Less than one month after an oral argument in Daytona Beach, Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal adopted Brannock Humphries & Berman’s interpretation of the Graves Amendment, a federal statute that deals with vicarious liability for accidents caused by loaner vehicles.
On the heels of a big personal jurisdiction win against LG Chem obtained in September, Brannock Humphries & Berman has secured two more favorable rulings from the Georgia Court of Appeals.
The Second District Court of Appeal has rejected a petition filed by Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center, handing a win to Brannock Humphries & Berman’s clients in a tragic medical malpractice case.
After a rechargeable battery made by South Korean company LG Chem exploded in a Georgia resident’s pocket, causing catastrophic injuries, the company challenged the jurisdiction of the Georgia courts to adjudicate the resident’s personal-injury lawsuit.
In a case with national implications, Brannock Humphries & Berman convinced the highest court in Massachusetts to uphold a $21 million jury verdict in favor of the widow of a man who died at age 59 from his addiction to Philip Morris cigarettes.
In an extensive 40-plus-page opinion, a three-judge panel of the Second District Court of Appeal provided far-reaching guidance on the division of contingent attorney’s fees earned after a lawyer departs a law firm
After Brannock Humphries & Berman successfully persuaded the First District Court of Appeal to take the extraordinary step of reversing a murder conviction based on insufficient evidence, the Florida Supreme Court denied the State of Florida’s effort to undo the First District’s decision.
Brannock Humphries & Berman successfully persuaded the Second District Court of Appeal to uphold, without comment, an order certifying a class action against a Tampa-based clinic that claims to be able to treat chronic, incurable lung diseases such as COPD using stem cells.
After a jury ruled in favor of a Sarasota man who was permanently and significantly injured by a driver who had been drinking, the Second District Court of Appeal rejected the driver’s arguments for a new trial and fully affirmed the judgment entered for Brannock Humphries & Berman’s client.
The Second District Court of Appeal has denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed in a tortious interference lawsuit brought by a Collier County charter school against a former member of the school’s board of directors.