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American Optical v. Williams

Florida Supreme Court (Fourth DCA: 4D07-405, 4D07-407)

Case Number: SC08-1616

Issue: The issues presented in this consolidated appeal involve the application of the Asbestos and Silica Compensation Fairness Act ("ASCFA") to claims of various plaintiffs and whether requiring a plaintiff to actually suffer physical impairment prior to filing suit violates due process.

Status: FDLA filed an amicus brief in support of Appellant on August 20, 2009. Oral argument is set for February 10, 2010.

Attorney:
Matthew J. Conigliaro, Esq.
Carlton Fields, P.A.
P.O. Box 3239
Tampa,FL 33601

FDLA Attorney:
Caryn L Bellus
Kubicki Draper
25 West Flagler Street Penthouse
Miami,FL 33130

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