Verdicts & Settlements

Steven Katzman

Steven M. Katzman Gets Jury to Award $1.2M to Couple Bullied by Mayor

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Steven M. Katzman said he chronologically laid out when his clients filed suit and when they were subject to code enforcement hearings, and he "asked the jury to connect the dots."

Steven Hammer, Jonathan Gdanski, and Scott P. Schlesinger, with the Law Offices of Sheldon J. Schlesinger.

Schlesinger Team Scores $3.1 Million Tobacco Win

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Attorneys Steven J. Hammer, Jonathan Gdanski and Scott P. Schlesinger still got a survival claim despite the jury finding smoking-related diseases did not cause their client's death.

Allan B. Kaiser and Christopher E. Gottfried

Ferraro Team Says Victim's Job Was To Smoke, Die

By John Pacenti |

Allan B. Kaiser and Chris Gottfried won $28 million for the family of a dead smoker by linking his two kinds of lung cancer to smoking.

Stuart J. Weissman and Stuart Ratzan

These Two Attorneys Win $2 Million Verdict in Medmal Case

Stuart J. Weissman and Stuart N. Ratzan proved Palmetto General Hospital was liable in the death of woman from rare blood disorder.

Howard Talenfeld and Ted Babbitt

These South Florida Attorneys Settle Child-Torture Case For $17.5M

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Howard Talenfeld and Ted Babbitt settled with New York City and three child welfare agencies for $17.5 million on behalf of 10 special-needs children who moved to Florida with their abusive foster mother.

Carlos A. Bodden and W. David Bennett

They Convinced Jury To Award $1.4 Million To Doctor Injured In Wreck

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Carlos Bodden and W. David Bennett persuaded a Broward jury that their client's injuries were caused by a traffic accident and that they were permanent.

Standing: Stefan M. Apotheker and Michael Rapaport. Sitting: Jeffrey R. Sonn and Jeffrey Erez

Sonn & Erez Team Wins FINRA Arbitration Award

By Julie Kay |

Jeffrey Erez, Jeffrey Sonn, Michael Rapaport and Stefan Apotheker won a $4.5 million FINRA arbitration against Morgan Stanley on behalf of Banamex following an unauthorized loan to a family member.

Mario Quintero Jr.

Why Did He Say 'Jury Got It Right' In Representing Former Attorney?

By Julie Kay |

Mario Quintero represented a former attorney who blamed a musician's defamatory posting for losing his law license. Quintero said the jury "really got it right" with a $3.5 million award.

David M. Buckner and Brett E. von Borke

Grossman Roth Attorneys Win Huge Award For Civilian Pilots and Flight Attendants Flying Into War Zone

By John Pacenti |

Grossman Roth attorneys have succeeded in a case involving hazard pay for civilian pilots and attendants fllying into Middle East conflicts.

Rachel Walters and Ezra S. Greenberg, Assistant County Attorneys, Miami-Dade County Attorney's Office.

They Convinced Jury To Clear Cops Of Excess Force In Shooting Deaths Of Unarmed Men

By Julie Kay |

A federal jury cleared two Miami-Dade police officers of excessive force cliams in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black men in 2007.

Woman Who Alleged IUD Insertion Caused Pain Gets $208,839

A jury awarded $208,839 to a woman who claimed she suffered uterine pain for three months after an the implantation of an intrauterine device.

T-Boned Plus Broken Wrist Equals $388,488 For Driver

A jury awarded $388,488 to a woman who claimed a broadside collision caused permanent pain in her left wrist.

Daniel F. Benavides, Detra Shaw-Wilder, Ken Hartmann, and Doug Wolfe

Who Won $12.7 Million Judgment For Setai? These Lawyers

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The former property manager at Setai Resort & Residences wins $12.7 million in arbitration against a Lehman Brothers company.

Alan Rose and Gregory Weiss with Mrachek Law in West Palm Beach

Lawyers Win $10.8M For Ousted Restaurant Operator

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Alan Rose and Gregory Weiss win a $10.8 million verdict for a Palm Beach Gardens restaurateur who was locked out by the landlord of the Palm Beach Gardens Embassy Suites.

Motorist Receives $34,828 For Accident Injuries

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Driver Gets $300,000 On Crash Claim

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Motorcyclist injured in bus collision receives $1.6 million

A motorcyclist recovered more than $1.6 million for multiple injuries he suffered in a collision with a bus.

Driver in T-bone crash awarded $1.2 million

A jury awarded more than $1.2 million to a man who claimed he suffered neck, back and shoulder injuries when the van he was driving was broadsided.

Lead attorney Mariano Garcia is left, then co-counsel Sia Baker Barnes in the red-orange dress. The plaintiff Gwendolyn Odom is the older lady in white dress. And co-counsel T. Hardee Bass to the right. from Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A.

Searcy Denney Attorneys Recover $20 Million Smoker Award

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The daughter of a Boynton Beach woman who died of lung cancer was awarded $20 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco.

Michael S. Olin

$23.8 Million Tab For Trying To Avoid Paying Mortgage

By Julie Kay |

Michael Olin led a plaintiffs team that showed a New York investor set up a shell company to foreclose on his first mortgage so the investor wouldn't have to repay the second mortgage to Olin's client.

Arick Fudali and Jeff Herman with Herman Law in Boca Raton

Putting Molested Boy On Stand Pays Off For These Two Lawyers

By Julie Kay |

Attorneys Jeffrey Herman and Arick Fudali won $5.25 million in pain and suffering damages for a child who was sexually molested multiple times at school as a 7-year-old.