4th DCA Judge Calls for Reform of Proposal for Settlement Rule and Statute – RE: Ambiguity

On February 16, 2022, the Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of an...

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Professional Liability

“Judicial Referrals” to Receive Special Treatment

Pending before the Florida Supreme Court is a new rule of discipline which will substantively...

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Florida Supreme Court: Insurers can Sue Attorneys for Malpractice Under Subrogation Provision

The Florida Supreme Court has given the proverbial “green light” for insurance companies to sue...

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Fourth DCA Reinforces Chapter 395 Discovery Immunity and What it Takes to Waive It

The absolute nature of discovery immunity for the peer review and credentialing process under Chapter...

Professional Liability

Motion Practice Jerry Springer-Style: When Zealous Advocacy Becomes Unprofessional Conduct

A recent order by Senior U.S. District Judge Donald L. Graham provides a strong reminder...

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Florida Bar Admission Proceedings: Why You Need Counsel

“You have the right to an attorney.” –Miranda warning  “You have the right to be...

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Florida Governor Signs COVID Liability Limitation Bill into Law

On March 29, 2021, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 72 into law, providing civil...

Professional Liability

Legislative Update: COVID-19 General Liability Legislation Passes First Key Vote

For most recent update, click here. Florida House Bill 7 (HB 7), Civil Liability for...

Professional Liability

COVID-19 General Liability Legislation Extension to Healthcare Providers

For latest update on this legislation, click here. Shortly after the introduction of the COVID-19... Dean Photography
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11th Circuit Clarifies Standard of Care Required Under Eighth Amendment for Hepatitis-C Inmates in Florida Prisons

Does the Eighth Amendment require Florida prison officials to treat all inmates with chronic Hepatitis-C with...

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