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CBA Partners Named Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 16, 2018 | by | Jay Cohen |Rudwin Ayala |

Jay Cohen and Rudy Ayala have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Personal Injury – Plaintiffs. Jay Cohen is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates recognized by Super Lawyers, Florida’s Legal Elite as well as Best Lawyers…

Hospital Discharge of Homeless Patients

May 17, 2018 | by | Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen recently appeared on Local 10 News to discuss the sad reality of homeless members of our community being discharged from hospitals without having received the treatment and therapies they need to heal and better themselves. Mr. Cohen discussed the legal obligations of hospitals to ensure that those individuals…

Jay Cohen Featured in Aventura Magazine

January 31, 2018 | by | Firm News |Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen sat down recently for a Q&A, with journalist John Buchanan, featured in the February 2018 issue of Aventura Magazine. You can read the article, The Justice Seeker, online in the free digital edition. Aventura Magazine is a South Florida publication with a 20-year history. It spotlights prominent locals, celebrities, and lifestyle…

Jay Cohen Receives 2017 Lynn Futch Professionalism Award

June 15, 2017 | by | Firm News |Jay Cohen |

Last week, the Broward County Bar Association presented the Lynn Futch Professionalism Award to Jay Cohen. This prestigious recognition is presented to attorneys whose peers believe exhibit a high degree of professionalism. Nominees must demonstrate respect for the law, and preservation of decorum and integrity of the legal system. Additionally,…

Jay Cohen Receives America’s Top 100 Attorneys® Lifetime Achievement Award

October 13, 2016 | by | Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen has been selected by America’s Top 100 Attorneys® to receive its Lifetime Achievement Award. Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments and impact on the legal profession merit a Lifetime Achievement…

Counterpoint: Many Ideas on Practice of Law Already Considered or Unworkable

August 10, 2016 | by | Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen recently published an article in the Daily Business Review in response to another Florida attorney’s proposed changes to the practice of law in our State, including an unrealistic proposal to make the Bar exam more difficult despite a February pass rate of only 58 percent. Jay has served on the…

Jay Cohen Receives 2016 Legal Elite Award “Best for Medical Malpractice & Negligence – Florida”

May 26, 2016 | by | Firm News |Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen has been awarded “Best for Medical Malpractice & Negligence – Florida” by 2016 Legal Elite, a publication of Corp America and AI Global Media, celebrating professionals worldwide. Recipients are nominated by clients, peers and fellow professionals in recognition of outstanding legal services over the past year in a…

Jay Cohen Named a 2015 DBR Most Effective Lawyers Finalist in Medical Malpractice

October 30, 2015 | by | Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen has once again been named a Most Effective Lawyers finalist in the Medical Malpractice category by the Daily Business Review*. This past summer, Jay Cohen, as lead trial counsel, obtained a $14 million settlement in a class action suit against Broward General Medical Center on behalf of cardiac…

Attorneys Obtain $14 Million Settlement in Class Action Suit

June 1, 2015 | by | Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen, as lead trial counsel, recently obtained a $14 million settlement in a class action suit against Broward General Medical Center on behalf of cardiac stress lab patients exposed to contaminated saline over a five-year period. In 2009, the hospital learned, through an anonymous tip, that a nurse in…

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…