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DBR Recognizes Most Effective Lawyers for 2019

Corali Lopez-Castro was recognized along with three dozen South Florida attorneys for their exceptional achievements in the past year by the Daily Business Review. 

Miami Firm Handling Suit Against Ex-Presidente Market Owner Over Murder

Javier A. Lopez, Evan Stroman, and Dwayne A. Robinson of Kozyak Tropin and Throckmorton in Coral Gables are preparing for a civil trial. Lopez, Stroman, and Robinson represent the Market owners widow Daisy Holcombe, who’s seeking millions in damages for wrongful death and conspiracy to commit wrongful death.

Nuñez suit could turn more banks into targets

Evan Stroman takes lead for Miami law firm Kozyak, Tropin & Throckmorton, which represents the plaintiffs, bases its “trafficking” argument on information from a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, where Société Générale admitted that it violated the U.S. embargo against Cuba.

Mercedes-Benz’s Anti-Whiplash Headrests at Center of Putative Class Action Lawsuit

Benjamin Widlanksi and a team of Florida attorneys have launched a putative class action lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, claiming there’s a dangerous defect in hundreds of thousands of cars.

Economic Eye On Cuba

SEC 10Q Filing By Carnival Corporation For Potential Impact By Libertad Act Lawsuits.

Expert Q&A on Developing Issues in Blockchain Litigation

As blockchain technology becomes a common discussion within global commerce, Daniel Maland and Charles Throckmorton weigh-in to discuss growing issues in Blockchain litigation.

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As Cuba Lawsuits Heat Up, Not All Are Sold on Helms-Burton’s Promise

For Attorney Javier Lopez, Helms-Burton Lawsuits on Behalf of Families Whose Property Were Expropriated by the Castro Government, Are More Than Just About Money. They’re Personal.

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Florida Bankruptcy Judge Says Trustee Can Pursue Miami Businessman’s $600M Debt

Corali Lopez-Castro represented a bankruptcy trustee in one of the most complicated cases of her career. 

SocGen Owes $792M Over Castro-Seized Bank, Heirs Say

The family of the former owners of a Cuban bank seized by Fidel Castro’s government nearly six decades ago sued Societe Generale for approximately $792 million (£633 million), saying the French bank owes damages for circumventing U.S. sanctions against Cuba.

Legacy Owners of Cuban Bank Sue SocGen Over Sanctions Claims

The legacy owners of a nationalized Cuban bank sued to recover losses from Societe Generale SA, which in November settled U.S. charges that the French bank helped Cuba evade American economic sanctions.

Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton Files First Helms-Burton Suit Against a Bank, Seeking $792M

Javier A. Lopez and Evan Stroman of Kozyak Tropin and Throckmorton in Coral Gables have brought a federal lawsuit against a French investment bank, accused of profiting from a Cuban bank that Fidel Castro’s government expropriated from the plaintiffs in the 1960s.

Maria Garcia, Whose Father Was Fidel Castro’s Prisoner, is Now CABA President and ‘Keeper’ of the Law

Garcia’s family had owned a business in Santiago de Cuba, one of the island’s largest cities, until Fidel Castro’s government took it and imprisoned him for speaking out in 1961. For Garcia’s father Jose Antonio Garcia, disagreeing with Castro’s communist ideas and policies meant 12 years behind bars.