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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

Most Effective Lawyers DBR 2020 Podhurst Orseck, PA

Posted on December 08, 2020

Click to see more:  Most Effective Lawyers DBR 2020 Podhurst For many years now, the Daily Business Review has recognized exemplary performance by attorneys who deliver positive results for their clients. In the 16th annual edition, nearly four dozen attorneys in 21 categories are honored for their handling of litigation, transactions and public interest law. […]

As ‘Medical Distancing’ Eases, Litigators Expect Malpractice Cases to Surge in 2021

Posted on December 07, 2020

Daily Business ReviewThe number of people in South Florida getting elective medical procedures has fallen to the point where one attorney specializing in medical malpractice law recently noticed an unusual billboard while driving on Interstate 95. “People have retreated from going to the dentist, their private doctor, and it’s gotten to the point where major […]

Flexibility and Other Lessons Learned by the Legal Profession in 2020

Posted on December 07, 2020

Call it what you like. Being flexible, adaptable or malleable while facing a combo pack of a public health disaster, economic crisis and election trauma is seen as a big plus. The Daily Business Review’s 2020 Most Effective Lawyers honorees were asked what the year taught them about the legal profession. In addition to the value […]

Awful Impact’: The Long-Lasting Effects of COVID-19 on the Practice of Law

Posted on December 07, 2020

The legal profession often seems more comfortable with the quill-pen era than artificial intelligence, but the COVID-19 crisis shook up the practice of law, and technology stood out as a domain for change. South Florida attorneys recognized by the Daily Business Review as Most Effective Lawyers this year were asked what long-lasting effects they see from […]

Products Liability: Podhurst Orseck Team Drives $57M Settlement With Volkswagen

Posted on December 07, 2020

The Miami attorneys negotiated a $57 million settlement with Volkswagen Group of America Inc. and its German parent to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging four-door sedans built from 2009 to 2017 had defective suspension systems. The lawsuit alleged Volkswagen knowingly sold defective CC models. A class of about 300,000 vehicle owners and lessees claimed the […]

Parents whose children died in the 737 Max crashes are haunted by the plane’s imminent return

Posted on November 30, 2020

Sinéad Baker, Business Insider. Parents whose children were killed in crashes involving Boeing’s 737 Max plane say they are angry and upset by the plane’s imminent return to the skies, and can’t believe that the jet is safe. Boeing’s plane had been grounded around the world since March 2019, after the second of two 737 […]

GM will recall 7 million vehicles for air bag issue worldwide

Posted on November 23, 2020

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Motors Co will recall 7 million vehicles worldwide with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators after a U.S. safety agency said Monday it had rejected the Detroit automaker’s petition to avoid the callback. The recall is expected to cost the Detroit automaker $1.2 billion. The National Highway Traffic Safety […]