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Lion Air Flight 610 Update: Investigators Release Preliminary Crash Report

December 20, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

On October 29, 2018, a Lion Air flight traveling from Jakarta, Indonesia to Pangkal Pinang crashed into the Java Sea after experiencing a flight control problem minutes after departure. There were no survivors. The Republic of Indonesia’s Komite Nasional Keselamatan Transportasi (KNKT) recently published a preliminary report about Lion Air Flight 610. The report addresses[…] Read More »

NHTSA Investigates General Motors Over Faulty Braking System

December 14, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of Defects Investigation (ODI), more than 2.7 million General Motors (GM) vehicles could be affected by deteriorating brake assist vacuum pumps. After receiving 111 complaints about 2014, 2015 and 2016 truck and SUV models, NHTSA has launched an investigation. The complaints suggest drivers[…] Read More »

Marriott Discloses 500 Million Guests Affected by Database Hack

November 30, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

According to Marriott’s press release, Starwood’s guest reservation database was hacked. On September 8, 2018, Marriott International received an internal alert about an unauthorized user attempting to access the Starwood guest reservation database. Since then, investigators found copied and encrypted information from an authorized user. However, they also found that there had been unauthorized user[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Stephanie A. Casey Recognized by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as One of South Florida’s 40 Outstanding Lawyers Under the Age of 40

November 21, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2018) – Attorney Stephanie A. Casey, a partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was selected by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for its prestigious “40 Under 40” award, recognizing 40 outstanding lawyers in South Florida under the age of 40. Casey received the award during an awards[…] Read More »

How Can a Rideshare Company Be Held Liable for an Accident?

November 21, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

It is difficult, but not impossible to hold a rideshare company liable for incurred injuries or damages. Rideshare companies consider their drivers partners, or independent contractors, rather than employees. Generally, this is meant to limit their liability. However, some courts have viewed these companies, like Uber or Lyft, as employers, who have more control over[…] Read More »

Seatback Failure Verdict Questions Federal Safety Standards

November 16, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

A Texas jury found Toyota, the parent company of Lexus, guilty of “gross negligence” for failing to warn consumers of potential seatback failures in a $242 million verdict. The case was in respect to a 2016 car crash, in which two young children suffered traumatic brain injuries when their parents’ Lexus was hit from behind.[…] Read More »