A bill passed last year by the 2019 Florida legislature now expands the authority of county courts. While referred to by one legislator as a “quiet restructuring,” the new law could potentially have significant implications for civil suits; for example, those involving uninsured or underinsured motorist claims.Read More
Last summer Florida’s 4th DCA issued a generally helpful and instructive ruling, confirming the Florida legislature’s reinstatement of “Daubert” as the legal standard for admissibility of expert testimony. (Kemp v. State, 44 FLW D1974 – 7/31/19) While the opinion involves a criminal case, the decision and its basis are relevant, applicable, and important for civil cases.Read More
Fisher Rushmer, P.A. is proud to announce that five (5) of their attorneys are once again included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 edition.Read More
Joseph L. Amos, Jr., Managing Shareholder for Fisher Rushmer, P.A., will serve as a featured speaker for the White Hat/Black Hat with Gray Matter: Advanced Mediation Advocacy for Plaintiff and Defense Counsel and Their Clients seminar on June 13, 2019.Read More
Fisher Rushmer, P.A. has recently been named a 2019 "Best Law Firm" in Orlando for six practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. Our firm was recognized in four Orlando Tier 1 practice areas, one Orlando Tier 2 practice area, and one Orlando Tier 3 practice area.Read More
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ANSWER: Prudence, Not "Perfection," Is Called For.
In recent years, there seems to have been an uptick, especially in first party pre-suit assignments, involving the filing of a Civil Remedies Notice (“CRN”). The CRNs frequently involve an injured party’s (policy holder’s) claim for UM/UIM benefits following an auto accident.Read More
This past holiday season, Fisher Rushmer joined forces with the Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyer Section (OCBA YLS) and other community leaders to sponsor a toy drive to benefit the wonderful students of Washington Shores Elementary, a Title 1 school.Read More
Topics: Community Service
It was an honor again to have Fisher Rushmer support and sponsor the Breakfast of Champions, an annual fundraiser for the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc (OCBA). The fundraising event, held on November 8, 2018, was the 11th annual Breakfast of Champions, helping to raise support and awareness for those in need of legal assistance in our community but are unable to afford an attorney.Read More
Topics: Legal Aid Society
Joe Amos, Managing Shareholder of Fisher Rushmer, P.A, and last year’s 2017 President of the Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), co-chaired the second annual 7th Amendment Symposium: The Right to Trial by Jury. The symposium, presented by the Central Florida Chapter of ABOTA, featured Florida attorneys and local judges.Read More
At Fisher Rushmer, P.A., we are proud to announce that 6 of our attorneys were once again included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 edition.Read More
(Orlando, FL.) July 11, 2018 – Fisher Rushmer, P.A. announced today the addition of a convenient, easy-to-use online mediation calendar that helps speed the process of booking a mediation session with a Florida Supreme Court certified mediation attorney. Individuals (or their attorneys) who find themselves in a civil legal dispute can view available times for a Fisher Rushmer mediation lawyer and request a time that works for them.Read More
Fisher Rushmer, P.A. congratulates 6 of its attorneys who were included in 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.Read More
On January 1, 2018, Attorney Eric R. Elms was named a shareholder of the Orlando, Florida law firm of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. As a shareholder, Mr. Elms will continue to assist the firm in its civil trial cases involving personal injury and insurance litigation."Our goal is to handle a wide range of legal needs for our clients," said Joe Amos, Jr., managing shareholder for Fisher Rushmer, P.A. "Eric, in particular, brings to our firm a tenacity that is a true asset to our clients. His clear insight into insurance and the litigation process makes him uniquely qualified to assist in both ...Read More
Hiring an appellate attorney can be stressful. You may have won before the trial court, but the thrill of victory fades once you receive the other side’s Notice of Appeal. Perhaps the trial court or jury ruled against you and you need to appeal. Either way, the appellate process often represents your last shot at achieving victory, or your only hope of retaining your initial win.
As a result, choosing the right appellate attorney is crucial.Read More
Topics: Appellate Attorney
On October 20, 2017, the attorneys and employees of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. enjoyed a wonderful night of art and ballet as they helped sponsor and support the care and research for patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries.Read More