttenberg, one of 17 people shot to death in 2018 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Infante’s suit […]

Judge Won’t Dismiss Parkland Victims’ Suit Against FBI Judge Won’t Dismiss Parkland Victims’ Suit Against FBI
Posted on September 01, 2020

By Carolina Bolado Law360 (August 31, 2020, 8:27 PM EDT) — A Florida federal judge said Monday that the FBI must face a Federal Tort Claims Act suit filed by the families of students killed in the February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, ruling that the agency had a duty to the students to follow […]

Despite Diversity Focus, Fraction of MDL Leadership Posts Go to Non  Anglo Attorneys Despite Diversity Focus, Fraction of MDL Leadership Posts Go to Non Anglo Attorneys
Posted on August 24, 2020

An analysis shows very little progress in ethnic diversity of MDL leadership teams with an average of 5% of appointments going to attorneys who identified as “nonwhite” on plaintiffs teams created from 2016 to 2019. By Amanda Bronstad I August 17, 2020 at 01:18 PM I The original version of this story was published on […]

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 […]

Podhurst Orseck Receives  ‘Litigation Department of the Year’ Award Podhurst Orseck Receives ‘Litigation Department of the Year’ Award
Posted on June 17, 2020

Podhurst Orseck Receives ‘Litigation Department of the Year’ Award   Miami’s preeminent litigation firm is recognized as one of this year’s Daily Business Review’s “Professional Excellence” award recipients Miami-based litigation boutique Podhurst Orseck is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected as one of the honorees for the 2020 Daily Business Review Professional […]

Chambers USA 2020 Ranks Podhurst Orseck  Attorneys and Practices Chambers USA 2020 Ranks Podhurst Orseck Attorneys and Practices
Posted on June 17, 2020

Chambers USA 2020 Ranks Podhurst Orseck Attorneys and Practices Seven Podhurst Orseck attorneys and two practices are recognized among the nation’s leading law firms in annual rankings The 2020 edition of Chambers USA, one of the most prestigious legal publications in the world, recognizes seven Podhurst Orseck attorneys as leaders in their respective practices. Additionally, […]