RECENT RESULTS


  • Medical Collections: A prominent pediatric surgery center treated an at-risk patient in its emergency department with intensive and critical care, but the patient was out of network.  The insurance company refused to pay the $70,000 in billing.  Mr. Shilling sent a compelling demand letter and the client has been paid in full and also is now considered “in-network” with the provider.  (April 2024)
  • Medical Collections: A health insurance company went out of business, leaving Black Law P.A.’s client hanging with over $300,000 in uncollected claims.  Ms. Black successfully negotiated repayment of more than 5x of what the insurance company was originally offering to resolve the dispute.  (April 2024)
  • Medical Collections: Days before trial in the United States District Court for Southern District of Florida in a medical billing suit brought against Ms. Black’s client for damages exceeding $4,000,000, Ms. Black succeeded in negotiating a five-figure settlement for essentially nuance value on behalf of her client, a medical billing company.  Complete win! (February 2024)
  • Maritime/Commercial: Ms. Black and Ms. Perez received a final judgment for a client against a boat manufacturing company for $287,000 + attorney’s fees for unfair and deceptive  acts, fraud, and breach of contract, along with a replevin order compelling the return of various marine parts and equipment.  (January 2024)
  • Employment: Ms. Black successfully negotiated a dismissal of a lawsuit for breach of a non-compete agreement in what could have been a 7-figure claim.  (December 2023)
  • Insurance Coverage – Maritime: Insurance was contemplating denying coverage on the total loss of a $975,000 vessel. Ms. Black wrote a strong demand letter and guided the client through the process of providing documentation to support why coverage should be issued. The insurance paid the loss. (October 2023)
  • Fraud – Settlement: One of Black Law P.A.’s aviation clients was defrauded out of $55,000 and Black Law P.A. was able to quickly file suit and negotiate a favorable settlement compensating the client for its losses. (August 2023)
  • Noncompete – Injunction Granted: Ms. Black successfully prevailed on getting a forensic examination of an ex-employee’s computer searched, yielding results that will likely result in the complete shutdown of the ex-employee’s business. (August 2023)
  • Negligent Security – Settlement: Ms. Black successfully secured a favorable settlement against a security company for failure to properly secure a warehouse, which resulted in a theft of over $1,600,000 in product. The client was compensated in full for its losses after three years of litigation and dispositive motions, all of which Ms. Black’s client prevailed. (August 2023)
  • Construction Defect – Judgment:  Black Law successfully secured dismissal of a four-year-old lawsuit brought against our client for alleged negligent failure to install a HVAC product.  The Court dismissed the entire case less than two weeks before trial.  It is expected that the client will be awarded all their fees incurred in defending the lawsuit from July 2022 onward. (April 2023)
  • Complex Civil – Commercial Litigation:  Ms. Black successfully secured a seven-figure settlement in favor of her pharmacy client in a lawsuit brought against a health center after years of litigation.  The lawsuit resolved after two days of trial.  The client was thrilled!  (February 2023)
  • Federal Court – Injunction:  Black Law P.A. successfully brought a motion for temporary injunction and won after an evidentiary hearing, crippling the business that the motion was brought against and forcing them to settle for full value of our client’s claims. (February 2023)
  • Dismissal of Lawsuit:  Black Law P.A. successfully secured the dismissal of the owner of LLC who was sued for product liability relating to the Company she owned.  Not only did the Court agree with Black Law P.A.’s legal argument, but he dismissed the client with prejudice which set up the pathway for final resolution of what could have been a contentious lawsuit for the client. (November 2022)
  • Insurance Coverage:  Ms. Black successfully secured insurance coverage on behalf of a law firm client for a contentious malpractice action, despite the insurer denying coverage two times before.  Complete victory for the client! (August 2022)
  • Judgment – Real Estate:  Black Law P.A. successfully received a judgment for all damages plus attorney’s fees in favor of a client who sued the seller of the their home for fraud and misrepresentation.  Complete win! (September 2022)
  • Construction Dispute:  Ms. Black successfully brought a claim against a general contractor by a subcontractor for unpaid invoices.  On the eve of trial, the Defendants settled for all of our client’s requested damages. (October 2022)
  • Insurance Coverage:  Ms. Black successfully brough a coverage claim against an insurance company to cover her client against a claim brought by an employee who was injured working aboard a cruise ship saving her client tens of thousands of dollars. (August 2022)
  • Judgment + Fees:  Black Law P.A. successfully secured a judgment against an aviation parts company for all his client’s damages plus attorney fees, which was paid in full due to clever post-judgment garnishment efforts on the behalf of Black Law P.A. (April 2022)
  • Dissolve Injunction and Lis Pendens – Real Estate:  Ms. Black successfully argued a motion to dissolve an lis pendens and injunction that was improperly entered against her client with her client being afforded notice of the hearing.  Once the injunction was resolved, it enabled her to client to litigate the lawsuit and bring counter-claim for extensive real estate fraud conducted against it. (March 2022)
  • Post-Judgment Collection:  Ms. Black successfully defend two members of LLC from post-judgment collection efforts being commenced against them personally for allegations relating to piercing the corporate veil.  Ms. Black was able to show that there was no basis to pierce the Court veil, and her clients were able to avoid liability for the company’s debt. (July 2021)
  • Employment:  Past employee sued a construction client for violations relating to the FLSA.  Ms. Black brought a third party complaint against the employee leasing company that the client used and successfully negotiated a settlement with the employee that required the third party leasing company to pay half of the settlement.  (December 2020)
  • Non-Jury Trial:  A wholesale perfume client sued a vendor for failure to pay over $150,000 worth of invoices in a breach of contract and Florida Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practice lawsuit.  After a bench trial, Black Law P.A. secured a verdict against the vendor and its owner for the entire amount of requested damages, along with attorney fees.  (October 2020)
  • Insurance Coverage/Employment:  Past employee sued a restaurant client of Ms. Black’s for violations of the FLSA and retaliation.  Ms. Black filed a declaratory judgment action against the insurance carrier for the client because the carrier wrongfully denied coverage.  After the lawsuit was filed, the insurance carrier agreed to resolve the lawsuits.  (November 2019)
  • Insurance Coverage:  Client was sued in Broward County in a wrongful death action.  Client’s insurance filed a declaratory judgment action in federal court.  We filed a motion to dismiss, and the insurance company voluntarily dismissed the federal court action.  (October 2019)
  • Insurance Coverage:  Client’s CEO was about to be sued for a wrongful death action involving an auto accident.  Ms. Black’s quick response immediately on behalf of the CEO to its insurance carrier after the accident created a fair and just settlement without the necessary expense of a lawsuit.  (August 2019)
  • Evidentiary Hearing:  Ms. Black successfully advocated on behalf of her client that an adverse inference instruction should be read to the jury due to the adverse party’s spoliation of evidence for an upcoming trial.  The court agreed and the case resolved for the full value of Black Law P.A.’s client’s damages. (October 2019)
  • Non-compete enforcement:  Client’s employee breached noncompete agreement, and we sued for injunctive relief. The employee ask for an early mediation and agreed to a stronger noncompete and paid monetary damages in exchange for dismissal of the lawsuit. (June 2019)
  • Trial:  Ms. Black’s client was sued for breach of contract, fraud and breach of Florida’s unfair and deceptive practices act.  After a one-day bench trial, Ms. Black secured a defense verdict on all claims, but the breach of contract action.  (June 2019)
  • Insurance Coverage:  Ms. Black persuaded pre-suit an insurance company to cover 100% of all losses to a commercial property, despite the initial denial of the claim.  (March 2019)
  • Insurance Coverage:  A Caribbean dive company client of Ms. Black’s was sued in the United States District Court for Southern District of Florida by a customer for personal injuries.  The dive company’s insurance carrier attempted to exclude coverage.  Ms. Black was successful in forcing the insurance to live up to its commitments under the policy and provide coverage to the company.  (May 2019)
  • Trial: Ms. Black first chaired a 5-day federal court jury trial on behalf of a surety company.  The jury found minimal damages against the bond principal and defense verdict in the surety’s favor.  (January 2019)
  • Trial:  Ms. Black participated in a one-week bench trial involve a shareholder dispute in a closely held company.  Ms. Black was successful in assisting in achieving a complete win on behalf of the firm’s clients.  (November 2018)
  • Trial:  Ms. Black participated in a jury trial involving a shareholder dispute in a closely held company and was able to achieve a favorable result for the majority shareholders against the minority shareholder.  (July 2018)
  • Arbitration:  Ms. Black assisted a client in an arbitration to recover the full value of his speculative investment made in a cannabis company.  (June 2018)