Tag Archives: Damages

Fourth DCA Reverses Order Granting Attorney’s Fees in Lemon Law Arbitration as “Damages” Under Section 681.112(1), Fla. Stat.

By Robin Bresky |

Chrysler Group, LLC v. Musacchia, 4D10-212 June 8, 2011 The Fourth District Court of Appeal recently reversed a trial court decision granting a claim for attorney’s fees under section 681.112(1), Florida Statutes (2006).  The Musacchias filed a successful arbitration action against Chrysler with the Lemon Law New Motor Vehicle Arbitration Board after they experienced… Read More »

Specificity Needed to Support Jury Award for Lost Profits Based on Defamation, But Not for General Damages to Reputation

By Robin Bresky |

NITV, L.L.C. v. Baker, 4D10-1503 May 25, 2011 NITV appealed an adverse jury verdict in the amount of $575,000, based upon Baker’s defamation claim. Baker and NITV were in competition, as they both distributed and provided training for similar “truth verifier” software programs used by law enforcement agencies. NITV prepared two documents, one of… Read More »