[ George A. Vaka is a certified circuit and appellate mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida ]
[ Founder, George A. Vaka, has established his mediation practice @ georgevaka.us ]
[ Named by peers to Florida Trend's Legal Elite ]
[ Honors keep adding up....less than 5% of lawyers are AV rated in America ]
[ Recognized by The National Law JournalĀ® in its selection of Tampa's Top Attorneys ]
[ Think Experience. Think Excellence. Think Extraordinary. ]
[ Board Certified as a Specialist in Appellate Practice ]
[ AV Preeminent Peer Rated 5.0 out of 5 ]
[ "Florida Super Lawyer in both appellate law and insurance law" ]
[ "Honored as Best Lawyers in America in both appellate law and insurance law" ]
[ Recognized in Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell ]
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Woodfin, Kelly v. Florida Health Sciences Center, Inc. d/b/a Tampa General Hospital Opinion affirming trial court's determination that hospital must arbitrate client's medical malpractice case for loss of leg dated November 10, 2010.

Nova Casualty Company v. Marciana Willis, etc., et Al. Opinion affirmed judgment establishing insurance coverage for landscaping company under CGL policy for multi-million dollar claim June 30, 2010

Joseph Sullivan, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Sammy Sullivan v. Mark David Kanarek, MD and Nadal Pediatrics, PA Reversal of final judgment for Defendant doctors in death of 23 month old and remand for new trial May 21, 2010

Lee Memorial Health System, f/k/a Hospital Board of Directors of Lee County d/b/a Lee Memorial Health System d/b/a Lee Memorial Hospital v. Mark Edwards a/k/a Mark Edwards-Fargotstein, and Mitzi Edwards a/k/a Mitzi Edwards-Fargotstein, Individually and as Parents and Natural Guardians of Aaron Edwards a/k/a Aaron Edwards-Fargotstein, a minor $30,818,000 judgment affirmed

University of South Florida Board of Trustees v. Daniel and Amara Estrada, Individually and as Parents and Natural Guardians of their minor and dependent child, Caleb Estrada $23,500,000 judgment affirmed

Walgreens Co.; Elizabeth Partlow, et al., v. Deane Hippely, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Beth Hippely, deceased, et al., $33,313,968 judgment affirmed