Fla. Appeals Court Flips $900M Award Against Trans Health

Law360, Los Angeles (December 10, 2013, 8:18 PM EST) -- A Florida appeals court on Tuesday reversed a $900 million final judgment against Trans Health Management Inc. and its former parent company, concluding that the trial court abused its discretion by denying the motion of a non-Florida attorney to represent the appellants.

Plaintiff and appellee Joseph Webb first filed suit in 2006, alleging negligent treatment while he was a patient at the University Place Care and Rehabilitation Center nursing home, in Gainesville, Fla., where he says the nursing home staff actions or inaction caused him to...
To view the full article, register now.