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Last weeks Florida legal news

  Lost Wages and Sua Sponte Orders / Marocco v. Brabec, No. 1D17-894(April 5, 2019) The First District reversed the trial court’s sua sponte Judgment Not Withstanding the Verdict (“JNOV”) against a plaintiff on his claim for lost wages under the sword-and-shield doctrine (i.e., the prohibition of taking a position supported by privileged communications and asserting the privilege as a shield to discovery about the position taken). Because the court’s role is to adjudicate a case by ruling on issues raised by the [...]