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New Trial Granted Because Judge Improperly Denied Cause Challenge

Last week, the Third District Court of Appeal granted a new trial in an auto crash case where the trial court improperly denied the Plaintiff’s cause challenge against a juror who expressed …

K|U’s Reina Trucchio Williams Awarded 2021 AIEG Paralegal of the Year

Kelley | Uustal’ Reina Trucchio Williams has been named the 2021 AIEG Paralegal of the Year. She was nominated by her peers, and received the award during the 2021 Virtual …

Karina Rodrigues elected to the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, Seat 4 in the 17th Circuit

We are proud to announce that Kelley | Uustal attorney Karina Rodrigues has been elected to the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, Seat 4 in the 17th Circuit. …

DBR Recognizes Distinguished Leader: Bob Kelley

Bob Kelley was recently interviewed by the Daily Business Review, after being recognized as a Distinguished Leader.  What is the one word people use to describe you? Motivational What is your favorite …

Karina Rodrigues, President of the BCHBA, on Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15. The commemoration provides us with an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the rich histories, diverse cultures …

Mistrial Denied After Jurors Chatted in Zoom Virtual Jury Trial

Earlier this week in California, a mistrial was denied in a virtual jury trial when jurors were communicating with the Plaintiff through the Zoom “chat” feature.  This was a mesothelioma case involving claims …

Guide to Florida Insurance Bad Faith Lawsuits

In response to the coronavirus panemic, concerned business owners have sent us numerous questions regarding COVID-19 business interruption insurance claims. With their concerns in mind, we have consolidated answers to …

Top 10 Questions On COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

Early this year, a coronavirus pandemic few of us could have ever predicted turned our nation upside down. The COVID-19 outbreak dampened consumer and business activity across the globe. On April …

Karina Rodrigues Appointed Vice Chair of the Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee of the BCBA

K|U attorney Karina Rodrigues has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee of the Broward County Bar Association. The committee promotes diversity and inclusion, so that …

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Death Sentence Vacated Due to Possible Juror Bias

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit vacated Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhorkar Tsarnaev’s death sentence due to a trial judge not properly vetting a juror for possible …