41 Fla. L. Weekly D1469aTop of Form Torts — Automobile accident — Settlement agreement — Because presuit settlement involved minors and totaled $50,000 or more, trial court was required to appoint a guardian ad litem to represent children’s interest before approving settlement that disposed of children’s claims — Settlement was invalid as to claims of […]
Archives for June 2016
41 Fla. L. Weekly D1458aTop of Form Torts — Medical malpractice — Discovery — Attorney-client privilege — Deposition questions to plaintiff regarding lawyers she had consulted, seeking to determine when plaintiff first comprehended a reasonable probability that her child’s injury was caused by medical malpractice — Trial court did not err in compelling plaintiff to […]
41 Fla. L. Weekly D1423aTop of Form Jurisdiction — Service of process — Error to quash service of process where return of service was regular on its face and defendant failed to demonstrate by clear and convincing evidence that place of service was not his usual place of abode ARLENE PREUDHOMME, Appellant, v. CHRISTOPHER MATTHEWS […]
Abbey Adams Byelick & Mueller, LLP is pleased to announce that MICHAEL P. FALKOWSKI and JENNIFER J. KENNEDY have become Partners with the firm. Mr. Falkowski practices in various areas of civil defense litigation, including, but not limited to, personal injury, first and third party litigation, and uninsured motorist litigation. Mrs. Kennedy practices primarily in […]
Abbey Adams mourns the loss of its Partner and friend, John D. Kiernan. John joined the Firm as a partner in 1999. He enjoyed practicing law and sharing his knowledge of the law with others. We will all miss his amazing sense of humor and great stories.