Firm News

Bob Kelley Receives Certificate of Appreciation from DiveHeart

Bob Kelley, the founding board member of DiveBar, received a heartfelt Certificate of Appreciation from DiveHeart President, Jim Elliot, and two local disabled divers – Juan Carlos Gill and Karen Mitchell …

Raising Awareness for Underprivileged Women in Sierra Leone

Erin Kelley, daughter of Kelley | Uustal co-founding partner Bob Kelley, will be running a half-day marathon in Tallahassee on Sunday, February 3rd to raise awareness and funds for underprivileged girls …

Kelley | Uustal Welcomes José Javier Rodríguez to the Firm

KU is proud to announce the addition of José Javier Rodríguez | Justice For All

Todd McPharlin Sworn in as the New President of the BCJA

Todd McPharlin of Kelley/Uustal was sworn in as President of the Broward County Justice Association at their annual Judges’ Night celebration on Thursday, December 13th. In addition to honoring the …

Can I Still File a Lawsuit for a Tobacco-Related Illness?

In Florida, the Engle class action lawsuit, Engle v. Liggett Group was decided in favor of smokers, and punitive damages of $145 billion were awarded.

Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim: What You Need to Know

Generally you have a deadline of two years to file a malpractice suit. You can, alternatively, file suit within two years of when the malpractice injury was detected or should have been detected.

Negligent Anesthesiologist Faces Disciplinary Action in the Case of Dale Whyte

The anesthesiologist in charge during the manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) procedure that left Dale Whyte in a vegetative state is now facing disciplinary action.  The Sun-Sentinel reports that the Florida Health …

Seven Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America®

Seven lawyers from Kelley/Uustal were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for their work in plaintiff’s personal injury litigation, including: Robert Kelley John …

Your Rights Under Florida’s Medical Malpractice Laws

When you or a family member entrust your care to a medical professional, you expect that you will receive medical care that meets certain professional standards. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen. When …

Jury Awards $80,000 to Victim in Auto Accident Case

This action arose from a collision to the back of the plaintiff’s car by a vehicle driven by the defendant. The court directed a verdict against the defendant on liability and the case …