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No Longer Waiting on Williams: Supreme Court Holds that a Cause of Action is a Vested Right and Cannot be Impaired by a Statute adding an Element. Ensures § 768.0755 Cannot be Applied Retroactively to Lawsuits filed prior to July 1, 2010

Although Florida courts are split on whether Florida Statute § 768.0755 (2010), Premises Liability for Transitory Foreign Substances in a Business Establishment, is retroactive or prospective, the Florida Supreme Court of Florida recently reviewed another similar statute’s retroactivity, as applied in American Optical Co. v. Spiewak, No. SC08-1616, 2011 WL 2652189, (Fla. 2011) upholding Williams Read More…

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