The Biggest Fla. Court Decisions Of 2016: Midyear Report
By Carolina Bolado (July 25, 2016, 4:51 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court gave workers and smokers a boost in the first half of 2016 as it scuttled parts of the state's workers' compensation law and made it easier for Engle progeny plaintiffs to seek punitive damages against tobacco companies, among other recent decisions that have made waves.
The two pairs of decisions on workers' compensation and tobacco litigation were among several issued by Florida appeals courts so far this year that should reverberate in litigation throughout the state. Here, Law360 breaks down five rulings.
Castellanos v. Next Door Co. and Westphal v. St. Petersburg
Two key rulings on Florida's...
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