Document(s) published by this organization: 6
|Plaintiffs can Now Mitigate Sanctions from a Proposal for Settlement by Utilizing the New Insurance Program Providing Coverage for Attorney’s Fees and Costs Incurred under Florida’s Proposal for Settlement Statute|
Randall Rogers, Scott J. Welner; Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.;
February 21, 2013, previously published on February 8, 2013With the advent of the mediation process (which is mandatory in any civil action in Florida), over 95% of all lawsuits now settle before trial. From the moment a complaint is served, each party seeks to identify, establish and exploit any potential advantage. In the chess match that is civil...
|The Guide to Traumatic Brain Injuries|
Christopher Donegan; Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.;
February 21, 2013, previously published on February 13, 2013Between 2000 and 2006, an estimated 1.7 million people annually reported sustaining a traumatic brain injury (“TBI”), of which 52,000 people died, 275,000 were hospitalized and the remaining 1,373,000 were treated at their local emergency room and released without incident. According to...
|E-Discovery & Nursing Home Litigation: What You Need To Know|
Rochelle J. Nunez; Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.;
February 13, 2013, previously published on February 8, 2013Electronic discovery, more commonly known as “e-discovery,” refers to the use and preservation of information that is created or maintained in electronic media. This type of data, referred to as electronically stored information (“ESI”), incorporates emails, voice mails,...
|Protecting Organizations from Allegations of Employee Sexual Misconduct|
Jessica Arbour; Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.;
February 13, 2013, previously published on February 8, 2013It seems as if every time we turn on the news there is a new allegation of sexual abuse and assaults committed in the context of an employment relationship: teachers, day care workers, Boy Scout leaders, college football coaches, and even police officers. In other cases, the alleged victim is...
|United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Strategic Plan for 2012 to 2016|
Barry Postman; Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.;
August 13, 2012, previously published on July 24, 2012The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has implemented its new strategic plan for the fiscal years 2012 to 2016. The plan is based on the following three strategic objectives:
|When It’s Necessary to Present Expert Testimony of Industry Standard to Establish the Standard of Care in Negligence Actions: The Case of the Roofer|
Daniel Levin; Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A.;
May 29, 2012, previously published on May 13, 2012The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently issued an opinion which has, in essence, confirmed the steps necessary in establishing a negligence action against a roofer in Florida. While the standard of care necessary to prove whether a roof was negligent is a seemingly...