Grossman Roth, P.A. and Bilzin Sumberg Team Up to Assist Victims of BP Oil Spill

Press Release
June 15, 2010

Miami, FL Stuart Grossman, Andy Yaffa and Seth Miles of the law firm Grossman Roth, P.A. and Mitchell Widom, Robert Turken and Melissa Pallett-Vasquez of the law firm Bilzin Sumberg recently joined forces to assist claimants damaged by the recent BP oil spill. To date, the Florida Keys Commercial Fisherman's Association with approximately 600 members, over 45 Fishing Guides, several municipalities and numerous waterfront hotels, landowners and businesses from Miami to Key West, are being represented by Grossman Roth and Bilzin Sumberg.

Both firms originally became involved when fishing guides from the Sabadell United Keymorada Charity Fishing Tournament based in Islamorada, Florida reported that they were inundated with calls from lawyers regarding the Gulf oil spill. Widom, Grossman and Yaffa were well known to the guides from Miami to Key West having fished with them for the past 40 years.

The combination of Grossman Roth, P.A. and Bilzin Sumberg offers a unique local presence in the Florida Keys, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Palm Beach and Sarasota, the manpower necessary to handle the significant amount of claims and top Florida lawyers with vast experience handling class actions and multi-district litigation (MDL) proceedings.

Those affected by the spill are encouraged to visit for more information regarding their rights as claimants and to be contacted by Grossman Roth, P.A. and Bilzin Sumberg for legal assistance.

About Bilzin Sumberg

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP is a full-service commercial law firm, with extensive experience in the areas of commercial finance, corporate and securities, environmental, government relations, land use and zoning, litigation, real estate, restructuring and bankruptcy, tax and wealth transfer. For more information, please visit our website at

About Grossman Roth, P.A.

Grossman Roth, P.A. was founded in Miami in 1988 and also maintains offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Sarasota and Key West. The firm concentrates its practice in the areas of medical malpractice, products liability, aviation, admiralty, commercial litigation, class action, probate and estate and professional malpractice litigation and other cases of significant damages.

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