Verdicts & Settlements

Michael Josephs, left, and Adam Josephs

Miami-Dade Settles Whistleblower Suit for Nearly $10M

By Samantha Joseph |

Michael Josephs and Adam Josephs of the Josephs Law Firm were the local counsel for Marjan Mazza, a fired Miami-Dade Transit worker who helped expose fraud to the federal government.

 Luis Salazar and Neha Dagley

Sweating the Details Pays Off in $4.13 Million Foreclosure Award

By Samantha Joseph |

Luis Salazar and Neha Dagley focused on the minutiae when they aimed to recover principal plus interest, fees and real estate taxes in a foreclosure case for Sabadell United Bank.

Ray Taseff, of Ray Taseff PA.   Randall C. Berg Jr., Exec. Dir., and Dante P. Trevisani, attorney, Florida Justice Institute.

Miami Police Killing Produces $1.25M Settlement

Agreements by city and federal agencies award money to the family of a 28-year-old father of two who was shot to death after leaving a bar in a traffic stop by an anti-gang task force.

Kelley/Uustal attorney Eric Rosen; Alex Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm; and Kimberly Wald and Todd McPharlin both with Kelley Uustal

Plaintiffs Attorneys Win $17M for Smoker's Widow

By Samantha Joseph |

Eric Rosen, Alex Alvarez, Kimberly Wald and Todd McPharlin were part of a team to win $11.6 million in punitive damages against Philip Morris.

Carlos Bodden, Lawrence U.L. Chandler Jr., and W.David Bennett

Attorneys Put Blame on Church for Child's Death

By Samantha Joseph |

David Bennett, Lawrence Chandler and Carlos Bodden argued that a Methodist church created a blind spot buy creating a driveway from part of a parking lot.

Christopher Marlowe

Haggard Law Firm Attorney Wins Settlement in Fatal Apartment Shooting

By Samantha Joseph |

Coral Gables attorney Christopher Marlowe won the settlement from Greystar Management on a negligent security claim following the slaying of a tenant by another tenant at a Plantation apartment complex.

Jack Scarola and Karen Terry, of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley.

Searcy Denney Team Gets $8M Award for Undiagnosed Illness

By Samantha Joseph |

A West Palm Beach jury slammed medical concierge service MDVIP Inc. with an $8.4 million medical malpractice verdict for undiagnosed vascular disease, which led to an amputation.

Alan J. Kluger displaying the piece by Esterio Segura titled

Kluger Kaplan Attorneys Win for Man Who Lost Loan When Company Vanished

By Samantha Joseph |

Alan Kluger, along with Terri Meyers, both of Kluger Kaplan, won more than $2 million for a businessman who loaned a company $1.67 million only find the company had disappeared when the loan matured.

Jason Weisser and Michael Overbeck

These Two Helped Longshoreman Win $1.8 Million for Car Crash Injuries

By Julie Kay |

Jason Weisser and Michael Overbeck called six witnesses, including their client, who gave emotional testimony about his concern over how he would care for his family following a neck injury from a car accident.

Joseph Osborne, a partner at Babbitt Johnson Osborne & Le Clainche

How This West Palm Attorney Helped Secure $26.7M Vaginal Mesh Award

By Samantha Joseph |

Babbitt Johnson's Joseph Osborne represented the lead plaintiff as four women pursued their claims against Boston Scientific in a bellwether transvaginal mesh trial.

Scott P. Schlesinger, Steven J. Hammer, Jonathan R. Gdanski with The Law Offices of Sheldon J. Schlesinger, P.A.

Schlesinger Team Wins $35 Million Verdict for Smoker

By Samantha Joseph |

Scott Schlesinger, Steven Hammer and Jonathan Gdanski told the jury that Philip Morris and Liggett Group hid information about the health dangers of their cigarettes.

Jason R. Margulies, left, and Michael A. Winkleman, of Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, PA.

Jury Awards $3.6M to Carnival Electrician's Family for Asbestos Exposure

By Julie Kay |

A Miami-Dade jury has awarded $3.6 million to the family of an Italian Carnival Cruise Lines electrician who died in 2005 of lung cancer after allegedly being exposed to asbestos.