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Recent Florida Supreme Court Decision On Prejudgment Interest

Recent Florida Supreme Court Decision On Prejudgment Interest

September 24, 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.

When Cloud Computing Meets E-Discovery Obligations

When Cloud Computing Meets E-Discovery Obligations

September 15, 2010

Companies are increasingly using third-party vendors to handle their electronically stored information. This article, by shareholder Robert Pass and attorney Rebecca Shwayri, addresses some of the legal questions that can arise when a company that uses a cloud vendor faces electronic discovery obligations.

The Third DCA Clarifies The Bounds of Opening Statements and Final Arguments

The Third DCA Clarifies The Bounds of Opening Statements and Final Arguments

August 5, 2010

This alert, by Wendy Lumish and David Luck, discusses the appropriate bounds of advocacy during opening statements and closing arguments as decided by the Third District Court of Appeal.

The Supreme Court's Class Action Arbitration 'Do Over' in Stolt-Nielsen

The Supreme Court's Class Action Arbitration 'Do Over' in Stolt-Nielsen

July 28, 2010

Carlton Fields' Tampa shareholder D. Matthew Allen and Tampa associate Rebecca N. Shwayri published the article "The Supreme Court's Class Action Arbitration 'Do Over' in Stolt-Nielsen" in the July 2010 issue of Bloomberg Law Reports - Class Actions, Vol. 3, No. 7.

Florida Changes Procedures for Civil Remedy Notices

Florida Changes Procedures for Civil Remedy Notices

July 26, 2010

This alert provides information regarding changes to the Florida Department of Financial Services' procedures on the Civil Remedy Notice required by Florida law to prosecute a statutory bad faith claim against an insurer.

New 11th Circuit CAFA Decision That May Affect Subject Matter Jurisdiction in Pending Class Actions in Federal Court

New 11th Circuit CAFA Decision That May Affect Subject Matter Jurisdiction in Pending Class Actions in Federal Court

July 20, 2010

On July 19, a three judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit issued a decision on the requirements of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 that has the potential to inject substantial confusion into Eleventh Circuit class action jurisprudence and may adversely affect subject matter jurisdiction in pending class actions.

Energy: Proactive Strategies to Meet Renewable Portfolio Standards

Energy: Proactive Strategies to Meet Renewable Portfolio Standards

July 14, 2010

This article outlines options for meeting the renewable portfolio standards, which require a percentage of public utility energy support to come from renewable energy.

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