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Product Liability

Product Liability and Other Similar Incidents: Evidence That Passes the “Substantial Similarity” Standard and Methods of Protection for Defendant Manufacturers

Introduction The admissibility of evidence of “other similar incidents” (“OSI”) frequently arises in product liability...

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Product Liability

Negligence Per Se

The concept of negligence per se has become well entrenched in Florida law, as well...

Product Liability

Daubert Applies Retroactively, Explains Fourth DCA

The Fourth District Court of Appeal recently issued a reminder that Daubert is the standard...

Product Liability

The Rise and Defense of Optional Feature Litigation

John’s Bad Day On a Sunday afternoon, John was driving his new 2017 base model...

Commercial Litigation

INSIGHT: Florida Embraces Daubert Standard – Key Takeaways for Expert Testimony

This article was originally published by Bloomberg Law on July 5, 2019.  Florida’s top court...

Product Liability

In Reversal of Prior Opinion, Florida Supreme Court Adopts Daubert Standard, Rejects Frye

Today, in a sudden reversal of direction, the Supreme Court of Florida receded from its...

Product Liability

Florida Supreme Court Rejects Daubert, Returns Florida to Frye Standard

On October 15, 2018, the Supreme Court of Florida invalidated the 2013 legislative changes to...

Product Liability

And the Defense Wins: Scott Sarason and Jens Ruiz

This article was published by DRI in “The Voice” on May 16, 2018. The article...

Product Liability

Miami Jury Returns Defense Verdict in $3.1 Million Ladder Case

This article was originally published by Samantha Joseph in the Daily Business Review on May...

Product Liability

Florida Supreme Court Hears Argument on Daubert Standard

On March 6, 2018, the Supreme Court of Florida heard argument in a case that...