Fla. Developer Hit With $100M Suit Over Copter Crash

Law360, Miami (January 13, 2014, 6:31 PM EST) -- The widow of a prominent Miami tax attorney killed in a Bahamas helicopter crash revived her $100 million wrongful death suit against the pilot of the craft, billionaire developer Jeffrey Soffer, who she claims coaxed her into signing a release in exchange for a $2 million insurance payout.

Just days after withdrawing her complaint in federal court, tax attorney Lance Valdez's widow Daria Pastouhkova Gogoleva re-filed her suit in Florida state court on behalf of herself and her three children, claiming that Soffer and the three...
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