Category Archives: Appellate Practice

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Is Lyft Going To Make Its Drivers Sign Forced Arbitration Clauses?

The case over whether or not Lyft drivers are employees or independent contractors has come to an end. So what was the ruling? There was none… Is Lyft Going To Make Its Drivers Sign Forced Arbitration? The case between Lyft and its drivers was settled for $12.25 million. Many legal experts had anticipated that a verdict on the massive class…
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Do Red Light Cameras Cause Accidents?

In recent years, cities all across Florida have installed red light cameras and have removed them just as quickly. The subject has been a controversy as much as it has been regarded as a safety improvement, and has left many people wondering if red light cameras cause accidents or prevent them. How Do Red Light Cameras Cause Accidents? Coming up…
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Can Cruise Lines Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?

Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Recently, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that cruise ship companies can be sued for medical malpractice, which reversed a 1988 decision. According to Daily Report, the incident that led to the…
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How Did the Supreme Court Rule on BP’s Oil Spill Settlement Appeal?

After waging a two-year battle over the interpretation of the settlement in the BP oil spill case, the US Supreme Court rejected BP’s appeal. The Times-Picayune reports that since the settlement was not overturned, businesses affected by the 2010 oil spill do not need to prove direct harm to claim damages. BP had been arguing that the terms of the…
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Yamaha Appeals Jury’s Finding on Defective WaveRunner

Last June 2011, a  Palm Beach County Florida jury found the Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA mostly responsible for a 2005 personal watercraft accident that killed a 14-year-old girl, Jaysell Perez and left her friend, Samantha Archer  with permanent injuries. Within five months, Yamaha filed an anticipated request for a new trial which was denied by presiding Judge David Crow.   An October 4, 2011 formal appeal…
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