Attorney Alters spends big on Democrats

There’s a story in this week’s print edition about turmoil at a small, but well known, Miami law firm run by Jeremy Alters. Alters is a well-dressed, savvy attorney who recently lost three of his law partners due to money concerns and a change in his law firm’s focus. An additional key attorney left last […]

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President Obama’s host in Palm Beach Gardens has top credentials

Hansel Emory Tookes II, host of a $10,000-a-plate luncheon on Tuesday for President Obama at his home in the Frenchman’s Reserve golf enclave, is largely unknown to those outside his circle – even to many Democratic leaders in Palm Beach County. But he is well-known to the Democratic National Committee. Welcome to the world of […]

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Teen disfigured in accident gets $17.5 million

Bucks County girl, family settle lawsuit with insurance company of driver who ran over her head. The family of a Bucks County teen who was run over by a sport utility vehicle on a Florida beach two years ago has reached a $17.5 million settlement with the driver’s insurance company, the family’s attorney said this […]

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Dispute Over Fees in $2.87B Judgment Against Cuban Government

A recent DBR story, “Miami Attorneys Fight Over Fees in $2.87B Award Against Cuba” reports that two Miami attorneys and former friends are locked in a fierce battle over who should receive legal fees from a $2.87 billion judgment against the Cuban government on behalf of a Cuban man who was driven to suicide by […]

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Bank Of America Case Worth it all

Friday’s $410 million settlement of a class action lawsuit against Bank of America “validates everything I have been working for,” Miami attorney Jeremy Alters says. The win comes at a critical time for Alters, who, just a few months ago, acknowledged cash flow problems because of the large expense of tackling national class action cases. […]

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