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Dori Foster-Morales: President of The Florida Bar

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The world was a different place when Dori Foster-Morales became president-elect of The Florida Bar. Ten months later, the lethal...

Loss in the Time of Coronavirus: Evaluating WARN Obligations During a Pandemic

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As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many businesses have been or will be forced to close operations...

Firefighter Cancer Benefits: A Case for Prospective Application

City, County and Local Government
In 2019, the Florida Legislature acknowledged the scientific evidence showing a correlation between firefighting and certain cancers when it passed...

Overcoming Retirement Plan In-SECURE-ity

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The SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019) (SECURE), which was signed into law on...

Have We Reached the Tipping Point? Emerging Causation Issues in Data-Breach Litigation

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It seems that hardly a day goes by without mention of a large-scale data breach.[1] These breaches typically involve the...

The Opioid Epidemic in Florida: 2000 to 2017

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The basic facts of the opioid epidemic in Florida are well known. Since 2000, Florida has experienced a substantial increase...

The Daubert Expert Standard: A Primer for Florida Judges and Lawyers

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In May 2019, the Florida Supreme Court made clear that Daubert v. Merrell-Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 509 U.S. 579 (1993), is...

Trial Court Rehearings Compared with Appellate Court Rehearings

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From time to time, Florida litigators firmly believe they have found cause to request Florida state court judges to reconsider...

Easements Implied from a Preexisting Use: Escape from the Rabbit Hole

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This is the story of a rabbit hole.[1] A rabbit hole into which Florida caselaw on implied easements based on...

Indemnification Is Good, but Advancement Is Even Better: Make Sure You Know the Difference and Level the Playing Field from the Start

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Corporate officers and directors frequently find themselves involved in complex legal proceedings in which they face exposure merely by reason...