Fla. High Court Looks At Change To Summary Judgment Rule

Law360 (October 8, 2020, 8:41 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court was told that the state's summary judgment standard has become "unworkable" during oral arguments Thursday in a closely watched case over a fatal truck accident that has prompted the state high court to consider whether to adopt federal standards or develop new rules.

That was the argument made by counsel for trucking company Wilsonart LLC and its driver Samuel Rosario as they urged the justices to reinstate a trial court's summary judgment ruling that dashcam video they presented in the case directly contradicted the plaintiff's opposing evidence and established that there were no genuine issues of material...

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