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Colson Hicks Eidson Again Named A Tier-1 Litigation Firm In Florida By Chambers USA

May 19, 2020
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Preeminent Legal Guide Ranks Colson Hicks Eidson Among Top Litigation Law Firms in Florida Four Partners Recognized in 2020 Edition Coral Gables, Fla. (May 2020) – Coral Gables-based Colson Hicks Eidson has again been recognized as one of the top litigation firms in Florida. Similar to previous years, Colson Hicks Eidson has earned the highest honors – Band[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Lawsuit In Elmiron Case Against Janssen Pharmaceuticals

May 7, 2020
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This Medication Can Cause Severe Eye Damage Coral Gables, Fla. (May 2020) – Coral Gables-based Colson Hicks Eidson has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Plaintiff who sustained severe eye damage after taking Elmiron, also known as pentosan polysulfate sodium, Elmiron is a prescription drug used to treat interstitial cystitis (also known as “bladder[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya Named To The Miami-dade Trial Lawyers Association 2020 Board Of Directors

January 23, 2020
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan.  22 2020) – Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, has been appointed to the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association 2020 Board of Directors. Montoya will be installed at the organization’s Annual Installation of Officers Gala on Feb. 29 at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay. He will serve a two-year term.[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Tesla On Behalf Of Victim Killed In Fatal Battery Fire In Florida

October 9, 2019
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MIAMI, Fla. (Oct. 9, 2019) – The Miami-based law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson filed a wrongful death and negligence lawsuit against Tesla, Inc. (d/b/a Tesla Motors, Inc.) in the Superior Court of the State of California on behalf of the family of the late Barrett Riley, an 18-year-old high school senior at Pinecrest Academy who died shortly before his graduation in a fatal accident on May 8, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Capital One For Negligence In Massive Data Breach

August 16, 2019
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MIAMI (Aug. 16, 2019) – The Miami-based law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson has filed a class action lawsuit against Capital One Financial Corporation for negligence in failing to safeguard consumers’ personal information in relation to the bank’s recent massive data breach, which exposed the information of approximately 100 million consumers[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Attorney Denise Georges Selected By The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation As One Of South Florida’s 40 Outstanding Lawyers Under The Age Of 40

August 8, 2019
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2019) – Attorney Denise Georges at Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was selected by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for its prestigious “40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers in South Florida” recognition. The award recognizes 40 outstanding lawyers in South Florida under the age of 40 who are committed to improving the community and dedicated to providing outstanding legal service.[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Receives Top Tier Ranking In Litigation By Chambers Usa

August 8, 2019
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2019) – Coral Gables-based Colson Hicks Eidson has once again been recognized as one of the top litigation firms in Florida, earning the highest honors – Band 1 – in commercial litigation in the 2019 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 eight law firms in the state of Florida to receive the Band 1 designation in the General Commercial Litigation category[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Roberto Martínez Appointed to Plaintiff Leadership Team in 3M Earplugs Multidistrict Litigation

June 11, 2019
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Martínez Selected to Executive Leadership Committee Tasked with Steering Hundreds of Lawsuits on Behalf of U.S. Military Members    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 10, 2019) – Attorney Roberto Martínez, a partner at the Coral Gables-based trial law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was appointed by U.S. District Judge Casey Rodgers of the Northern District of Florida to serve on[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Class Action Lawsuit Against United Healthcare on Behalf of Attorney Richard Cole

April 26, 2019
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Prominent Attorney and Philanthropist Files Lawsuit Against Insurance Giant for Improperly Denying Coverage for Life Saving Cancer Treatment Plaintiff Pledges to Donate Lawsuit Proceeds to Miami Cancer Institute CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Apr. 24, 2019) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson filed a class action lawsuit against United Healthcare Insurance Company on behalf of attorney Richard Cole,[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson Honored with Emory University School of Law’s Esteemed Distinguished Alumni Award

April 18, 2019
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Eidson receives Emory Law’s top honor for his extraordinary achievement in the legal profession, dedication to the University and service to the community CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 18, 2019) – Attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, president of Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, has been named Emory University School of Law’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni, the school’s highest[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya Speaks at Press Conference Alongside Lawmakers Urging Resolution for Defective Chinese Drywall Claims

March 27, 2019
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Colson Hicks Eidson partner, Patrick S. Montoya, recently spoke alongside Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Congresswoman Frederica Wilson at a press conference on March 25 to call for action against the Chinese company Taishan Gypsum, who has been producing defective drywall and has ruined thousands of homes across the United States since 2006. The press conference was held[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya Speaks at Hispanic National Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Conference on The Art of Storytelling in Successful Litigation

March 25, 2019
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Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, recently spoke at the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Conference, which was held on March 20 – 23, 2019 in Albuquerque, NM. Montoya served as a panelist in the discussion titled “Masterclass: The Art of Storytelling,” which provided an in-depth look at developing[…] Read More »

U.S. Military Personnel File Lawsuits Against 3M for Defective Military Earplugs

March 11, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

Many United States servicemembers, veterans and military contractors are filing lawsuits against 3M for hearing-related ear injuries caused by defective military earplugs. Between 2001 and 2016, 3M’s Combat Arms Earplugs, Version 2 (CAEv2) were the military’s standard issue for combat situations. It is estimated that more than two million pairs of CAEv2s were manufactured and[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Attorneys Latoya C Brown Stephanie Casey Deborah Gander and Natalie Rico Speak at Bench & Bar Conference in Miami

March 8, 2019
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 8, 2019) – Colson Hicks Eidson attorneys Latoya C. Brown, Stephanie Casey, Deborah Gander and Natalie Rico recently took part in four separate panel discussions at the Bench & Bar Conference, hosted by the American Inns of Court (Spellman-Hoeveler Chapter) on March 1, 2019. The conference, which brought together judges and lawyers in Miami, was one of the single[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Names Susan S. Carlson Partner

February 19, 2019
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2019) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is pleased to announce that attorney Susan S. Carlson has been named partner. “Susan is a remarkable attorney and tremendous asset to the firm. Through her hard work and dedication she has consistently proven herself as a fierce advocate for her clients and as a respected[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Attorney Latoya Brown Seeks to Represent the Eleventh Judicial Circuit on the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors

January 2, 2019
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan.2, 2019) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson announced today that attorney Latoya C. Brown seeks to represent the 11th Judicial Circuit on The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors. Brown, a litigation attorney and associate at Colson Hicks Eidson, is running for Seat 1 in the 11th[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Stephanie A. Casey Recognized by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation as One of South Florida’s 40 Outstanding Lawyers Under the Age of 40

November 21, 2018
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2018) – Attorney Stephanie A. Casey, a partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was selected by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for its prestigious “40 Under 40” award, recognizing 40 outstanding lawyers in South Florida under the age of 40. Casey received the award during an awards[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson and Bartlett Chen File Lawsuit Against Boeing on Behalf of Plane Crash Victim Aboard Lion Air Flight 610

November 15, 2018
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Dr. Rio Nanda Pratama was killed in a plane crash shortly after takeoff from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport in Jakarta CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2018) – Attorney Curtis Miner, a partner at Coral-Gables, Florida-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson and lead counsel for the plaintiff, today announced the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Adds Litigator Lazaro Fields

October 3, 2018
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Oct. 3, 2018) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that attorney Lazaro Fields has joined the firm as an associate. Prior to joining Colson Hicks Eidson, Fields was a law clerk for the Honorable United States District Judge Federico A. Moreno of the Southern District of Florida. He[…] Read More »

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Rejoins Colson Hicks Eidson as Partner

September 14, 2018
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 13, 2018) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Francisco R. Maderal, former Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, has rejoined the firm as partner. Maderal was an associate trial attorney at Colson Hicks Eidson in 2011 before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya Speaks at National Business Institute Seminar on Utilizing Social Media, Email and Smartphone Evidence at Trial

September 12, 2018
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 11, 2018) – Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, recently lectured at the National Business Institute’s (NBI) two-day seminar titled “Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Email and Smartphone Evidence: The Ultimate Guide,” which provided an in-depth look at that latest rules and procedures and case[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Julie Braman Kane Selected Lead & Liaison Counsel in Multidistrict Litigation Against Monat Global

September 5, 2018
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2015) – Attorney Julie Braman Kane, a partner at the Coral Gables-based trial law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently appointed by U.S. District Judge Darrin P. Gayles in Miami as the lead and liaison counsel in multidistrict litigation against Miami-based Monat Global Corp. and its parent company, Alcora Corporation for deceptive trade practices[…] Read More »

Florida Justice Association Honors Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Julie Braman Kane with B.J. Masterson Award for Professionalism

July 12, 2018
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Kane Becomes the First Woman to Receive the Prestigious Award CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 12, 2018) – Attorney Julie Braman Kane, a partner with Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently honored by the Florida Justice Association (FJA) with its prestigious B.J. Masterson Award for Professionalism. The award, named after attorney and former[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson and Meister Law Secure $20.3 Million Jury Verdict Against Royal Caribbean Cruises

June 4, 2018
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Following a Three Week Trial, Miami Jury Finds RCCL 100 Percent Negligent for Crewmember Injury CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 1, 2018) — Attorneys Deborah J. Gander and Susan S. Carlson of Coral Gables-based Colson Hicks Eidson and Tonya J. Meister of Miami-based Meister Law received a $20.3 million verdict in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami Dade County against Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya Speaks at IP Utility Fleet Safety Conference & Expo

May 9, 2018
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Montoya Provides Insight on the Various Liability and Safety Risks Associated with Semi-Autonomous Capabilities CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 8, 2018) – Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, recently presented at the spring 2018 IP Utility Fleet Safety Conference & Expo in Loveland, Colorado on the trending topic of autonomous vehicles,[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson and DiCello Levitt & Casey File Class Action Lawsuit Against Miami-Based Monat Global Corp for Fraudulent & Deceptive Practices

May 9, 2018
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All-Women Litigation Team Seeks to Hold Hair Company Accountable for Preying on Women’s Self-Esteem and Natural Desire for Longer, Thicker Hair CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 8, 2018) — Attorneys Julie Braman Kane and Lindsey Lazopoulos Friedman of Coral Gables-based Colson Hicks Eidson and Amy Keller of Chicago-based DiCello Levitt & Casey have filed a class action lawsuit in the Southern District of Florida against Miami-based Monat Global[…] Read More »

***Vote Patrick Montoya for Florida Bar Board of Governors***

March 29, 2018
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Colson Hicks Eidson partner Patrick Montoya is currently in a runoff election for The Florida Bar Board of Governors race in Miami-Dade. A dedicated trial lawyer, Montoya enjoys a tremendous track record of success in the courtroom and is actively involved in the community and the bar. He has won numerous awards for his professional acumen, volunteerism, and dedication[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Curtis Miner Inducted into The American College of Trial Lawyers

March 9, 2018
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Miner Joins Elite Group of Trial Lawyers in North America to be Selected for the Invitation Only Fellowship CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 9, 2018) – Attorney Curtis Miner, a partner at the Coral Gables-based trial law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently inducted into the preeminent American College of Trial Lawyers, an invitation only fellowship of exceptional trial[…] Read More »

Attorneys Latoya Brown and Patrick Montoya Emcee Together We Rise Celebration

February 2, 2018
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Colson Hicks Eidson Attorneys Lead Dade County Bar Association’s Second Annual Black History Month Celebration Colson Hicks Eidson attorneys Latoya Brown and Patrick Montoya served as chairpersons and emcees of the Dade County Bar Association’s Second Annual Black History Month Celebration, Together We Rise. Additionally, Colson Hicks Eidson was a proud supporter and sponsor of the Celebration. The Celebration recognizes[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Mike Eidson Selected One of America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers

February 2, 2018
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Eidson Recognized Among Nation’s Elite by Trial Lawyer Magazine CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Feb. 1, 2018) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is pleased to announce that partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson has been selected as one of America’s 50 Most Influential Lawyers by The Trial Lawyer magazine, the official magazine of The National Trial Lawyers organization. The selection places Eidson on The RoundTable, an[…] Read More »

Florida Association for Women Lawyers Awards Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya With The 2017 Theodore Klein Award

January 10, 2018
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Montoya honored for outstanding dedication to women’s issues CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan. 9, 2017) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is pleased to announce that partner Patrick S. Montoya has been awarded the prestigious Theodore Klein Award by the Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL) for his steadfast dedication to supporting women’s issues and advancement. The[…] Read More »

Miami Law Honors Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Julie Braman Kane with Alumni Achievement Award

January 3, 2018
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Kane Recognized for Excellence and Service to Miami Law and the Legal Profession CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan. 3, 2018) – Colson Hicks Eidson partner Julie Braman Kane was recently honored with the distinguished Alumni Achievement Award by the University of Miami School of Law Alumni Association. The award recognizes alumni nationally who have excelled in their chosen profession,[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya Seeks to Represent the Eleventh Judicial Circuit on the Florida Bar Board of Governors

December 7, 2017
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Montoya puts emphasis on ethics, gender equality, managing student loan debt, and shattering the stigma around mental health CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Dec. 7, 2017) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson announced today that partner Patrick S. Montoya seeks to represent the 11th Judicial Circuit on The Florida Bar Board of Governors. Montoya, a trial lawyer, is running for Seat 3[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Names Stephanie A. Casey Partner

October 31, 2017
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Oct.30, 2017) – The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is pleased to announce that attorney Stephanie A. Casey has been named partner. “Stephanie is a tremendous attorney, a wonderful person, and a proven asset to our clients and the firm,” said partner Dean Colson. “Her dedication to clients and leadership in the legal community[…] Read More »

Daughter Files Wrongful Death and Negligence Lawsuit against Hollywood Hills Rehab Center after Parents Suffer in Wake of Hurricane Irma

September 25, 2017
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 22, 2017) — Attorney Curtis Miner, partner at the law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson, filed a wrongful death and negligence lawsuit today in the 17th Judicial Circuit in Broward County against Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, LLC., a 152-bed nursing home facility located in Hollywood, Florida where the power operating the cooling systems[…] Read More »

The Law Firms of Arent Fox LLP and Colson Hicks Eidson Filed Lawsuits on Behalf of Braman Audi Dealerships against Volkswagen and Audi for Deceptive and Unlawful Business Practices

September 6, 2017
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Allegations include Fraudulent Concealment, Civil RICO, Violations of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, and Seeks Injunctive Relief against Audi CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 6, 2017) — The law firms of Arent Fox LLP and Colson Hicks Eidson filed lawsuits yesterday in West Palm Beach federal court on behalf of two Braman Audi dealerships – Braman Audi[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Wins in Three Categories at Dade County Bar Association’s Legal Luminaries Gala

August 9, 2017
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Peer-Reviewed Nominated & Selected Awards Program Honors Excellence in Practice CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 9, 2017) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson was recognized as the Top Boutique Law Firm by the Dade County Bar Association at its second annual Legal Luminaries Awards Gala. Additionally, Partner Patrick S. Montoya was honored as the Top Products Liability Attorney and Associate Latoya C. Brown was[…] Read More »

Chambers USA Ranks Colson Hicks Eidson Among Top Litigation Firms in Florida

July 25, 2017
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Premier Legal Guide Touts Firm’s ‘Deep Bench of Attorneys with Enormous Trial Experience’ and Ranks Five Partners in 2017 Edition  CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 25, 2017) – Colson Hicks Eidson has once again earned top honors in commercial litigation, ranking Band 1, the highest recognition possible, in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA, the world’s leading legal[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson’s Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson Honored Among Emory School of Law Top 100 Graduates

May 2, 2017
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Eidson Honored at Emory Law’s Centennial Gala where Former President Bill Clinton Delivered the Keynote Address CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 1, 2017) – Attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, president of Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently selected by Emory University School of Law as an Emory Law 100 Honoree. The honor, which was created in[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson Selected Among Emory University Law School’s Top 100 Graduates

April 28, 2017
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Eidson to be Honored at Emory Law’s Centennial Gala as Former President Bill Clinton Delivers the Keynote Address CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 27, 2017) – Attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, president of Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently selected by Emory University School of Law as an Emory Law 100 Honoree. The honor, which was[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Dean Colson Appointed to Florida International University Board of Trustees

April 24, 2017
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Florida Board of Governors Appoints Colson to Four Year Term CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 24, 2017) – Attorney Dean Colson, partner at Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was appointed by The Florida Board of Governors to serve on Florida International University’s (FIU) Board of Trustees. He will serve a four year term beginning immediately. “I am[…] Read More »

Curtis B. Miner, Esq. Inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

April 18, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

Curtis B. Miner, Esq. of Colson Hicks Eidson, P.A. in Coral Gables, FL was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at their Annual Meeting held April 5-8, 2017. The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States. The Academy seeks out, identifies, acknowledges and honors[…] Read More »

Marion County Jury Awards $52 Million to Florida Family Involved in Devastating Car Accident

March 1, 2017
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Colson Hicks Eidson Team Secures Largest Verdict in Ocala History CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 1, 2017) – Attorney Patrick Montoya, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, secured the largest verdict in Ocala history for a family involved in a devastating car accident that left five family members, including four children under the age of[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Negligence Lawsuit against Florida Department of Transportation & DBI Services for Failing to Maintain Delineator Poles on I-95 Express Lanes

February 15, 2017
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Suit Alleges Broken Delineators Create a Hazardous Trap for Drivers CORAL GABLES, Fla. (February 13, 2017) — The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson has filed two negligence lawsuits in the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami-Dade County against the State of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and DBI Services for failing to maintain the orange plastic delineator poles on[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Roberto Martínez Appointed to the Constitution Revision Commission

February 7, 2017
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (February 7, 2017) – Attorney Roberto Martínez, a partner at Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was selected by Florida Chief Justice Jorge Labarga to serve on the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC). The Florida Constitution dictates the creation of the Constitution Revision Commission every 20 years for the purpose of reviewing the state constitution and proposing[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Attorneys Spearhead Pivotal Back-To-School Supply Drive for Miami-Dade Youth

September 12, 2016
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Legal Community Delivers More Than $10,000 of Supplies and Donations to Underprivileged Students CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 12, 2016) – Colson Hicks Eidson attorneys Latoya C. Brown, Stephanie Casey, and Natalie Rico successfully wrapped up a month-long back-to-school supply drive benefitting hundreds of underprivileged students in Miami-Dade County, collecting more than $10,000 worth of donations and supplies with the support[…] Read More »

Julie Braman Kane of Colson Hicks Eidson Elected President of American Association for Justice

August 3, 2016
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Kane is the Seventh Woman to Lead the National Trial Bar in 70 Years and Continues the Law Firm’s Tradition of Leadership and Service to the Civil Justice System CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 3, 2016) – Colson Hicks Eidson partner Julie Braman Kane has been elected president of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the world’s largest trial bar[…] Read More »

Florida Association for Women Lawyers Honors Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Julie Braman Kane with Prestigious Mattie Belle Davis Award

July 14, 2016
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Kane Recognized for Achievements, Perseverance and Dedication to the Legal Profession CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 13, 2016) – Attorney Julie Braman Kane, a partner with Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently honored by Miami-Dade Florida Association of Women Lawyers’ (FAWL) with its prestigious Mattie Belle Davis Award, presented annually to a Miami-Dade FAWL[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Earns Top Litigation Firm Honors By Chambers USA

July 7, 2016
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Colson Hicks Eidson Earns Top Litigation Firm Honors By Chambers USA Preeminent Directory Touts Firm’s ‘Deep Bench of Attorneys with Enormous Trial Experience’ and Recognizes Six Partners as Notable Practitioners CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 5, 2016) –  Colson Hicks Eidson is pleased to announce that it has once again earned top honors as one of only[…] Read More »

Attorneys Patrick Montoya and Latoya Brown Elected to Dade County Bar Association Board of Directors

May 19, 2016
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Florida’s Largest Voluntary Bar Association Appoints Two Colson Hicks Eidson Attorneys CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 19, 2016) – Attorneys Patrick Montoya and Latoya Brown of the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, have been elected to the Board of Directors for the Dade County Bar Association (DCBA). Montoya will serve as a Director for Group 3, and Brown will serve as[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Roberto Martínez Honored by Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews

March 24, 2016
Colson Hicks Eidson

Recognized as an Outstanding Community Leader CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 24, 2016) – Roberto Martínez, a partner at Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently recognized by the Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews (MCCJ) as a 2016 Silver Medallion Honoree at the organization’s annual Humanitarian Gala. WPLG Local 10’s Calvin Hughes hosted the event,[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Attorney Latoya C. Brown Leads Community Outreach Initiative Aimed at Exposing Underprivileged Students To The Practice of Law

March 14, 2016
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Series of Presentations Designed to Provide High School Students Access to Opportunity CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 14, 2016) – As part of a community outreach initiative aimed at exposing underprivileged high school students to the practice of law, attorney Latoya C. Brown, associate at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, recently coordinated and moderated a[…] Read More »

Construction Defect Class Action Lawsuit Filed Alleging a National Cover-up of Pipe Defects in Condo Fire Sprinkler Systems

December 8, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

High Rise Buildings Developed Between 2004 and 2009 Primarily at Risk CORAL GABLES, FL. (December 4, 2015) — Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at Colson Hicks Eidson, and Stuart Sobel partner at Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De la Torre, Mars & Sobel, along with Of Counsel Alton C. Hale, Jr., have filed a class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Miami on[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Lyft Wrongful Death Lawsuit against Ride Service and Driver Involved in Fatal Miami Accident

November 23, 2015
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Lyft Driver Failed to Yield the Right Away Killing Motorcyclist CORAL GABLES, Fla. (November 18, 2015) — Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, filed a wrongful death negligence lawsuit against Lyft Florida, Inc., a ridesharing transportation service, and one of its Miami drivers who was involved in a fatal crash with a motorcyclist. The Lyft[…] Read More »

Firm Files Fantasy Sports FanDuel & DraftKings Class Action

October 20, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

FanDuel and DraftKings Class Action Complaint Seeks Return of $5 Million, Alleges Players Were Cheated by “Sharks” Who Used “Sniping Software” to Gain Unfair Advantage CORAL GABLES (Oct. 19, 2015) – The trial law firms of Colson Hicks Eidson and Lagos & Priovolos have filed a proposed class action lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Medical Negligence Lawsuit against Orlando Health Care Providers and Medical Facilities for Failure to Diagnose Tuberculosis

July 22, 2015
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More than 20 Defendants Named in the Lawsuit CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 21, 2015) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed a medical negligence complaint in the ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Orange County, Florida today on behalf of Vincent Chambers against approximately 20 defendants, including Orlando Regional Medical Center, for failure to diagnose[…] Read More »

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

July 16, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

Appointment Positions Kane for 2016 Presidency and Continues Law Firm’s Tradition of Serving the Civil Justice System CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 16, 2015) – Colson Hicks Eidson partner Julie Braman Kane has been elected president-elect of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the world’s largest trial bar and leading defender of civil justice, and will become president at the 2016 Convention[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Associate Latoya C. Brown Appointed to the Dade County Bar Association Board of Directors

July 9, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

Largest Voluntary Bar Association Selects Brown as Group 1 Director CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 9, 2015) – Attorney Latoya C. Brown, associate at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, has been appointed to the Dade County Bar Association Board of Directors, where she will serve a three year term as Director for Group 1. Brown, an[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Filing Lawsuit for Venezuelan Plane Crash Victims

May 19, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

Juan Carlos Vetancourt De Lima and Francisco DiMarco Vegas were killed in a plane crash shortly after takeoff from Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 18, 2015) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed two wrongful death complaints in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Miami-Dade County today on behalf of the families of Juan Carlos[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Curtis Miner Selected as One of the Lead Counsel in Takata Airbag Multidistrict Litigation

March 20, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 20, 2015) – Attorney Curtis Miner, a partner at the Coral Gables-based trial law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was appointed by U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno in Miami, Florida as one of the Lead Counsel in the Takata airbag product liability multidistrict litigation. More than 20 of the nation’s top plaintiffs firms applied[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Hit and Run Drunk Driver that Fatally Struck Cyclist Walter Reyes

February 27, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2015) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed a wrongful death complaint in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Miami-Dade County today on behalf of Maribel Reyes, the widow of Walter Reyes, and her two daughters against Defendants Alejandro Alvarez and  Rodrigo Alvarez. According to the complaint, after spending hours drinking at a night[…] Read More »

Julie Braman Kane of Colson Hicks Eidson Delivers Insight at Florida Association for Women Lawyers Annual Litigation Workshop

February 23, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Feb. 12, 2015) – Colson Hicks Eidson partner Julie Braman Kane recently served as a featured panelist at Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers’ third annual Litigation Skills Workshop. The workshop focused on Deposition Skills for Women Lawyers and featured a series of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on training from local judges and leading attorneys. Kane, a trial[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya Shares Trial Strategies at the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar

January 13, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2015) – Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, shared his legal strategies recently as a presenter at the National Business Institute (NBI) continuing legal education (CLE) seminar in Miami, Florida on December 11th, 2014. Montoya’s topic, “Advanced Trial Tactics: Preparing and Conducting an Effective Cross[…] Read More »

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

September 8, 2014
Colson Hicks Eidson

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,[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit On Behalf of Seven-Year-Old Calder Sloan

June 25, 2014
Colson Hicks Eidson

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[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Attorneys Surpass Significant Hurdle in Personal Injury Lawsuit against Caribbean Airlines

May 29, 2014
Colson Hicks Eidson

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[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit On Behalf of Victim Killed in Fatal Crash on the MacArthur Causeway

May 6, 2014
Colson Hicks Eidson

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[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Negligence Lawsuit Against Manufacturer of OxyElite Pro Dietary Supplement and Vitamin Shoppe Industries

February 4, 2014
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2014) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson 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[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partners Selected As Most Influential Trial Lawyers In America For Second Consecutive Year

January 23, 2014
Colson Hicks Eidson

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[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson Awarded The Anti-Defamation League Prestigious 2013 Jurisprudence Award

December 10, 2013
Colson Hicks Eidson

The nation’s premier human relations organization honors Eidson for his outstanding ethical leadership in the legal profession and the Miami-Dade community CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2013) – Attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently honored by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) with the distinguished 2013 Miami Jurisprudence Award in recognition[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson Awarded The Al J. Cone Lifetime Achievement Award

October 21, 2013
Colson Hicks Eidson

Florida Justice Association Recognizes Eidson’s Outstanding Career, Dedication and Service to the Legal Profession CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 20, 2013) – Attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, has been awarded the Florida Justice Association (FJA) 2013 Al J. Cone Lifetime Achievement Award at the association’s annual Masters of Justice Conference “Founders Luncheon” in[…] Read More »

Miami-Dade Jury Awards $3.6 Million in Damages to City of Miami Police Officer Struck by Hit & Run Driver

October 21, 2013
Colson Hicks Eidson

Colson Hicks Eidson Partners Secure Verdict for Decorated Police Officer CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 17, 2013) – After a weeklong trial, a Miami-Dade jury awarded plaintiffs Robert and Michelle Laurenceau $3.6 million in compensatory damages in a negligence lawsuit involving a hit and run accident against Defendant Mary Lindsay. Sgt. Robert Laurenceau, a decorated Miami police[…] Read More »

Miami Dade Jury Awards $2.5 Million in Damages to Plaintiff in Negligence Lawsuit against Celebrity Cruises

September 18, 2013
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2013) – A Miami-Dade Jury recently awarded plaintiff Vicente Fernandes $2.5 million in compensatory damages in a lawsuit against Celebrity Cruises asserting negligence, including failure to provide a safe environment and failure to provide adequate care, among other allegations arising under the Jones Act, Seaman Wage Act, and the General Maritime[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Julie Braman Kane Elected Secretary of World’s Largest Trial Bar

August 6, 2013
Colson Hicks Eidson

Kane’s Service Continues Firm Tradition of Serving the Civil Justice System CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 6, 2013) – Attorney Julie Braman Kane, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, has been elected secretary of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the world’s largest trial bar. Based in Washington, D.C., AAJ works to ensure that people have[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson Appointed Chairman of American Association for Justice Foundation

August 1, 2013
Colson Hicks Eidson

World’s Largest Trial Bar Selects Eidson as Foundation’s First Chairman CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 1, 2013) – Attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, has been appointed chairman of the American Association for Justice Foundation, a new non-profit organization established to support the civil justice system and ensure wrongdoers are[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Ranked By Chambers USA as Top Litigation Firm

July 15, 2013
Colson Hicks Eidson

Preeminent Directory Touts Firm as ‘First Port of Call for Litigation Matters in Florida’ Recognizes Six Partners as Top Litigators CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 15, 2013) – Chambers USA, a widely-respected annual directory that ranks and reviews lawyers and law firms in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the U.S., has once again recognized Coral Gables-based Colson[…] Read More »

We Present Ten-Time Grammy Award Winner George Benson

February 21, 2013
Colson Hicks Eidson

Welcomes American Association for Justice Convention to Miami MIAMI (Feb. 21, 2013)– Nearly 2,000 guests gathered at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County on Monday, February 11th for a private concert featuring ten-time Grammy Award winner George Benson. Presented by the law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson, the jazz master serenaded the[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit On Behalf of Victim Killed in Miami International Airport Bus Crash

December 7, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Dec. 7, 2012) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed a wrongful death complaint in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Miami-Dade County today on behalf of the family of Francisco Urena against Ramon Ferreiro, Miami Bus Service Corp., and Miami Bus Service II Corp. Urena, 56, was one of two passengers killed on[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit On Behalf of Victim Killed in Doral Garage Collapse

December 3, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2012) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed a wrongful death complaint in the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Miami-Dade County today on behalf of Migdalia Lopez, the widow of Samuel Perez, against Defendants Ajax Building Corporation, Inc.; M.A.R. Contracting, Inc.; MEP Structural Engineering and Inspections, Inc.; Bliss & Nyitray, Inc. and[…] Read More »

Federal Judge Awards $1.25 Million in First Malpractice Trial against VA Hospital over Contaminated Endoscope

November 28, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

Judge Adalberto Jordan entered his ruling Nov 19th, awarding Robert Metlzer and his wife $1.25 Million for Pain & Suffering and Economic Loss Miami, Florida, November 28, 2012 – After 16 months of deliberation, Federal Judge Adalberto Jordan has entered a ruling in favor of the Plaintiff in the first trial in a medical malpractice case[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Obtains $1.25 Million Med Mal Verdict Against Miami VA Hospital

November 28, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

Colson Hicks Eidson partner Deborah J. Gander has obtained a medical malpractice verdict of $1.25 million on behalf of a man who contracted Hepatitis C from a contaminated endoscope. In 2007, 69-year-old Robert Metzler, an Air Force Veteran, underwent a colonoscopy and lesion removal procedure at the Miami VA Healthcare Center. Following the procedure, Metzler received a[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya Presented “What You Need to Know to Navigate Florida’s New E-Discovery Rules” at Recent Association for Certified E-Discovery Specialists Seminar

August 13, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 13, 2012) – Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, recently spoke at the Association for Certified E-Discovery Specialists’ (ACEDS) electronic seminar on Friday, August 3. ACEDS helps professionals in various disciplines improve and certify their e-discovery knowledge and skills, and strives to advance their careers, and increase their[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Associate Natalie M. Rico Offers Trial Tips at Recent Institute for Paralegal Education Seminar

August 6, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (August 6, 2012) – Attorney Natalie M. Rico, an associate at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, recently spoke at the Institute for Paralegal Education’s (IPE) seminar on Thursday, June 28 in West Palm Beach, Florida. IPE is a division of the National Business Institute that provides continuing legal education to paralegals, legal assistants and paralegal students.[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Ranked Among Top Litigation Firms By Chambers USA

July 18, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

Colson, Eidson, and Miner Recognized as Leaders in Their Field CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 18, 2012) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson has once again been recognized as one of Florida’s leading litigation firms in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA, a widely-respected annual directory that ranks and reviews lawyers and law firms in an extensive[…] Read More »

Dean Colson Unanimously Elected to Chair Board of Governors of State University System of Florida

March 28, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

Attorney- at- Law Magazine recently noted that injury attorney Dean Colson was unanimously elected chair of the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida at a November 2011 meeting of the board. The 17-member board is responsible for the management of Florida’s State University System. A press release by the State University System noted[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Helps Secure Million Dollar Jury Verdict for Famous Restaurant

February 28, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

Mr. Chow, famous for its celebrity clientele and upscale Chinese food, has emerged victorious in a federal lawsuit against a former employee who had opened a competing restaurant nearby the Mr. Chow locations in New York City, Miami Beach and Los Angeles.  A jury awarded the Mr. Chow restaurant in New York and owner Michael[…] Read More »

The COSTA CONCORDIA Sinking: Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Mike Eidson is at the Forefront

January 18, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

Florida attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson has been litigating maritime cases for decades, and when the COSTA CONCORDIA ran aground on Friday, January 13, 2012, he knew Carnival Cruise Lines was in trouble. The ship’s captain, Francesco Schettino, made a grave and fatal error when he recklessly veered off-course and into a reef off the coast[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson Named to Leadership Committee in Toyota Multidistrict Litigation

January 13, 2012
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (May 17, 2010) – Senior Partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson of the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was appointed Friday by U.S. District Judge James V. Selna in Santa Ana, California, to serve on the nine members personal injury/wrongful death leadership committee in the Toyota multidistrict litigation (MDL). The personal injury/wrongful death leadership committee will be[…] Read More »

Eight Colson Hicks Eidson Partners Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2012 Guide

October 6, 2011
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Oct. 6, 2011) –The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is pleased to announce that eight of its partners have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.), the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession and highly-regarded[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Ford Motor Company

September 2, 2011
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (Sept. 2, 2011) – Leading Miami trial law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on August 26, 2011 on behalf of Plaintiff Eduardo Pezzi and similarly situated Florida class members against Defendant Ford Motor Company. The complaint alleges that Ford used defective spark plugs[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Julie Braman Kane Elected As Parliamentarian Of World’s Largest Trial Bar

August 30, 2011
Colson Hicks Eidson

Appointment Continues Firm Tradition of Serving the Civil Justice System CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2011) – Colson Hicks Eidson partner Julie Braman Kane has been elected as parliamentarian of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the world’s largest trial bar, at the organization’s annual convention. Colson Hicks Eidson has a long history with the AAJ (formerly known as the[…] Read More »

Banner Supply Co to Pay Approximately $55 Million to Florida Homeowners with Tainted Chinese Drywall

June 15, 2011
Colson Hicks Eidson

Preliminary Settlement to be approved by U.S. District Court Judge Eldon E. Fallon Miami, Florida June 15, 2011 – It was announced today that a preliminary settlement has been reached between the family-owned Florida-based drywall suppliers, Banner Supply Company, Banner Supply Company Ft. Myers, LLC, Banner Supply Company Pompano, LLC, Banner Supply Company Tampa, LLC, Banner[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya Presented “Representing Your Client in Federal Court” at National Business Institute Seminar

June 10, 2011
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 10, 2011) – Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, spoke at a National Business Institute Seminar on Wednesday, June 8 in Miami, and Thursday, June 9 in West Palm Beach. The National Business Institute is one of the largest providers of legal and professional education in the nation,[…] Read More »

Dr. Zachariah P. Zachariah Exonerated of All Charges in SEC Insider Trading Case

December 21, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Dec. 21, 2010) – Prominent cardiologist and public servant, Dr. Zachariah P. Zachariah was exonerated of all charges in a long-running SEC insider trading case yesterday, today announced co-defense counsel Curtis Miner, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, who tried the case with former Federal Judge and U.S. Attorney Thomas Scott of Cole[…] Read More »

Anti-Defamation League Honors Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Dean C. Colson with 2010 Jurisprudence Award

November 18, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla.(Nov. 18, 2010)–Attorney Dean C. Colson, partner at Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently honored with the distinguished 2010 Jurisprudence Award by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for his passion for excellence, high ethical and professional standards, dynamic leadership and social responsibility. “I believe in the mission of the Anti-Defamation League and am proud to[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Julie Braman Kane Receives Alumni Leadership Award from UM School of Law

October 15, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Oct. 15, 2010) –Colson Hicks Eidson partner Julie Braman Kane was honored with the distinguished Alumni Leadership Award by the University of Miami Law Alumni Association at its annual Miami-Dade County Judicial Reception on Oct. 5 at the Sabadell United Center. The Alumni Leadership Award is given annually by the alumni association to attorneys who have[…] Read More »

Largest Trial Bar in the World Honors Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson with Prestigious David S. Shrager Presidents Award

August 2, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

American Association for Justice Recognizes Eidson for His Commitment to Protecting Consumers CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Aug. 2, 2010) – Attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, founding partner of the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was recently honored by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) with the David S. Shrager President’s Award in recognition of his lifelong commitment[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Patrick S. Montoya to Speak at Institute for Paralegal Education’s Mass Tort Seminar

July 26, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (July 26, 2010) – Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, was invited by the Institute for Paralegal Education (IPE) to speak on the subject of handling mass tort litigation at an upcoming seminar. IPE is a division of the National Business Institute that provides continuing legal education[…] Read More »

Joseph J. Kalbac, Jr. Elected Chairman of the Palmer Trinity School Board of Trustees

June 18, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 18, 2010) – Attorney Joseph J. Kalbac, Jr., partner at the Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, has been elected Chairman of the Palmer Trinity School (PTS) Board of Trustees. Kalbac, who has served as a trustee since 2005, will now serve as Chairman for the 2010-2011 academic year. An independent Episcopal school[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Recognized by Chambers USA as Leading Commercial Litigation Firm

June 15, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 15, 2010) – Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson has been recognized as one of Florida’s leading commercial litigation firms in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual directory that ranks and reviews leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas based on in-depth interviews[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Toyota

March 4, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

Complaint Alleges Automaker Equipped Cars Knowingly with Defective Electronic Throttle Systems MIAMI (March 4, 2010) – Leading Coral Gables-based trial law firm Colson Hicks Eidson filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on March 3rd on behalf of Plaintiffs: Sharlene Cohen-Goldberg, Tiffany Jones, Thelma Reid and other Florida and national class members[…] Read More »

Dean Colson Named To Florida Board of Governors

February 22, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2010) – Attorney Dean Colson, Partner at the Coral Gables-based Law Firm Colson Hicks Eidson, has been appointed by Florida Governor Charlie Crist to the Florida Board of Governors, a 17-member board responsible for the management of Florida’s State University System. Colson, who also serves as a special advisor to the Governor on[…] Read More »

The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson Signs Office Lease/Receives Naming Rights

February 10, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, FL (Feb.5, 2010) – The Coral Gables-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, announced today that the firm has signed a 10-year lease to relocate its office to 255 Alhambra in Coral Gables. As the new lead tenant, the Firm will occupy the penthouse floor and receive naming rights to the building. The expected move-in date[…] Read More »

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

July 11, 2009
Colson Hicks Eidson

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[…] Read More »

Miami Jury Awards More Than $38 Million in Tragic Pharmaceutical and Medical Negligence Case

March 17, 2009
Colson Hicks Eidson

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,[…] Read More »

Children of Prominent New Jersey Couple Settle Lawsuit – Insurance Company Settled the Policy Limit of $11 Million During Mediation

December 3, 2007
Colson Hicks Eidson

Miami, Florida December 3, 2007 – The lawsuit filed in Miami Dade County on behalf of Michael Klein and Lisa Klein, for the wrongful death of their parents Alan B. Klein, 52 and Deborah M. Klein, 49, both from Cherry Hill New Jersey, was settled during mediation on November 30,2007 for $11 million. Deborah and Alan Klein were[…] Read More »

Miami Lawyer Mike Eidson Named President of Association of Trial Lawyers of America

June 22, 2006
Colson Hicks Eidson

Local attorney to preside over one of this nation’s leading organizations for protecting and strengthening civil justice system CORAL GABLES, FL (July 22, 2006) – Coral Gables attorney Mike Eidson has been elected President of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) at the organization’s annual meeting in Seattle, WA. Eidson, a partner in the law[…] Read More »

Federal Judge Awards $60.9 Million to Parents of Baby Born Brain Dead at US Naval Hospital – U.S. Government Found Guilty of Medical Malpractice

November 25, 2005
Colson Hicks Eidson

Miami, Florida, November 25, 2005 – Federal Judge Jose A. Gonzalez ruled from the bench on November 23, 2005, the day before Thanksgiving, finding Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville, Florida guilty of medical negligence in the delivery of Kevin Bravo Rodriguez. Judge Gonzalez awarded Kevin and his parents, Raiza Bravo and United States Navy Serviceman Oscar Rodriguez, $60.9[…] Read More »

Today’s Press Conference By Mike Eidson, Co-Lead Counsel In National Litigation Against Ford & Firestone

August 14, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (October 9, 2001) — Mike Eidson, partner at Colson Hicks Eidson and co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs’ personal injury and wrongful death cases in the Firestone/Ford Federal Multi-District litigation now pending before United States District Court Judge Sarah Barker in Indianapolis, Indiana, today held a press conference responding to Ford’s statements in Congress this morning and Firestone’s actions taken yesterday.[…] Read More »

Star Assistant U.S. Attorney Joins Colson Hicks Eidson

May 14, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (May 26, 2004) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Curtis Miner — Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida — is joining the firm as a partner. Miner, recently featured in American Lawyer magazine as one of 11 “hot” hires in the country, has been with the U.S. Attorney’s Office since 1999. Miner is[…] Read More »

$16 Million Summary Judgment Against Miccosukee Tribe

March 20, 2010
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (March 20, 2001) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that a final summary judgment was issued in favor of Tamiami Partners, Ltd., and against Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida for an amount that will exceed $16 million, inclusive of interests’ fees and costs. The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has ordered[…] Read More »

Julie Braman Kane Of Colson Hicks Eidson Becomes Chair Of ATLA’s Products Liability Section

November 16, 2004
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (November 16, 2004) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Julie Braman Kane, a partner at the firm, has become Chair of the Products Liability Section of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)— the world’s largest trial bar with 55,000 members in the United States, Canada and abroad. After graduating with honors from the[…] Read More »

Mike Eidson Elected Vice-President Of The Association Of Trial Lawyers Of America

October 28, 2004
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, FL (October 28, 2004) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Mike Eidson, senior partner at the firm, was elected Vice-President of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)— the world’s largest trial bar with 55,000 members in the United States, Canada and abroad—during its annual convention in Boston, MA. “It’s a[…] Read More »

Dean Colson Elected Chairman Of The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission

April 1, 2004
Colson Hicks Eidson

Coral Gables (October 1, 2004) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that managing partner Dean Colson was recently elected as Chairman of the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission. As Chairman, Colson will oversee the Supreme Court JNC, which is responsible for providing names for the selection of justices on the Florida Supreme Court, names for[…] Read More »

Lead Counsel In National Firestone/Ford Litigation Elected Secretary Of National Trial Bar

July 24, 2003
Colson Hicks Eidson

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 24, 2003) – Attorney Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson, Jr., who currently serves as co-lead counsel for all the cases before the federal court hearing the Firestone/Ford Multi-District Litigation, has been elected Secretary of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA). Association members cast their annual votes for office holders during ATLA’s summer convention[…] Read More »

Monument Honoring Victims Of American Airlines Flight 587 Crash Near Queens, NY To Be Dedicated In The Dominican Republic

June 30, 2003
Colson Hicks Eidson

November 2001 Crash Killed 265 People near Queens, New York MIAMI (June 30, 2003) – On Friday, June 27, 2003, Hipolito Mejia, president of the Dominican Republic and other dignitaries was on hand to inaugurate a memorial plaza in Bani, D.R., dedicated to the passengers, crew members and five people killed on the ground when the[…] Read More »

$10.5 Million Dollar Settlement Reached In Wrongful Death Of Chicago Circuit Court Judge

May 20, 2002
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, FL (May 20, 2002) — The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that a multi-million dollar settlement has been reached in the wrongful death case of prominent Illinois Circuit Court Judge Joan Marie Corboy, who died after being crushed by a sliding metal gate at the Le Parc Condominiums in Naples, Florida while vacationing[…] Read More »

Suit Filed In Miami Against Ford And Firestone In The Death Of Argentine Pop Star

May 6, 2002
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES (May 6, 2002) — The law firms of Ness, Motley and Colson Hicks Eidsonannounced that they filed a lawsuit in Miami’s U.S. District Court, Southern Division, on behalf of the family of slain Argentine pop star Rodrigo Bueno against Ford Motor Co. and Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. in Rodrigo’s death two years ago. The pop music icon[…] Read More »

U.S. Court Of Appeals Orders Miccosukee Indian Tribe To Pay $16 Million In Damages; Miami Law Firm Wins Judgment on Behalf of Plaintiffs

April 17, 2002
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (April 17, 2002) — Colson Hicks Eidson, P.A., a trial law firm in Coral Gables, today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit has affirmed the order of trial judge Shelby Highsmith requiring the Miccosukee Indian Tribe to pay $16 million in damages to Tamiami Partners, Ltd., effectively ending a[…] Read More »

Jury Awards $ 30.7 Million To Girl Left In Vegetative State After Ford Van Rolls Over

September 20, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (September 20, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that a Florida State Court jury before the 11thJudicial Circuit Court awarded Ramon and Maria Jimenez, on behalf of their young daughter Phoebe, a $ 30.7 million verdict, reduced by 50% comparative negligence for not wearing a seat belt, against the Ford Motor[…] Read More »

Suit Filed Against Isuzu Motors For Defective Gas Tank Involved In Deadly Wreck

August 27, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (August 27, 2001) — The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it has filed two civil lawsuits, one on behalf of the children of Charrdonae N. Rowland—killed when her 1994 Isuzu Rodeo burst into flames after a fiery collision on South Dixie Highway—and the other on behalf of the driver Terrance Smith, who was[…] Read More »

Governor Bush Appoints Dean Colson To State’s Commission On Ethics

July 1, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES (July 1, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Dean Colson, a partner in the firm, was recently appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to the State of Florida Commission on Ethics. Colson will serve a two-year term to the nine member commission, which was created by the 1974 Legislature to serve as[…] Read More »

Former Assistant United States Attorney Joins Colson Hicks Eidson

June 14, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (June 14, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Susan Tarbe— a well respected trial lawyer with almost twenty years experience, including 11 years as an Assistant United States Attorney—has joined the prestigious trial law firm as its newest partner. “Susan is a great addition to the firm,” stated Dean Colson, a[…] Read More »

HMO Clinic’s Improper Care Produced $2.7 Million Verdict: Cancer Not Detected

June 4, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (June 14, 2001) — The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that a Florida State Court jury before the 11th Judicial Circuit Court awarded David Francisco and his wife a $2.7 million verdict—for the misdiagnosis of tongue cancer—against United Healthcare of Florida (formerly known as CAC-Ramsey), and Ears, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist Dr. Jorge[…] Read More »

Carlos J. Arboleya Files Suit Against Sulzer Medica, Maker Of Faulty Hip Implants For Problems Associated With Implant

May 30, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (May 30, 2001) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Carlos J. Arboleya—retired President of Barnett Bank and Vice Chairman of Bank of America—in Miami-Dade District Court against Sulzer Orthopedics Inc of Austin, TX for producing the “Inter-Op Acetabular Shell™”, a faulty hip implant that may have affected over 17,500 consumers—most[…] Read More »

One Of Caterpillar’s Oldest Distributors Sues Company For Breach Of Trust In $56 Million Transaction

March 28, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (March 28, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of Lion Enterprises of Brazil against Caterpillar Americas Co. the Miami based subsidiary of manufacturing giant, Caterpillar, Inc., for deceit and abuse of trust in Miami-Dade Circuit Court. Lion, a Brazilian company founded in 1887 and[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Files Suit Against Maker Of Faulty Hip Implants – Thousands Possibly Affected

March 13, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (March 13, 2001) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Dr. J. Michael Forrest and his wife in Miami-Dade District Court against Sulzer Orthopedics Inc of Austin, TX for producing the “Inter-Op Acetabular Shell™”, a faulty hip implant that may have affected over 17,500 consumers—most of which live in Florida, Texas,[…] Read More »

Multimillion-Dollar Lawsuit Filed Against American Airlines In Crash Of Flight 587 Plaintiffs Allege Negligence and Pilot Error in the November Crash that Killed 260 People

March 7, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (March 7, 2001) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Hipolito and Ubencia Algarroba against American Airlines (NYSE:AMR) in the November crash of Flight 587 which was bound for the Dominican Republic when it lost both engines and went down in the Rockaway Beach residential area of the borough of[…] Read More »

Prominent Racing Promoter Files Countersuit Seeking Over $20 Million In Damages Against The Government Of Aruba

February 28, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (March 28, 2001) — Two companies affiliated with famed racing promoter Ralph Sanchez, Motorsports Americas, Inc. (“MAI”), and Sanchez Motorsports Group, Inc. (“SMG”), today announced that they have filed a counterclaim in federal court in Miami against the Government of Aruba (“GOA”) seeking more than $20 million in compensatory damages stemming from the GOA’s deliberate[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Speaks At Academy Of Florida Trial Lawyers Event

February 8, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (February 8, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Julie Braman Kane—as Chair of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (AFTL) Women’s Caucus—moderated a talk called “Doing It All” as part of the Workhorse Seminar at the Academy’s annual three-day event on Thursday, Feb 1, 2001 at the Contemporary Resort in Orlando. Kane[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Was Installed As President Of The American Board Of Trial Advocates

February 6, 2001
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (February 6, 2001) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Mike Eidson, senior partner at the firm, was installed as President of the Miami chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national organization with over 5,000 members. The courtyard reception took place at Books & Books—which is adjacent to the[…] Read More »

Mike Eidson Named Co-Lead Counsel in Firestone Ford MDL

November 27, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

Prominent Miami Trial Attorney Mike Eidson Named Co-Lead Counsel In Firestone/Ford Federal Multi-District Litigation Coral Gables (November 27, 2000) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Mike Eidson, a partner in the law firm, has been appointed co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs’ personal injury and wrongful death cases in the Firestone/Ford Federal Multi-District litigation now pending before United States District Court[…] Read More »

Another Death As a Result of Firestone ATX and Ford Explorer

September 15, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES (September 15, 2000) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced it filed a civil lawsuit on behalf of Silvia Bisbal Santana, the widow of twenty-seven-year-old Jose M. Santana, against Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. and Ford Motor Company for the death of her husband, who died when the left rear Firestone ATX tire tread separated on[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Moves Into Its Own Signature Building in Coral Gables

August 14, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES (August 14, 2000) — One of South Florida’s oldest and most prestigious trial law firms, Colson Hicks Eidson, announced that after 35 years in downtown Miami, it has moved into its new Coral Gables office building located at 255 Aragon. Instead of creating a high-rise office building, the partners at Colson Hicks Eidson opted to restore[…] Read More »

Suit Filed Against Firestone and Ford in Death of Assistant Miami City Attorney

August 10, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES (August 10, 2000) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it filed a civil lawsuit on behalf of Emma Pupo Fernandez, the widow of assistant Miami City Attorney Jose Amador Fernandez, against Bridgestone/Firestone Inc., Ford Motor Co. and Midway Ford for the death of her husband and child, who were killed as[…] Read More »

Mike Eidson Installed as Chairman of Aviation Section of Trial Lawyers of America

August 8, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES (August 8, 2000) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Mike Eidson, senior partner at the firm, was installed as Chairman of the Aviation of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) at the national convention in Chicago, IL. Aside from being installed as Chairman of the Aviation Section, Eidson was elected[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Adds Appellate Practice Section

July 22, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (July 22, 2000) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Marc Cooper and Maureen E. Lefebvre, both formerly with Cooper & Wolfe, P.A., have joined the thirty-year-old Miami law firm and will form the firm’s new appellate practice section. “We wanted to develop an in-house appellate practice section because the amount of appellate work we have[…] Read More »

Sirit Technologies Inc. And Able Telcom Holding Corp. Reach Settlement Of $32.5 Million Judgment — Worldcom To Enlarge Contracts And Extend Financial Support

July 12, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (July 12, 2000) — The law firms of Colson Hicks Eidson and Hanzman Criden Chaykin and Rolnick today announced the settlement of the lawsuit involving SIRIT Technologies Inc. (stock symbol: “SIRT” on the Canadian Dealing Network) and Able Telcom Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ABTE) regarding the $32.5 million jury verdict awarded to SIRIT on May 16, 2000 by the[…] Read More »

Bowling Tournament Raises $20,000 for Family Resource Center

July 10, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (July 10, 2000) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that the Lawyers Strike Against Child Abuse Bowling Tournament, presented by the Dade County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section, raised approximately $20,000 for the Family Resource Center of South Florida. Miami’s business and legal communities were out in force to help the center, which[…] Read More »

Eller Media And ClearChannel Communications Must Answer Civil Discovery Requests In The 1998 Electrocution Death Of Jorge Cabrera, Jr.

June 28, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (June 28, 2000) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that the Third District Court of Appeal issued an opinion stating that Eller Media Company, ClearChannel Communications, Inc. and Victor Garcia, defendants in the civil wrongful death case filed by the parents of Jorge Cabrera, Jr., must answer discovery requests. After commencement of the civil case,[…] Read More »

Miami Jury Awards $31.2 Million Verdict In High Tech Commercial Litigation Case

May 15, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (May 15, 2000) — The law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that a jury before U.S. Federal District Judge Alan Gold awarded SIRIT Technologies Inc., a $31.2 million verdict against Able Telcom Holding Corp. (Able)—whose largest shareholder is MCI WorldCom, Inc. After a five-week trial dealing with complex commercial litigation, the jury found in favor of[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Donates $100,000 to the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

April 11, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (April 11, 2000) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it has made a $100,000 donation to benefit the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, the world’s largest, most comprehensive research center dedicated to finding more effective treatments and, ultimately, a cure for paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury. The firm has a long history[…] Read More »

Miami to be Center for HMO Litigation

March 28, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (April 28, 2000) – The national consumer law firm of Herman, Middleton, Casey & Kitchens today announced that it has filed a nationwide class action against Humana charging that the HMO paid incentives to doctors, hospitals and other medical providers to minimize the quality and cost of the treatment they provide to their patients. The[…] Read More »

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Elects Robert Fernandez Of Colson Hicks Eidson To Board Of Governors

February 10, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (February 10, 2000) — The law firm of Colson, Hicks, Eidson, Colson, Martnez & Mendoza today announced the recent election of Robert Fernandez to Hispanic National Bar Association’s Board of Governors as the Representative for the Southeastern United States. The HNBA is the national voice of the Hispanic legal community, representing over 22,000 Hispanics in[…] Read More »

Class Action Suit Filed Against America Online (AOL)

February 9, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (February 9, 2000) — The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that it filed a class action suit this morning in Miami Federal Court against America Online, Inc. (AOL) for unfair business practices and anti-trust violations. The suit alleges that subscribers to AOL who install Version 5.0 of AOL’s Internet software experience problems after downloading the program.[…] Read More »

Colson Hicks Eidson Names Two New Partners

January 11, 2000
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (January 11, 2000) — Colson Hicks Eidson today announced that Joseph Kalbac, Jr. and Julie Braman Kane were promoted to partnership status in the thirty-year-old Miami law firm. “We are happy and proud to have Joe and Julie as partners,” stated Mike Eidson, partner at Colson Hicks Eidson. “Joe’s and Julie’s ability and expertise[…] Read More »

Aeroperu Crash Victims Win Landmark Award

December 13, 1999
Colson Hicks Eidson

MIAMI (December 13, 1999) — The law firm of Colson, Hicks, Eidson, Colson, Martínez & Mendoza today confirmed that the family members of the passengers aboard AeroPeru flight 603, which originated in Miami and crashed off the coast of Peru on October 2nd, 1996, received one of the largest cash awards stemming from an airplane crash[…] Read More »