Verdicts & Settlements

Attorneys Charles Morehead III and Howard Pomerantz

Fort Lauderdale Attorneys Win $2.8M Medmal Award

By Samantha Joseph |

Howard Pomerantz and Charles Morehead III won the award for an elderly man who suffered a punctured bowel during gallbladder surgery at a Naples hospital.

Jorge Gutierrez

Attorney Wins $7.5M for Family of Woman Who Bled to Death During Surgery

By Julie Kay |

Attorney Jorge P. Gutierrez Jr. argued that surgery to remove a lump from the head of a 45-year-old Miami woman should have never taken place.

Jay Cohen, The Law Office of Jay Cohen, William Rieder Jr., with The Downs Law Group, and David Brill, of Brill Rinaldi.

Attorneys for Cardiac Stress Lab Patients Negotiate $14M Settlement

By Julie Kay |

Jay Cohen, William Rieder and David Brill fought for a $14 million settlement on behalf of Broward patients who were given reused and possibly contaminated saline solutions.

David Shenkman, Robert Alan Rosenblatt and Christopher Lynch

$7.3 Million in Settlements Go to Driver Paralyzed on Construction Site

By Samantha Joseph |

Attorneys overcome workers' compensation immunity to win a combined $7.3 million settlements after a delivery driver was paralyzed in a 20-foot fall.

Christopher Marlowe and Douglas McCarron

Attorneys Get $3.2 Million for Family of Slain Deliveryman

By Samantha Joseph |

Coral Gables attorneys Christopher Marlowe and Douglas McCarron win a $3.25 million settlement for the family of a man killed while delivering food to an apartment complex.

Michael T. Moore, Scott A. Wagner and Blair Brogan, with Moore & Company.

He Went to Guam, But Coral Gables Lawyer Won $4.17M for Widow

By Samantha Joseph |

Attorney Scott Wagner said the case was "the most personally rewarding verdict I've ever had," noting that the judgment goes to a widow with daughters who are 4 and 5 years old.

Matthew Podolnick and Thomas Aubin with Stearns Weaver Miller et al. in Ft. Lauderdale

Cleveland Clinic Defense Team Wins Malpractice Case

The jury sided with the Stearns Weaver attorneys in a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by a commercial pilot who claimed a career-ending surgical injury at Cleveland Clinic Florida.

Alan Rosenthal and Natalie Carlos

Judge Strikes $3 Million Trade Secrets Award

A judge reverses a jury award in a case involving two medical collections service companies.

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.