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Avoiding Photo and Selfie Injuries in Hollywood and Florida

In today’s world, social media is so ubiquitous and so important that some people take great risks for a great photo. It has created a rise in unique types of injuries, such as the selfie injury. Some people have been … Continue reading

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Florida woman pulls alligator out of pants during traffic stop – ABC News

A Florida woman pulled a small alligator out of her pants during a traffic stop Monday morning, authorities said. The unidentified woman showed an officer the reptile when asked, "Do you have anything else?" There were also 42 striped mud … Continue reading

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FLORIDA BUSINESS LITIGATION: CLAIMS FOR PUNITIVE DAMAGES DO NOT IMPOSE ADDITIONAL BURDENS ON PLAINTIFFS ASSERTING FRAUD CLAIMS

Punitive damages punish and dissuade wrong-doers from committing egregious acts by increasing the damages award to exceed compensable injuries. Cooper Indus., Inc. v. Leatherman Tool Group, Inc., 532 U.S. 424, 432 (2001) (the purpose of punitive damages is to punish … Continue reading

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FLORIDA NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS: CAN A LOST OR STOLEN AGREEMENT BE ENFORCED?

Under Florida law, a restrictive covenant is not enforceable “unless it is set forth in a writing signed by the person against whom enforcement is sought.” Fla. Stat. § 542.335(1)(a).  So, what happens if the written agreement is lost, destroyed … Continue reading

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Florida Legislature Passes HB 19 Authorizing Importation of Prescription Drugs

A handful of bills that comprised a healthcare reform package championed by Florida House Republicans are on their way to the governor’s desk where they’ll likely be signed into law. Read more detail on Recent Administrative Law posts – Justia … Continue reading

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