Wrongful death — Automobile accident — Judges — Disqualification — Bias — Claim for punitive damages against defendant who was talking on cell phone at time he ran red light and caused accident — Comments by trial judge showing judge’s predisposition that cell phone use while driving, even if legal, is dangerous and should not be allowed would create fear in a reasonable person that defendant would not receive a fair trial — Judge’s comments tended to not only show disdain for defendant’s legal position but for defendant’s lack of a policy prohibiting cell phone use while driving
45 Fla. L. Weekly D819a
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