Litigation and Trial Experience
Montoya Law, P.A. is a litigation and trial law firm. The firm has handled numerous cases before local, state, and national judges and juries. The firm’s lead attorney, Edward Montoya, has over 23 years of court room and litigation experience. Over the years, he has handled numerous complex personal injury and wrongful death cases and has been part of large national and international litigation teams that have tried numerous product liability and air disaster cases.
Mr. Montoya has argued multiple complex product liability and forum non conveniens issues before state and federal court judges during his career. He has tried numerous cases to verdict including a case stemming from the ill-fated American Airlines Flight 965 in Cali, Colombia, which resulted in a verdict in excess of $1 million dollars and tried to verdict and appealed a products liability case against Cooper Tire and Rubber. In addition, Mr. Montoya has also successfully tried to verdict negligence actions including the wrongful death of a cyclist down in the Florida Keys. That case also resulted in a multimillion dollar verdict.
Along the same lines, Mr. Montoya will sometimes form part of teams of attorneys that litigated cases on a national scale. Mr. Montoya was part of team of attorneys that litigated the Ford Explorer-Firestone AT/ATX Wilderness cases in a Miami federal court and in a federal court in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mr. Montoya, along with his firm, has also taken the lead in the litigation of many air disaster related cases involving US airplane manufactures and companies that distribute airplane component parts. Several examples include the Santa Barbara Crash of 2008, the Continental Airlines air turbulence case which was filed in a Miami federal court and the Lloyd Aereo Boliviano emergency landing case in 2008, among many other cases handled. In 2015, Mr. Montoya and his European colleagues filed suit and are litigating over 60 wrongful death cases stemming from Air Asia Flight QZ8501, which crashed in the Java Sea near Indonesia, Asia. Aside from complex cases, Mr. Montoya actively litigates automobile accident, slip and fall and general negligence actions in state and federal courts.
Montoya Law, P.A. continues to fight for the rights of victims involved in accidents. The firm’s quest is to seek full and fair compensation for victims injured or killed by defective or faulty products, by the negligent actions of drivers, pilots and those in control of dangerous instruments or machines.
Please call us at 1.305.445.9292 if you would like to learn more about our court and litigation experience.