Spectrum Interiors, Inc. v. Exterior Walls, Inc.

2 So. 3d 1093 (Fla. 5th DCA 2009) The Firm successfully appealed a Final Judgment entered after a jury verdict in favor of a sub-subcontractor in a construction dispute. The Opinion found that the trial court improperly allowed the jury to consider certain damage elements, and reversed in part and remanded for a new trial…


Florida Hematology & Oncology v. Tummala

927 So. 2d 135 (Fla. 5th DCA 2006) The Tummala case involves an interesting question of law arising under Florida’s restrictive covenant (sometimes referred to as “non-compete”) statute, concerning whether patients that physicians referred to a doctor who has left a practice can constitute a legitimate business interest of the former practice. The trial court…


Ormond Beach v. Citation Mortg., Ltd.

835 So. 2d 292 (Fla. 5th DCA 2002) Ormond Beach involved a complex interplay between the circuit court, the Federal Bankruptcy court, and section 768.79, Florida’s offer of judgment statute. The trial court ruled that a party’s voluntary dismissal without prejudice precludes the other party from collecting attorney’s fees. The Fifth District agreed and as…