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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Florida Supreme Court Rules Extra-Contractual, Consequential Damages Are Not Recoverable in a First-Party Breach of Contract Action

On January 21, 2021, the Supreme Court of Florida issued an important decision in Citizens Property Insurance Corp. v. Manor House, LLC, et. al., SC19-1394...

Commercial Litigation

Proposed Florida Legislation Sets Out to Curb COVID Litigation and Frivolous Claims, Protect Businesses

On January 6th, lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives and Senate introduced identical bills...

Commercial Litigation

New Year, New Florida Summary Judgment Standard

It’s Time to Adapt Your Litigation Strategy to a More Flexible Summary Judgment Standard On...

Product Liability

Fourth DCA Adopts Risk-Utility Test as the Standard for Some Design Defect Claims

Recently, the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal opened the door to moving away from...

Securities and Financial Services

Financial Services Industry Regulation in The Biden Era

As the Biden administration takes shape, many are foreseeing changes to the regulation and conduct...

Class Actions

Hope Rests with Supreme Court to Clarify How TCPA Applies to Current Tech

In Facebook v. Duguid, the U.S. Supreme Court will clarify if the decades-old Telephone Consumer...

Employment and Labor

Fifth DCA Finds Florida’s Private Whistleblower Act Requires Proof of But-For Causation

In a recent decision by the Fifth District Court of Appeal, the court held that...

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Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith

Florida’s 3rd DCA Analyzes Whether a Public Adjuster Who Receives Contingency Fee can Act as a “Disinterested” Appraiser

Is it possible for a public adjuster to be considered disinterested in the outcome of...

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Cyber & Technology

Pandemic-based Cyber Attacks, Phishing Schemes & Data Breaches: Oh My!

Never let a crisis go to waste. This appears to be the maxim of cyber...

The Next Step In Professionalism: Inclusive Excellence

I’m going to start with an assumption that we agree that Diversity and Inclusion are...