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‘That One Rare Case’: Miami Judge Lifts Lid on ‘Heart Wrenching’ Surfside Collapse Litigation

Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton Founder and Partner Harley Tropin and X-Dispute Mediator David Ichel quizzed Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman about Surfside’s Champlain Towers South litigation at the University of Miami’s Class Action and Complex Litigation Forum.

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‘A Lot of Motion Practices Are Really Time Wasters’: How to Disappoint a Class Action Judge

Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton Founder and Partner Harley Tropin joined Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Michael Hanzman, X-Dispute LLC Mediator and Arbitrator David Ichel, and other legal experts at the recent University of Miami’s Class Action and Complex Litigation Forum.

Leading the Way: Three-Time Managing Partner Corali Lopez-Castro on Why Everyone Should Try Firm Leadership

Our weekly firm leadership Q&A series features Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton managing partner Corali Lopez-Castro.

The Eleventh Circuit Clarifies the Standards for Seeking Approval of Bar Orders in Bankruptcy

Did you know that third-party releases is the hot topic in our bankruptcy world? The Eleventh Circuit recently settled a long-standing debate over the proper standards bankruptcy courts should apply in approving them.

Attorney Javier Lopez, 41, is Fighting to Breathe as He Shares His EmergencyRoom COVID-19 Struggle

Most attorneys avoid any appearance of weakness at all costs, but Javier Lopez was brave enough to share his battle with the coronavirus that continues to this day.

Aetna ‘Wrong’ to Deny Cancer Treatment Coverage, Judge Says

KTT Attorneys Maria D. Garcia and Robert Neary, along with co-counsel Stephanie Casey, were recently granted their motion for summary judgement in the Southern District of Florida for their clients, the putative plaintiffs in a case against Aetna for denial of PBRT coverage.

The 3 biggest higher education controversies of 2021

Higher education isn’t a stranger to scandals and controversies, and 2021 was no exception. While some scandals from previous years approached their inevitable conclusions, the COVID-19 pandemic—or ongoing pandemic, as we enter its third year—fueled a swath of lawsuits at colleges around the country.

Why Big Brands Are Spending Millions On NFTs

When it comes to alternative investing options, NFTs (also called non-fungible tokens) are one of the most unusual choices out there. An NFT is a digital asset of some kind that is part of the Ethereum blockchain. When you invest in an NFT, you could be purchasing a digital piece of art, the rights to a tweet or logo, or even a character you can use for play-to-earn gaming.

Law Firms, In-House Counsel Ramp Up Mentorship for Diverse Law Students

Kozyak, Tropin & Throckmorton and Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell are providing mentorship and career opportunities to diverse law students at FAMU, FIU, the University of Miami, and elsewhere.

Surfside: Lawsuit Alleges That New Construction Next Door Contributed to Collapse

A class action lawsuit has been filed over the deadly collapse at Surfside. The lawsuit alleges that new construction next door damaged Champlain Towers South and contributed to the tragedy that killed nearly 100 people.

Lawsuit Filed In Surfside Condo Collapse

Brooke Shafer reports the lawsuit claims the construction of a luxury condo near the Champlain Towers South led to its deadly collapse.

Construction of Eighty Seven Park Condo Led to Surfside Collapse: Suit

The construction of the luxury Eighty Seven Park highrise next door to the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Fla., led to the condominium building’s deadly collapse in June, a class-action lawsuit filed late Tuesday alleges.