If a ladder appears in the middle of a bridge, and no one saw how it got there, can the plaintiff argue that the ladder fell from a vehicle because the driver of the vehicle was negligent?
Brannock & Humphries Secures Unanimous Victory For Homeowner In Florida Supreme Court Foreclosure Case
Brannock & Humphries successfully convinced all seven members of the Florida Supreme Court to dismiss a challenge today to a decision of the Fifth District Court of Appeal, brought by U.S. Bank, over which the Supreme Court had previously agreed to weigh in.
In a major victory for plaintiffs around the state, the Florida Supreme Court today agreed with Brannock & Humphries that the Second District Court of Appeal improperly limited the dangerous instrumentality doctrine in declining to apply it to a multi-terrain loader.
Brannock & Humphries won a new trial for the widow of an addicted smoker who died from lung cancer, persuading the Third District Court of Appeal in the process to announce an important clarification of the requirements for bringing a lawsuit against a cigarette manufacturer under Florida law.
The Second District Court of Appeal today reversed the distribution of marital assets and liabilities in a final judgment of divorce, ruling in favor of a Brannock & Humphries client who claimed that the judgment unfairly saddled her with virtually all of the former couple’s debts while awarding her ex-husband
For the second time in less than a month, Brannock & Humphries convinced the Florida Supreme Court to stop Governor Rick Scott from filling a seat on the Fourth Judicial Circuit until the conclusion of ongoing litigation over whether that seat should instead be filled by an election.
In a 6-1 decision, the Florida Supreme Court held today that Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration can satisfy its Medicaid lien from only the portion of a tort victim’s recovery designated as compensation for past medical expenses, providing a major win for Brannock & Humphries’ client and for Medicaid
The First District Court of Appeal has affirmed an order granting a new trial to a plaintiff who was injured in an accident that left her with a dramatically altered life.
One of the longest and hardest-fought cases in Brannock & Humphries’ history has finally come to an end, with the decision by tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris to abandon attempts at further review after several appellate victories by Brannock & Humphries.
Today, at Brannock & Humphries’ urging, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued an opinion reversing the reduction of a $1 million verdict against cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris.