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 Ninth 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:

  • DOAH's centralized electronic database 
  • 2016 amendments to F.S. 120.57
  • Authority to reconsider and vacate prior final order in disciplinary proceedings
  • Judicial Review
  • Revised statutes and rules
  • New case law

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Table of Contents


1.  State Jurisdiction
Aleksas A. Barauskas and Christian P. George

2.  Federal Jurisdiction
Maxine M. Long

3.  Venue
R. Kyle Gavin

4.  Commercial Arbitration
Jon Polenberg and Andrew Polenberg

5.  Injunctive Relief
Peter F. Valori

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

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

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

9.  Proposals For Settlement
Roy E. Fitzgerald

10.  Case Management Conferences And Pretrial Hearings,
And Pretrial Stipulations And Orders

Donald E. Christopher

11.  Pretrial Preparation And Trial Procedures;Direct Examination,
Cross-Examination, Redirect, And Rebuttal

Curtis Alva and Derrick Hibbard

12.  Selected Problems In Evidence
Roy E. Fitzgerald

13.  Daubert And Commercial Litigation Expert Testimony
Stephen Mahle

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

15.  Jury Instructions For Business Litigation
Manuel Farach

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

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

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

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

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

Steven Fox

21.  Fundamentals Of Patent Litigation
Ury Fischer

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

23.  The Economic Loss Rule
Michael Cavendish

24.  Electronic Discovery
Steven W. Teppler and Ralph Artigliere