Tag Archives: Negligence

Florida Supreme Court Curtails Medical Malpractice Defense

By Robin Bresky |

Florida Supreme Court Curtails Medical Malpractice Defense Saunders v. Dickens, 39 Fla. L. Weekly S 494 (Fla. July 10, 2014)* In several medical malpractice cases, defendants have argued that the defendant doctor’s misdiagnosis did not really cause the injury if a subsequent treating physician has testified that the eventual treatment would have been the… Read More »

Fourth DCA Reverses and Remands Trial Court’s Directed Verdict Against Plaintiff

By Robin Bresky |

Westervelt v. Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation and Toscana North Condominium Association, Inc. Case No. 4D08-3037 Westervelt worked as a concierge at a Toscana condominium building. Westervelt was injured as a result of riding in a condominium elevator, which suddenly stopped while traveling from an upper floor to the lobby. Toscana had hired Thyssenkrupp to maintain… Read More »