On Day One, October 2, Jennifer Lester and Brad Willard [together with co-counsel Ernest Sellers] obtained a directed verdict from the Court in a bench trial in Gainesville. The plaintiff claimed that the defendant, a trustee of a trust, breached the trust. The judge found no evidence of breach and entered judgment for the defendant at the close of the plaintiff’s case.
On Day Eight, October 10, John Jopling and Jamie White obtained a defense verdict for their physician client, at the conclusion of a seven-day jury trial in Gainesville. The jury returned a verdict finding no negligence in the case alleging medical malpractice and wrongful death.