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Jay Cohen Opens Law Office in Orlando and Launches Spanish Website

August 10, 2017 | by | Firm News |

The Law Office of Jay Cohen, P.A. is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in downtown Orlando, Florida. Our law firm represents individuals and families who suffer a significant loss due to the negligence of others in medical malpractice cases, all types of personal injuries, and also…

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 P.A. Achieves 2017 U.S. News Best Law Firms Rankings

November 7, 2016 | by | Firm News |

The Law Offices of Jay Cohen, P.A. has achieved a Tier 1 ranking in the 2017 Edition of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers©. The law firm earned its first-tier placement in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. The rankings are based on a rigorous…

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…

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…