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|VIDEO| How Keith Mitnik's Argument Keyed a $12M+ Verdict Against Florida Rehab Center

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 4, 2022 1:08:00 PM

Morgan & Morgan's Keith Mitnik tells jurors repositioning was not a "do-it-yourself job" for Carol Reed during her stay at a Florida rehabilitation center. Watch more of the closings below. 


Distilling a case into its key elements using vivid, relatable terms can be critical to persuading a jury. Morgan & Morgan’s Keith Mitnik calls these terms “stickies,” because they stick in jurors’ minds as they deliberate. And at trial against a rehabilitation center over the bone-deep pressure sore one of its patients developed, Mitnik used those stickies to win an 8-figure verdict. 

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Topics: Florida, Reed v. Life Care Centers of America, et al.

|VIDEO| Florida Opioid Trial Opens Against Walgreens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 12, 2022 4:13:11 PM

 


New Port Richey, FL— A Florida jury previewed evidence concerning whether Walgreens bears responsibility for the devastating impact opioids have had in the state, as trial opened Monday against the pharmacy chain. State of Florida v. Walgreens, 2018-CA-001438. 

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Topics: Florida, Pharmaceutical, State of Florida v. Purdue Pharma, et al.

Trial Begins Against RJR Over Florida Man's COPD Death

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 8, 2022 3:55:10 PM

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Tampa, FL— Attorneys Wednesday debated why a Florida man continued to smoke for decades, including roughly a dozen years after he was diagnosed with respiratory disease, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds over his death. Hancock v. R.J. Reynolds, 2009-CA-018859.

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Topics: Products Liability, tobacco, Florida, Hancock v. Philip Morris, et al.

$12.35M Verdict, as Life Care Centers of America Found Largely Liable for Patient's Bone-Deep Pressure Sore

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 14, 2022 3:24:00 PM

 


Orlando, FL— Jurors handed down a $12.35 million verdict at trial against Life Care Centers of America Friday after finding the company largely responsible for the bone-deep pressure sore a Florida woman says she developed at one of its facilities. Reed v. Life Care Centers of America, et al., 2018-CA-013297-O. 

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Florida, Reed v. Life Care Centers of America, et al.

Florida Rehab Facility Faces Trial Over Bone-Deep Pressure Sore Patient Developed

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 8, 2022 10:42:15 AM

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Orlando, FL— Jurors heard conflicting narratives concerning the care a Florida woman received from a rehabilitation center, as trial opened Wednesday over the bone-deep pressure sore she claims was caused by the facility's negligence. Reed v. Life Care Centers of America, et al., 2018-CA-013297-O. 

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Topics: Florida, healthcare, Reed v. Life Care Centers of America, et al.