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These South Florida Yacht Brokers May Need Representation as Antitrust Class Surfaces

Posted on May 07, 2024

By Lisa Willis – Daily Business Review (March 29, 2024 at 05:49 PM) Many South Florida boat brokers may be looking for lawyers after two federal class action lawsuits were filed in Miami, alleging violations of antitrust laws in the boat sales industry regarding years of alleged excessive commission on sales. The new filing comes […]

Soaring Sugar Prices Not So Sweet: Antitrust Class Actions Surge

Posted on May 07, 2024

By Amanda Bronstad – Daily Business Review (April 22, 2024 at 02:04 PM) Two years after the U.S. Department of Justice failed to block a $315 million merger between United States Sugar Corp. and Imperial Sugar Co., antitrust lawyers have lodged nearly two dozen class actions at the sugar industry. “The allegation is essentially that […]

Aviation Co. Fights Delay Of Russian Planes Coverage Suit

Posted on May 06, 2024

By Carolina Bolado – Law360, Miami (April 29, 2024, 9:59 PM EDT) A Florida-based aircraft leasing company has pushed back on its insurers’ request to pause its coverage suit for $700 million worth of airplanes reappropriated by Russian airlines after the Ukraine war began, saying the insurers’ own litigation against reinsurers should have no bearing […]

The 2024 Lawdragon 500 Global Plaintiff Lawyers

Posted on April 30, 2024

By Katrina Dewey – LawDragon (April 5, 2024) We are honored to introduce The 2024 Lawdragon 500 Global Plaintiff Lawyers. This is our inaugural edition recognizing this remarkable, globe-spanning group of advocates who are forging a new day for justice throughout the world. It is also, we believe, the first guide of its kind. These […]

The 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers

Posted on April 30, 2024

By Katrina Dewey – Lawdragon (February 23, 2024) We are honored to announce The Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers for 2024. These are the lawyers you need when the locusts come. You know what we mean. Your loved one is driving down the highway and maimed, maybe killed, by an exhausted long-haul truck driver. […]

Tokyo Runway Incursion: 34-Year Aviation Lawyer Steven Marks On Causes, Legal Aftermath

Posted on January 12, 2024

“A runway incursion should never happen, and there are so many backup systems that are supposed to prevent it, that it’s really surprising in this environment and today’s world that there could possibly have been such an accident.”

‘Insurance Crisis’ Looming for Aviation Industry in 2024, 38-Year Veteran Warns

Posted on December 18, 2023

The London aviation insurance market could be in for a chaotic 2024, Steven Marks of Podhurst Orseck predicts, as reinsurers scramble to cover damages for aircraft crashes that are ballooning far more than planned. December 15, 2023 at 06:41 PM A financial crisis is incoming for the aviation industry in the new year due to […]

Jury Says Circuit Board Maker Owes US Distributor $7.6M

Posted on October 31, 2023

Law360 (October 27, 2023, 5:28 PM EDT) —By Alyssa Aquino Federal jurors in Florida have ordered a Chinese circuit board manufacturer to pay its U.S. distributor nearly $7.6 million in damages after hearing testimony that the manufacturer exploited its partner once it hit rough financial straits. The federal jury found this week that Jiangmen Benlida Printed […]

Justices Order FCA Do-Overs After SuperValu Intent Ruling

Posted on June 30, 2023

By Jeff Overly, Law360 (June 30, 2023, 1:02 PM EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday told the Fourth and Eleventh circuits to revisit closely watched whistleblower cases targeting units of Allergan and Abbott Laboratories, teeing up tests of the high court’s new ruling on the meaning of intentional fraud under the False Claims […]

Supreme Court Revives Abbott Whistleblower’s False Claims Suit

Posted on June 30, 2023

By Daniel Seiden, June 30, 2023 The US Supreme Court revived Friday a whistleblower’s False Claims Act suit alleging that Abbott Laboratories Inc., Arriva Medical LLC, and Alere Inc. improperly billed Medicare for diabetic testing supplies. The Court granted the whistleblower’s petition for writ of certiorari, vacated the judgment of the US Court of Appeals […]