Tag Archives: Misrepresentation

Florida Supreme Court: Failure to Timely Move for Mistrial After an Objection to Attorney Misconduct Is Sustained Waives Motion for New Trial on That Basis Absent Fundamental Error

Resolving an express conflict between the District Courts of Appeal, the Florida Supreme Court held that when a party objects to instances of attorney misconduct during trial, and the objection is sustained, the party must also timely move for a mistrial in order to preserve the issue for a trial court’s review of a motion … Continue Reading

The California Supreme Court Schedules Oral Argument For Four Civil Cases

The Court will hear oral argument on four civil cases this November, addressing a variety of issues: Cassel v. Superior Court. (Wasserman, Comden, Casselman & Pearson),S178914: (1) Are the private conversations of an attorney and client for the purpose of mediation entitled to confidentiality under Evid. Code §§1115 through 1128? (2) Is an attorney a … Continue Reading