Jason Turchin, Esq. is known for handling newsworthy cases. He is often contacted by the media to provide on-air commentary regarding specific cases he handles or legal insight corresponding to current and newsworthy topics. He or his cases have appeared on the CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, NBC Miami, CBS Miami, Fox News Naples, Telemundo, NBC Tampa, Sun Sentinel, Orlando Sentinel, Canadian Broadcast Corp., Miami Herald, Washington Post, Bloomberg News, USA Today, CNN, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and many more. Here are just a few samples of his television interviews and media coverage on his cases:
2016 - Telemundo - Investigation Into Florida's Untested Rape Kits - Jason Turchin and one of his clients contributed to this investigative report into Florida's backlog of rape kits, preventing victims of sexual assault from getting justice timely.
2016 - CBS News - Florida Airbag Victim Finds Airbag Did More Harm Than Good - Jason Turchin worked on this investigative report into the Takata and Honda airbag recall update. The victim of a Honda Civic was injured when his airbag exploded and detached from the steering wheel, causing severe injuries to his face, neck and back.
2016 - WSVN - Hialeah Man Sues Honda For Late Recall Notice After Crash - Jason Turchin represents the victim of a crash injured when his airbag exploded and struck his face.
2016 - CBS/KTVN - Jason Turchin Issued Trademark For Inspectable Airbag System - The United States Patent and Trademark Office officially issued a Trademark to Jason Turchin for his Inspectable Airbag System, designed to allow airbags to be inspected during routine vehicle maintenance checks.
2015 - ABC News - Senators Express Frustration With Takata - One of the firm's clients, Claribel Nunez, was discussed in this article on the Takata airbag recall.
2015 - New York Times - Senators Frustrated With Takata, US Regulators - Sen. Nelson discussed one of our client's cases after she was struck in the forehead by shrapnel following a car accident.
2015 - United States Senate Hearing - Sen. Bill Nelson discussed one of our firm's airbag victims during a Senate hearing on the Takata airbag recall. We also supported the hearing with evidence, photographs and other background information. Several media outlets discussed one of our firm's cases.
- Kansas City Star - Senators: Safety Agency Must Shape Up To Get More Funding
- Winnipeg Free Press - Senators Express Frustration With Takata, US Safety Regulators Over Ongoing Air Bag Recalls
2015 - C-Span - Takata Airbag Recall Senate Hearing - Jason supported the hearing with evidence and background information. One of our client's was featured in the hearing as a victim of shrapnel from a Takata airbag.
2015 - United States Senate - Danger Behind The Wheel: The Takata Airbag Crisis and How To Fix Our Broken Recall Process - Jason Turchin was interviewed and cited in this US Senate Report on the Takata airbag recall. Photographs from one of our client's cases was used to show how dangerous these airbags can be. Jason was also involved in several articles cited in the Report.
2015 - Sun Sentinel - 22 Year Old Man Struck By Hit and Run Driver Dies - Jason Turchin was retained to pursue a wrongful death claim on behalf of the family of a 22 year old man struck and killed by a hit and run driver. Thanks to extensive investigative work, the suspect's vehicle was located.
- Sun Sentinel - Man Critically Injured In Hit And Run
- Local 10 - BMW Involved In Hit And Run Located
- NBC - Go Ped Rider Involved In Hit And Run Dies
- CBS - Deputies Search For Oakland Park Hit and Run
2015 - Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) - As It Happens - Jason was interviewed by one of the leading Canadian radio stations to discuss the airbag recall and potential dangers from exploding airbags.
2015 - Radio Carocol - Jason Turchin was interviewed live on the radio on the Takata airbag recall updates.
2015 - NBC - South Florida Victim Of Airbag Injury Reacts To Expanded Airbag Recall - Jason and his client were interviewed for a story on the increased airbag recall.
2015 - CBS Evening News - Jason Turchin consulted with the CBS Evening News on the expanded airbag recall raising the number of recalled vehicles to nearly 34 million.
2015 - NBC - Honda and Takata Face Another South Florida Lawsuit - The airbag attorneys at the Law Offices of Jason Turchin filed another lawsuit on behalf of a man who sustained severe fractures requiring surgery after his airbag allegedly deployed with excessive force.
2015 - Industry Week/French Press - Takata Airbags Now Linked To More Than 100 Injuries and 6 Deaths - Several of our clients' cases were included in this article discussing the increasing number of victims injured by defective airbags.
2015 - Reuters - Honda Confirms Another Airbag Rupture - Honda confirmed that another one of our clients was injured by shrapnel from an exploding airbag.
2015 - GMA News - Exploding Takata Airbag Injures Another US Driver, Says Honda - According to this article, Honda has confirmed that our client was injured by an exploding Takata airbag in March 2015.
2015 - Business Insider - Takata Airbag Linked To Another Injury - Our airbag attorneys have been retained to represent another airbag shrapnel injury victim. This client was injured when a piece of metal shot out of the airbag and lodged in his neck, requiring emergency surgery.
2015 - Daily Mail UK - Takata Must Save Faulty Airbags For Investigators - Jason Turchin was interviewed for this story on how Takata was ordered to save inflators to allow for more independent testing.
2015 - Reuters - Attorney Turchin Files Patent Application To Prevent Further Airbag Failures - Having represented many airbag injury victims, Jason developed a new airbag design which allows airbags to be inspected during a routine vehicle inspection to detect rust and corrosion.
2015 - Japan Times - Takata to Save Faulty Airbag Inflators for Investigators - Jason was interviewed by Reuters for this article on the continued investigation into the cause of airbag ruptures.
2015 - CBSMiami - Recalled Airbag Almost Takes Woman's Ear Off - Jason and his client were interviewed following a car accident in which the airbag allegedly malfunctioned and nearly took off his client's ear.
2015 - Jason was interviewed by CBS Evening News on Takata airbag injury claim updates.
2014 - Bloomberg News and New York Times - Takata Patents Show Decades Spent Seeking Safer Airbags - Following a patent review by Jason Turchin, the New York Times and Bloomberg News conducted extensive patent searches, which revealed several studies and product changes to Takata's airbags throughout the years.
2014 - Jason made national headlines with his legal commentary and corresponding work for several networks on the Takata airbag injury cases, including CNN, Bloomberg News, NBC6, CBS4, CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News, WSVN/ Fox News, Sun Sentinel, and more. Here are some articles involving Jason and his clients:
- Bloomberg News - Airbag maker knew of defects in at least 2001
- Insurance Journal - Lawsuits commence against air bag maker
- CBS News - South Florida woman files lawsuit over airbag defect
- NBC6 - South Florida driver at heart of airbag recall
- WSVN 7 News - Scarred Miami woman sues airbag maker
- The Detroit Bureau - Takata hit with major lawsuit as recalls rise
- Chicago Daily News - Airbag maker knew in 2001 about defects
- CBS4 - Defective airbag warnings increase to 7.8 million vehicles
- WCTV - More scrutiny for Japanese air bag maker
- CBS4 - Millions of drivers affected by defective airbag
2014 - CBS Evening News report on the Takata airbag recall - Jason Turchin was interviewed on the CBS Evening News and acted as an on-air commenter and legal analyst. Our firm is now representing several Takata airbag accident victims.
2014 - Takata Airbag Safety Recall - Jason was interviewed as a media expert and attorney for a Takata Airbag victim on CBS.
2014 - Jason Turchin was interviewed as a legal correspondent by the Miami New Times on Miami bus accidents.
2014 - Inside Mall Safety - Click on Detroit Defenders interviewed Jason on mall safety and danger zones.
2014 - Jason Turchin has been retained to represent a former girlfriend of Shaquille O'Neal, and to investigate claims of libel and defamation against members of his management and public relations team, among other claims and potential defendants.
2014 - Jason Turchin was brought in as a legal correspondent for a national TV story on mall safety.
2014 - Woman murdered in Plantation by girlfriend - CBS - The probate department at our firm was retained to investigate and handle the probate of the Estate of the woman killed, and to investigate applicability of the Slayer Statute.
2014 - 2 Dead in Green Cove Springs Crash - The Florida Times - Jason was retained to pursue a wrongful death case on behalf of a surviving child of one of the women killed in this horrific crash. Some other articles on this case:
- News4 Jacksonville - Double fatal traffic crash in Clay County
- First Coast News - Deputy involved in fatal crash
2014 - Jason Turchin was interviewed by the Naples News on a story related to mall safety and security.
2013 - "Some Banks Not Following Rules To Keep You Safe At ATMs" - NBC News - Jason Turchin provided background legal corresponding on this story, through research, experience and guidance into Florida's ATM Statute and Florida ATM Crime Victim cases.
2013 - Florida Institute of Investigative Reporting - Article featuring legal research and analysis by Jason Turchin on ATM crimes.
2013 - Jason and Kira Turchin Honored by Sun Sentinel - Jason and his wife Kira were featured in the Sun Sentinel for their charitable work through Betty Cares, a non-profit founded by Jason and Kira to provide support for caregivers of children injured, sick and disabled at Miami Children's Hospital and in other hospitals.
2013 - Family Creates Nonprofit to Help Caregivers - South Florida Parenting Magazine, Pages 10-11, featuring Jason and Kira Turchin.
2013 - Girl on horseback killed after being hit by car in Florida - Gainesville Sun - In a very sad case of a careless guardian and driver, a young girl was killed as the babysitter/friend walked the child across the street while riding on a horse. Jason Turchin was retained by the father of the deceased girl to investigate the accident and fight for his wrongful death rights.
2013 - Crusaders for Caregivers Continue - Lifestyle Media Publications article featuring Jason Turchin and Kira Turchin, honoring their commitment to philanthropy.
2013 - Jason was named as a 2013 Super Lawyers Rising Star, a distinction given to no more than 2.5% of all lawyers in the state.
2013 - Event to Benefit Caregivers at Miami Children's Hospital - Article featuring Jason Turchin and Kira Turchin hosting the Third Annual Cars, Cocktails, Cuisine event which raised over $30,000.00 for charity.
2013 - Man Shot and Killed in Apartment Complex in Opa Locka, FL - CBS News - With significant experience representing families of shooting victims, Jason Turchin was retained to investigate the shooting, and to pursue a civil crime victim's rights claim against the apartment complex for failing to protect the young man and providing inadequate security in the complex.
2013 - Coastland Mall settles child molestation lawsuit - Jason represented the victim who was molested in the mall's bathroom. Our firm alleged that the mall failed to provide adequate security.
2013 - Jason was interviewed by an NBC reporter on ATM rapes and negligent security law.
2012 - Fort Lauderdale Man Dies In Fatal Car Accident - Jason was retained to represent the surviving minor child of the wrongful death victim in Pompano Beach.
2012 - Jason was interviewed by WSVN Channel 7 news on homeowner negligence and gun violence.
2012 - The American Bar Association interviewed Jason for two stories on his law practice management.
2011 - Milton man guilty of DUI - Jason was retained to represent the Estate of a man killed by a drunk driver against the bar which served the drunk driver.
2011 - Jason was named as a 2011 Super Lawyers Rising Star, a designation given to no more than 2.5% of all Florida lawyers.
2011 - Church Settles Molestation Lawsuit - This was a church molestation claim filed by Jason Turchin on behalf of two child victims who were molested by their youth pastor.
2011 - Naples Mall Removes Security Cameras After Molestation Lawsuit - Jason was interviewed by NBC2 on mall security and the impact of the security cameras at the Coastland Mall.
2011 - Jason was interviewed by the American Bar Association on the My Attorney App.
2010 - Woman raped at ATM by unknown attacker - Jason was retained to represent a rape victim who was attacked by a masked man who was lurking behind her in the shadows as she withdrew money.
2010 - Hospital Worker Accused of Sexual Assault on Patient - Jason represents the young girl allegedly sexually assaulted while a patient at North Shore Medical Center.
2010 - Deputy Accused of Molestation in Mall Bathroom - Following the arrest of a County police officer, Jason was retained to pursue a civil claim for the crime victim for negligent security and breach of other duties against the mall and their security company. According to evidence obtained by the police, the officer was captured on video loitering the mall bathroom for up to 3 hours at a time nearly every day for a period of at least 60 days prior to the molestation, yet was never confronted by mall security.2010 - The First Attorney iphone is here! - Jason was recognized for creating one of the first two law firm applications for the iPhone in the entire country. The My Attorney App enables clients and potential clients to have their attorney directly on their cell phone. Here are a few articles written about Jason and the My Attorney App:
- Sun Sentinel - Florida Attorney Releases Free My Attorney App
- Iphonejd.com - My Attorney App review
- NOLO - Mobile Marketing
- American Bar Association - Lawyer's Enterprising iPhone App Routes Client to 'My Attorney'
2009 - 24 Year Old Killed By High School Students in Orlando After Fight In Bar - After an argument in a club, a young girl was run over and killed by a group of kids. The kids then fled the scene, but were later apprehended and charged. Jason was retained to represent the family of the young girl in a wrongful death lawsuit.
2009 - Two Dead and Several Injured in Roll-Over - Jason represented several victims in a horrific crash caused by a careless driver.
2009 - Young Girl Pursues Justice After Attempted Kidnapping and Sexual Assault - Jason was retained to represent a minor and her mother after a high school senior broke into their house and attempted to kidnap the young girl from her bed as she was sleeping. According to the news reports, the man was carrying a knife during the attack and was later found with his zipper partially undone and a condom in his pocket.
2009 – Jason did a live on-air simulcast interview on both 99.1 99 JAMZ and Hot 105 FM in Miami/Ft Lauderdale on the rights of crime victims following the shooting of 9 people in a Miami neighborhood. Jason discussed the financial impact of crime on the families and options of financial recovery, as well as negligent security and landlord liability.
2008 - Woman Killed On Way To Wedding Planner - A young woman was killed by a distracted driver while she was on the way to a wedding planner. Jason represented the family of the young girl. While a confidential settlement was reached in this case, the girl's family continues to make their daughter proud in advocating for texting while driving bans throughout the country. Support Heather's Law!
2008 - Youth Pastor Arrested for Molesting Young Girls - Jason represents two victims of the Church Of God's Youth Program.
2007 — Jason appeared every weekday morning on ABC-Local10 in South Florida with informational commercials hoping to raise awareness for victim's rights.
2006 — Parents of Adult Failed to Protect Minor From Son's Sex Abuse — Jason successfully represented a young girl who was victimized by a family friend. The family never knew that the friend had a violent past. He previously spent time in jail for child molestation-related charges. The friend's parents, who shared the house with the molester, knew about this past and never told our clients. We argued that their failure to warn our clients of their son's violent past amounted to negligence. The details of the settlement are confidential.
2006 — Handicapped Driver Struck By Drunk Driver Head On — Jason successfully represented a young handicapped man who was driving his handicapped accessible van one night and was struck head-on by a drunk driver. The drunk driver's vehicle blew up, killing both the driver and his passenger. Our client was in a coma for several months and sustained brain damage. The drunk driver had a nominal policy limit. Jason successfully negotiated a confidential settlement with the co-signer of the vehicle owner to help provide financial support to his client.
2006 — Crime Victim's Compensation — Jason was interviewed on Help Me Howard on WSVN Fox News Miami on victim's compensation laws in Florida. Unfortunately, many crime victims never collect Court ordered restitution. Many crime victims are not aware that they may have a right to pursue a civil claim to not only recover money for their actual losses, but also a substantial award for pain and suffering and mental anguish.
2006 — Victim's Rights in the Criminal Case — Jason was interviewed by WSVN Fox News Miami on the rights of crime victims to be informed of the trial in the criminal case. He provided on-air commentary about the Constitutional rights of victims, as well as the options for crime victims including pursing civil claims for criminal acts.
2006 — Child Crime Victim's Rights — Jason was invited to present and share his expertise with the Children's Advocacy Center and other child sex crime victim professionals to discuss the rights of child crime victims, types of claims they may bring, and how pursuing a civil claim is complimentary to the criminal case.
2005 — Accident Victims' Rights — Jason was contacted by NBCUniversal Miami and provided legal commentary on the increasing trend of hit and run accidents and the rights of victims after a young boy was killed on US1 in Miami.
2005 — Crime Victim's Rights — Jason was invited to speak with several law enforcement and crime victim's rights organizations on the types of civil cases that arise from crimes, avenues of financial recovery in victim's rights cases, and how the criminal case works in conjunction with the civil claim.
2005 — Passenger killed in DUI crash — The family pursued a claim against the drunk driver and the nightclub, which served all of the vehicle patrons. Since two of the passengers were under 21, including the boy who was killed, we were able to pursue a claim under Florida's dram shop law against the nightclub for knowingly serving an underage customer alcohol.
2004 — Mother and child killed in fire — This case received a lot of media attention when a mother and her young son burned to death in a fire while staying at a friend's house. After an extensive investigation into the cause of the fire, Jason negotiated a confidential settlement with the owner of the home and the tenant who was living there.
2004 — Man Shot By Acquaintance — A young man was shot and killed by a guest in someone else's house. Due to conflicting stories, the gunman was never charged and remains free. Jason fought for justice on behalf of the grieving family and successfully pursued negligence cases against the shooter and homeowner.
2004 — Expectant mother killed in car crash — After this single mother of four was killed when a tractor trailer cut in front of her, Jason worked to obtain the policy limits from the company that owned the truck. He also represented two of the children in family court and was able to get the Court to grant the grandmother temporary custody after the State threatened to take the children away from the family. He was interviewed by CBS4 and helped set up a college fund for the children. Jason did not accept any compensation for his extensive work on this case.
2004 — Student shot as his mom tried to drive away — A college student was just an innocent victim when he was shot and killed by random gunfire. A fight broke out outside a pool hall and shots were fired. Bullets pierced through the student's SUV as he and his mom drove by. Jason pursued civil claims against the shooter and the pool hall owner after learning that the pool hall's security service was on duty but nowhere to be found during the fight.
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