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Firm Wins Jury Verdict for Professional in First Chiropractic Professional Liability Federal Trial in Puerto Rico

Estrella LLC is the preeminent firm in Puerto Rico for chiropractic malpractice defense, with over 20 years representing the chiropractic profession. This month, our trial team composed of Ken Suria and Odemaris Chacon, convinced a federal jury to return a unanimous verdict in favor of our chiropractor client.  The case presented a claim for chiropractic

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Firm Secures Dismissal of Premises Liability Lawsuit Based on Statutory Employee Doctrine

Litigation Practice Leader Yasthel Gonzalez secured the dismissal of a premises liability lawsuit against a retail client of the Firm. The lawsuit was filed by a vendor’s employee that we allegedly injured while working for the vendor at our client’s retail facility. The Complaint was dismissed and Plaintiff’s appeal was also dismissed. If you have

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Financial Oversight and Management Board Delineates Informal Process to Resolve Adversary Proceedings under PROMESA

Estrella LLC serves as local counsel to Brown Rudnick, Claims Counsel to the Financial Oversight and Management Board’s Special Claims Committee. In April and May 2019, the Board initiated a number of adversary proceedings in the PROMESA Title III case. In order to avoid expensive and prolonged litigation, the Board set up an Informal Resolution

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Guidelines for the Interpretation of Puerto Rico Employment Legislation

By:  Yasthel Gonzalez On May 8, 2019, the Puerto Rico Department of Labor issued its Guidelines for the Interpretation of Puerto Rico Employment Legislation.  The Guidelines include over two-hundred pages of interpretation and analysis of different employment legislation areas such as the most recent changes in our local legislation introduced by Act 4 of 2017,

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Firm Selected as Local Counsel to the Financial Oversight and Management Board’s Claims Counsel

The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico selected Estrella LLC to serve as local counsel to Brown Rudnick LLP, counsel to the Special Claims Committee. Brown Rudnick LLP will investigate any potential claims that Puerto Rico might have relating to debt the commonwealth and its agencies sold leading up to the island’s fiscal

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