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Capitol Report - 2010 Election Results

Capitol Report - 2010 Election Results

November 3, 2010

Rheb Harbison publishes "It’s a Republican Triple Crown Win: Republicans Cash-In on Washington Woes in Super-Sized Sweep"

Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420, Public Access To Judicial Branch Records, Became Fully Effective October 1, 2010

Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.420, Public Access To Judicial Branch Records, Became Fully Effective October 1, 2010

October 26, 2010

On October 1, 2010, Rule 2.420 of the Rules of Judicial Administration, which deals with the manner in which confidential information in court records is handled by the court, became fully effective. The Rule completely overhauled the way attorneys, courts and clerks must handle confidential information filed in court records and addresses the procedures to be used by filers of documents containing confidential information, as well as the clerks and the courts. The Florida Bar has demonstrated its belief that Rule 2.420 is so important, that it has made a two-hour online CLE seminar available to all Bar members at no cost.

The Third District Reaffirms the General Admissibility of

The Third District Reaffirms the General Admissibility of "No Accident" Evidence

October 26, 2010

This client alert discusses a recent case by Florida's Third District Court of Appeal in which it addressed the admissibility of "no accident" evidence in a premises-liability action.

FCPA Compliance: Tone At The Top, Train At The Bottom

FCPA Compliance: Tone At The Top, Train At The Bottom

October 19, 2010

Carlton Fields attorney Catherine "Katie" Salinas and Karen Fortune of Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP co-authored the article "FCPA Compliance: Tone At The Top, Train At The Bottom," which was featured on Law360's website and in the International Trade, Employment, and White Collar Law360 newsletters.

11th Circuit Requires Repair for RCV Benefits

11th Circuit Requires Repair for RCV Benefits

October 6, 2010

This alert discusses a September 2010 Eleventh Circut decision that upheld policy provisions that required an insured to make property repairs prior to claiming replacement cost or law and ordinance coverage.

New Registration Requirements for Foreclosed Properties in DeKalb County, Georgia: Stiff Penalties for Failing to Register

New Registration Requirements for Foreclosed Properties in DeKalb County, Georgia: Stiff Penalties for Failing to Register

October 3, 2010

This alert, by Walter Bush and Catherine Salinas, provides an overview of the new registration requirements for foreclosed properties in DeKalb County, Georgia, and the penalties for failing to register.

Sales Reps in the OR: The Hunt for Non-Preempted Claims

Sales Reps in the OR: The Hunt for Non-Preempted Claims

October 4, 2010

Published in the October 2010 edition of DRI’s “For the Defense,” this article by Edward Gerecke and David Walz discusses the preemption of claims against manufacturers' representatives under Riegel.

Federal Government Cracking Down on Distracted Driving by Workers

Federal Government Cracking Down on Distracted Driving by Workers

September 30, 2010

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of fatalities among employees in the United States. In 2009, President Barack Obama signed an executive order issuing a federal government-wide prohibition on the use of texting or text messaging while driving. In light of this growing phenomenon, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) and the U.S. Department of Transportation are partnering to develop initiatives to persuade employers to help combat distracted driving.

Florida Supreme Court Amends the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure

Florida Supreme Court Amends the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure

September 27, 2010

To keep you abreast of developments in the law, Carlton Fields' Appellate and Trial Support Practice Group is pleased to provide you with a copy of our latest alert.

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