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In-Person Florida Trial Opens Against State Farm Over Rollover Truck Crash

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 25, 2021 2:01:11 PM

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West Palm Beach, FL— Attorneys Thursday debated the injuries a Florida man suffered in a rollover crash, as trial opened in person against State Farm over how much it should pay for the wreck. Thompson v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. 2019-CA-015823. 

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Topics: Insurance, Florida, Thompson v. State Farm

BREAKING: $3M Verdict in Med Mal Case Wraps One of Georgia's 1st In-Person Jury Trials Since COVID Shutdown

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 23, 2021 4:02:38 PM

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Gainesville, GA— Jurors handed down a $3 million verdict Tuesday for the death of a 42-year-old woman following a laparoscopic surgery, concluding what is one of the state’s first in-person, civil jury trials since COVID-19 forced a shut-down of such proceedings a year ago. Metcalf v. Northeast Georgia Medical Center, et al., 2018-CV-76A.  

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Appeals Court Reverses $8M+ Award for Stuntman's Death on The Walking Dead Set

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 17, 2021 1:56:12 PM

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Atlanta, GA— The Georgia Court of Appeals last week reversed an $8 million award for the family of a stuntman who fell to his death while filming a scene for the zombie TV series The Walking Dead, finding the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act barred recovery in the personal injury claim.

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Topics: Georgia, Bernecker v. Stalwart Films LLC, et al.

|VIDEO| Veteran Attorneys Detail How Forward-Thinking Client Communication Strengthens a Solo Practice

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 12, 2021 1:34:58 PM

Efficient client communication is crucial for solo practices and small firms where time and other resources are precious. And during a CVN webinar devoted to advice on how to strengthen a solo practice or small firm, veteran attorneys Michael Geoffroy and Gordon Glover detailed the proactive, tech-forward communication initiatives that can streamline workflow and improve client satisfaction. 

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Topics: Florida, Georgia, CVN Discovery

Appeals Court Affirms $3.75M Tobacco Award, But Certifies Conflict on Key Punitives Law

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 5, 2021 3:31:55 PM

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Lakeland, FL— A Florida appeals court this week upheld a $3.75 million award against R.J. Reynolds for the death of a long-time smoker, but certified a conflict between appellate jurisdictions over which punitive damages law applies to this and similar cases in the state's long-running Engle progeny litigation.

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Topics: Durrance v. R.J. Reynolds