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Jay Appointed to Urban League of Broward County

April 13, 2015 | by | Jay Cohen |

On February 10, 2015, the Urban League of Broward County welcomed a new chairman along with six new board members to help lead the organization as it celebrates 40 years of service and hosts the National Urban League Annual Conference on July 31-August 1, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale. Jay Cohen…

Florida’s Most Effective Lawyers Finalist, Medical Malpractice Category

October 28, 2014 | by | Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen has been named Most Effective Lawyers finalist for 2014 in the Medical Malpractice category by the Daily Business Review. Earlier this year, he obtained a jury award of $19.25 million* for his client, a 43-year-old Hollywood woman who suffered damages due to negligent delay in treatment. This was…

Florida Bar Presents Jay Cohen with President’s Award of Merit

July 1, 2014 | by | Jay Cohen |

On June 27, 2014, The Florida Bar honored Jay Cohen with the President’s Award of Merit. The award was presented by Eugene Pettis, President of the Florida Bar, for Jay’s dedicated service as a member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors and for his “outstanding leadership” of the Vision…

Jay Cohen Named In 2014 Super Lawyers

June 18, 2014 | by | Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen has once again been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers, a distinction he has received every year since 2007. Super Lawyers rates attorneys (through independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations) in more than 70 practice areas to identify those who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. 

Rudy Ayala Featured in HNBA National Publication

June 13, 2014 | by | Rudwin Ayala |

Rudy Ayala was recently featured in the Hispanic National Bar Association’s June 9, 2014 edition of E-Noticias for his participation as second chair in the firm’s recent medical malpractice trial which yielded a verdict of nearly $20 million*. Rudy currently serves as the Region VIII Representative for the Young Lawyers Division of…

Attorneys Win Large Jury Award for Victim of Medical Negligence

May 30, 2014 | by | Jay Cohen |Rudwin Ayala |

Jay Cohen and Rudy Ayala obtained a verdict of $19.25 million* for their client, a 43-year-old Hollywood woman who suffered damages due to negligent delay in treatment. A Broward jury determined that three of her doctors failed to timely identify and treat her spinal epidural abscess, causing permanent nerve damage which left the Plaintiff paralyzed from the waist down….

Jeff and Rudy Running For Non-Profit Programs in 2014 Boston Marathon

March 5, 2014 | by | Event |Jeff Blostein |Rudwin Ayala |

Jeff Blostein and Rudy Ayala will be running in the 2014 Boston Marathon on April 21st in support of two non-profit programs they are personally involved in. Please join us in supporting their efforts. Thank you. From Jeff: My son, Zach, was diagnosed at age one with a rare, non-hereditary…

Jay Cohen Appointed Chair of 4th DCA Judicial Nominating Screening Committees

December 2, 2013 | by | Firm News |Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen was recently appointed Chair of the 4th DCA Judicial Nominating Screening Committees (14th, 15th and 17th Judicial Circuits). He also serves as a Member of the Supreme Court Screening Committee. Happy Holidays from all of us at the Law Office of Jay Cohen, P.A. We hope you have a…

Best Lawyers in America Honors Jay Cohen

November 6, 2013 | by | Firm News |Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen has once again been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2014 Best Lawyers in America. This is the seventh consecutive year that Jay has earned such distinction. He adds this to his additional recognition from Super Lawyers, Legal Elite and South Florida Best Lawyers. In addition…

Jeff Blostein Selected to Florida’s Legal Elite 2014

November 5, 2013 | by | Firm News |Jeff Blostein |

Jeff Blostein has been selected by his peers as one of “Florida’s Legal Elite” for 2014. Florida Legal Elite recognizes the top attorneys in the state as chosen by their peers, and is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary.