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Plaintiffs Attorney Reflects on 2021 Surfside Condo Collapse Case: ‘It Changed the Fabric of Who I Am’

Posted on September 11, 2023

“For the people who know me, and know how much I care about my clients, and how much time I take to navigate through these complex legal issues, it isn’t an issue of ‘we’re here to get a quick buck,’ or ‘we’re chasing easy money,’ or whatever the rumors are about our profession,” said Lea […]

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 […]

Dayron Silverio Rejoins Podhurst Orseck as Senior Counsel

Posted on June 26, 2023

The seasoned former associate returns after a successful tenure as an Assistant United States Attorney. MIAMI, FL – June 26, 2023 – Miami-based litigation powerhouse Podhurst Orseck has welcomed back a former associate, Dayron Silverio, as Senior Counsel. Silverio previously worked at the firm in 2017, where he spent two years handling products liability, wrongful […]

Law360: Chrysler Owners Win Cert. Of 6M Class In Takata Airbag MDL

Posted on June 21, 2023

Law360, Dorothy Atkins (June 20, 2023, 9:53 PM EDT) — A Florida federal judge has certified a class of roughly 6 million Fiat Chrysler vehicle owners in 11 states and the District of Columbia who assert fraud claims against FCA US in sprawling multidistrict litigation accusing automakers of hiding the risks associated with allegedly explosive […]

Boeing Settles 5 Ethiopian 737 Max Cases, Tees Up 1 For Trial

Posted on June 14, 2023

Law360, Linda Chiem (June 14, 2023, 10:55 PM EDT) — Boeing has agreed to settle five wrongful death cases over the Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crash days before a damages trial starts in Chicago federal court, but the family of a Rwandan United Nations worker will still take their case to trial, attorneys for the […]

Chambers USA 2023 Ranks Podhurst Orseck Attorneys and Practices

Posted on June 07, 2023

Half of Podhurst Orseck partners along with two practices are recognized among the nation’s leading law firms in annual rankings. MIAMI – June 6, 2023 – The 2023 edition of Chambers USA, one of the most prestigious legal publications in the world, recognizes six Podhurst Orseck attorneys as leaders in their respective practices. Additionally, Podhurst […]

DBR 2023 Florida Legal Awards Litigation Departments honorees Steven C. Marks and Peter Prieto of Podhurst Orseck.

Posted on May 26, 2023

What are some of the department’s most satisfying successes of 2022, and why? The successful resolution of the case involving the Champlain Towers collapse for $1 billion, where our firm served as lead counsel for the personal injury claims, was one of our most satisfying successes. While the lives lost could never be brought back, […]

DBR Unsung Hero: Work is Personal for Lea P. Bucciero

Posted on May 25, 2023

Law practice is often a team endeavor. What has been your experience with teamwork in the law? As plaintiff lawyers, more than anything we are trying to right the wrongs that have happened to our clients. Having a team of professionals that are aligned toward achieving one goal is such an amazing opportunity to form […]

DBR Announces 2023 Florida Legal Awards Honorees

Posted on March 17, 2023

March 16, 2023 The Daily Business Review, with the help of editorial staff and distinguished members of the Florida legal community, has selected this year’s honorees for the Florida Legal Awards. Podhurst is very proud to announce that our very own Lea P. Bucciero has been named among the 2023 Unsung Heroe honorees. We are […]