Appeals Panel Quashes Order Disqualifying Firm In Tobacco Lawsuit
(January 12, 2018, 2:47 PM EST) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A panel of the Fourth District Florida Court of Appeal on Jan. 10 quashed a trial court order that disqualified an Engle progeny plaintiff’s attorneys because the trial court erred in finding that a previous appellate ruling in a similar case mandated disqualifying an attorney (Dolores Balaban v. Philip Morris USA Inc., et al., No. 4D17-2479, Fla. App., 4th Dist., 2018 Fla. App. LEXIS 321).
(Opinion available. Document #04-180117-011Z.)
Dolores Balaban filed suit in the 17th Judicial Circuit Court for...