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Business Litigation in Florida, Eighth Edition

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With current authorities, succinct discussions of complex issues, and the forms vital to handling a commercial case, the Eighth 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 to show changes to F.S. 90.702, 90.704, and Florida Evidence Code, concerning Florida's switch from the Frye standard to the Daubert standard.
•  Updates to case law and statutes through 2013.
•  New chapter regarding electronic discovery under the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.
•  New section covering arbitrator's appointment, disclosure, and immunity.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. State Jurisdiction, Avery S. Chapman

CHAPTER 2. Federal Jurisdiction, Maxine M. Long

CHAPTER 3. Venue, R. Kyle Gavin and Christian P. George

CHAPTER 4. Commercial Arbitration, Jon Polenberg

CHAPTER 5. Injunctive Relief, Peter F. Valori and David M. Carnright

CHAPTER 6. Discovery In Other States And Countries, Meenu T. Sasser

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

CHAPTER 8. Discovery Of Experts, James B. Murphy, Jr. and Tiffany C. Raush

CHAPTER 9. Proposals For Settlement, Roy E. Fitzgerald

CHAPTER 10. Case Management Conferences And Pretrial Hearings, And Pretrial Stipulations And Orders, Robert B. George and Katie L. Dearing

CHAPTER 11. Pretrial Preparation And Trial Procedures; Direct Examination, Cross-Examination, Redirect, And Rebuttal, Curtis Alva, Fabienne Fahnestock, and Anne C. O'Connor

CHAPTER 12. Selected Problems In Evidence, Roy E. Fitzgerald

CHAPTER 13. Daubert And Commercial Litigation Expert Testimony, Stephen Mahle

CHAPTER 14. Summary Judgments 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 Holly C. Galinskie

CHAPTER 17. Punitive And Lost Profit Damages In Commercial Tort Cases, Michael W. Marcil and Michael Cavendish

CHAPTER 18. Business Litigation Involving Florida Business Organizations, John P. Kelly

CHAPTER 19. Litigating Commercial Cases In Bankruptcy Court, Kenneth Dante Murena and David M. Carnright

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

CHAPTER 21. Fundamentals Of Patent Litigation, Ury Fisher

CHAPTER 22. "White-Collar" Crimes, Joseph C. Bodiford

CHAPTER 23. The Economic Loss Rule, Avery S. Chapman

CHAPTER 24. Electronic Discovery, Steven W. Teppler