Verdicts & Settlements

Solo practitioner Antonio Gonzalez and Melissa Softness and Alejandro Brito of Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito.

Boxing Promoter Takes Narrow Victory in Contract Case

By Celia Ampel |

A Miami boxing promoter won an $8.5 million unjust enrichment award against middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

Daniel J. Santaniello of Luks, Santaniello, Petrillo & Jones.

Miami Driver Avoids Liability in Crash With Drunken Driver

By Celia Ampel |

A jury wrestling over blame in a car crash assigned $12 million in damages to the drunken driver and none to the other motorist.

George Steven Fender and Beth-Ann Krimsky with Greenspoon Marder

Defense Faces Small Award on Failed Fort Lauderdale Hotel Venture

By Celia Ampel |

Greenspoon Marder attorneys defended a more than $12 million lawsuit from investors in a Fort Lauderdale hotel project that never got off the ground after the recession.

Eddie Rodriguez of EFR Law Firm.

The Case of the Missing CD Turns Into $2.7M Judgment

By Celia Ampel |

A Coral Gables lawyer wins compensatory and punitive damages in a fraud trial against a financial services exec accused of diverting money to his wife's pet projects.

Julia Ingle and Aldo Leiva Lubell Rosen. Aldo is based in Coral Gables Julia is Broward.

Jury Sides With Defense on Malpractice Claim in Woman's Death

By Celia Ampel |

Lubell Rosen defeats a $15 million medical malpractice claim against a doctor caring for a woman at a Fort Pierce hospital.

Jury Awards $2 Million in Miami Gardens Arrest

A jury awarded a seven-figure damage award to a man who sued Miami Gardens police for false arrest and use of excessive force.

Sheila Gonzales-Jonasz and Michael Brand, of Cole Scott & Kissane, Miami, Florida.

Retail Landlord Defeats Lawsuit in Pedestrian Death

By Celia Ampel |

Cole, Scott & Kissane lawyers won a defense verdict in a $3 million wrongful death case against a retail plaza in suburban Kendall.

Fired Ashley Furniture Exec Loses Bonus Suit

A retail furniture chain has prevailed in a salary dispute with its former president.

Lawyers Wins $4.8M MedMal Award for Teen Injured in Childbirth

By Celia Ampel |

Fort Lauderdale attorneys won a $4.8 million verdict for a girl who was disfigured during birth 14 years ago.

Jeff Herman and Dan Ellis of Herman Law in Boca Raton.

Settlement Follows $3 Million Award to Girl Molested at Preschool

By Celia Ampel |

The parents of a young girl who was allegedly sexually abused by a Coconut Creek preschool teacher won the award against the school's parent company.

Alvaro Mejer, Mejer Law, left, and Fernando Aran, Aran Correa Guarch & Shapiro.

Attorneys Win $2.5 Million in Fatal Poisoning of 21 Polo Horses

By Celia Ampel |

A West Palm Beach jury issued the award to the owners and insurers of horses killed by a tainted supplement.

Property Owner Barely Liable for Staircase Fall

A jury has sided primarily with a property owner in a premises liability case.

Russell Pfeifer and Raul Chacon, with The Chartwell Law Offices

Defense Beats Boaters After Boat Engine Falls Off

By Celia Ampel |

Miami lawyers defeated a $2 million personal injury lawsuit against a boat manufacturer by showing the operator had likely tinkered with engine mounts to increase speed.

Jury Sides with E-Cigarette Company in Labor Case

A Miami company has been cleared of liability in an employment dispute case.

No Award to Woman Who Fell Over Store Cart

A discount retail chain has been exonerated in a premises liability case.

Couple's Attorneys Win $28M Award for Discarded Baby's Body

By Celia Ampel |

Greenspoon Marder wins a $28 million verdict against a funeral home that disposed of a baby's body in a gas station garbage bin.

Jury Rejects Condo Owner's Noise Complaint

A Coral Springs condo association has been cleared of liability in a lease dispute.

Plaintiff: Collision With Police Vehicle Caused Wrist Fractures

A jury has delivered a six-figure award to a woman injured in a collision with a police vehicle.

Attorney Tells Jury to Assess Company 'Puppeteer,' Wins $17 Million

By Celia Ampel |

Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton lawyers pierce the corporate veil to hold a borrower liable for $15 million in damages plus interest.