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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…

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. 

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….

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…

ABOTA Masters in Trial Presentation

June 10, 2013 | by | Firm News |Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen was an invited speaker at a recent event put on by the Fort Lauderdale Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation. Jay was selected as one of the “best trial lawyers” in Florida to conduct direct examination of a witness as part of ABOTA’s program Masters…

Jay Cohen Speaks At Advanced Mediation Conference

July 12, 2012 | by | Firm News |Jay Cohen |

Jay Cohen was a guest speaker at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s Eighth Annual Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute Conference, presenting on The Joint Opening Session in Mediation.