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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]