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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

Attorney Chris Connally and family runs 5Ks benefitting animal welfare here and abroad

In May, Chris Connally and his family ran in the Big Cat Race Series: Stacy Konwiser Save the Tigers 5K at Dreher Park and the Palm Beach Zoo.

With fewer than 250 Malayan tigers remaining in the wild, proceeds from the event support the Palm Beach Zoos partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society at Endau Rompin National Park in Malaysia. The organizations work to protect the tigers and their habitat.

"It would be a tremendous loss to see this beautiful animals decimated into extinction," Connally said.

This isn't the first animal welfare 5K the Connallys have supported this year. In April, The Connallys, along with their Goldendoodle Princess, ran the Palm Beach County Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue 5K. The Connally family had previously adopted a dog through the Palm Beach County-based rescue organization.

The event at John Prince Park benefitted local homeless dogs and cats. The Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue is the largest foster-based animal rescue in Palm Beach County. The group saves an average of 1,000 animals each year and runs two adoption shuttles in Palm Beach County.

"We need to teach our kids the importance of animal preservation at every level, whether cats and dogs or Malaysian tigers."

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