PALM BEACH
TREASURE COAST
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  • New case on “notice” in slip and fall suits provides help to governmental agencies
  • Chioma Deere co-presented a Continuing Judicial Education (CJE) session to judges on Judicial Management of Electronic Discovery in Palm Beach County.
  • Phil Wiseberg obtains a dismissal with prejudice on the eve of trial in property insurance case.
  • In Bryant v. Mezo, Carri Leininger obtained favorable opinion from the Fourth DCA recognizing the Plaintiff’s failure to disclose prior medical treatment was fraud and justified dismissal of the Plaintiff’s lawsuit.
  • Jim Williams intervened in complex construction/banking litigation on behalf of a local county obtaining a stay and potentially saving the county from a judgment that would have deprived the county of over a million dollars in collateral.
  • Chioma Deere co-presented a Continuing Judicial Education (CJE) session on Judicial Management of Electronic Discovery at the 19th Judicial Circuit to judges from St. Lucie, Martin, and Okeechobee counties.
  • Lee Baggett and Jeff Cosby spoke at the Orlando Claims Conference on Exposing Financial Bias of Treating Doctors.
  • Carri Leininger obtains summary judgment for CGL carrier in coverage dispute arising out of a multi-million dollar construction defect case.
  • Jessica Gregory obtains summary judgment for Property Owners Association in ADA/FHA case.
  • Phil Wiseberg and Jim Williams obtain a defense verdict in an automobile negligence suit
  • Phil Wiseberg achieved dismissal of a federal copyright infringement lawsuit on behalf of a local university…
  • Carri Leininger wins appellate victory in controversial juror texting case, Murphy v. Roth
  • Jim Williams succeeds with Palm Beach County jury returning defense verdict for half clients’ pre-trial offer

Jeffrey C. Cosby

Partner

Email: jcosby@wlclaw.com

Jeff Cosby is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in Civil Trial Law. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1989 and is a 1992 graduate of Nova Southeastern University Law School. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts throughout Florida. Mr. Cosby began his career as a prosecutor on the Treasure Coast where he developed his trial skills. He participated in over seventy jury trials involving persons charged with all levels of crimes, including first-degree murders. Since joining the firm in 1997, Mr. Cosby has tried numerous civil cases to verdict throughout the Treasure Coast in addition to Palm Beach and Broward County. Mr. Cosby is a member of the 19th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee and is Past-President of the 19th Circuit Inns of Court. He has been admitted to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), one of the most highly respected organizations in the nation for civil trial lawyers. He is also a member of the Martin County Bar and the Florida Bar. Mr. Cosby handles the defense of catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and brain injury claims, construction defect claims, insurance coverage litigation claims, complex global settlements, employment cases, business disputes, construction litigation, Chinese drywall claims, and civil rights matters.

He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), one of the most highly respected organizations in the nation for civil trial lawyers. He is also a member of the Martin County Bar Association and the Florida Bar.

Mr. Cosby handles the defense of claims involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, brain injury, construction defect, construction litigation, Chinese drywall, business and contract disputes, homeowners and property association disputes, product defects, insurance coverage disputes, complex global settlements, employment disputes, and civil rights matters. Mr. Cosby has also handled cases on behalf of various Plaintiffs involved in multiple claims.