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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, […]

Podhurst’s Steven Marks Talks Firm’s COVID-19  Case Pipeline Podhurst’s Steven Marks Talks Firm’s COVID-19 Case Pipeline
Posted on May 29, 2020

By Jeff Sistrunk Law360 (May 22, 2020, 3: 25 PM EDT) — Steven C. Marks, managing partner at Podhurst Orseck PA, recently spoke with Law360 about the high-stakes COVID-19 insurance coverage cases his firm is leading and how he and his colleagues have not missed a beat after adapting to life in lockdown during the […]

$553 Million Accord for US. Drivers Over Takata Airbags $553 Million Accord for US. Drivers Over Takata Airbags
Posted on May 04, 2020

Cars that were traded in during the Takata recall in a car lot in West Palm Beach. Fla , in January.Scott McIntyre for The New York Times The legal battle over the deadly flaws in Takata airbags moved a step closer to resolution on Thursday when four automakers agreed to compensate owners of recalled cars. […]

Miami Beach salon sues Lloyd’s of London over coronavirus claim Miami Beach salon sues Lloyd’s of London over coronavirus claim
Posted on May 01, 2020

South Florida businesses are starting to sue insurers for denying business interruption claims TRD MIAMI / May 01, 2020 10:30 AM By Keith Larsen Another South Florida business has sued an insurer for rejecting its coronavirus business interruption claim. Atma Beauty at 1874 West Avenue in Miami Beach filed a lawsuit against HDI Global Specialty […]

Lloyd’s of London underwriters rocked by another COVID-19 class action lawsuit Lloyd’s of London underwriters rocked by another COVID-19 class action lawsuit
Posted on May 01, 2020

It’s the turn of Miami Beach salon Atma Beauty to take Lloyd’s of London underwriters to court, with the all-risk insurance policyholder serving as the lead plaintiff in a federal class action lawsuit against certain Lloyd’s syndicates as well as HDI Global Specialty SE and AXIS Specialty Europe SE. In the court document seen by […]