Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell

The Option to Repair: Making it Work

Florida homeowner insurers are seeing a significant increase in claims and litigation and are seeking ways to avoid costly litigation and expedite the claims process for their insureds. One option for the insurer is to exercise…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

Eleventh Circuit Rules that Title VII Does Not Prohibit Sexual Orientation Discrimination

On March 10, 2017, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held in Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital that Title VII does not prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. Accordingly,…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

US Supreme Court Determines Scope of the Administrative Exhaustion Requirement Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

In Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, No. 15-497, 2017 WL 685533 (U.S. Feb. 22, 2017), the United States Supreme Court held that administrative exhaustion under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act was unnecessary…more
| Civil Rights, Education

Florida Employers: Here Comes Medical Marijuana – Are You Ready?

Florida voters turned out in droves to pass Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana. This Constitutional Amendment greatly expanded what was once a very narrow right in Florida to be treated with low dose THC cannabis. With…more
| Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Daubert Under the Microscope Again by Florida Courts

In a ruling that raises new issues about the adoption of the Daubert standard for the admissibility of expert opinions in Florida state court, the Florida Supreme Court has declined to adopt, to the extent they are procedural,…more
| Civil Procedure

When Does a Claim for Legal Malpractice Accrue in the Litigation Context

The long understood rule of law in Florida is that a cause of action for legal malpractice accrues in the litigation context when the litigation is concluded by a final judgment, and the final judgment becomes final when the…more
| Civil Procedure, Law Practice Products & Services, Professional Malpractice

US Supreme Court Holds That Qualified Immunity Bars 4th Amendment Claim in Deadly Police Force Case

The United States Supreme Court recently held that an officer’s use of deadly force by shooting an armed individual before issuing a verbal warning did not violate a clearly established Fourth Amendment right, and therefore, the…more
| Constitutional Law, Criminal Law

City of Orlando Passes New Drone Ordinance Effective Immediately

This week, the City of Orlando announced the passage of its new Drone Ordinance- the amended Section 43.02 of the Code of the City of Orlando (Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems- Restrictions on Operation). The ordinance…more
| Administrative Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Defense Verdict for Harley-Davidson

Skip Eubanks of Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell and Mark Kircher of Quarles & Brady and won a defense verdict on behalf of Harley-Davidson on January 19, 2017 in a product liability case in the United States District Court for the…more
| Civil Procedure, Products Liability

FAA Issued Notice Advising Public of RTCA Drone Advisory Committee Second Meeting for Jan 31

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a notice advising the public of the RTCA Drone Advisory Committee’s second public meeting, which is scheduled to take place on January 31, 2017 in Reno, Nevada. The FAA has…more
| Administrative Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

Florida 4th DCA Reiterates Insurers Negligence Not Enough to Sustain Bad Faith Claim

Directs Judgment to be Entered in Favor of Insurer - In GEICO v. Harvey, (Fla. 4th DCA Jan. 4, 2017), Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal held that the trial court erred in denying the insurer’s motion for directed…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

What Can the Business Community Expect from a Trump Administration

As Donald Trump’s administration takes shape, the business community stands watch expecting a business-friendly White House. Trump’s promises of fewer regulations and lower taxes have small and large businesses alike feeling a…more
| Business Organizations, Business Torts, Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Overview of Recent FAA Remarks on UAS/Drone Integration into the National Airspace

On January 6, 2017, Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) Administrator Michael Huerta, delivered a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), a global consumer electronics and technology tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada,…more
| Administrative Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

Mental Health, Baker Act, and Firearms: What's an Agency to Do?

Florida’s law enforcement agencies are frequently presented with calls for service involving individuals threatening others or themselves. When qualifying conditions are met, officers may involuntarily commit those who pose a…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Health

United States Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality of Criminal Breath Test Refusal Statutes

The United States Supreme Court recently upheld the constitutionality of state statutes providing criminal penalties for the refusal to provide a breath test after an arrest for DUI, but held them unconstitutional when applied…more
| Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Privacy
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Orlando, FL 32801, United States

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Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
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  • Bankruptcy
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