Category Archives: Press Releases Archive 2001

Archive of press releases by our personal injury lawyers in 2001.

$16 Million Summary Judgment Against Miccosukee Tribe

MIAMI (March 20, 2001) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that a final summary judgment was issued in favor of Tamiami Partners, Ltd., and against Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida for an amount that will exceed $16 million, inclusive of interests’ fees and costs. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has ordered that the…
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Jury Awards $ 30.7 Million To Girl Left In Vegetative State After Ford Van Rolls Over

MIAMI (September 20, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that a Florida State Court jury before the 11thJudicial Circuit Court awarded Ramon and Maria Jimenez, on behalf of their young daughter Phoebe, a $ 30.7 million verdict, reduced by 50% comparative negligence for not wearing a seat belt, against the Ford Motor Company. The jury…
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Suit Filed Against Isuzu Motors For Defective Gas Tank Involved In Deadly Wreck

MIAMI (August 27, 2001) — The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it has filed two civil lawsuits, one on behalf of the children of Charrdonae N. Rowland—killed when her 1994 Isuzu Rodeo burst into flames after a fiery collision on South Dixie Highway—and the other on behalf of the driver Terrance Smith, who was also burned…
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Governor Bush Appoints Dean Colson To State’s Commission On Ethics

CORAL GABLES (July 1, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Dean Colson, a partner in the firm, was recently appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to the State of Florida Commission on Ethics. Colson will serve a two-year term to the nine member commission, which was created by the 1974 Legislature to serve as “guardians…
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Former Assistant United States Attorney Joins Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (June 14, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Susan Tarbe— a well respected trial lawyer with almost twenty years experience, including 11 years as an Assistant United States Attorney—has joined the prestigious trial law firm as its newest partner. “Susan is a great addition to the firm,” stated Dean Colson, a partner at…
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HMO Clinic’s Improper Care Produced $2.7 Million Verdict: Cancer Not Detected

MIAMI (June 14, 2001) — The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that a Florida State Court jury before the 11th Judicial Circuit Court awarded David Francisco and his wife a $2.7 million verdict—for the misdiagnosis of tongue cancer—against United Healthcare of Florida (formerly known as CAC-Ramsey), and Ears, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist Dr. Jorge De Cardenas…
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