Number 2 Settlements in Florida in 2017

Number 2 Settlements in Florida in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the second-largest practice area-specific settlements obtained in the State of Florida in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts, or were settled before/without commencement of a lawsuit.

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$150,000,000.00
Attorneys: Harley S. Tropin, Tucker Ronzetti of Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton, LLP; Jeffrey C. Schneider of Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider + Grossman LLP; Michael I. Goldberg of Akerman LLP
Case: SEC v. Quiros, et al.
No.2 in: Fraud
$97,679,141.00
Attorneys: Peter Prieto, Aaron S. Podhurst, Stephen F. Rosenthal, John Gravante, Matthew P. Weinshall, Alissa Del Riego of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case: In Re: Takata Airbag Product Liability Litigation
No.2 in: Class Action, Product Liability, Defective Product
$56,000,000.00
Attorneys: Sharan Nirmul, Richard A. Russo Jr., Jennifer L. Joost, Darren J. Check of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP; Joshua A. Katz, James D. Sallah, Jeffrey Cox of Sallah Astarita & Cox; Joseph E. White, Lester R. Hooker of Saxena White, P.A.
Case: In Re: Ocwen Financial Corporation Securities Litigation
No.2 in: Securities Fraud
$30,900,000.00
Attorneys: Scott D. Owens of Scott D. Owens, P.A.; Bret L. Lusskin Jr. of Bret Lusskin, P.A.; Keith J. Keogh, Michael S. Hilicki of Keogh Law, Ltd.
Case: Flaum, et al. v. Subway
No.2 in: Consumer Protection
$30,800,000.00
Attorneys: Chris Searcy of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
Case: Edwards v. Lee Memorial Health System
No.2 in: Personal Injury
$18,017,382.77
Attorneys: Wifredo A. Ferrer; Mark A. Lavine; John C. Spaccarotella of U.S. Attorney's Office; Lawrence S. Klitzman of Klitzman Law Group, PLLC; Daniel R. Miller of Berger & Montague
Case: USA v. Marder, et al.
No.2 in: False Claims Act, Qui Tam, Kickbacks
$14,900,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey L. Gordon, Fritz Gray, John T. Golding of Maney | Gordon | Zeller, P.A.
Case: Pelaez v. Conlon
No.2 in: Brain Injury
$13,500,000.00
Attorneys: Pamela Jo Bondi of Attorney General of the State of Florida
Case: Office of Attorney General, et al. v. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
No.2 in: Misrepresentation
$10,575,000.00
Attorneys: Ricardo M. Martinez-Cid, Lea P. Valdivia of Podhurst Orseck, LLP
Case: Octavio v. Alejandro
No.2 in: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident
$10,100,000.00
Attorneys: Benjamin C. Mizer of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: USA, et al. v. Covenant Hospice Inc.
No.2 in: Healthcare Fraud
$10,000,000.00
Attorneys: S. Kirk Ingebretsen, Eric J. Hobbs, Daniel E. Rohner, Richard G. Sander, Charles C. Eblen, Jason R. Scott of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Case: ADT LLC v. Vivint Inc.
No.2 in: Consumer Fraud
$7,000,000.00
Attorneys: Sean B. Cronin, Michelle L. Davis of Cronin & Maxwell, P.L.
Case: Hollis v. The USA
No.2 in: Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice
$5,717,562.00
Attorneys: Michael R. Kirby of High Stack Gordon Kirby
Case: Riascos-Mazos v. Carnival Corp.
No.2 in: Premises Liability
$5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Melanie E. Damian of Damian & Valori LLP
Case: Michael I. Goldberg, et al. v. Holland & Knight LLP, et al.
No.2 in: Breach of Fiduciary Duty
$5,000,000.00
Attorneys: Sean B. Cronin, Michelle L. Davis, Gregory H. Maxwell of Cronin & Maxwell, P.L.; Michael V. Nakamura of Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
Case: Mochocki v. The USA
No.2 in: Birth Injury
$3,200,000.00
Attorneys: Jeffrey H. Wood; Gabriel Allen; Lori Jonas; W. Stephen Muldrow; Lacy R. Harwell of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: USA v. Johnson Controls, Inc., et al.
No.2 in: Pollution
$2,880,000.00
Attorneys: Justin B. Shapiro, Thomas B. Scolaro of Leesfield Scolaro, P.A.
Case: Estate of Kim v. Fury Management, et al.
No.2 in: Watercraft Accident, Wrongful Death
$2,100,000.00
Attorneys: Randall C. Berg, Jr., Dante P. Trevisani, Erica A. Selig of Florida Justice Institute; Tucker Ronzetti, Kenneth R. Hartmann, Monica McNulty of Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton, LLP
Case: Copeland, et al. v. Jones, et al.
No.2 in: Civil Rights Violation
$2,000,000.00
Attorneys: Christopher L. Marlowe of The Haggard Law Firm PA
Case: Estate of Barner Pierre-Jean v. Center Court Apartments, et al.
No.2 in: Inadequate Security
$1,900,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel A. Iracki, Rufus Pennington of Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay, Camerlengo & Iracki
Case: Thomas v. City of Jacksonville, et al.
No.2 in: Excessive Force
$1,100,000.00
Attorneys: Catherine B. Bowles of Sardelis and Bowles LLP
Case: Lang v. Artistry Painting
No.2 in: Dangerous Condition
$1,000,000.00
Attorneys: David Sampedro of Panter, Panter & Sampedro, P.A.
Case: Fonseca v. J&E Transportation Inc., et al.
No.2 in: Truck Accident
$975,000.00
Attorneys: James A. Hannon of Hannon Legal Group, P.A.
Case: Conde v. Bryant Security Corp.
No.2 in: Motorcycle Accident
$890,000.00
Attorneys: Michael F. Guilford of Michael F. Guilford, P.A.; Tonya J. Meister of Meister Law, LLC; Elizabeth K. Russo of Russo Appellate Firm, PA
Case: Jerry Rankin, M.D., et al. v. Celebrity Cruises, Inc.
No.2 in: Breach of Contract
$650,000.00
Attorneys: Theodore W. Zelman of Zelman & Hanlon, P.A.
Case: Quinonez v. Luenser
No.2 in: Bicycle Accident
$350,000.00
Attorneys: Wifredo A. Ferrer of U.S. Department of Justice
Case: USA v. Palm Beach County School District
No.2 in: Labor & Employment
$150,000.00
Attorneys: Hugh L. Koerner of Hugh L. Koerner, P.A.
Case: Lyubimov v. City of Fort Lauderdale, et al.
No.2 in: False Arrest
$125,000.00
Attorneys: Isidro Garcia of Garcia Law Firm, P.A.
Case: Green v. City of West Palm Beach
No.2 in: Hostile Work Environment
$100,000.00
Attorneys: Robert Weisberg; Kimberly A. Cruz of EEOC; Matthew E. Romanik of Damore, Delgado & Romanik
Case: EEOC v. Brown & Brown of Florida Inc.
No.2 in: Pregnancy Discrimination

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