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  • Worker’s Compensation Retaliation
    • Employment

    Employee of business client terminated for poor performance.  Employee, who had brought two prior worker’s compensation claims, sued client for worker’s compensation retaliation claiming termination was related to her filing of worker’s compensation claim.  At jury trial, after employee put on case, sought a directed verdict on behalf of client and court granted.

  • Computer Crimes Act and Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act
    • Intellectual Property

    Shoe store business client, engaging in retail, catalog and internet sales, had customer information hacked by a competitor from server hosting website.  Competitor used information to solicit customers of client just prior to when client ordinarily would contact customers and offered similar discounts to those offered by client.  Competitor was Canadian company and was sued in federal court based on Florida Computer Crimes Act and Florida Uniform Trade Secrets Act.  Case quickly settled for six figures.

  • Breach of Contract
    • Insurance

    Animal hospital business client purchased dog grooming business of another party and employed them as part of the agreement for purchase.  The employee, former business owner, signed a non-compete but left employment, went to work for a company which owned a chain of veterinary clinics, and solicited former customer of grooming business which had been purchased by business client.  Brought suit for business client against former employee and business that she went to work for seeking an injunction, damages for breach of contract and other relief.  The matter was settled on confidential terms.

  • Dangerous Condition Accusation
    • Miscellaneous

    International retail store business client was sued when young child being lifted by older sister to retrieve him for mother grabbed an urn full of hot water at the snack bar and poured the water onto himself causing severe burns to his body.  Was taken to Shriner’s hospital for extensive and long-standing medical treatment.  Mother was checking out at time of incident.  It was contended that the snack bar was a dangerous condition because the urn could be removed by a child.  Defended on basis that similar incident had never occurred in any store previously and would not have occurred if sister had not lifted brother.  Obtained defense verdict for business client.

  • Railroad Business Client Sued When Teenagers Went Over Railroad and Crashed
    • Miscellaneous

    Railroad business client was sued when teenage boy with teenage girl passenger went across tracks at crossing on road at high rate of speed, losing control of vehicle and striking a tree.  The vehicle burst into flames and the boy and girl both died.  Obtained dismissal of case for client without payment of any monies in exchange for release of attorney fee claims which might be brought against estate of girl who brought suit against the railroad.

  • Slip and Fall Brain Injury Claim
    • Miscellaneous

    Man slipped and fell in grocery store and claimed to be seriously brain injured.  Man held numerous fishing world records and made his living as a fishing guide and otherwise through fishing.  He did not work after the incident and trial was years later.  Served as co-counsel to grocery store business client exclusively to assist with trial.  Fisherman was seeking millions in damages and his counsel, using the same “brain injury” experts as used in this trial had obtained verdicts of many millions of dollars in the two prior trials she had done.  Obtained a jury verdict in favor of client.  Case was featured in national publication Lawyers Weekly USA.