This is the third (of five) ‘Sense’ posts (Click here for ‘Seeing’ from two weeks ago) on how litigation unfolds, according to our five senses. These were interrupted by Hurricane Irma. The sense of smell can be extraordinarily evocative, bringing back pictures as sharp as photographs of scenes that had left the conscious mind. – Thalassa Cruso […]

September 21, 2017

Days Of Writing In school, I was all passive voice and trite phrasing. I came of age at a time when the movement in legal writing was away from flowery jargon and Latin maxims. The elders that decided such things wanted muscular simplicity, active voice and simple heavy lifting. The Strunk & White of my […]

September 18, 2017

My contacts at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities confirm that the “personal cell phone number” they were given to reach Governor Scott directly in advance of the Storm was never answered. One nursing director called the number fifty times as the Storm approached and never received a call back. Remember that the government has sovereign immunity limits […]