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Defense Verdict in a Premises Liability Case

Posted in Newsletters - 2020, Verdicts and Settlements on April 26, 2021

Cristobal Casal, and Yasmine Kirollos, partners in the firm’s Fort Myers office, obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability case tried over 2 days in Collier County, Florida. This was the first in-person civil jury trial in Naples since the pandemic resulted in the courthouse’s closure more than a year ago.   

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Defense Verdict Obtained in Live Jury Trial

Posted in Legal Alerts, Verdicts and Settlements on March 9, 2021

Partner, Robert Horwitz and Associate Adriana Kiszynski, obtained a defense verdict after a five-day live jury trial in Lee County, Florida. The Case involved a Hurricane Irma claim with an Assignment of Benefits from a roofing contractor. The Plaintiff, SFR Services LLC, sought approximately $122,000.00 in damages to replace the insureds’ tile roof, claiming Hurricane Irma caused damages throughout the roof including 50-60% of the roof “lifting and moving” due to the storm. The trial involved competing experts, with the plaintiff’s expert being permitted to testify despite even though he performed his first inspection the night before live trial testimony.  

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Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Case

Posted in Newsletters, Newsletters - 2020, Verdicts and Settlements on January 14, 2020

Cristobal Casal, managing partner, and Yasmine Kirollos, an associate, in the firm’s Fort Myers office, obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability case tried over 4 days in Charlotte County, Florida. 

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Judgment for Defendant in UM Case

Posted in Newsletters, Newsletters - 2020, Verdicts and Settlements on January 7, 2020

Ed Herndon, a partner in the firm’s Tallahassee office, obtained a judgment in an underinsured motorist case. The case was tried non-jury in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida before the Hon. Roger Vinson. 

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Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Case

Posted in Newsletters - 2019, Verdicts and Settlements on December 19, 2019

Jeff Carter and Rod Lundy, partners in the firm’s Orlando office, obtained a defense verdict in a premises case in Alachua County, Florida.  The case was tried on liability only as the defense previously convinced the court to bifurcate the case.

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