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Month: November 2018

"Colson Hicks Eidson is recognized as one of the top litigation firms in the country, handling local, national and international litigation for a wide range of clients." - Chambers USA

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 »

Colson Hicks Eidson and Bartlett Chen File Lawsuit Against Boeing on Behalf of Plane Crash Victim Aboard Lion Air Flight 610

November 15, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

Dr. Rio Nanda Pratama was killed in a plane crash shortly after takeoff from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2018) – Attorney Curtis Miner, a partner at Coral-Gables, Florida-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson and lead counsel for the plaintiff, today announced the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of[…] Read More »

Kecelakaan Penerbangan Lion Air Indonesia Sedang Diselidiki

November 13, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

Baru-baru ini, pesawat Boeing 737 mengalami kecelakaan di Laut Jawa setelah lepas landas dari Jakarta, Indonesia. Sayangnya, pihak otoritas menduga tidak ada penumpang yang selamat dari kecelakaan tersebut.  Media melaporkan bahwa pesawat jet tersebut meminta untuk kembali ke bandara setelah terbang sejauh 12 mil. Meskipun penyebab kecelakaan masih diselidiki, catatan teknis yang diperoleh BBC News[…] Read More »