The Daily Business Review
in the article “Miami Attorney Wins $1.67 Against Ex-Patriot National CEO
” highlighted Of Counsel Ralf Rodriguez’ successful representation of four lenders who were seeking full payment of promissory notes. Steven Mariano, the former head of Patriot National Inc., an insurance services provider, and Guarantee Insurance Co., a workers’ compensation firm, had signed the notes. The companies are now seeking bankruptcy protection.
Rodriguez told the DBR that Mariano settled the case after multiple failed attempts to depose him. “He consented to a judgment because the court was gong to sanction him,” he said. “He was not in compliance with court orders.”