Colson Hicks Eidson in the News
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Notable Cases Handled by Our Florida Personal Injury Lawyers
The Florida personal injury lawyers at Colson Hicks Eidson have a reputation for fighting—and winning—difficult cases, sometimes against big corporations. Below are some examples of cases covered by local and national news outlets. These include class action lawsuits involving tire defects and grave desecration, as well as wrongful death and white collar crime cases.
If you need help with a difficult or serious case, our personal injury attorneys may be able to help. Contact us online or call our office in Miami for a free initial consultation.
January 27th, 2022: Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Stephanie Casey, along with co-counsel Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, obtained a judgment in favor of two putative class members who were denied proton beam radiation therapy by Aetna Life Insurance Company…Read More. In a 47-page order, the Honorable Kenneth A. Marra concluded that Aetna’s decision to deny the life-saving cancer treatment to the Plaintiffs was wrong and reversed Aetna’s denial decision. The case will now proceed to class certification.
Patrick Montoya said he saw this moment as “Miami’s 9/11,” recalling when his own firm [Colson Hicks Eidson] rose to the appeal to provide free legal work to the victims of the Sept. 11 attack. He said this was a similar call to action, and he believed it was important to work to ensure nothing like this happened again. “If you’re negligent and not using reasonable care, this is what’s going to happen,” Montoya said. “You’re going to have to pay.” – Quote from Patrick Montoya, Partner at Colson Hicks Eidson
June 9, 2021: 11th Circ. Upholds Fee Award In Chinese Drywall MDL
“The settlement obtained by class counsel was an unprecedented result against Chinese companies and the first of its kind in the United States. Judge Cooke and the Eleventh Circuit prevented a group of splinter lawyers from doing an end-around and unfairly benefitting from the class counsel’s monumental efforts and the excellent results obtained for class members by class counsel.” – Quote from Patrick Montoya, Partner at Colson Hicks Eidson
February 24th, 2021: Listen to Patrick Montoya discuss Marketing & Mentorship on The Stivers Show!
February 15th, 2021: A big trial’s coming to a pandemic hot spot: Miami. Anybody have a spare ballroom?
December 21st, 2020: Florida Class Action Claims Aetna Profits From Denying Cancer Treatment
October 16th, 2020: Legal Group AAJ Recruits 1,000 “Incredibly Energized” Poll Volunteers: Law.com speaks to Jackie Olinger Rochelle, of Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd, and Julie Braman Kane, of Colson Hicks Eidson, co-chairs of the American Association for Justice’s Voter Protection Action Committee, which is recruiting volunteers at the polls.
June 29, 2020: Dean Colson elected as new chairman of FIU Board of Trustees
June 1, 2020: Partner Stephanie A. Casey Featured in the Hartford Business Journal: Stephanie discusses four class actions she has filed against insurance companies for denial of proton radiation therapy to treat cancer.
April 20, 2020: Judge Reels Cruise Lines Back Into Suit Over Cuban Dock
April 15, 2020: Cuban Port Case Against Norwegian Revived By Fla. Judge
February 28, 2020: Fla. Judge Urges Permanent Toss Of $4.4B Superyacht Suit
October 24, 2019: Monat Global loses bid to dismiss lawsuit over trendy haircare products
October 10, 2019: Colson Hicks Retained in 2nd Suit Against Tesla Over Fatal Crash, Fire
October 10, 2019: Father whose son was killed in 116mph horror crash sues Tesla claiming teenager wouldn’t have died if a company hadn’t removed a speed limiter – and claims quick-spreading fire from car battery caused his death NOT the smash
April 25, 2018: Who Is Responsible for the Southwest Explosion?
April 30, 2017: Happy 50th birthday this year to these Miami-area businesses
June 24, 2014: Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Child Pool Electrocution
June 24, 2014: Family Sues After Boy Electrocuted in Pool
April 14, 2014: General Motors Dilemma May Leave Scar on Bankruptcy Law
December 3, 2003: $100 Million Settlement OK’d in Menorah Grave Desecrations