Scalice v. Orlando Regional Health Care

120 So. 3d 215 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013) In a tragic case, an infant died two days after birth when he contracted Group B Streptococcus. The trial court granted summary judgment in the hospital’s favor, and the Firm appealed that ruling. In reversing, the appellate court found that the Plaintiff could use its own pre-suit…


UCF Athletics Association, Inc. v. Plancher

121 So. 3d 1097 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013) This case involves the tragic death of Ereck Plancher, a 19 year old football player at the University of Central Florida who was killed by the negligence of the football staff. The appeal involved two primary issues, one involving a “release” that UCFAA claimed absolved them from…