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Summary Judgment Granted

J.D. Morgan received a final summary judgment ruling in our clients’ favor in Circuit Court in Clay County, Florida, on March 19, 2013. The plaintiff had sued landowners for failure to maintain and failure to warn after the plaintiff was rendered a paraplegic following an attempted backflip off our clients’ dock into a shallow lake….

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Defense Verdict Sustained on Appeal

A defense verdict won by Mike Regan and Steve O’Hara was upheld on appeal in a decision by the Florida First District Court of Appeal on March 19, 2013. The appeals court rejected the plaintiffs’ arguments (1) that a biomechanical expert cannot testify that there was no mechanism of injury in the accident and (2)…

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Jeri O’Hara Wins Defense Verdict

Jeri and Steve O’Hara won a jury verdict for their client in Circuit Court in Duval County, Florida, on March 13, 2013. The plaintiff was a 31 year old woman who claimed permanent injuries to her neck and back, including multiple focal disc protrusions in her thoracic spine. The client was sued under Florida’s dangerous…

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Firm Wins Double-Header

he firm won a double-header of jury trials on March 13, 2013. Jeff Humphries, assisted by J.D. Morgan, won a favorable verdict for their client from a jury in Clay County, Florida. About three hours later, Jeri O’Hara, assisted by Steve O’Hara, won a defense verdict in Duval County, Florida. Details will be posted separately.

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Defense Win Featured in DRI Newsletter

The firm’s trial win from December 14, 2012, involving a brain-injured child was featured in the February 13, 2013, edition of The Voice, DRI’s weekly e-newsletter. Steve O’Hara was the lead trial attorney on this case. Read the complete article from the DRI newsletter archives by clicking here.

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Perpetual Trial Mode

For a small law firm, we sure do try a lot of cases. We tried nine cases in 2015, with a record of four wins, four losses, and one draw. We tried nine more cases in 2016, with a record of six wins and three losses. In 2017, so far, we have tried two cases;…

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Invitation to Join Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

O’Hara Halvorsen Humphries, PA is pleased to announce that J. Stephen O’Hara and Jeffrey J. Humphries have been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and…

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Keeping Up To Date

On January 24, 2013, Steve and Jeri O’Hara attended the “Bad Faith/Coverage/Fraud Conference” sponsored by CLM (Claims and Litigation Management Alliance) in Orlando, Florida.

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Order Denying Motion to Remand

On January 9, 2013, a federal trial court entered an order denying the plaintiff’s motion to remand a case that Deborah Halvorsen had removed to federal court. Deborah opposed the motion to remand and, to meet her burden of proof regarding the requisite $75,000 amount in controversy, relied in part on medical bills produced by…

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Rare Win for Insurance Company

Jeff Humphries obtained an exceptional verdict for an insurance company in Jacksonville, Florida, on December 14, 2012. The Plaintiff was involved in a very minor motor vehicle accident in March 2006. The person who caused the accident had no insurance. The Plaintiff sued her own insurance carrier for uninsured motorist benefits, claiming that the 2006…

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