Fla. Court Gives Woman Her Win Back In Trolley Fall Suit

Law360 (July 22, 2020, 6:56 PM EDT) -- A Florida state appeals court on Wednesday restored a verdict in favor of a woman who sued a transit company for injuries she suffered after a fall from a trolley, saying the trial judge did not wrongly exclude certain evidence that purportedly contradicted the woman's trial testimony.

A three-judge Court of Appeal panel for the Fourth District unanimously reversed an order granting a new trial in a suit accusing First Transit Inc., doing business as Trolley 606, of causing rider Shantel Emmitt to fall while exiting the trolley, which gave her unspecified injuries.

After a Broward County jury found that First...

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