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To deflect blame in the ongoing legal battle between Disney and Validus Construction Services over the renovation of Disney World's Saratoga Springs Resort, Disney has filed a countersuit in Orange County Circuit Court.
Byrd Campbell, a leading-edge law firm representing businesses, announces another bold move in naming new leaders of its flagship litigation and real estate practice groups. Scottie McPherson, who for 10 years served as Tucker Byrd’s chief deputy litigator, takes over to lead the litigation practice group, and Robin Uricchio now brings her decades of experience to take the helm of our national real estate practice group.
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.
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