NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Weber Crabb & Wein, P.A. Named Tier 1 Firm by U.S. News

    We are pleased to announce that we have been included in U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 Best Law Firms list as a Tier 1 firm in the area of Commercial Litigation. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top […]

  • Not All Poop is Created Equally

    A recent case from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia is a good reminder for employers about a lesser known law known as The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (“GINA”). The law prevents employers from collecting DNA from employees. The law states that, “It shall be an unlawful employment […]

  • High School Tricks and the Federal Circuit

    Federal Circuit Court Rules Remember those really strict teachers in high school who would give zero credit to a paper that exceeded a word limit? In a very similar move, the Federal Circuit recently dismissed an appeal for the Appellants’ opening brief exceeding the 14,000 page limit of Fed. R. App. P. 32(a)(7). In PI-Net […]

  • Proud Sponsor of Israel Bonds

    Weber Crabb Wein is a proud sponsor of the Israel Bonds Pinellas Cocktail Supper. We were recently recognized for our charitable donation to the fund that does so much for so many. This is a great example of Weber Crabb Wein’s commitment to improving the lives of those in our community.

  • Joseph Kenny Recognized for Legal Ability and Professional Ethical Standards

    Last month our very own Joseph Kenny was randomly selected and reviewed by the Matindale-Hubbell Peer Rating Review process. The service conducts their reviews in two ways: “conducting reviews on randomly selected attorneys/judges and by surveying names of legal professionals that lawyers nominate as references.” We are pleased to announce that following the review Joseph […]

  • BIGGER ISN’T ALWAYS BETTER

    The Southern District of New York recently issued an Opinion criticizing counsel for both parties for not adhering to Rule 8 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The UPS Store v. Robert Hagan. While reviewing Plaintiff’s Motion to Dismiss, the Court noted that Plaintiff’s Complaint was 175 pages and contained over 1,400 pages of […]

  • THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY:

    A trial court’s $850,000 sanction against a non-party corporation for not properly educating its corporate representative pursuant to Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure was recently affirmed by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and serves as a cautionary tale to corporations that testify using designated representatives. Imperial Premium Finance, LLC v. […]

  • How Can a Fish Not Be a Tangible Object?

    Many are aware of the recent U.S. Supreme Court case of Yates v. United States, 2015 WL 773330 (2/25/2015) (a/k/a the “Fish Case”), in which the Court in a narrow four Justice plurality opinion (Justice Alito concurring in judgment to make it 5-4 result) ruled that a fish was not a tangible object within the […]

  • FLORIDA BAD CHECK STATUTE

    In dealing with a bounced the harmed party in many instances will utilize the provisions of what people generally describe as the Florida Bad Check statute, Fla. Stat. § 68.065 as a method to induce payment and if payment is not forthcoming as a basis for suit for enhanced damages and attorney’s fees. The statute […]

  • Facts are Facts

    The U.S. Supreme Court just issued an interesting opinion dealing with the standard of review of trial court decisions. In Terra Pharm. USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., 2015 U.S. LEXIS 628 (January 20, 2015), the Court noted that in Markman v. Westview Instruments, Inc., 517 U.S 370 (1996) it held that claims construction of a […]