Archive by Month: April 2022

Hollywood Attorneys Obtain Defense Verdict in a Premises Liability Case

Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on April 13, 2022

Thomas McCausland, partner, and Lauren McEndree, associate, obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability case that was tried over 4 days in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Plaintiff claimed she slipped and fell in the parking lot of the defendant gas station as a result of an improperly painted parking stripe. The jury ruled for defendant in under 15 minutes of deliberations having concluded that defendant was not negligent.

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Melissa McDavitt and Sarah Kippers Successfully Prevailed on their Motion for Final Summary Judgment in PIP Case

Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on April 8, 2022

Congratulations to West Palm Beach attorneys Melissa McDavitt and Sarah Kippers for successfully prevailing on their Motion for Final Summary Judgment.  In granting the Defendant’s Motion, the Court found the recent Supreme Court ruling in MRI Associates of Tampa, Inc. v. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co., NO. SC 19-1390 to be determinative of the issues and held there is nothing in the PIP statute or the Policy that would require an insurer to pay in excess of 80% of a submitted charge.

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