Monthly Archives: February 2020

CSK Recently Obtained a Favorable Verdict in a Case Involving a Rear-End Accident with Admitted Liability.

CSK Miami Partner Richard Adams and Jacksonville Associate Christopher Walsh recently obtained a very favorable verdict after a week-long trial in Jacksonville, Florida. The case involved a rear-end accident with admitted liability. The defendant was in the course of his employment and driving a company van. The plaintiff claimed significant injury and had undergone a one level cervical fusion. Following surgery, the Plaintiff still complained of continued neck and back pain and was therefore on a lifetime course of pain management. Plaintiff’s past economics were over $200,000, and at trial, Plaintiff asked the jury for $1.8 million. The jury found no permanent injury and awarded Plaintiff only $15,900, which represented 6 weeks of the initial chiropractic treatment for a neck strain/sprain

CSK obtained a complete defense verdict in an E&O negligence case seeking $825,000

CSK Orlando Partner Robert (Bob) Swift recently obtained a complete defense verdict in an insurance agent errors and omissions (negligence) case seeking $825,000. Our client was sued for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty for selling an insurance policy to a tennis center that contained a comprehensive exclusion for tennis operations.

Plaintiff was severely injured warming up for a match and the insurer denied coverage under the exclusion. Plaintiff had severe, permanent nerve damage to her wrist and hand, and could no longer play tennis or perform routine tasks.

After a 4-day trial, Bob obtained a directed verdict on the fiduciary duty claim and the jury returned a verdict of no negligence after deliberating for approximately 30 minutes.