Blinderman and Kuhl Join Kurkin Forehand Brandes


Blinderman concentrates his practice on personal injury litigation. He brings 20 years of experience as a trial attorney, including more than 15 years of experience in personal injury protection (PIP) litigation representing both plaintiffs and insurance carriers during his career. He has also been plaintiffs’ co-counsel on several high-profile class action lawsuits against large corporations such as Wal-Mart, Netflix, Shell Oil and Celebrity Cruises.

Kuhl concentrates his practice on motor vehicle dealer and auto industry law. With more than 20 years of legal experience, Kuhl frequently speaks to dealers, dealer groups, state dealer associations and other industry associations. He recently co-authored a report entitled “Understanding the Bush Administration’s Auto Bailout,” published by Aspatore Books. Kuhl has appeared on CNN Headline News’s Comcast Newsmakers South Florida and has been a frequent guest on’s blog talk radio station – WAAOL, All Automotive Advertising News All The Time.

“Craig and Lewis are wonderful additions for Kurkin Forehand Brandes,” said managing partner Alex Kurkin. “They bring valuable skills and a wealth of experience in personal injury protection and auto dealership law that will have a very positive impact for the firm and our clients.”

Blinderman was most recently an attorney at Rosenburg & Rosenburg, P.A. In 1991, he earned his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Mich. and was admitted to the Florida Bar. Blinderman handles high-level cases involving both the prosecution and insurance defense of bodily injury claims, personal injury protection (PIP) claims, personal injury pre-litigation and workers’ compensation litigation. A renowned expert on attorney’s fees relating to PIP litigation, he regularly testifies before the courts in South Fla. on these matters.


Kuhl was most recently an attorney at Pathman Lewis, LLP. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University and a law degree from Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, the National Association of Dealer Counsel, the Florida Auto Dealers Association, the Florida Independent Auto Dealers Association and the National Independent Auto Dealers Association.

John Mock