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Daubert is Back, Frye is Out – The Florida Supreme Court Reverses its Stance on the Standard for Admitting Expert Testimony

     On May 23, 2019, the Florida Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion, In Re: Amendments to the Florida Evidence Code, Case No. SC-19-107, wherein the Court has again reversed its position on the standard for admitting certain expert testim… Read More
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Worley Limits Evidence of Potential Bias By Treating Physicians

In a disappointing decision for the defense bar, the Florida Supreme Court has quashed the decision of the Fifth District Court of Appeal in Worley v. Central Florida Young Men’s Christian Ass’n, Inc., 163 So. 3d 1240 (Fla. 5th DCA 2015);… Read More
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Categories: Civil Litigation

Ambiguity in Proposals for Settlement May Result In Invalidation

     Proposals for Settlement (“PFS”) made pursuant to Florida Statute § 768.79 and Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.442, which provide for statutory fee-shifting of attorneys fees when a settlement offer is unreasonably rejected if certain… Read More
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Categories: Civil Litigation