Fla. High Court Nixes Nursing Home Patient's $900M Award

Law360, New York (May 12, 2014, 7:22 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Friday upheld a lower court's reversal of a $900 million jury ruling against Trans Healthcare Management Inc. and its former parent company, rejecting former patient Joseph Webb's appeal on jurisdictional grounds.

The state's highest court said it reviewed the parties' briefs and relevant parts of the record but offered no further explanation in its one-page order and said it would not consider a motion for rehearing.

The case instead will head back to trial in accordance with the First District Court of Appeal's ruling from December that found the trial court abused its discretion by denying...

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