Verdicts & Settlements

Ronald P. Weil.

Miami Judge OKs Nissan Settlement Worth At Least $37M

By Celia Ampel |

Drivers of some Pathfinders and Infinitis noticed their transmissions shaking when they stepped on the gas.

Domnick Cunningham & Whalen attorneys Jeanmarie Whalen and Fred Cunningham.

Attorneys Win $3 Million Verdict for Man Injured in Car Crash

By Samantha Joseph |

Domnick Cunningham & Whalen attorneys obtained a more than $3 million verdict for a client injured in an early-morning crash with a tractor trailer.

Adam Dougherty of Dougherty Law Firm and Jany Martinez-Ward and Gregory Ward of The Ward Law Group

No Collision? No Problem: $1.25M Verdict in Scooter Crash Case

By Celia Ampel |

A Vespa driver said he hurt himself when he was forced to swerve out of the way of an SUV that cut him off.

Stuart Grossman of Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen

Key West Resort to Pay $10.75M to Paralyzed Customer

By Celia Ampel |

Attorneys for a tourist who dove into shallow water reached the large settlement less than two weeks before trial.

Perry Adair, with Becker & Poliakoff

$10M Construction Defect Verdict in Fire Code Case

By Celia Ampel |

Florida attorneys argued a developer knew its building materials were not up to the legal standard.

Jose Menendez of the Menendez Law Firm and Austin Carr of Koch Parafinczuk Wolf Susen.

$1.9M Verdict for Smoker Who Escaped Cuba in Mariel Boatlift

By Celia Ampel |

Plaintiffs attorneys argued Linda Martin was bombarded with cigarette ads the moment she arrived in the U.S.

Bonnie Navin and Peter Spillis of Kelley/Uustal.

Failure to Note Patient's Meds Leads to Verdict Against Surgeon

By Celia Ampel |

A Weston woman died after her surgeons failed to warn her about blood clot risks, plaintiffs attorneys argued.

Andrew P. Gold and Dee Dee Fischer, with Akerman.

'Shared' Password Leads to $3.73M Verdict Against Boca Raton Company

By Celia Ampel |

Using someone else's login credentials can have dire consequences, a federal case showed.

Joel Roth, left, and Sagi Shaked, right, of Shaked Law Firm.

$12.2M Verdict for Brothers Whose Mom Died in Head-On Collision

By Celia Ampel |

Aventura lawyers argued a child's suffering could not be measured by the grades on his report card.

Scott Schlesinger of Schlesinger Law Offices in Fort Lauderdale, Steve Yerrid of the Yerrid Law Firm in Tampa and Steven Hammer of the Schlesinger firm.

$13.8M Verdict in Smoking Case That Harkened Back to Tobacco-Fighting 'Dream Team'

By Celia Ampel |

Fort Lauderdale attorney Scott Schlesinger teamed up with his father's former co-counsel Steve Yerrid to win a Tampa tobacco verdict.

 Zachary Friedman, Gary Friedman and John Seligman of Friedman & Friedman.

Overlooked Breast Lump Leads to $21.6M Miami-Dade Med-Mal Verdict

By Celia Ampel |

Hialeah nurse Marlande Lazard was told she did not have cancer. Meanwhile, her symptoms worsened.

Alejandro Garcia, sitting, and Todd Baker of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Attorneys Win $1.48M Award After Tractor-Trailer Crash

By Celia Ampel |

The trucks collided in an area outside Fort Myers where many tractor-trailers travel between quarries and construction sites.