Business Litigation in Florida

This "must-have" manual for business practitioners and litigators in Florida discusses complex commercial issues and provides trial advice and forms.

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With current authorities, succinct discussions of complex issues, and the forms vital to handling a commercial case, the Tenth Edition of Business Litigation in Florida is a must-have for business practitioners and trial attorneys alike. The completely updated manual covers the full range of concerns to business litigators, from initial considerations of jurisdiction and venue, through myriad discovery and other pretrial and trial issues, to recovery of attorneys' fees.

Highlights of the new edition include:

  • Updated review, analysis, and potential impact of Daubert and Frye in Federal and Florida cases
  • State jurisdiction concerns examined thoroughly with many updated including an analysis of Kinney factors, physical presence versus internet presence, and recent case law impacting it
  • Federal jurisdiction implications, including subjects like diversity jurisdiction and third-party claims, reviewed and updated
  • Venue and arbitration concerns for businesses are elaborated
  • Several chapters were greatly rewritten for clarify and freshness, like injunctive review, trade secrets/confidential business, proposals for settlement, pretrial preparation, and evidence
  • Updating of statute, rule, and case citations, and website references

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Table of contents

 Chapter 1  State Jurisdiction  
Aleksas A. Barauskas

Chapter 2  Federal Jurisdiction
Joseph A. Apatov

Chapter 3  Venue
Donald E. Christopher

Chapter 4  Commercial Arbitration
Jon Polenberg and Andrew Polenberg

Chapter 5  Injunctive Relief
Peter F. Valori

Chapter 6  Discovery In Other States And Countries
Meenu T. Sasser

Chapter 7  Securing, Resisting, And Limiting Discovery Of Trade Secrets And Other Confidential Business Information
Donald E. Christopher

Chapter 8  Discovery Of Experts
James B. Murphy, Jr. and W. Edwards Muñiz

Chapter 9  Proposals For Settlement
Roy E. Fitzgerald

Chapter 10  Case Management Conferences And Pretrial Hearings, And Pretrial Stipulations And Orders
Donald E. Christopher

Chapter 11  Pretrial Preparation And Trial Procedures; Direct Examination, Cross-Examination, Redirect, And Rebuttal
Curtis Alva and Derrick Hibbard

Chapter 12   Selected Problems In Evidence
Roy E. Fitzgerald

Chapter 13  Daubert And Commercial Litigation Expert Testimony
Stephen Mahle

Chapter 14  Summary Judgment In Business Litigation
John Farina and Kenni Judd

Chapter 15  Jury Instructions For Business Litigation
Manuel Farach

Chapter 16  Recovery Of Attorneys' Fees
David P. Ackerman and Jessica Bober Rosenthal

Chapter 17  Punitive And Lost Profit Damages In Commercial Tort Cases
Michael W. Marcil

Chapter 18  Business Litigation Involving Florida Business Organizations
Derrick Hibbard

Chapter 19  Litigating Commercial Cases In Bankruptcy Court
Kenneth Dante Murena and Casandra Perez Murena

Chapter 20  Litigation Under Florida's Deceptive And Unfair Trade Practices Act, The Florida Antitrust Act, And/Or Federal Antitrust Statutes
Steven Fox