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Colson Hicks Eidson Attorneys Help Recover $20.3 Million Verdict Against Royal Caribbean

Attorneys Deborah J. Gander and Susan S. Carlson of Colson Hicks Eidson and Tonya J. Meister of Meister Law recovered a $20.3 million verdict against Royal Caribbean Cruises on behalf of Lisa Spearman, the plaintiff. Lisa suffered a serious injury while working aboard a cruise ship operated by Royal Caribbean, who was found 100 percent negligent in the case. Lisa, an officer of the RCCL ship the Voyager of the Seas, was injured during a fire safety drill. During the drill, Lisa was trying to assist another crewmember who had gone through a remote-controlled power door. As the doors began to close on the other crewmember, Lisa pressed down on the handle designed for manual control. She was pulled into the recess pocket, which resulted in her hand being crushed. Lisa suffered serious physical and emotional injuries, including post-traumatic stress disorder, complex regional pain syndrome and chronic pain disorder. These injuries have…
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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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Complaints Suggest Monat Hair Products Cause Baldness and Scalp Injuries

Consumers from across the country are sharing how they experienced hair loss and scalp irritation after using hair products sold by Monat Global. Complaints suggest Monat hair products cause hair loss, thinning hair and scalp sores. Some complaints allege Monat hair loss is permanent. On its website, Monat Global claims its products provide “awesomely vibrant and healthy hair.” However, customers are claiming the opposite happened when they used Monat hair products. Some of the customers, many of whom are women, shared photographs on social media of the effects they experienced after using the products. Media outlets have also interviewed women who claim they suffered harm after using Monat products. According to one woman, the damage caused by Monat was so significant that she had to cut off her hair. Another woman in Indiana claimed her hair began to fall out in clumps. She alleges her children also suffered hair and…
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