Arbitration | 2d Dist. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company v. Watts Regulator Company, 2016 IL App (2d) 160275 (September 29, 2016) McHenry Co. (JORGENSEN) Affirmed. Plaintiff insurer filed subrogation action to recover payments it made to its insured. Defendant moved to compel arbitration as parties were signatories to Arbitration Forums’ Arbitration Agreement. Amendment Read More »
Archives for October 2016
41 Fla. L. Weekly D2282aTop of Form Torts — Automobile accident — New trial — Juror misconduct — Trial court properly found that plaintiff was not entitled to new trial on ground that juror engaged in misconduct by posting comments on social media in violation of court’s instructions where comments contained in juror’s tweets were Read More »
41 Fla. L. Weekly D2279bTop of Form Torts — Automobile accident — Damages — Jury award of zero damages — Trial court erred in granting plaintiff a new trial after jury awarded no damages on basis of general rule that plaintiff is entitled to at least the medical expenses incurred for any diagnostic testing reasonably Read More »
41 Fla. L. Weekly D2214bTop of Form Employer-employee relations — Retaliatory discharge for filing workers’ compensation claim — Damages — Award of damages was excessive in light of absence of medical evidence that employer’s conduct caused employee’s medical condition to worsen or caused employee to suffer past or future psychological harm — Remand for remittitur Read More »
Congrats to Firm associate Brittany Cover who was sworn into the Florida Bar by Second District Court of Appeal Judge John L. Badalamenti. Also in attendance was Partner Jennifer Kennedy.