Press Release

November 5, 2020
Colson Hicks Eidson

The nationally-recognized law firm, Colson Hicks Eidson, is proud to announce that they have once again been recognized in U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2021 edition. Nationally, Colson Hicks Eidson has been recognized in the areas of: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Regionally, the[…] Read More »[1]

October 23, 2020
Colson Hicks Eidson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Oct. 22, 2020) —Attorney Patrick S. Montoya, partner at the law firm Colson Hicks Eidson, announced preliminary approval of a multi-million dollar class action settlement for Florida-based pathologists against United Healthcare. The class-action settlement secured by Montoya compensates pathologists for 100% of their billing not paid by United since July 1, 2017,[…] Read More »[2]

May 19, 2020
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[3]

May 7, 2020
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[4]

January 23, 2020
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[5][6][7]

October 9, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[8][9]

August 16, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[10][11]

August 8, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[12][13][14]

August 8, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[15][16][17]

June 11, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[18]

April 26, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[19]

April 18, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[20]

March 27, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[21]

March 25, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[22]

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 »[23]

March 8, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[24]

February 19, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 a 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[…] Read More »[25]

January 2, 2019
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[26]

November 21, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[27]

November 15, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[28]

October 3, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[29]

September 14, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[30]

September 12, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[31]

September 5, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[32]

July 12, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[33]

June 4, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[34]

May 9, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[35]

May 9, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[36]

March 29, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[37]

March 9, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[38]

February 2, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[39]

February 2, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[40]

January 10, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[41]

January 3, 2018
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[42]

December 7, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[43]

October 31, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[44]

September 25, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[45]

September 6, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[46]

August 9, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[47]

July 25, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[48]

May 2, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[49]

April 28, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[50]

April 24, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[51]

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 »[52]

March 1, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[53]

February 15, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[54]

February 7, 2017
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[55]

September 12, 2016
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[56]

August 3, 2016
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[57]

July 14, 2016
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[58]

July 7, 2016
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[59]

May 19, 2016
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[60]

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 »[61]

March 14, 2016
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[62]

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 »[63]

November 23, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[64]

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 »[65]

July 22, 2015
Colson Hicks Eidson

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 »[66]

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 »[67]

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 »[68]

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 »[69]

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 »[70]

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 »[71]

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 »[72]

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 »[73]

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 »[74]

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 »[75]

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 »[76]

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 »[77]

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 »[78]

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 »[79]

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 »[80]

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 »[81]

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 »[82]

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 »[83]

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 »[84]

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 »[85]

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 »[86]

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 »[87]

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