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What Does Florida’s New Summary Judgment Standard Mean For Lenders in Borrower Default Cases?

August 12, 2021 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog

Lenders who move for summary judgment under Florida’s new summary judgment standard will likely enjoy more favorable outcomes. The court’s more rigorous review of attempts to withstand summary judgment will change expected litigation outcomes, impact litigation strategy, and largely benefits lenders. How Does Florida’s New Summary Judgment Standard Differ From […]

Can Professional Service Providers Enforce Non-Competes Based on Protection of Goodwill?

August 11, 2021 Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

In Florida, non-competes may be enforced by professional service providers so long as they are reasonable in time, area, and line of business. In addition, the non-compete must also protect a “legitimate business interest,” as defined by Section 542.335 of the Florida Statutes. The statute defines legitimate business interests through […]

What Does Florida’s New Summary Judgment Standard Mean For Insurers?

August 4, 2021 Insurance Industry Legal Blog

Insurers will likely enjoy more favorable outcomes under Florida’s new summary judgment standard. The court’s less rigorous review of attempts to withstand summary judgment will impact expected litigation outcomes, litigation strategy, and largely benefits insurers. How Does Florida’s New Summary Judgment Standard Differ From Its Old Summary Judgment Standard? On […]

Properly Evaluating and Defending Class Action Complaints

July 21, 2021 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog

Class action complaints are not a novel concept. Nevertheless, there appears to be an increase in class action complaints alleging violations of consumer protection laws such as Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Florida’s Consumer Collections Practices Act (FCCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), or Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). […]

Charles Jimerson Interviewed by the Miami Herald for Condo Law Expertise for Surfside Condo Collapse Article

July 12, 2021 In The News

On Monday, July 12, 2021, the Miami Herald covered the Surfside condo collapse in their latest news article, “Condos’ reserve funds, delayed repairs under new scrutiny since Surfside tragedy.” Managing partner Charles Jimerson was quoted throughout the piece for his expertise in condominium law by the Miami Herald’s Mary Ellen […]

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