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Ralph Martinez, Mary Jaye Hall, and Kelsey Weiss obtained a defense verdict on January 19, 2024

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Ralph Martinez, Mary Jaye Hall, and Kelsey Weiss obtained a defense verdict on January 19, 2024 for a Marion County cardiologist. The case involved alleged failure to diagnose endocarditis resulting in embolic strokes. Our team presented the jury with the two-pronged, thorough approach taken by our client to care for this patient and utilized… Read More »

Danielle Boring and Ralph Martinez obtained summary judgment for a national medical transportation company on August 11, 2023

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The Plaintiff claimed she was dropped by EMS personnel, which allegedly caused permanent, disabling neck and back injury. There was no evidence to support the Plaintiff’s allegations. Therefore, the Court appropriately granted the transport company’s motion for summary judgment.

Ralph Martinez, Stacey Carlisle and Dhillon Ramkhelawan got a dismissal for a Volusia County dentist on September 19, 2023

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The Plaintiff alleged medical negligence and bodily injury related to a crown placement done by our client. Plaintiff attempted to circumvent the presuit investigation requirements for medical negligence cases in Florida by bringing additional causes of action for breach of contract, emotional distress, and products liability. We argued that Florida’s medical malpractice statute, and… Read More »

Ralph Martinez, Zack Trapp and Dhillon Ramkhelawan obtained a dismissal for a Key West Podiatrist on July 25, 2023, due to Plaintiff’s failure to join the State of Florida as an indispensable party

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This was a complex medical malpractice case where Plaintiff alleged our client was negligent in the performance of his total left ankle replacement surgery. The case also involved a unique situation where our client treated Plaintiff through the Florida Department of Health’s Volunteer Healthcare Provider Program as an agent of the State. We communicated… Read More »

Ralph Martinez and Zack Trapp obtained final Summary Judgment for a Volusia County Orthopedic Surgeon

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The Plaintiff alleged our client was negligent in the performance of a right shoulder surgery. We first challenged Plaintiff’s initial presuit orthopedic surgery expert on the grounds that he was not properly qualified to corroborate Plaintiff’s allegations against our client because the expert had not actively practiced medicine for more than 3 years before… Read More »

Tom Dukes gave the prosecution opening statement in the mock St. Valentine’s Day murder trial of Al Capone

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Tom Dukes gave the prosecution opening statement in the mock St. Valentine’s Day murder trial of Al Capone for the American College of Trial Lawyers Young Lawyers Boot Camp on Friday, June 2, 2023.

Dhillon Ramkhelawan and Tom Dukes obtained a dismissal for an Orlando ophthalmologist on June 13, 2023

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Dhillon Ramkhelawan and Tom Dukes obtained a dismissal for an Orlando ophthalmologist on June 13, 2023. The claim stemmed from an elective procedure that included both cataract removal and vision correction components. The case was ultimately dismissed due to the Plaintiff’s failure to comply with the statutory presuit requirements that need to be completed… Read More »

They gave the faculty demonstration opening statement for the Defendant.

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Tom Dukes and Mary Jaye Hall were part of the faculty for the Florida Trial Lawyers’ Section of The Florida Bar’s Advanced Trial Academy from Tuesday, May 16 through Saturday, May 20, 2023. They gave the faculty demonstration opening statement for the Defendant.

The trial court agreed and granted our client summary judgment as a matter of law.

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Tom Dukes and Zack Trapp obtained a Summary Judgment for a cardiologist in Orange County on September 6, 2022. This was a complex medical malpractice action involving multiple parties that arose from a surgical procedure and postoperative anticoagulation therapy. Tom Dukes and Zack Trapp argued that there was no genuine issue of material fact… Read More »

Mary Jaye Hall and Zack Trapp obtained a complete dismissal for a cardiologist in Broward County on November 21, 2021.

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Mary Jaye Hall and Zack Trapp obtained a complete dismissal for a cardiologist in Broward County on November 21, 2021. This was a complex medical malpractice action involving multiple parties that arose from a heart failure incident following birth. Mary Jaye Hall and Zack Trapp argued that there was no genuine issue of material… Read More »