Led by partners Ervin A. Gonzalez and Deborah J. Gander, the firm in 2005 obtained a $60.9 million award, the largest amount ever awarded in a Federal Tort Claims Act case in the country. Federal Judge Jose A. Gonzalez found the Obstetrics Clinic in Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville, Florida, liable for medical ...
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Our Florida Appeal Attorney Explains the Appeals Process
Appeals may allow an unsuccessful party to have a case revisited by a higher court, but losing a court case does not automatically grant the party the right of appeal. Listen to appeal attorney Maureen Lefebvre clarify appellate law and the process of convincing a court to revisit legal claims in this video. If you would like to discuss the appeals process with our nationally recognized personal injury law firm near Miami, or if you would like to discuss another legal matter, call Colson Hicks Eidson at (305) 476-7400 or fill out our convenient online case review form for a free consultation.
There are generally legal arguments that have to do with evidence and terms of whether or not evidence was improperly admitted, whether or not there was support for the evidence, but it’s primarily legal arguments. The appellate court will decide whether or not there were mistakes made at trial and whether or not those mistakes were sufficiently harmful that you are entitled to a new trial or not. That’s basically what appellate work involves. A lot of legal issues are resolved at the trial level before you ever get to the appellate court. A lot of appellate work is legal issues that’s not just done at the appellate level, it has to be set up at the trial level before you ever get to an appellate court.
It is not often that the losing party in a legal battle is granted the automatic right to appeal. In this video, Colson Hicks Eidson appeals attorney Maureen Lefebvre discusses appellate law, the requirements for a case to reach the appellate courts as well as the process of convincing the courts to allow an appeal.
If you have any questions about the appeals process, or whether you might be able to appeal your own case, contact our appellate attorneys at (305) 476-7400 or online at http://www.colson.com/.
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(*) Disclaimer: All verdicts and settlements listed here are gross amounts before deductions for attorney fees and costs. Past results do not guarantee similar results in the future. Most cases result in a lower recovery. It should not be assumed that your case will have as beneficial a result.