Verdicts & Settlements

George G. Mahfood and David B. Rosemberg, with Broad and Cassel.

Jury Says Landlords Can't Turn Blind Eye to Fake High-End Goods

By Celia Ampel |

Miami lawyers won a $1.9 million verdict showing commercial landlords who turn a blind eye to tenants' trademark infringement can be held liable.

Steven Hammer and Brittany Chambers of The Schlesinger Law Offices.

Man's Suffering, Not Death, From Tobacco Yields $3M Verdict for Widow

By Celia Ampel |

A decadelong court battle against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. will likely continue for a World War II veteran's widow, who turns 90 this year.

David L. Markel and Nicholas I. Gerson of Gerson & Schwartz.

Lawsuit in Salesman's Shooting Death Results in $10M Verdict

By Celia Ampel |

Miami attorneys won a $10 million verdict for the parents of a door-to-door salesman shot dead by a property owner.

Jay Cohen and Rudwin Ayala of the Law Offices of Jay Cohen.

ER Doctor Found Liable in Case Over Delayed MRI

By Celia Ampel |

An emergency room doctor was found liable for $1.35 million in damages after a patient claimed she was too slow to order an MRI.

Attorney Alex Del Russo of Carlton Fields’ West Palm Beach office.

Defense Win for Mercy Hospital in Case of Fired Nurse

By Celia Ampel |

A Carlton Fields attorney successfully defended Mercy Hospital against a $2 million employment retaliation lawsuit.

Rivero Mestre attorneys Andres Rivero, left, and Charlie Whorton.

Settlement Over Hepatitis Cure OK'd Despite Challenge From Attorneys General

By Celia Ampel |

A federal judge approved a settlement with United HealthCare over the opposition of 14 state attorneys general.

Bonnie Navin and Peter Spillis of Kelley/Uustal.

Jury Awards $2.4M in Broward Medical Malpractice Case

By Celia Ampel |

A jury found a Broward doctor liable for $2.4 million in damages for failing to properly treat a patient with an autoimmune disorder.

Allan Kelley and Helaine Goodner, with Fowler White Burnett.

Cruise Line Secures Defense Win in Case Over Passenger's Fall

By Celia Ampel |

A cruise line won a defense verdict in a $12 million case by arguing a passenger's debilitating fall was no one's fault.

Lloyd Schwed

UBS to Pay $18.2M to Puerto Rican Bond Investors Duped by Firm Employee

By Celia Ampel |

A Palm Beach Gardens attorney helped a family win an $18.2 million arbitration award against UBS Financial Services Inc.

Daniel DeSouza.

Son Ordered to Pay $1.47M After Jury Finds He Stole from Dying Father

By Celia Ampel |

A complicated family drama ended in a $1.47 million final judgment against a son who allegedly raided his dying father's safe deposit box.

Scott Mager, Brian Paruas and Elizabeth Hueber.

Jury Awards $2.9M to Family Tricked Into Investment

By Celia Ampel |

South Florida lawyers won a $2.9 million verdict for a family who invested in a check-cashing company.

Susan Carlson and Ervin Gonzalez of Colson Hicks Eidson and Barry Snyder of Snyder & Gonzalez

Man Awarded $1.43M for Injury After 3 Years of Litigation

By Celia Ampel |

South Florida lawyers won a $1.43 million verdict for a man injured when a car drove into the barbershop where he was waiting for a haircut.