Case: Araujo v. Winn-Dixie Supermarkets
Venue: Third District Court of Appeal
Therese A. Savona of CSK’s Orlando office obtained an affirmance of a jury verdict in favor of Winn-Dixie Supermarkets in a slip and fall case. In its written Opinion, the appellate court addressed several issues that occurred during the trial, including comments during opening statements and closing arguments, admission of workers’ compensation documents, questioning related to plaintiff’s retention of counsel, and cross-examination of plaintiff’s physician under Worley, and affirmed the jury’s verdict. The appellate court also affirmed the trial court’s denial of the plaintiff/appellee’s request for attorneys’ fees under rule 1.380(c).