Fla. Justices Reinstate Law Firm's $1.2M Chair Injury Judgment

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 3:59 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated a $1.2 million final judgment awarded to a prospective client of a Florida personal injury law firm who sat in a chair that collapsed during a meeting with an attorney at the firm.

In a 4-2 ruling, the high court quashed the Fourth District Court of Appeal's decision vacating the earlier 2009 award for plaintiff Robert Friedrich after holding that he hadn't established causation in his negligence suit against Fetterman & Associates PA for injuries he suffered when the...
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