John J. Uustal

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John Uustal Discusses Upcoming Book, Corporate Serial Killers

In a recent interview, John Uustal discussed his book and recalled the struggles he and his firm faced as they took on huge corporations to fight the good fight. Nearing bankruptcy and facing the unlimited resources of multi-million dollar companies, Uustal and his partner Robert Kelley fought to expose the corporate misconduct that was being… read more

Attorney John Uustal Secures $6.5 Million for Whistleblower

A spokesperson for the Office of the Inspector General, who was involved in the case, commented, “Pharmaceutical companies that ignore rules designed to protect patients will be held accountable. Patients must be able to trust that decisions made by their doctors are based on unbiased professional judgment and not personal gain.” The U.S. Attorney has… read more

Kelley/Uustal Lawyers Reach $27M Deal In Exploding Pressure Cooker Suit

A $27 Million dollar settlement has been reached, after Fort Lauderdale product liability attorneys prove a pressure cooker caused a 3 year-old devastating burns. It’s been three years since the Gonzales family filed a claim against pressure cooker maker, Lifetime Brands. The company claimed the accident was caused by the family, but lawyers were able… read more

Kelley/Uustal Lawyers Negotiate $27M for Toddler Burned in Pressure Cooker Explosion

Fort Lauderdale lawyers from Kelley Uustal,  John Uustal, Michael Hersh and Catherine Darlson have settled a pressure cooker explosion case after a 3 year-old suffered devastating burns. The suit was filed back in 2015 when the Gonzales family was cooking a chicken soup inside the cooker. The complaint claims the pressure cooker malfunctioned, spraying hot… read more

John Uustal Weighs In on the Kavanaugh Controversy

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s U.S. Supreme Court nomination represents a danger far greater than ideological differences. It could permanently tilt the balance of power in favor of this country’s most powerful “people” – corporations. And it’s not pretty when corporations’ strength is unchecked in the courts… Read the full article in the Sun Sentinel here.

John Uustal weighs in for the New York Times: Keyless Cars and Their Carbon Monoxide Toll

Attorney John Uustal is quoted in this story in the New York Times, and in this May 18, 2018 story from New Zealand. The New York Times article details cases handled by John Uustal, and the evidence he discovered. The Times story surveys 17 car companies regarding their compliance with voluntary standards recommended by the… read more

John Uustal writes article: Fatalities Involving Self-Driven Cars Raise Concerns about the Technology, Tesla, and Uber

Technology is meant to make our lives better. When it comes to automobiles, computerized systems are expected to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities. In fact, automotive technology has already saved untold lives. But sometimes things go wrong.  [Read More …]    

John Uustal reports: Uber Dodges Trial for First Ever Self-Driving Vehicle Fatality

National Transportation Safety Board investigators are examining the death of 49-year old Elaine Herzberg, killed by an Uber self-driving SUV while crossing a Tempe, Arizona road on March 18. Just two weeks after Herzberg’s death, her daughter and husband have reached a settlement with Uber, allowing the company to avoid a trial.  [Read More …]

John Uustal weighs in: 5 Ways Self-Driving Cars Affect Liability

If anything defines America, it’s innovation. We’re constantly pushing for safer, more effective products to make life easier. Self-driving, “automated” vehicles are rolling out of the lab and onto our streets. These futuristic modes of transport promise to free up our time and make roads safer.  [Read More …]

John Uustal’s verdict reported in Winston Salem Journal: Reynolds loses appeal in Florida smoking case

The Winston-Salem Journal has reported on Kelley/Uustal’s recent victory against R.J. Reynolds.