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Why are Millennials Changing Product Liability Litigation?

The divide between generations is often difficult to pin down, but Millennials are, by and large, the 20 and 30-somethings who were born in the 80s and 90s. They’re the first generation that grew up with computers and are the ones dealing with the student loan crisis you keep hearing about. They are also entering the courtroom for the first…
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What We Can Learn From the Chinese Drywall Debacle

An article in the November 2013 issue of the American Association for Justice’s Trial magazine highlighted what can be learned from Chinese drywall litigation. In the article, Colson Hicks Eidson firm partner Patrick Montoya discuss the strategies they used to obtain a $2.5 million award for a Miami couple in the nation’s first Chinese drywall jury trial and how those…
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Who is Responsible for Defective Car Injuries?

Like all product liability claims, lawsuits involving injuries from a defective vehicle can be complex and involve a myriad of potentially liable parties. Make sure your product liability attorney has experience in defective vehicle lawsuits, and it will improve your chances of a successful recovery for your injuries. Your vehicle passed through many different hands before you drove it off…
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Whom Can I Sue in a Product Liability Case?

A defective product is a product that is unreasonably dangerous, does not carry sufficient warnings or the manufacturer fails to provide complete or adequate instructions for the product’s use. The United States Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) is the government agency that tracks injuries and deaths from defective consumer products. Some noteworthy CPSC findings: Product liability cases have the second-highest median…
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Colson Hicks Eidson Partner Lewis S. “Mike” Eidson Named to Leadership Committee in Toyota Multidistrict Litigation

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 member personal injury/wrongful death leadership committee in the Toyota multidistrict litigation (MDL). The personal injury/wrongful death leadership committee will be primarily…
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Eight Colson Hicks Eidson Partners Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2012 Guide

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 as the…
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