Legal Roundup

COHEN & GRIGSBY: Christopher N. Davies Appointed Chair of Florida Bar Board Certification Committee

By Cohen & Grigsby | Nov 5, 2018

Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Joshua Levenson Honored with Commitment to Justice Award

By Holland & Knight | Nov 5, 2018

Holland & Knight Partner Joshua Levenson was awarded the Commitment to Justice Award from Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) at its 17th Annual For the Public Good event.

GREENBERG & TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig’s Courtney Keller Named to Orlando Business Journal 40 Under 40 List

By Greenberg & Traurig | Nov 5, 2018

Courtney Keller, a shareholder in the Orlando office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been recognized by the Orlando Business Journal among the publication’s 2018 “40 Under 40” list.

CLAUSEN & MILLER: Clausen Miller P.C. Expands Its Reach in Florida by Welcoming Orlando Partner Scott Dornstein

By Clausen & Miller | Nov 5, 2018

Clausen Miller is proud to announce that Scott Dornstein has joined the Firm’s Florida office as a Partner.

MASTERSON HOAG & SMITH P.A.: Court Upholds Medical Malpractice Immunity Law

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. | Oct 21, 2018

In Florida, the legal doctrine of sovereign immunity limits the amount of damages recoverable in a medical malpractice claim against certain government and quasi-governmental entities.

BARKER & COOK P.A.: 2 parties engage in partnership disputes over park project

By Barker & Cook, P.A. | Oct 21, 2018

When two or more entrepreneurs in Florida or elsewhere decide to undertake a major development project, they may choose to share responsibilities by forming a partnership.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Firm Represents Miami’s Wynwood Brewery in Sale to Craft Brew Alliance

By Holland & Knight Miami | Oct 12, 2018

CBA is a leading craft brewing company that operates breweries and brewpubs across the U.S.

BRYANT & HIGBY: Woman says sparkling water caused her personal injury

By Bryant & Higby | Oct 12, 2018

Florida sparkling water consumers really have no way of knowing what is in the products they drink other than by reading the ingredient list on the label.

BARKER & COOK P.A.: Lehman's files breach of contract lawsuit over project delays

By Barker & Cook, P.A. | Oct 7, 2018

When two or more parties in Florida or elsewhere attempt to reach an agreement on a remodeling project, they may wish to discuss deadlines for its projected completion date.

BRYANT & HIGBY: Truck accidents on the rise -- should the government step in?

By Bryant & Higby | Oct 7, 2018

Because of the larger size and heavy weight of many semitrailers, Florida readers know accidents involving trucks and smaller vehicles often result in grave consequences.

MICHAEL L. FEINSTEIN, P.A.: Deceased Partner's Estate Involved In Business Contract Disputes

By Michael L. Feinstein, P.A. | Oct 7, 2018

It is not uncommon for businesses to face disputes. In some cases, individuals may allege that a company or its partners have violated the terms of agreements, and as a result, contract disputes can take place.

MASTERSON HOAG & SMITH P.A.: Can Medicaid Require You to Pay Them Back From Your Personal Injury Settlement?

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. | Oct 7, 2018

Let’s say you’re injured in a serious car accident. To treat your injuries, you require a couple surgeries and a course of physical therapy.

KUHN LAW FIRM: A Delay in Naming a Personal Representative Can Prove Costly to an Estate in Court

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. | Oct 7, 2018

An often overlooked reason for making a last will and testament is there may be a need to maintain litigation on behalf of you–or your estate–after you are gone.

BLANK ROME: Michelle Gervais Appointed Executive Board Member of WISE Tampa Bay Chapter

By Blank Rome PAC | Sep 30, 2018

Blank Rome Partner Michelle Gervais was appointed to serve as an executive board member of the newly formed Women in Sports and Events (“WISE”) Tampa Bay Chapter, a role that she was selected for by its founding partners—the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Lightning, University of South Florida Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program, and Tampa Bay Sports Commission.

MARKOWITZ RINGEL TRUSTY & HARTOG PA: Joshua Rosenberg Speaks on Guardianship and Estate Planning

By Markowitz Ringel Trusty & Hartog, P.A. | Sep 30, 2018

Partner Joshua Rosenberg spoke on “Guardianship Decision-Making Processes” at the 2nd Annual Clerks’ Statewide Investigation Alliance Symposium for the Office of Public & Professional Guardians held in August 2018.

MASTERSON HOAG & SMITH P.A.: Defamation Lawsuit Alleges Retaliation by Hospital Against Staff Doctor

By Masterson, Hoag & Smith, P.A. | Sep 23, 2018

Dr. Hadi Hakki, who was the chief of surgery at Northside Hospital, filed a lawsuit in 2012 against Galencare, Inc., which operates the hospital, and alleged that the hospital misrepresented statistics related to their surgical success.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP: Holland & Knight Is Co-Founder of Lawyers for a Sustainable Economy

By Holland & Knight LLP | Sep 21, 2018

Holland & Knight and eight other leading U.S. law firms have launched a groundbreaking initiative to deliver free legal services worth $15 million by 2020 to advance climate action around the world.

MARKOWITZ RINGEL TRUSTY & HARTOG PA: Alan Rosenberg Named to Executive Committee for Chapman Partnership

By Markowitz Ringel Trusty & Hartog, P.A. | Sep 21, 2018

Alan R. Rosenberg, member of the firm’s Restructuring + Insolvency practice group, has recently been named to the Executive Committee for the Chapman Partnership.

BARKER & COOK P.A.: Former CEO accuses Barnes and Noble of breach of contract

By Barker & Cook, P.A. | Sep 13, 2018

When a company in Florida begins to experience financial struggles, its owners may wish to identify the source of the problem and make budget cuts where necessary.

FREIDIN BROWN PA: Jonathan E. Freidin Earns 10.0 Rating from Legal Service Avvo

By Freidin Brown, P.A. | Sep 13, 2018

Freidin Brown, P.A. Associate Jonathan E. Freidin has received a 10.0 “Superb” Avvo Rating from the national legal rating organization Avvo. A 10.0 is the highest rating available, and speaks volumes about Jonathan’s background and stature in the legal community.

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