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Plaintiffs' Burden of Proof in Florida Defective Design Claims

The Florida Supreme Court recently decided to reinstate a $6.6 million jury verdict in Union Carbide v. Aubin, an asbestos case, while clarifying Florida law with respect to product liability and ...
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Florida's Death Sentencing Law on Shaky Ground

Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Hurst v. Florida, a case challenging whether Florida’s current death penalty laws violate the Sixth or Eighth Amendment in light of the decision ...
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Florida Judge Grants Class Certification to Certain Ford Explorer Owners

Last week, Florida federal judge William P. Dimitrouleas agreed to certify a class of drivers who allege that a defective exhaust system present in Ford Motor Company vehicles exposes passengers to ...
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Kelley/Uustal Represents 1,400 Taxi Certificate Holders in Lawsuit Against Broward County Commission

The Fort Lauderdale attorneys at Kelley/Uustal are currently representing 1,400 people in a lawsuit against the Broward County Commission. The plaintiffs, who hold certificates required to drive a ...
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Attorney Todd Falzone Secures $1M Settlement in Death of Postal Worker

Attorney Todd Falzone of Kelley/Uustal has successfully secured a settlement of $1 million for the surviving family of a postal worker who was killed in an accident in Osceola County in 2007. The ...
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Kelley/Uustal Attorney Calls Attention to Need for Minimum Wage Reform

Democratic State Representative José J. Rodriguez, an attorney at Kelley/Uustal, is one of 18 legislators throughout Florida who recently agreed to take the Minimum Wage Challenge set forth by ...
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Stronger Minimum Wage Enforcement Demanded by Democratic Lawmakers

Democratic lawmakers feel that Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is not doing enough to ensure that minimum wage workers are receiving as much as they are promised by their employers. They allege ...
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Kelley/Uustal Files Suit Against Aetna for Denying 'Only Validated Treatment' for Autism

According to a federal class action lawsuit filed by Kelley/Uustal on behalf of Anna M. Sanzone-Ortiz, the mother of an autistic child, healthcare company Aetna, Inc. denied her son treatment for his ...
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Florida Jury Hits R.J. Reynolds With $800,000 Payout in Punitive Damages

A Florida jury decided that R.J. Reynolds, the second largest tobacco company in the United States, will pay $800,000 in punitive damages to the family of Lillian Kaplan, who died of lung cancer after ...
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Florida Jury Evaluates Role of Tobacco Company in Cancer Patient's Death

A Florida Jury began deliberation on Wednesday to determine whether R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. played a part in the death of a long-time smoker and lung cancer patient, Lillian Kaplan. Todd McPharlin, ...
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No Charges Brought in Graffiti Artist Taser Death, Family Files Suit

A Miami Beach police officer connected to the death of graffiti artist Israel “Reefa” Hernandez-Llach won’t face any charges, news sources report. Under state law, Taser guns are ...
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Lawsuit Says Aetna Wrongly Caps Autism Benefits

A class action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. claims the healthcare titan unjustly cut off benefits for autism treatment, violating federal health laws and California state guidelines. Anna M. ...
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Kelley/Uustal Secures Wrongful Death Settlement from Palm Beach County Addiction Center

Kelley/Uustal Attorney Peter K. Spillis was recently successful in helping secure a substantial wrongful death settlement for the family of a Virginia man who passed away while at a Singer Island ...
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Federal Safety Officials Investigate Possible Defect in Nissan Versa Coil Springs

In a statement released earlier this month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it will be investigating the risks of coil springs breaking in Nissan Versa cars. ...
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Don't Ignore Auto Recalls

Takata Corporation - one of the world’s largest auto parts manufacturers - made headlines this week after admitting its airbags were defective and expanding its recall of U.S. vehicles to nearly ...
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Orlando Health Faces Federal Lawsuit Over Refund Failures

A federal lawsuit filed earlier this week alleges Orlando Health - one of Florida’s largest healthcare networks - failed to pay over $5 million in refunds for medical residents. The lawsuit - ...
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Laz Melendez - Kelley/Uustal Cares

Kelley/Uustal is proud and honored to employ such caring and community oriented individuals. One such individual is Laz Melendez. In the late 90’s he began pursuing what he feels is a calling to ...
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Kelley/Uustal Files Fraud Lawsuit Over Mayweather Pacquiao Fight

Days after boxing’s highly touted Fight of the Century, Kelley/Uustal filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Palm Beach resident - and other plaintiffs who paid for the fight - alleging unjust ...
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Is Your Employer Stealing From You?

In the United States, workers’ rights are protected in part by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Although the FLSA establishes laws related to wage and hour requirements, many U.S. employers ...
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Attorney Kimberly Wald Writes Article on Social Media & Service of Court Documents

Kelley/Uustal Attorney Kimberly Wald has recently written an article focusing on the use of online services to facilitate legal work. The article - Online Options: Rules for Service in Flux - was ...
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Save Our Juries: Protecting the Civil Jury System

The right to a trial by a jury of our peers is one of the hallmarks of the American judicial system. Unfortunately, this fundamental constitutional protection is being threatened by social, political, ...
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Florida Senate Approves Legislation to Overhaul Guardianship Laws

On Tuesday - April 28, 2015 - the Florida Senate passed new legislation to substantially change state guardianship laws. The legislation - which was co-sponsored by Kelley/Uustal Attorney and State ...
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Attorney José Javier Rodríguez Appointed to Florida Bar's Consumer Protection Law Committee

Kelley/Uustal is pleased to announce that Attorney José Javier Rodríguez has been appointed to the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Consumer Protection Law. The committee, which ...
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Millions of Vehicles Recalled Due to Defective Takata Airbags

Last year, Takata Corporation made headlines after it was discovered that airbags manufactured by the Japanese auto parts maker contained a serious defect. The defect - which can cause airbags to ...
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Do You Have a Ford Explorer Carbon Monoxide Lawsuit?

If you drive a Ford Explorer and believe that you smell carbon monoxide or exhaust while inside of the vehicle, you are not alone. Ford has come under scrutiny for a possible auto defect that causes ...
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