Join the RED HOT Debate: Should Texting & Driving be Treated Like Drunk Driving?

BlogCriminal Law / DUI   |   March 30, 2015

Join the red-hot debate that is taking place in the National Trial Lawyers LinkedIn Group: Should texting and driving be punished the same as drunk driving? Here’s the blog post that started it all: We know that texting while driving … Continue reading

The Judge Taught Me How to Tie an Expert’s Hands

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Yesterday, I finished a nine-week legal malpractice trial receiving an eight-figure verdict. The judge, before whom I tried the case taught me an important lesson when the defense attorney sought to tie the hands of one of my experts. Near the … Continue reading

The Latest Noteworthy Verdicts and Settlements

BlogPersonal InjuryProduct LiabilityWrongful death   |   March 28, 2015

Florida Jury Awards $13M to Widow in Smoker Case 03/27/2015 A Fort Lauderdale jury handed down a $13 million verdict for the widow of Paul Pollari, an Oakland Park butcher who smoked for about 50 years and died in 1994 … Continue reading

$4.5 Million Premises Liability Verdict Against Landlord in Double Murder

BlogCriminal Law / DUIPersonal Injury   |   March 27, 2015

What duty does a landlord owe to residents to make an apartment complex safe under premises liability law? The Florida Supreme Court recently answered that property owners cannot ignore security issues, finding an apartment owner liable for negligence for failure to repair … Continue reading