Cristina M. Pierson

K|U Attorney Cristina Pierson Featured in DBR for Braman Motors Class Action

A high-stakes race in the Broward Circuit Court pits a well-known dealership against a customer who is relying upon a rarely cited Florida law in alleging inflated labor costs in car service. Kelley …

Florida Businesses Win Class Cert. In Suit Over Water Main Break

Thousands of businesses forced to temporarily close last year when a water main broke in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, have won approval to move forward with a class action against Florida Power & Light …

Broward Judge Grants Class Certification in Lawsuit Against FPL

A ruling by a Broward judge could be bad news for Florida Power & Light, which faced litigation over a 2019 water main break. Broward Circuit Judge William Haury granted a motion for class certification …

Guide to Florida Insurance Bad Faith Lawsuits

In response to the coronavirus panemic, concerned business owners have sent us numerous questions regarding COVID-19 business interruption insurance claims. With their concerns in mind, we have consolidated answers to …

Top 10 Questions On COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

Early this year, a coronavirus pandemic few of us could have ever predicted turned our nation upside down. The COVID-19 outbreak dampened consumer and business activity across the globe. On April …

News in Construction Defect Litigation

If you are considering filing a lawsuit arising from construction defects on your project, be aware that deadlines will be strictly applied when they relate to certain conditions, like a leaking roof, …

Suit Targets Florida Utility in Water Main Outage

Published in 2020 Florida Super Lawyers Magazine - By Beth Taylor An attempt by a Florida Power & Light subcontractor to make underground electrical repairs near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport went wrong …

K|U Attorneys Represent Florida Businesses In Their Suit Over Water Main Break

By McCord Pagan Law360 (June 16, 2020) Fort Lauderdale businesses forced to temporarily close last year when a water main broke and allegedly caused hundreds of millions of dollars in economic damages …

Important Deadlines to Remember for Construction Defect Lawsuits

If you are dealing with construction defects on your project, you need to be alert to the fact that there are time deadlines that apply to filing claims against your …

Construction Defect Q&A: Important Terms to Understand

Even for commercial attorneys, there can be a lot of confusion when it comes to understanding key terms relating to construction defect litigation. Let’s start with some of the basics.   QUESTION: …