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The Florida Supreme Court in a recent Opinion ended the disparate rendering of summary judgment rulings between the Florida federal and state courts by officially adopting the more liberal federal summary judgment standard. The amendment will take effect on May 21, 2021, aligning Florida with 37 other states which have adopted a similar federally consistent rule.
No, I am not talking about Ghostbusters! I am talking about the recent amendment to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) which imposes a new “meet-and-confer” requirement on parties concerning depositions of “organizations.”
Byrd Campbell filed a libel lawsuit on behalf of Orange County Property Appraiser, Rick Singh, against a political PAC called “Florida Public Corruption Task Force,” alleging the PAC engaged in a smear campaign to ruin the political, professional, and personal reputation of Mr. Singh.
Unique among legal systems, the American legal system, for example, allows attorneys to undertake representation on a “contingency fee” basis, a fee structure abhorrent to some legal systems which believe such fee structures promote unjustified litigation.
More than ever before, lawyers are threatening opposing lawyers with personal legal sanctions, accusing them of bringing or maintaining so-called “frivolous” claims or defenses.
Byrd Campbell represents contractor Validus Construction Services in major legal battle with Disney over Disney World's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
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