Tort

M.S. v. Kids in Distress, Inc.

Trial court erred in granting summary judgment dismissing sexual abuse of minor case against provider of social services on basis it had no duty to disclose the perpetrator’s history of engaging in sexual abuse since section 39.202 prohibits dissemination of this information because provider of social services could have provided this information to principal. M.S. v. Kids in Distress, Inc.,58 So.3d 433 (Fla. 4th DCA April 20, 2011).

Aguilera v. Equity One

In slip-and-fall accident case, trial court erred in failing to grant a new trial on the issues of loss of future earnings and loss of consortium because the evidence was uncontroverted plaintiff suffered at least some damages. Aguilera v. Equity One, LLC, 61 So.3d 1173 (Fla. 3d DCA April 20, 2011).

Slaats v. Sandy Lane Residential

Trial court erred by granting summary judgment dismissing personal injury case on basis that step-down near a pool area was an obvious dangerous condition because plaintiff’s testimony that she was unable to see the step down because it was uniform in color and the afternoon sun was shining directly in her eyes raised genuine issues of fact. Slaats v. Sandy Lane Residential, LLC,59 So.3d 320 (Fla. 3d DCA April 20, 2011).