Category Archives: Press Releases Archive 2014

Press releases archive from our personal injury attorneys in 2014.

Julie Braman Kane of Colson Hicks Eidson Elected Vice President of National Trial Bar

Appointment Continues Law Firm’s Tradition of Serving the Civil Justice System CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 4, 2014) – Colson Hicks Eidson partner Julie Braman Kane has been elected vice president of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the world’s largest trial bar and leading defender of civil justice. Kane was sworn in at the organization’s annual convention in Baltimore, Md. and previously served as its secretary. Based in Washington, D.C., AAJ (formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), works to ensure that people have access to the civil justice system when harmed by the negligence or misconduct of others. For more than 65 years, AAJ has been the collective voice of the trial bar and its clients on Capitol Hill and in courthouses across the nation. “Julie’s leadership will be essential as we work to engage our membership and fight for AAJ’s mission in Congress, the courts,…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit On Behalf of Seven-Year-Old Calder Sloan

Child died tragically after being electrocuted in swimming pool Attorneys and Family calling for mandatory inspections and appropriate recalls CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 24, 2014) – A wrongful death complaint was filed in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Miami-Dade County on behalf of the family of seven-year-old Calder Sloan, who was electrocuted on April 13, 2014 while swimming in his family’s swimming pool due to a faulty pool light and electrical grounding and bonding on the pool’s lighting system, announced Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson. The lawsuit was filed against Defendant Pentair Water Pool and Spa, Inc., a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Minnesota and authorized dealers and service centers in the state of Florida; Defendant All Florida Pool & Spa Center, a Florida corporation; Defendant Gary B Electric and Construction Consultant, Inc. a Florida corporation; and Defendant Jorge Perez Enterprises, Inc. a/k/a…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Attorneys Surpass Significant Hurdle in Personal Injury Lawsuit against Caribbean Airlines

Attorneys Curtis Miner and Stephanie Casey successfully argued that the Republic of Guyana is not party to the Warsaw Convention CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 28, 2014) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson announced that the Eastern District of New York has issued a significant ruling in personal injury cases against Caribbean Airlines arising from the 2011 crash landing of Caribbean Airlines Flight BW 523 in Georgetown, Guyana – a flight that originated at New York’s JFK International Airport. In a question of first impression, the court ruled that the Republic of Guyana is not a party to the Warsaw Convention — a multilateral treaty that governs international air travel – and therefore allowed a personal injury lawsuit against Caribbean Airlines to move forward in the U.S. and paved the way for the plaintiffs to seek damages for emotional pain and suffering, in addition to physical injuries. Colson Hicks Eidson…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit On Behalf of Victim Killed in Fatal Crash on the MacArthur Causeway

Dr. Malcolm Lloyd was the passenger of a Lamborghini when he was killed on April 24th, 2014 CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 2, 2014) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed a wrongful death complaint in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Miami-Dade County on behalf of the family of the late Dr. Malcolm Lloyd, passenger in the Lamborghini that was involved in a fatal car crash on April 24th on MacArthur Causeway. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Solange Sandy Lloyd, the widow of Dr. Malcolm Lloyd, 42, and his two children, against Defendant Andres Esteban Toro, 53, the owner/operator of the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador that slammed into the back of a of sports utility vehicle (SUV) on MacArthur Causeway around 2:50 a.m. on April 24th, 2014, killing his passenger, Dr. Malcolm Lloyd. The wrongful death complaint alleges intentional misconduct, gross negligence, and a reckless disregard for…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Files Negligence Lawsuit Against Manufacturer of OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplement and Vitamin Shoppe Industries

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2014) – Coral Gables-based law firmColson Hicks Eidson filed a complaint in Federal Court in Miami, Fla. today on behalf of Plaintiff Eric Rizzo against Defendants USPlabs, LLC and Vitamin Shoppe Industries, Inc. According to the complaint, Rizzo suffered injuries, including acute, non-viral hepatitis and other damage to his liver as a result of consuming OxyElite Pro tablets and powders, a dietary supplement marketed to increase muscle mass and weight loss. Rizzo, 40, has been diagnosed with liver toxicity and permanent liver damage which has caused serious physical impairment. He suffers from jaundice and has been unable to work or do anything requiring exertion as a result. “The plaintiff had no idea this product was dangerous. He and other consumers were relying on the manufacturer and marketers of the product to furnish a suitable, safe product,” said Mike Eidson, counsel for Rizzo. “The plaintiff suffered…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Partners Selected As Most Influential Trial Lawyers In America For Second Consecutive Year

Partner Mike Eidson Recognized among Nation’s Elite; Representing Two of Only Eight South Florida Lawyers Selected to Prestigious List CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2014) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is pleased to announce that partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson had been selected for the second consecutive year as America’s 100 Most Influential Trial Lawyers by The Trial Lawyer magazine, the official magazine of The National Trial Lawyers organization. The selection places Eidson as a member of The RoundTable, an elite group of the top 100 civil plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys in the U.S. The Colson Hicks Eidson partners were two of only eight South Florida lawyers – and eleven lawyers from the State of Florida – selected to the prestigious list among the nation’s elite. Selection to The Roundtable is based on extraordinary success in the courtroom and in the legal profession, including trial results and influence…
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