In a 3-0 decision, Rebecca Bowen Creed, convinced the First District Court of Appeal to reverse the trial court's decision to grant defendant's motion for summary judgment. The trial court concluded that Weinart was an independent contractor giving rise to the granting of defendant's motion for summary judgment. The 1st DCA concluded that the dispute as to the relationship between Mr. Weinart and New Frontiers, LLC did not permit the trial court to grant summary judgment.
In a 3-0 decision, of-counsel, Aaron Sprague, convinced the First District Court of Appeal to deny a petition for writ of certiorari. In April 2019, petitioner filed a petition for writ of certiorari centered around a discovery dispute. Mr. Sprague, on behalf of the respondent, opposed this petition. After six months, the Court issued its order denying the petition.
To read the order, click here.
Congratulations to Meredith Ross on a win in the First District Court of Appeals. This case involved a Medicaid lien. On October 14, 2019 the court issued a short per curiam opinion reversing based on another 1st DCA opinion that was released last month and that we had submitted as supplemental authority.
D. Gray Thomas, of the Law Office of D. Gray Thomas, P.A., and Of-Counsel to Creed & Gowdy, P.A., was selected by his peers to be recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Appellate Practice; Criminal Defense: General Practice; and Criminal Defense: White Collar. Mr. Thomas has been recognized by Best Lawyers in two or more practice areas since 2006.
We are so proud of his continued success and recognition by his peers!
Of-Counsel, Thomas Burns, has filed a petition for certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States. A jury found two scientists submitted materially deceptive proposals to do $10.6m in research. Burns represents the two scientists who seek a review of their sentence.
To read the petition, click here.
To read an article published by Law360 regarding this case, click here.