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Mark Migdal & Hayden is a commercial litigation law firm, based in Miami, Florida.

PEOPLE’S TRUST INSURANCE CEO SUING HIS PARTNER’S WIDOW FOR $4 MILLION HE SAYS HE OVERPAID IN 2014 BUYOUT

By Ron Hurtibise, Sun Sentinel  — April 23, 2018 People’s Trust Insurance lost $42 million in 2016, was recently in financial “shambles,” and was overvalued by more than $50 million when current President and CEO George W. Schaeffer agreed to buy half of the company from the widow of his late partner. Those claims surfaced [...]

By |2018-04-23T17:35:01+00:00April 23rd, 2018|MEDIA|Comments Off on PEOPLE’S TRUST INSURANCE CEO SUING HIS PARTNER’S WIDOW FOR $4 MILLION HE SAYS HE OVERPAID IN 2014 BUYOUT

JUPITER CONDO ASSOCIATION OWES $600K IN UNPAID HURRICANE IRMA REPAIRS: LAWSUIT

Rolyn Companies wants the association to be compelled to enter arbitration to settle the debt By Francisco Alvarado, The Real Deal, South Florida Real Estate News — March 7, 2018 Delray Beach-based Rolyn Companies sued Ocean Trail Condominium Association No. 1 last month for breach of contract in Palm Beach County Circuit Court. The complaint [...]

By |2018-04-18T14:22:34+00:00March 14th, 2018|MEDIA|Comments Off on JUPITER CONDO ASSOCIATION OWES $600K IN UNPAID HURRICANE IRMA REPAIRS: LAWSUIT

EX-HERBALIFE SELLERS BLAST ARBITRATION BID IN $1B RICO SUIT

By Nathan Hale, LAW360 Law360 (February 21, 2018, 10:52 PM EST) -- Former distributors for global nutrition supplement company Herbalife Ltd. are urging a Florida federal court to deny the company's bid to force their potentially $1 billion racketeering suit into arbitration, arguing a unilaterally imposed arbitration clause is unenforceable and inapplicable. The plaintiffs' response [...]

By |2018-02-28T16:39:39+00:00February 28th, 2018|MEDIA|Comments Off on EX-HERBALIFE SELLERS BLAST ARBITRATION BID IN $1B RICO SUIT

FLORIDA CASES TO WATCH IN 2018

By Carolina Bolado, LAW360 The Florida Supreme Court will see no shortage of blockbuster cases in 2018, when the justices will determine whether judges can be Facebook friends with counsel, if a traffic ticket services app is practicing law by referring users to attorneys, and who will get the chance to appoint replacements for three [...]

By |2018-04-18T14:23:31+00:00January 8th, 2018|MEDIA|Comments Off on FLORIDA CASES TO WATCH IN 2018

HERBALIFE IS CORRUPT, CIRCLE OF SUCCESS EVENTS ARE USELESS, LAWSUIT CLAIMS

By Noddy A. Fernandez, LEGAL NEWSLINE MIAMI (Legal Newsline, September 29, 2017) – Calling Herbalife a "corrupt organization of individuals," several plaintiffs have filed a class action lawsuit over allegations that the multi-level marketing company's Circle of Success events are "valueless." Jeff Rodgers, Patricia Rodgers, Michael Lavigne, Jennifer Lavigne, et al., individually and on behalf [...]

By |2018-04-18T14:38:00+00:00October 6th, 2017|MEDIA|Comments Off on HERBALIFE IS CORRUPT, CIRCLE OF SUCCESS EVENTS ARE USELESS, LAWSUIT CLAIMS

NEW HERBALIFE LAWSUIT TARGETS TOP-LEVEL DISTRIBUTORS OVER ‘CIRCLE OF SUCCESS’ EVENTS

By Celia Ample, DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW — September 25, 2017 Herbalife's $200 million settlement with the government didn't quite squash all of the nutrition-shake company's fraudulent business practices, a new Miami class action claims. The lawsuit is the first to go after the Los Angeles-based multilevel marketing company's top distributors, claiming they misled hundreds of [...]

By |2018-04-18T14:35:46+00:00October 2nd, 2017|MEDIA|Comments Off on NEW HERBALIFE LAWSUIT TARGETS TOP-LEVEL DISTRIBUTORS OVER ‘CIRCLE OF SUCCESS’ EVENTS

HERBALIFE SCAMS CONSUMERS WITH ‘EVENT SYSTEM,’ SUIT SAYS

By Nathan Hale, LAW360 Law360, Miami (September 21, 2017, 10:48 PM EDT) -- Global nutrition supplement company Herbalife Ltd. and 44 of its top distributors have been hit with a putative class action in Florida federal court that plaintiffs say has the potential to result in up to $1 billion in damages on allegations the [...]

By |2018-04-18T14:32:47+00:00September 28th, 2017|MEDIA|Comments Off on HERBALIFE SCAMS CONSUMERS WITH ‘EVENT SYSTEM,’ SUIT SAYS

CONTROLLING COSTS IN ARBITRATION

By Don Hayden While arbitration remains the best mechanism to ensure neutrality and enforceability of cross-border disputes, it has come under fire in the last decade, particularly from some corporate counsel and practitioners given a perceived rise in the cost of arbitrating commercial disputes. Recent surveys of US corporate counsel reflect a growing concern that [...]

By |2017-08-28T14:51:04+00:00August 27th, 2017|PUBLISHED ARTICLES|Comments Off on CONTROLLING COSTS IN ARBITRATION

SUPREME COURT DECISION STRENGTHENS PROTECTIONS TO PREGNANT EMPLOYEES UNDER FEDERAL PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT.

By Don Hayden On March 25th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a very favorable decision for pregnant employees seeking protection under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, 92 Stat. 2076, 42 U.S.C. §2000 et. seq. (“PDA”), that may have far reaching implications in other employment discrimination claims depending upon how one interprets the majority decision authored by [...]

By |2017-08-28T14:51:11+00:00August 27th, 2017|PUBLISHED ARTICLES|Comments Off on SUPREME COURT DECISION STRENGTHENS PROTECTIONS TO PREGNANT EMPLOYEES UNDER FEDERAL PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT.

INTERESTING DEBATE ON SEPARATION OF POWERS DOCTRINE ANTICIPATED IN UPCOMING FLORIDA SUPREME COURT ARGUMENT OF APPROPRIATENESS OF EXPERT STANDARD IMPOSED BY LEGISLATURE

By Don Hayden In July 2013, Section 90.702 of the Florida Evidence Code, which governs the admissibility of expert testimony, was amended to adopt the same standard for admission of expert testimony used by federal courts and the majority of state courts since the US Supreme Court’s decision in Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceutical Inc., [...]

By |2017-08-28T14:50:55+00:00August 27th, 2017|PUBLISHED ARTICLES|Comments Off on INTERESTING DEBATE ON SEPARATION OF POWERS DOCTRINE ANTICIPATED IN UPCOMING FLORIDA SUPREME COURT ARGUMENT OF APPROPRIATENESS OF EXPERT STANDARD IMPOSED BY LEGISLATURE