It is not too early to plan for back to school shopping. The Florida Legislature recently passed House Bill No. 7109, which provides a three-day sales tax exemption on certain back to school items. Between the dates of August 4 and August 6, 2017, families may take advantage of tax-free shopping […]
Florida Supreme Court Curbs Discovery of Referral Relationship Between Plaintiff’s Counsel and Treating Physicians
Florida appellate courts have long recognized that when a plaintiff’s attorney (or law firm) maintains a referral relationship with a treating physician, the defense should be entitled to delve into that relationship through discovery. Financial arrangements of this sort create a potential for bias that the jury is entitled to […]
On January 31, 2017, in a 4-3 decision, the Florida Supreme Court determined it was impermissible for the Florida Legislature to limit the number of attorneys’ fees that could be paid pursuant to a claims bill. Claims Bill Background The claims bill at issue arose from a $28.3 million verdict […]
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