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Proven Strategies For Effectively Investigating, Preventing and Resolving Claims Including Sexual Harassment & Assault

October 18, 2021 | Brian Rubenstein
We invite you to attend our upcoming webinar on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EST: Proven Strategies For Effectively Investigating, Preventing and Resolving Claims Including Sexual Harassment &[...]

FAQ: NCAA Athlete’s Guide to Name, Image, and Likeness (“NIL”) Rights

September 10, 2021 | Michael Clouser
What are the most common NIL deals that have been signed thus far? While the news stories you hear or read about will most likely contain a major deal, the[...]

Action Steps with Sexual Harassment Claims

September 8, 2021
Another high-profile case regarding sexual harassment claims surfaced this past week at ABC News with allegations against the former head producer of the iconic Good Morning America. Sadly, complaints for sexual[...]

Navigating Through the Discovery Differences Between Florida State Courts and Federal Court

August 30, 2021
It is well known that the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure are patterned after the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Both the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Florida[...]

United States Senate Passes Massive Infrastructure Bill : What it means for the Trucking Industry

August 16, 2021 | Samuel E. Basch
On August 10, 2021, the United States Senate passed a massive $1 trillion infrastructure bill, known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021. The bill allocates $110 billion[...]

C-Suite Executives Beware: Handling Sensitive Claims Is the Key to Avoiding Disaster

June 15, 2021
In today’s world, more and more organizations have come under fire for failing to respond or for improperly responding to allegations regarding internal misconduct such as discrimination, sexual harassment, inappropriate[...]

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Finds That Websites Are Not Places of Public Accommodation

April 28, 2021
In a long anticipated ruling, a split panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a 2017 judgment that Winn-Dixie Stores’ website violated a visually impaired Florida customer’s rights[...]

You Just Can’t Win in PIP: The Challenges of the Limiting Charge Issue

April 21, 2021 | Michael A. Rosenberg
On March 16, 2021, the Third District Court of Appeal, in Priority Medical Center, LLC v. Allstate Insurance Company, No. 3D20-291 (Fla. 3d DCA), entertained oral argument on an issue[...]

PIP Demand Letters Matter: Substantial Compliance is a Thing of the Past

February 26, 2021
Challenging the sufficiency of pre-suit demand letters based on the specificity requirements of section 627.736(10), Florida Statutes has proven (in the past) to be difficult due to a range of[...]

“The code is more what you'd call ‘guidelines’ than actual rules.” – Barbossa, Pirates of the Caribbean

October 19, 2020 | Michael A. Rosenberg
Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.250(a)(1) enumerates the time standards of a civil matter from the filing of a complaint to final disposition. Specifically, the Florida Supreme Court suggests that[...]

Nip a Punitive Damages Claim in the Bud: Procedural Issues Corporations Should Attack

October 16, 2020 | Geraldine Pena
Punitive damages in Florida are meant to punish a defendant for wrongful conduct and deter similar conduct in the future. Once a claim for punitive damages is injected into a[...]

Supersedeas Bonds & Real Property

October 13, 2020 | David C. Borucke
Guided by a federal standard, the Third District Court of Appeal recently clarified the factors relevant to calculating the amount of a supersedeas bond where the final judgment pertains to[...]
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