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Law Firms Get Ready for Wave of Business Interruption Insurance Suits Law Firms Get Ready for Wave of Business Interruption Insurance Suits
Posted on November 06, 2020

Pandemic-related litigation promises to add work for insurance defense firms, and some plaintiff firms, as insurers refuse to pay out on some Covid-19 claims By Dan Roe | November 03, 2020   Law Firms Get Ready for Wave of Business Interruption Insurance Suits Business interruption litigation is primed to grow in the fourth quarter and 2021 […]

Boeing ‘refusing to release documents’ on 737 Max crash in Ethiopia Boeing ‘refusing to release documents’ on 737 Max crash in Ethiopia
Posted on October 27, 2020

By Clodagh Finn, Oct 23, 2020, Irish Examiner Lawyers for relatives of Irish UN worker Mick Ryan, who was killed in an air crash in 2019, have accused Boeing of refusing to hand over relevant documents and of dragging its feet in the case. More than 18 months after 157 people died when a Boeing […]

Bilzin Sumberg Wins Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Suit by Russian Real Estate Investor Bilzin Sumberg Wins Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Suit by Russian Real Estate Investor
Posted on October 27, 2020

By Lidia Dinkova | October 21, 2020 | Law.com Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman agreed with Bilzin Sumberg’s argument that the legal malpractice suit was filed beyond the statute of limitations expiration. A Russian investor’s legal malpractice claim tied to an alleged $16 million Pembroke Park real estate fraud was dismissed against Bilzin Sumberg over […]

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 […]