Subject Matter Index

 

AGE DISCRIMINATION
Civil Rights–Labor and Employment/Company President Replaced by Younger Man

AGREEMENT NOT TO OBJECT
Breach of Contract–Planned Unit Development Construction Project

ALIEN TORT STATUTE
Wrongful Death–Extrajudicial Killings/Torture Victim Protection Act/Shooting of Civilians by Bolivian Soldiers

ANTITRUST VIOLATIONS AND CONSUMER PROTECTION
Class Action–Price-Fixing of Disposable Contact Lenses

BREACH OF CONTRACT
Agreement Not to Object–Planned Unit Development Construction Project
Contract for Sale of Statewide Insurance Business–Failure to Pay Remaining Balance

CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT
Wrongful Death–Medical Malpractice/Prescription of Extended Release Opioid/Opiate Intoxication/Cardiac Arrest

CIVIL RIGHTS
Labor and Employment
Age Discrimination–Company President Replaced by Younger Man
Handicap Discrimination–Failure to Accommodate Employee with Breast Cancer
Sex Discrimination–Retaliation/Hostile Work Environment

CLASS ACTION
Antitrust Violations and Consumer Protection–Price-Fixing of Disposable Contact Lenses
Real Property–Negligence/Flooding Damage to Homes From Collapsed Abandoned Dam

CONVERSION
Torts–Fraud/Unjust Enrichment/Sales Agent Depositing Checks Payable to Company into Personal Checking Account

DEFENSE VERDICTS
Negligence
Class Action–Real Property/Flooding Damage to Homes From Collapsed Abandoned Dam
Motor Vehicle Collision–Disputed Liability and Causation of Damages
Motor Vehicle Collision–Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Premises Liability–Break-In and Kidnapping at Home in Gated Community
Premises Liability–Fall From Ladder While Putting Up Shutters
Premises Liability–Trip and Fall While Assisting with Yardwork
Products Liability–Design Defect/Fall From Extension Ladder
Wrongful Death–Medical Malpractice/Chronic Pain Management/Prescription of Extended Release Opioid/Opiate Intoxication/Cardiac Arrest

DESIGN DEFECT
Products Liability–Fall From Extension Ladder

EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS
Wrongful Death–Torture Victim Protection Act/Alien Tort Statute/Shooting of Civilians by Bolivian Soldiers

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT
Labor and Employment–Failure to Pay Overtime

FALSE ARREST
Tort–Arrests for Trespassing and for Petit theft

FLORIDA PRIVATE WHISTLEBLOWER ACT
Labor and Employment–Retaliation/Surgeon Fired After Raising Concerns About Unsafe Surgery Practices

FRAUD
Torts–Conversion/Unjust Enrichment/Sales Agent Depositing Checks Payable to Company into Personal Checking Account

HANDICAP DISCRIMINATION
Civil Rights–Labor and Employment/Failure to Accommodate Employee with Breast Cancer

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Patent Infringement–Image Editing on Cameras and Smartphones and Tablets With Camera Functionality/Face-Swapping Feature

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
Civil Rights
Age Discrimination–Company President Replaced by Younger Man
Handicap Discrimination–Failure to Accommodate Employee with Breast Cancer
Sex Discrimination–Retaliation/Hostile Work Environment
Fair Labor Standards Act–Failure to Pay Overtime
Florida Private Whistleblower Act–Retaliation/Surgeon Fired After Raising Concerns About Unsafe Surgery Practices

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Obstetrics–Injury to Infant During Delivery
Oral Surgery–Extraction of Incorrect Tooth
Orthopedic Surgery–Surgery for Femur Fracture
Pediatrics–Ophthalmology/Loss of Vision in Premature Infant
Wrongful Death–Chronic Pain Management/Prescription of Extended Release Opioid/Opiate Intoxication/Cardiac Arrest

MILLION DOLLAR VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS
Breach of Contract–Agreement Not to Object/Planned Unit Development Construction Project
Class Action–Antitrust Violations and Consumer Protection/Price-Fixing of Disposable Contact Lenses
Intellectual Property–Patent Infringement/Image Editing on Cameras and Smartphones and Tablets With Camera Functionality/Face-Swapping Feature
Labor and Employment
Civil Rights–Age Discrimination/Company President Replaced by Younger Man
Florida Private Whistleblower Act–Retaliation/Surgeon Fired After Raising Concerns About Unsafe Surgery Practices
Medical Malpractice–Pediatrics/Ophthalmology/Loss of Vision in Premature Infant
Wrongful Death
Extrajudicial Killings–Torture Victim Protection Act/Alien Tort Statute/Shooting of Civilians by Bolivian Soldiers
Product Liability–Negligence/Passenger Van Rollover Following Tire Failure
Products Liability–Death of Cigarette Smoker from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

MOTOR VEHICLES
Negligence
Collision–Collision Between Drivers in Center Travel Lanes
Collision–Disputed Liability and Causation of Damages
Collision–Failure to Yield Right of Way/Damage to Telsa
Collision–Negligence Per Se/Failure to Yield Right of Way by Unaccompanied Minor with Learner's Permit
Collision–Rear-End Collision
Collision–Rear-End Collision/Damages Disputed
Collision–Rear-End Collision Involving Intoxicated Driver
Collision–Rear-End Collision on Interstate Exit Ramp
Collision–Underinsured Motorist
Collision–Underinsured Motorist/Failure to Stop at Red Light
Collision–Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Two Separate Rear-End Collisions–Uninsured-Underinsured Motorist Claim

NEGLIGENCE
Class Action–Real Property/Flooding Damage to Homes From Collapsed Abandoned Dam
Motor Vehicles
Collision–Collision Between Drivers in Center Travel Lanes
Collision–Disputed Liability and Causation of Damages
Collision–Failure to Yield Right of Way/Damage to Telsa
Collision–Negligence Per Se/Failure to Yield Right of Way by Unaccompanied Minor with Learner's Permit
Collision–Rear-End Collision
Collision–Rear-End Collision/Damages Disputed
Collision–Rear-End Collision Involving Intoxicated Driver
Collision–Rear-End Collision on Interstate Exit Ramp
Collision–Underinsured Motorist
Collision–Underinsured Motorist/Failure to Stop at Red Light
Collision–Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Two Separate Rear-End Collisions–Uninsured-Underinsured Motorist Claim
Premises Liability
Athlete Injured by Flying Glass During Agility Drill
Break-In and Kidnapping at Home in Gated Community
Fall From Ladder While Putting Up Shutters
Fall in Apartment Stairwell Due to Loose Handrail
Trip and Fall While Assisting with Yardwork
Wrongful Death–Product Liability/Passenger Van Rollover Following Tire Failure

OBSTETRICS
Medical Malpractice–Injury to Infant During Delivery

OPHTHALMOLOGY
Medical Malpractice–Pediatrics/Loss of Vision in Premature Infant

ORAL SURGERY
Medical Malpractice–Extraction of Incorrect Tooth

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
Medical Malpractice–Surgery for Femur Fracture

PATENT INFRINGEMENT
Intellectual Property–Image Editing on Cameras and Smartphones and Tablets With Camera Functionality/Face-Swapping Feature

PEDIATRICS
Medical Malpractice–Ophthalmology/Loss of Vision in Premature Infant

PREMISES LIABILITY
Negligence
Athlete Injured by Flying Glass During Agility Drill
Break-In and Kidnapping at Home in Gated Community
Fall From Ladder While Putting Up Shutters
Fall in Apartment Stairwell Due to Loose Handrail
Trip and Fall While Assisting with Yardwork

PRODUCT LIABILITY
Wrongful Death–Negligence/Passenger Van Rollover Following Tire Failure

PRODUCTS LIABILITY
Design Defect–Fall From Extension Ladder
Wrongful Death–Death of Cigarette Smoker from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

REAL PROPERTY
Class Action–Negligence/Flooding Damage to Homes From Collapsed Abandoned Dam

SEX DISCRIMINATION
Civil Rights–Labor and Employment/Retaliation/Hostile Work Environment

TORTS
Conversion–Fraud/Unjust Enrichment/Sales Agent Depositing Checks Payable to Company into Personal Checking Account
False Arrest–Arrests for Trespassing and for Petit theft

TORTURE VICTIM PROTECTION ACT
Wrongful Death–Extrajudicial Killings/Alien Tort Statute/Shooting of Civilians by Bolivian Soldiers

UNJUST ENRICHMENT
Torts–Conversion/Fraud/Sales Agent Depositing Checks Payable to Company into Personal Checking Account

WRONGFUL DEATH
Extrajudicial Killings–Torture Victim Protection Act/Alien Tort Statute/Shooting of Civilians by Bolivian Soldiers
Medical Malpractice–Chronic Pain Management/Prescription of Extended Release Opioid/Opiate Intoxication/Cardiac Arrest
Product Liability–Negligence/Passenger Van Rollover Following Tire Failure
Products Liability–Death of Cigarette Smoker from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease