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Murphy v. Roth

Murphy v. Roth

Case Date: 10/05/2016
Citation: Murphy v. Roth, 204 So. 3d 43 (Fla. 4th DCA 2016)
Court Type: District Court of Appeal
Court: Fla. 4th DCA
Judge: Associate Judge: Norma S. Lindsey
Issues:

Whether the trial court abused its discretion in denying Plaintiff’s motion for a new trial based on a juror tweeting about the trial and failing to disclose relevant information during voir dire.

Resolution:

The Court held that the statements by the juror on social media were insufficiently prejudicial and that the juror’s failure to disclose during voir dire that he had been in an accident with his father was not material.

Relevant Documents:

Appellant’s Reply Brief

Appellee’s Answer Brief

Initial Brief on Merits

Decision

E-Discovery Issues: Jury Misconduct, Motion for New Trial
E-discovery Tags: Possession or Control
E-discovery subjects: Social Media

Published: January 4th, 2018

Category: Uncategorized


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