Fla. Appeals Court Flips $900M Award Against Trans Health

Law360, Los Angeles (December 10, 2013, 8:18 PM EST) -- A Florida appeals court on Tuesday reversed a $900 million final judgment against Trans Health Management Inc. and its former parent company, concluding that the trial court abused its discretion by denying the motion of a non-Florida attorney to represent the appellants.

Plaintiff and appellee Joseph Webb first filed suit in 2006, alleging negligent treatment while he was a patient at the University Place Care and Rehabilitation Center nursing home, in Gainesville, Fla., where he says the nursing home staff actions or inaction caused him to...
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