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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…

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….