Surfside Building Collapse

Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle, Cruise Ship, Recreational Boating, and Jet Ski Accident Attorneys Serving Florida.

All of the lawyers and staff of Hickey Law Firm in Miami extend our condolences and heartfelt sorrow for your immeasurable losses in Surfside for the horrific collapse of the Champlain Towers building.

הַמָּקוֹם יְנַחֵם אֶתְכֶם בְּתוֹך שְׁאַר אֲבֵלֵי צִיּוֹן וִירוּשָלַיִם

May G-d comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

Queremos expresar nuestro más sentido pésame por sus pérdidas. We want to express our deepest condolences for your loss.

Attorney John H. (Jack) Hickey Interviews Registered Professional Engineer, Rene Basulto on the Champlain Towers South Tragedy



April 9, 2021 Letter sent to residents by Jean Wodnicki, president of the condo association

2020 Study on Subsidence (settling or sudden sinking of land) in the land around Champlain Towers South

2018 Field Survey Report detailing "major structural damage" 

2015 Lawsuit Where Resident Alleged Failure to Maintain Wall 

UPDATES [7/8/21]:

Investigation Into Surfside Tragedy Starts Taking Shape

Search and Rescue Shifts to Recovery Efforts

UPDATES [7/4/21]:

Authorities Demolish Remaining Champlain Towers South Structure

UPDATES [7/3/21]:

Another Miami Building Evacuated As Authorities Prepare to Demolish Champlain Towers South

UPDATES [7/2/21]:

Months Before Florida Condo Collapsed, Residents And The Board Sparred Over Repairs

UPDATES [7/1/21]: 

Report noted something ‘curious’ in concrete at since-collapsed Surfside condo. But what?

Safety Concerns Halt Rescue Efforts 

UPDATES [6/30/21]:

Video: Water and Concrete Seen Falling Moments Before Champlain Towers South Collapse

Search Continues as death toll rises to 16

Condo Collapse Exposes Weakness in State and County Building Inspections, Experts Say

Miami-Dade State Attorney Prepares Grand Jury to Investigate Surfside Condo Collapse

UPDATES [6/29/21]: 

Video Animation of the Most Probable Sequence of the Collapse, Miami Herald 

Condo Residents Were Warned of Damage Months Before Collapse

Miami-Dade Building Audit Already Spotting Issues

UPDATES [6/28/21]:

Champlain Towers South Search Member Falls 25 Feet

10 Confirmed Dead in Surfside Condo Collapse as Search for Survivors Continues

UPDATES [6/27/21]:

Engineering Firm Estimated $9 Million In Repairs Needed to the Champlain Towers Before Collapse

UPDATES [6/25/21]: 

Court Records Show Collapsed Building Was Subject of 2015 Maintenance Lawsuit

Death Toll Rises to Four. 159 Remain Unaccounted For

Who is Liable if a Building Collapses or Causes Injury?

ORIGINAL STORY [6/24/21]: Surfside Condo Building Partial Collapse Leaves At Least One Dead and Dozens Injured

For ways that you can help victims & families –