Jury Instructions Change For Fla. Wrongful Death, Fraud Suits

Law360, New York (May 31, 2013, 4:38 PM EDT) -- Florida's courts will now handle revised jury instructions in cases of wrongful death and negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation after the state high court on Thursday issued an opinion authorizing several amendments to its standard jury instructions for civil cases.

In a 118-page opinion, the Florida Supreme Court signed off on proposals issued by a court committee charged with reviewing the state's civil case standard jury instructions, and the instructions are now effective, in light of the court's opinion.

Juries that confront fraudulent misrepresentation and negligent misrepresentation...
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