Category Archives: Federal Torts

Our nationwide class action and MDL lawyers have been helping victims and their families fight back against government negligence through federal torts for years.

Colson Hicks Eidson Inducted Into Verdicts Hall of Fame

On September 10, Daily Business Review and VerdictSearch held the inaugural Verdicts Hall of Fame reception and dinner at the Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne. The event was a celebration of the law firms selected for induction into the Verdicts Hall of Fame, which was created this year. One of the firms being celebrated during the event was Colson Hicks…
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Fl. Supreme Court Declares Med Mal Wrongful Death Damage Caps Unconstitutional

Should there be a limit on amount of damages a bereaved family can be awarded when their loved one has died due to medical malpractice? The Florida Supreme Court said no. On March 13, The Florida Supreme Court ruled in the case of The Estate of Michelle Evette McCalll vs. the United States of America, overturning an existing cap of…
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The Reality behind Tort Reform Myths

Maybe you have heard the arguments that tort reform advocates use to champion their case at the state and federal level. They are leaving out some important facts, however. My insurance premiums are rising because of all the tort lawsuits: Not true. Rising insurance premiums have nothing to do with personal injury lawsuits. The insurance industry’s annual profit for 2004…
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Why Tort Reform is Wrong

All personal injury plaintiffs are grifters that are out to cheat the legal system and get a big paycheck from corporations…that is what tort reform advocates want you to believe. Insurance companies and large and small businesses spend millions on lobbyists who push for tort reform at the state and federal level. These advocates cite the McDonalds hot coffee case…
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