Case Study: Hogan V. Gray Gable

Law360, New York (April 28, 2010, 1:26 PM EDT) -- Take note of Hogan v. Gray Gable, Nassau Village Volunteer Fire Dep't Inc., ___ So. 2d ___, 35 Fla. L. Wkly D416a (Fla. 1st DCA Feb. 18, 2010). This recent decision overturned a defense verdict and ordered a new trial, but it is likely to become a prominent part of the arsenal of defense attorneys battling against the admissibility of prior similar accident evidence.

Plaintiff Robert Hogan was a surgeon who volunteered to sit in a dunking booth at a charity event. Dr. Hogan cut his...
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