Kimberly L. Wald

Eight lawyers from Kelley | Uustal were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Kelley | Uustal is proud to announce that eight of our attorneys were recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the categories Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch, and Lawyer of …

DBR Interviews Michael Hersh and Kimberly Wald on the $35 Million Verdict Secured for their Client

What was supposed to have been a lovely day for a newly engaged couple took an ugly turn when the two were involved in a car crash that would lead to one of …

Kelley | Uustal Attorneys Secure $35M Jury Award for Paralyzed Navy Veteran

Kelley | Uustal trial attorneys Michael Hersh and Kimberly Wald won a $35 million award from a Broward County jury for a Navy veteran left paralyzed following a car crash in Hollywood four …

8 Kelley | Uustal Attorneys Named 2021 Florida Super Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that 8 attorneys from Kelley | Uustal have been selected to the 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than …

New Trial Granted Because Judge Improperly Denied Cause Challenge

Last week, the Third District Court of Appeal granted a new trial in an auto crash case where the trial court improperly denied the Plaintiff’s cause challenge against a juror who expressed …

Mistrial Denied After Jurors Chatted in Zoom Virtual Jury Trial

Earlier this week in California, a mistrial was denied in a virtual jury trial when jurors were communicating with the Plaintiff through the Zoom “chat” feature.  This was a mesothelioma case involving claims …

Nine lawyers from Kelley | Uustal were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Kelley | Uustal is proud to announce that nine of our attorneys were recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the categories Best Lawyers, Ones to …

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Death Sentence Vacated Due to Possible Juror Bias

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit vacated Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhorkar Tsarnaev’s death sentence due to a trial judge not properly vetting a juror for possible …

Death on the High Seas Act

The Death on the High Seas Act, also known as DOHSA or 46 USC §§30301-3030, is a United States admiralty law that was enacted by Congress in 1920.  This Act extends …

Admiralty Law - Important Definitions

This week I wanted to explain some of the unique terms and definitions I will be using in my blog posts.  Below is a list of some of the unique terms commonly used …