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Lawyers in Suit Over Surfside Collapse Reveal Staggering Legal Settlement: $997 Million

In a surprisingly swift resolution of the Champlain Towers South class-action lawsuit, relatives of the victims and survivors of the Surfside condo collapse have reached a settlement that will pay them nearly $1 billion, a state court judge was told Wednesday.

Nearly $1 Billion Settlement Reached for Surfside Condo Collapse Victims Weeks Before Anniversary of Tragedy

The families of victims and survivors of the Champlain Towers South condo collapse, which killed 98 people, are set to receive a nearly $1 billion settlement.

Lawyers: Nearly $1B tentative settlement in condo collapse

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A nearly $1 billion tentative settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit brought by families of victims and survivors of last June’s condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida, an attorney said Wednesday.

Surfside Condo Collapse Victims to Share Over $1B in Recovery Funds: Lawyers

The pool of funds intended to compensate victims of the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium will increase to more than $1 billion, attorneys Wednesday told the judge overseeing the resulting class action lawsuit. 

Surfside Victims Reach $997M In Settlements

Attorneys representing the victims of the Champlain Towers South condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida, announced Wednesday that they had secured $997 million in proposed settlements, ending the consolidated claims against all but one defendant.

Surfside Condo Collapse Survivors Reach Nearly $1 Billion Settlement

Survivors of the condo collapse in Surfside, Florida, have reached an almost $1 billion tentative settlement, attorneys confirmed to CBS News Wednesday. The settlement is still subject to court approval but was made in record time due to an expedited schedule, attorneys added.

Victims of Florida condo collapse reach $997 mn settlement

Survivors and families of people who died in last year’s collapse of a beachfront condo building near Miami have reached a settlement of at least $997 million, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said Wednesday.

Victims of South Florida condo collapse reach nearly $1 billion settlement

Victims of the collapse of a Surfside, Florida condominium tower that killed 98 people have reached a $997 million settlement with insurers, developers and other defendants in the case, the lead plaintiffs’ attorney said on Wednesday.

$997mn settlement reached in Florida condo collapse that killed 98

The collapse of the 12-story Champlain Towers South building fuelled anxieties about the safety of other apartment buildings.

Lawyers Seek Nearly $5 Million in Attorney Fees After Tampa Bay Buccaneers Settlement

After the Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to a nearly $20 million class action settlement, opposing counsel moved for a seven-figure attorney fees award in a federal court in Tampa—a move that an outside expert praised.

Will Smart Contracts Transform the Economy?

Whether we’re talking about Web3, blockchain technology, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) or cryptocurrency, the topic of smart contracts comes up again and again.

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Disparate Rulings in Student-Fee Refund Class Actions Could Lead to Florida Supreme Court Review

A Florida appellate court ruled that a trial judge erred in denying Miami-Dade College’s motion to dismiss based on sovereign immunity, a doctrine that generally protects government entities from lawsuits.