Fla. Adopts Standard Jury Instructions For Contracts Cases

Law360, Miami (June 6, 2013, 8:53 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday adopted a proposed set of standard jury instructions for contracts and business cases in the state court system that is modeled after the standard instructions used in California courts.

The new jury instructions are the result of six years of work on the part of a committee created to look into the issue after the use of standardized jury instructions was seen as successful in other types of cases in Florida, according to the opinion.

“This court is confident that...
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