Two years ago the idea of holding jury trials over Zoom rarely crossed the mind of attorneys, and most probably thought binding jury verdicts in an entirely virtual setting were impossible. Even as the pandemic shut down trial dockets across the country, especially in civil cases, courts and litigants viewed virtual trials with healthy skepticism.
Editor’s Note: CVN cameras did not record this proceeding.
Gainesville, FL— A Florida state court jury last week handed down a $120 million verdict to a man who was paralyzed in a 2015 crash with a municipal utility vehicle. Rodgers v. City of Gainesville d/b/a Gainesville Regional Utilities, 2016-CA-000659.
West Palm Beach, FL— Jurors Wednesday awarded more than $2.4 million for the injuries they found a Florida man suffered because of a robot-assisted prostate surgery. Rosenberg v. Muhletaler, et al., 2019-CA-014940.
Jacksonville, FL— Jurors Thursday cleared FedEx Ground Package System of responsibility for a crash that killed an 18-year-old Florida mother. Marcus, et al. v NKM Transportation, et al., 2018-CA-004903.
West Palm Beach, FL— Trial opened Monday against a Florida doctor accused of negligence in a robot-assisted prostate surgery. Rosenberg v. Muhletaler, et al., 2019-CA-014940.