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Florida Supreme Court Strikes Fresh Blow Against Nitpicking Proposals For Settlement

In a recent opinion, the Florida Supreme Court held that proposals for settlement were not ambiguous despite failing to address separate claims brought against codefendants. With its holding, the majority opinion reiterated its policy of discouraging the “nitpicking” of proposals for settlement, and expressed the court’s continued frustration that proposals for settlement seem to create […]

Florida Litigation Appellate Opinions: Banks are not liable for customer suicides, a personal injury case dismissed for a plaintiff’s false testimony, and insurance attorney fee issues (Week of November 16-20, 2015)

Every week, Scott J. Edwards, P.A. brings you this summary of selected opinions issued by Florida’s appellate courts in the previous week, with a focus on opinions discussing civil procedure, appellate procedure, trial practice, evidence, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, and personal injury litigation.  This article covers the week of November 16-20, 2015. Click here to learn more about Scott Edwards’ […]

Florida Litigation Appellate Opinions: Chinese Drywall and More (Week of September 21-25, 2015)

Every week, Scott J. Edwards, P.A. brings you this summary of selected opinions issued by Florida’s appellate courts in the previous week, with a focus on opinions discussing civil procedure, appellate procedure, trial practice, evidence, commercial litigation, insurance litigation, and personal injury litigation.  This article covers the week of September 21-25, 2015. Insurance Coverage & Chinese Drywall Peek […]