John J. Uustal

Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice at “Butcher Shops” Run by Uninsured Florida Doctors

Only 20 percent of the plastic surgeons practising in the sunshine state have malpractice insurance. Nyosha Fowler is spent weeks in an induced coma after cosmetic surgery. During the procedure, …

Notes from a Juror

Kelley | Uustal Founding Partner John Uustal has spent decades trying cases in front of a jury. But up until a few months ago, he’d never been a juror himself. His recent experience …

$3.8M Settlement Reached After 46-Year-Old’s Fatal Heart Attack

The estate of a 46-year-old father reached a settlement amounting to more than $3.8 million after he suffered a fatal heart attack. Erick Moran, who died in September 2017, had a history of coronary artery …

Six K|U Attorneys Recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Kelley | Uustal is proud to announce that six of our attorneys were recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Kristin E. Bianculli, Todd R. Falzone, …

Kelley | Uustal Lawyers Negotiate $27M for Toddler Burned in Pressure Cooker Explosion

A $27 Million dollar settlement has been reached after Fort Lauderdale product liability attorneys prove a pressure cooker caused a 3-year-old’s devastating burns. It’s been three years since the Gonzales family filed …

Kelley | Uustal Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Kristin E. Bianculli, Eric S. Rosen, Peter K. Spillis, and both of our founding partners, Robert W. Kelley and John J. Uustal have been …

Toyota Introduces Automatic Engine Shut Off to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Deaths

Earlier this month, Toyota Motor North America announced a new feature to be included with most Model 2020 vehicles: Automatic Engine Shut Off. On its website, the company stated, “The Auto …

Parents Lose Son in Post-Collision Car Fire

A jury found General Motors (GM) guilty of negligently designing the fuel tank in a family station wagon that exploded after a low-speed crash. Six people burned, and two died, including a young …

Notable Cases for John Uustal

Longest Trial in General Motors History A jury found General Motors (GM) guilty of negligently designing the fuel tank in a family station wagon that exploded after a low-speed crash. Six people …

Unprecedented Settlement for Defective Seatbelt

A man was ejected from his vehicle in an automobile collision. When he hit the ground he broke his neck, causing permanent paralysis. Because he was ejected from the vehicle, …