Category Archives: Press Releases Archive 2001

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

Carlos J. Arboleya Files Suit Against Sulzer Medica, Maker Of Faulty Hip Implants For Problems Associated With Implant

MIAMI (May 30, 2001) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Carlos J. Arboleya—retired President of Barnett Bank and Vice Chairman of Bank of America—in Miami-Dade District Court against Sulzer Orthopedics Inc of Austin, TX for producing the “Inter-Op Acetabular Shell™”, a faulty hip implant that may have affected over 17,500 consumers—most…
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Prominent Racing Promoter Files Countersuit Seeking Over $20 Million In Damages Against The Government Of Aruba

MIAMI (March 28, 2001) — Two companies affiliated with famed racing promoter Ralph Sanchez, Motorsports Americas, Inc. (“MAI”), and Sanchez Motorsports Group, Inc. (“SMG”), today announced that they have filed a counterclaim in federal court in Miami against the Government of Aruba (“GOA”) seeking more than $20 million in compensatory damages stemming from the GOA’s deliberate termination and destruction of…
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One Of Caterpillar’s Oldest Distributors Sues Company For Breach Of Trust In $56 Million Transaction

MIAMI (March 28, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of Lion Enterprises of Brazil against Caterpillar Americas Co. the Miami based subsidiary of manufacturing giant, Caterpillar, Inc., for deceit and abuse of trust in Miami-Dade Circuit Court. Lion, a Brazilian company founded in 1887 and owned by…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Files Suit Against Maker Of Faulty Hip Implants – Thousands Possibly Affected

MIAMI (March 13, 2001) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Dr. J. Michael Forrest and his wife in Miami-Dade District Court against Sulzer Orthopedics Inc of Austin, TX for producing the “Inter-Op Acetabular Shell™”, a faulty hip implant that may have affected over 17,500 consumers—most of which live in Florida, Texas,…
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Multimillion-Dollar Lawsuit Filed Against American Airlines In Crash Of Flight 587 Plaintiffs Allege Negligence and Pilot Error in the November Crash that Killed 260 People

MIAMI (March 7, 2001) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Hipolito and Ubencia Algarroba against American Airlines (NYSE:AMR) in the November crash of Flight 587 which was bound for the Dominican Republic when it lost both engines and went down in the Rockaway Beach residential area of the borough of Queens, four…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Speaks At Academy Of Florida Trial Lawyers Event

MIAMI (February 8, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Julie Braman Kane—as Chair of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (AFTL) Women’s Caucus—moderated a talk called “Doing It All” as part of the Workhorse Seminar at the Academy’s annual three-day event on Thursday, Feb 1, 2001 at the Contemporary Resort in Orlando. Kane also…
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