Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on August 10, 2021
Rod Lundy, a partner, and Tylar Heintz, an associate, both of our Orlando office, obtained a favorable verdict in Orange County, Florida before Judge Denise Beamer. Plaintiff was a pedestrian in the crosswalk when contacted by the collapsible mirror of defendant's vehicle which was making a left across plaintiff's path of travel. The incident was captured on a traffic video camera. Defendant admitted liability but argued comparative fault, causation, and damages. Read More
Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on July 28, 2021
Cristobal Casal, managing partner, and Elliott Tubbs, an associate, in the firm’s Fort Myers office, obtained a defense verdict in a first party property case tried over 2 days in Lee County, Florida. Plaintiff was a water mitigation contractor and claimed that the home was damaged as a result of Hurricane Irma and that the insurance carrier breached the subject policy of insurance by denying the claim. The jury found that the Plaintiff had not met their burden of proving that the home was damaged within the policy period. Read More
Posted in Verdicts and Settlements on July 27, 2021
Tom McCausland, Seth Goldberg, and Hinda Klein, partners in our Hollywood office, and May Swartz, a partner in our Tallahassee office, recently tried a trucking accident case in Orange County, in which the Plaintiff sought in excess of $4 million in damages. The defense admitted negligence, but disputed causation and permanency. The jury determined that the Plaintiff did not sustain a permanent injury in the accident and awarded her approximately $29,000 in damages, well below what had previously been offered.
Joshua E. Nathanson, a partner in the firm’s Hollywood office, obtained a verdict in an admitted liability rear-end auto collision. This was one of the first live trials held in Miami, Dade County since the COVID-19 shutdown. Read More
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. Read More