After a rechargeable battery made by South Korean company LG Chem exploded in a Georgia resident’s pocket, causing catastrophic injuries, the company challenged the jurisdiction of the Georgia courts to adjudicate the resident’s personal-injury lawsuit.
In a case with national implications, Brannock Humphries & Berman convinced the highest court in Massachusetts to uphold a $21 million jury verdict in favor of the widow of a man who died at age 59 from his addiction to Philip Morris cigarettes.
“Super,” “Elite,” “Top,” “Best”: The Accolades Roll in for Brannock Humphries & Berman and its Lawyers
The latest batch of rankings from legal publications like Super Lawyers, the Best Lawyers in America, and Chambers USA have all been released, and there’s no doubt about it: Brannock Humphries & Berman continues to be among Florida’s most decorated law firms.
Steve Brannock, Celene Humphries, Ceci Berman, and Shea Moxon were all recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, while Tom Seider and Joe Eagleton were featured in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for the second consecutive year.
Steve Brannock, Celene Humphries, and Ceci Berman were all recognized in the 2021 edition of Florida Legal Elite, a distinction achieved by just over one percent of active Florida Bar members.
After a three-week trial, a Miami jury awarded damages to the wife of a World War II fighter pilot who died in 1993 from a lifetime of smoking Pall Mall cigarettes.
The annual Super Lawyers rankings are out, featuring eight Brannock Humphries & Berman attorneys among Florida’s best appellate practitioners in 2021.
Steve Brannock and Ceci Berman were both part of the Florida Bar President’s Showcase CLE, “Look Out Below! Blunders, Landmines, and the Consequences of Poor Attorney Performance in the Preservation of Record Error,” which was attended by several hundred lawyers in conjunction with The Florida Bar’s annual meeting.
After Brannock Humphries & Berman successfully persuaded the First District Court of Appeal to take the extraordinary step of reversing a murder conviction based on insufficient evidence, the Florida Supreme Court denied the State of Florida’s effort to undo the First District’s decision.