Product Liability

There are strict federal and state laws in place to ensure the safety of the products that leave manufacturing companies and distributors. An inherently dangerous design, errors during manufacturing, and marketing defects can cause serious or fatal injuries, and manufacturers can be held accountable for their negligence.

Featured on the Today Show - John Uustal Discusses Boat-Related Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, a Lethal Threat

Did you know that carbon monoxide can be a lethal danger even out on the open water? Ally Sidloski was perfectly healthy when she went out for a day of boating. In fact …

Kelley | Uustal named a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in Fort Lauderdale by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2021

Kelley | Uustal has once again been named a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in Fort Lauderdale in three practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2021. The practice …

Trial By Fire - The Memorandum Featured in Las Olas Lifestyle Magazine

RENOWNED TRIAL LAWYER ROBERT KELLEY PULLS BACK THE CURTAIN ON A LIFE-ALTERING LEGAL BATTLE INVOLVING A GRIEVING FAMILY— AND THE AUTOMOTIVE GIANT THAT TRIED TO DENY THEM JUSTICE By Kevin Kaminski / …

$12.5M Verdict Obtained for Widow of South Florida Police Officer

James “Jim” McHugh started smoking when he was a teenager in the early sixties. He smoked every single day since, many times up to two packs of cigarettes a day. James died …

The Memorandum Featured on TRIAL Podcast

Rich Newsome has launched a new podcast series called TRIAL, a program that chronicles true stories from the courtroom. Bob Kelley, founding partner of Kelley | Uustal, was deeply honored and truly …

Mystery Pulmonary Disease Outbreak Linked to Vaping

BREAKING UPDATE: On the afternoon of September 11, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced that the FDA is finalizing plans to ban all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes from the …

How Dangerous Is the JUUL?

JUUL is a type of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) that has boomed in popularity since its introduction to the market in 2016. JUUL is a type of vaporizer that boasts a sleek design, simple-to-use …

Kelley | Uustal Attorneys Win $10.6M Verdict for Family of Late-Life Smoker

Kelley | Uustal attorneys Eric S. Rosen and Kimberly L. Wald secured a $10.6 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on behalf of the family of a smoker who died …

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 …

eScooter Fatality, April 11, 2019

Late in the evening of Thursday, April 11th, a group of friends were out in Fort Lauderdale and decided to make their way to their next destination by way of eScooters. …