Joe Kissane, Henry Salas and Scott Cole, with the assistance of Daniel Duello and Zachary Brewer, obtained a complete defense verdict in a bad faith claim filed against a medical malpractice insurer. In Samiian v. FPIC, the Plaintiff alleged that the insurer acted in bad faith: 1) by failing to properly investigate, evaluate or negotiate the underlying medical malpractice claim filed against him prior to the statutory pre-suit period, 2) by failing to properly advise him regarding the benefits and detriments of voluntary binding arbitration in the underlying medical malpractice claim and 3) by costing the doctor the opportunity to[...]
Cole, Scott & Kissane is pleased to announce the following members of the firm have been named as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2018 by Super Lawyers® magazine. Many thanks for their hard work and dedication to our clients.
I am pleased to acknowledge that this week marks the 14th anniversary of CSK's Fort Lauderdale office. I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge and to thank the wonderful staff, paralegals and attorneys who have made this office a tremendous success. I know many of you have heard my “speech” but it is an important story to tell. When we started 14 years ago, the office was just a couple of lawyers together with the staff that joined me on this new adventure. The office was started with management's vision of creating a new office in Broward County and[...]
CSK's Andrew Simon, Andrew Freedman, Alex Cura, Warren Chin, and Anthony Lanza (pictured below with Alonzo Mourning) are proud to announce the firm's participation in the 2017 Zo's Hoop Law Madness - a fundraising event for the Overtown Youth Center. Follow the link to learn more: http://overtownyouth.org/mission/
On the 3rd of March 2017, Cole, Scott, & Kissane, P.A. held their bi-annual Claims Management Seminar. We would like to take the time to thank all of those who attended for making this year’s Seminar such a wonderful success. This was the most highly attended seminar in our firm’s 20 year history and we would like to thank you, our clients, for being such a wonderful part of our firm’s history and future. We hope that you found the seminar topics, speakers and the overall experience to be one of the finest in the country. We work very hard[...]
CSK had the pleasure of participating in this year's Annual Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic. The Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation's primary goal is to build an effective pathway to diversity in the legal profession by providing opportunities and support to minority and women law students through mentoring programs, networking and fellowships. In addition, the foundation works with other voluntary bar associations to find mentors for all minority law students attending law school in Florida. For more on the KMM Foundation, visit www.kmmfoundation.org.
CSK Tampa attorneys Elizabeth Tosh, Carlos Morales, Tawna Schilling, Geoffrey Schuessler, Stephanie Generotti and law clerk Katherine Vinez hosted and prepared a dinner at the John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Ronald McDonald House in St. Petersburg, Florida. The hospital is devoted to intensive care level services and is the regional pediatric referral center for Florida's West Coast, providing care for critically ill patients and performing complex surgical procedures. The Ronald McDonald House of Tampa Bay is a "home away from home" for families whose children need inpatient or outpatient care, and who live a distance from the hospital. It was[...]
CSK is excited to announce that our firm has received a ranking in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." "The 'Best Law Firms' rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process." CSK was awarded five rankings. The firm's Personal Injury Litigation and Professional Malpractice Law specialties were granted placement in the first tier for the Miami metropolitan area, meaning CSK scored within a certain[...]