Monthly Archives: March 2009

March Litigation Quarterly 2009

March 6, 2009
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Bad Faith Considerations with Punitive Damages Cases[...]

March 1, 2009
Cost claims representatives are aware of the concept of punitive damages and that they are not to be routinely permitted[...]

Proposed Florida New Slip and Fall Statute[...]

March 1, 2009
In 2009, HB 495 was proposed in the legislature of the State of Florida that would repeal the current slip[...]

The Impact of the Marketable Title Record[...]

March 1, 2009
Pursuant to Florida law, the Marketable Title Record Act (“MRTA”) was created via the enactment of Chapter 712, Florida Statutes. [...]

Trigger of Coverage In Construction Defect Cases[...]

March 1, 2009
 It is well-established that in order to trigger coverage under an insurance policy, “the accident or injury must occur    during[...]

When can a Franchisor be Liable for[...]

March 1, 2009
By its very definition, a franchisee is an independent business separate from its franchisor.1 However, even though a franchisee is[...]