Legal Opinion – Wooten Kimbrough

Florida Supreme Court Approves Statutory Cap in Plancher v UCFAA

Doug / 05-28-2015 / Legal Opinion

Six years after the tragic passing of University of Central Florida (UCF) football player, Ereck Plancher, the Florida Supreme Court has issued a ruling that dramatically affects the jury verdict amount the Plancher family was awarded in the summer of 2011. The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that the UCF Athletic Association, Inc. (“UCFAA”), a […]

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Attorney Primrose Published in Barry Law Review

Doug / 05-22-2015 / Firm News

Our own Attorney, Nicholas Primrose, was one of the authors in the Spring 2014 Barry Law Review which was recently released in hard copy.  His article, titled “Has Society Become Tolerant of Further Infringement on First Amendment Rights?” is both informative and thought provoking.  You can read the article through either of the links above, […]

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Case Law Update: Unemployment Compensation Benefits Do Not Get Set-Off

Doug / 12-02-2014 / Case Law

On November 26, 2014, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion explaining that unemployment compensation benefits do not fall under the collateral source rule and are not to be set-off from a jury verdict. The case was Hurtado v. Desouza, (Fla. 4th DCA Nov. 26, 2014).  Judge May delivered the opinion. The facts of the […]

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