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Colson Hicks Eidson Again Ranked in the Highest Tier of Litigation Firms in Florida by Chambers USA

Preeminent Legal Guide Touts Firm’s Significant Experience in Class Action Matters, Enormous Trial Experience, and Premier Practice for Plaintiff Representation Five Partners Recognized in 2018 Edition CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 16, 2018) – Coral Gables-based Colson Hicks Eidson has once again been recognized as one of the top litigation firms in Florida, earning top honors – Band 1, the highest recognition possible – in commercial litigation in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA, the world’s leading legal guide that ranks and reviews lawyers and law firms. Colson Hicks Eidson is one of only six law firms in the state of Florida to receive the Band 1 designation. The widely-respected directory recognized Colson Hicks Eidson as “a premier practice for plaintiff representation, with a deep bench of attorneys with enormous trial experience” and noted the firm’s significant expertise in class-action matters, including personal injury and product liability cases, with additional strengths…
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What is Insurance Bad Faith After an Accident?

An obligation of good faith is an insurance company’s duty to protect all customers who purchased insurance with them from the damages agreed upon up to the policy limits. If an insurance company fails to investigate or respond to a policyholder or refuses to cover the insured, then it is acting in bad faith. In this video, attorney Joe Kalbac goes into detail about how to protect yourself when a company is engaging in insurance bad faith after an accident. Video Transcription: An insurance company has what’s called an obligation of good faith. They have an obligation to protect their insured, the person that paid and bought insurance with them, and to protect them from any excess exposure. Any excess judgement. For example, if you buy a hundred-thousand-dollar policy but you caused over a hundred thousand dollars of damage, their obligation is to, as soon as they have the right…
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Carjacker Crashes Car on Orange Blossom Trail

On April 30th, a man walked into the Gap store in the Florida Mall and tried to threaten the employees with a weapon. The attempted robbery was foiled when the man was unable to draw the weapon from his fanny pack, and a security guard intervened. The suspect then ran into the parking lot where he forced a driver and one of her two passengers out of an SUV. An Orange County Sheriff’s deputy was responding to the shoplifting call when he saw the suspect carjack the green SUV. The deputy pursued the suspect until the carjacker caused a three vehicle pile-up on Orange Blossom Trail near Lancaster. Four people, one of whom was a bystander trapped in the SUV with the suspect, were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No deputies were injured, but the carjacker managed to escape on foot after the crash. Can an Attorney…
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Vitamin Shoppe Drops Potentially Dangerous Supplements

Hurt by a Defective Drug? Let Our Personal Injury Attorneys Know Colson Hicks Eidson is currently investigating claims of false advertising involving fitness supplements and their potentially fraudulent claims. A recent report from Canadian health officials about a dangerous chemical found in several diet and workout supplements has caused the national vitamin chain Vitamin Shoppe to remove several drugs from its stores. The report found that BMPEA, an ingredient very similar to amphetamine, has been found in the following supplements: Jetfuel T-300 (31 mg/pill) Fastin-XR (27 mg/pill) Yellow Scorpion (23 mp/pill) Black Widow (19 mg/pill) Lipodrene Hardcore (10 mg/pill) Aro Black Series Burn (9 mp/pill) Dexaprine XR (6 mg/pill) Lipodrene Xtreme (3 mg/pill) MX-LS7 (3 mg/pill) Jetfuel Superburn (3 mg/pill) Stimerex ES (1 mg/pill) The authors of the study claim that BMPEA poses “a serious health risk” to consumers. What is BMPEA? BMPEA is a chemical that, according to the…
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Experienced Personal Injury Lawyers set Colson Hicks Eidson Apart

Experienced Personal Injury Lawyers set Colson Hicks Eidson Apart After leading personal injury claims and wrongful death lawsuits for more than 40 years all over the United States, the personal injury attorneys at Colson Hicks Eidson have developed a vast set of skills and knowledge of how to handle all types of personal injury cases. Beginning with a thorough investigation to maintaining close involvement with you until your case concludes, our personal injury lawyers are on your side. To contact a personal injury lawyer ready to fight for you call (305) 476-7400. Video Transcription: Colson Hicks Eidson is a law firm that is more than 40 years old. For more than 40 years, we have been representing people who have suffered catastrophic injuries, or whose family members have suffered wrongful death at the hands of others. During that time, we have developed tremendous skills and resources in our communities. We’re…
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How are Families Affected by Brain Injury?

How are Families Affected by Brain Injury? When a loved one suffers a traumatic brain injury caused by the negligent actions of another, our brain injury lawyers know that family members have to take on many responsibilities and day-to-day tasks. The brain injury lawyers at Colson Hick Eidson offer guidance to families while fighting to gain compensation in brain injury lawsuits, which can help provide the highest quality of life to victims after life-altering brain injuries. You can contact a brain injury lawyer at Colson Hicks Eidson by calling (305) 476-7400. Video Transcription: Often, the impact to the family of someone whose brain injured is greater than the impact to the person who is actually injured, themselves. For an adult who suffers a traumatic brain injury, whose life is forever changed by that type of an injury, their family has to come in. They have to step up. They’ve got…
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