Category Archives: Press Releases Archive 2009

Press releases archive for 2009 by our lawyers for personal injury claims.

Julie Braman Kane Named President-Elect of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers

CORAL GABLES, FL – Julie Braman Kane was installed as President-Elect of the Miami-Dade chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL) at the organization’s annual installation luncheon on July 11th at the Conrad Miami hotel. An attorney at Coral Gables-based Colson Hicks Eidson, Kane will serve as president of the organization’s Miami-Dade chapter during the 2009-2010 year. About Miami-Dade FAWL: Miami-Dade FAWL is a professional organization that is devoted to actively promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession. Its members comprise a diverse group of men and women who pursue the common goal of promoting women’s opportunities and rights. Members include lawyers, judges, and members of the business community. Kane formerly served as the association’s Secretary. About FAWL: Established in 1951, FAWL serves as the statewide voice for Florida ‘s women lawyers and a communication resource for its 23 chapters throughout the State of Florida ….
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Miami Jury Awards More Than $38 Million in Tragic Pharmaceutical and Medical Negligence Case

CORAL GABLES, FL (March 17, 2009) – A Miami-Dade County jury awarded Amanda Slavin $38.323.196 in compensatory damages against Defendants McKesson Medication Management LLC and a local neurosurgeon today, announced lead counsel Julie Braman Kane, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, who tried the case with her partner Joseph J. Kalbac Jr. On October 24, 2003 Miami-Dade county resident Amanda Slavin underwent intraspinal surgery for a repair of a spinal fluid leak. During surgery, the neurosurgeon injected Slavin’s intrathecal space with Methylene Blue which operating room personnel acquired from a medicine cabinet maintained by McKesson Medication Management LLC. McKesson had contracted with Mt. Sinai to run their pharmacies and train Mt. Sinai’s nursing and medical personnel regarding pharmaceutical issues. McKesson did not provide the doctor or any of Mt. Sinai’s medical personnel with training or with the information the FDA required indicating that Methylene Blue was…
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