Joshua R. Goodman

Chair, Subrogation & Recovery, Southeast Region


(305) 704-5946

(866) 248-2897

Joshua Goodman handles subrogation and litigation involving construction defects, product defects, admiralty, transportation losses, commercial disputes, and various business matters. Josh also provides counsel to insurance carriers, banks, charitable foundations, and various Fortune 500 companies.

Josh has litigated and tried matters throughout the Southeast United States. He has also counseled clients on issues arising in various jurisdictions. Additionally, Josh is a frequent lecturer making presentations on a number of topics to companies and groups throughout the Country.

Josh received his Bachelor of Arts with honors from the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, in 1994. He received his law degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in 1998.


Cozen O’Connor Names Its 2007 Pro Bono Honor Roll

April 08, 2008

Cozen O’Connor has announced that 61 attorneys and 8 paralegals have been named to the firm’s 2007 Pro Bono Honor Roll.


Could Daubert be Dying in Florida? [Subrogation & Recovery Alert]

April 26, 2017

Joe Rich and Joshua Goodman discuss the Florida Supreme Court opinion in In Re: Amendments to the Florida Evidence Code, in which the court declined to adopt the Daubert standard, on procedural grounds, for admissibility of expert testimony.

Lithium Battery Fires and CT Scans [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

November 14, 2016

On October 13, 2016, Roylco Educational Light Cubes were recalled because its lithium battery can overheat and catch fire. On the same day, Samsung expanded its recall of the Galaxy Note7 Smartphones based on additional incidents with the replacement phone’s lithium battery overheating and catching...

Florida’s Economic Loss Rule Comes Full Circle in Tiara Condominium Association v. Marsh & McLennan

June 11, 2013

The Supreme Court of Florida answered in the negative a certified question asking whether the economic loss rule bars an insured’s suit against an insurance broker where the parties are in contractual privity with one another and the damages sought are solely economic losses.

The Dangers of Sinkholes [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

March 07, 2013

This past week an unfortunate nightmare came true - a family had the unthinkable horror of hearing and watching a loved one perish when a sinkhole opened under the man’s bedroom in his Florida home. As has been reported, sinkhole losses have been increasing in magnitude and volume...

That Sinking Feeling: Losses Arising from Sinkholes [Subrogation and Recovery Alert!]

December 20, 2010

That Sinking Feeling: Losses Arising from Sinkholes - Subrogation and Recovery Alert! - Sinkhole claims are emblematic of a number of different loss scenarios that may be one part mother nature and one part human error. The challenge from a subrogation perspective is to recognize and perfect the recovery opportunities arising from these complex claims, including engineering and construction deficiencies that may contribute to the subterranean failure, and to do so in a way that takes into account time bars triggered by statutes of repose.

Summer 2010 [Subrogation & Recovery Observer]

July 29, 2010

Summer 2010 - Subrogation & Recovery Observer -

Chinese Drywall Litigation [Subrogation Whitepaper]

July 09, 2009

Chinese Drywall Litigation - Subrogation Whitepaper - In a prior Alert, Defective Drywall: The Not‐So‐Great Wall of China1, we discussed the reported problems with Chinese‐manufactured drywall (“Chinese drywall”). This whitepaper provides an overview of pending litigation
arising out of the issues associated with Chinese drywall. From 2004 through 2006, the housing boom and rebuilding efforts necessitated by various hurricanes led to a shortage of construction materials. As a result, U.S. builders and suppliers

Defective Drywall: The Not-So-Great Wall of China [Subrogation and Recovery Alert!]

April 01, 2009

Defective Drywall: The Not-So-Great Wall of China - Subrogation and Recovery Alert! - The Great Wall of China is a Wonder of the World. It is the only man-made structure visible from space with the naked eye. While even the best made drywall will never compare to the Great Wall, drywall from China should not corrode and smell like rotten eggs in a matter of months. The following Alert explains the problem, and gives new meaning to a line from an Eighties classic, “When the walls come crumbling, crumbling, crumbling, crumbling, down.”

Summer 2008 [Subrogation and Recovery Observer]

July 01, 2008

Summer 2008 - Subrogation and Recovery Observer -

Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers [Surge Protectors]

January 13, 2006

Subrogation and Recovery - Articles and Papers - Surge Protectors - A surge protector protects electronic devices from power surges. A power surge, sometimes called transient voltage, occurs when voltage increases above the standard normally associated with electricity in a specified area. The standard voltage in the United States is 120 volts...

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