Davis Goldman Co-Managing Partner Aaron Davis recently spoke to the Daily Business Review about representing the surviving parents whose daughter was killed and son left dependent on constant medical care after a head-on collision caused by a drunk driver.
The $95 million verdict secured by Aaron Davis and Leesfield Scolaro Partner Adam Rose has become the second-largest motor vehicle-related accident verdict at the Miami-Dade Circuit Court and the ninth-largest in Florida history, according to VerdictSearch.
“There’s no amount of money that could ever compensate a family for going through a loss like this,” Davis said. “The biggest challenge is to explain to a family that no matter what we do, you will never be able to put yourself back into the position you were in before this tragedy happened.”
To read the full interview with ALM’s Michael Adam Mora, click here: https://www.law.com/dailybusinessreview/2022/07/06/miami-dade-jurors-return-95-million-verdict/
Davis Goldman is proud to be recognized in the Gator100 as the world’s 7th fastest-growing Gator-owned and led business by the University of Florida Alumni Association!
Our founders and Co-Managing Partners, Aaron Davis and Jason Goldman, are both proud UF graduates, while Davis Goldman Partner Kim Cook is now an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida – Fredric G. Levin College of Law.
Congratulations to Davis Goldman Co-Managing Partner Aaron Davis for being recognized in the 2022 edition of Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, for Personal Injury Law.
Davis Goldman is proud to have sponsored the Young Leadership Division (YLD) of the Jewish Federation of Broward County’s annual Signature Event which took place on Thursday, June 16th.
YLD makes a personal commitment to support the Jewish community both locally and globally and to connect young professionals to Jewish life and to each other.
Click here to sign up and learn more about the event and its sponsors: https://jewishbroward.org/event/yld-signature-event-2022/
In a recent Q and A with Corporate Counsel, Davis Goldman Co-Managing Partner Jason Goldman discusses the challenges a recession could present to legal departments, and how in-house lawyers can prepare.
As in-house legal departments are generally overloaded, to begin with, a recession could significantly increase their workload with matters likely involving employment litigation, bankruptcies, collectings actions, and shareholder disputes. Jason advises departments without a plan to get started sooner rather than later, as proper planning and transparency among stakeholders are essential to surviving an economic downturn.
“The natural result of a downturn could be stagnant wage growth, layoffs and cutting back on intangible perks, no free lunches, holiday parties, things like that. All that equates to less happy employees or less employees. Sometimes that will lead to an opportunity for litigation. If there is a need for layoffs, being as transparent as an employer can de-escalate tensions that might otherwise result in opportunities for disputes that could turn into litigation.”
To read the full interview with ALM’s Phillip Bantz, click here: https://www.law.com/corpcounsel/2022/06/08/heres-how-in-house-legal-leaders-can-help-companies-weather-a-recession/
Davis Goldman Associate Michael Bild recently spoke to the Daily Business Review about the unenforceability of liability waivers following a fatal parasailing accident in the Florida Keys.
For anyone taking part in high-risk activities, Mr. Bild suggests keeping a copy of liability waivers on file to present to their attorney in the event of personal injury.
“Every lawyer has a different perspective on a case. We have many cases similar to this where our clients were turned down by other attorneys because they didn’t think it was a case, but we were willing to take it on to see if it turned out to be a case,” Bild told ALM Reporter Jasmine Floyd. “Just because one lawyer declined to take your case doesn’t mean that’s the end of the inquiry. Go ahead and ask other attorneys, and get different perspectives on the issue.”
Davis Goldman Partner Kimberly Cook recently presented at the MDFAWL – Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers’ 10th Annual Trial Skills Workshop.
The virtual workshop, led by MDFAWL, Judge Migna Sanchez-Llorens, and the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, featured hands-on training and constructive feedback concerning opening statements and closing arguments, direct and cross-examination of witnesses, admission of, and obstructions to evidence, the correct way to impeach, and the return of in-person jury trials.
Jason Goldman moderates Panel for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Leadership Ft. Lauderdale Program
Davis Goldman Co-managing Partner Jason Goldman recently moderated the Judicial Speakers Panel for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Leadership Ft. Lauderdale Program.
Panelists included Broward County’s Chief Judge Jack Tuter, Circuit Court Judge Stacy Ross, Public Defender Gordon Weekes, Assistant State Attorney Regina Faulk, and Clerk of Court Brenda Foreman. The panelists discussed the administration of justice in Broward County and how budgetary issues and the Covid-19 Pandemic have impacted the Courts, among other issues.
The South Florida Business Journal’s Erik Bojnansky covers Davis Goldman’s office expansion in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, as well as the firm’s plans to add attorneys and staff to serve its growing list of individuals, corporate litigation, and general counsel clients.
“Working remotely is fine, but we get better results when we meet in person to brainstorm strategies and come up with really creative solutions for our clients’ legal problems,” says Davis Goldman Co-Managing Partner Aaron Davis.
‘See You in the Hallway’: Underwhelming Attendance Has Some South Florida Law Firms Rethinking Office Return Strategies
The Daily Business Review covers the firm’s highly anticipated office expansion in Fort Lauderdale and Miami! We are adding a new office in Broward County and expanding our office space in Miami to accommodate our growing staff and new attorneys.