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Darden v. Beverly Health & Rehab. Servs.

763 So. 2d 542 (Fla. 5th DCA 2000) The trial court dismissed a third amended complaint filed in a wrongful death action on the basis that the applicable statute of limitations had run prior to the filing of the complaint. Shannon McLin represented the estate on appeal, and was successful in reversing the decision and…

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Ligouri v. Beverly Enterprises

762 So. 2d 1039 (Fla. 5th DCA 2000) In this wrongful death case arising out of nursing home’s negligence, the trial court dismissed a complaint with prejudice after his prior trial counsel had numerous unsuccessful attempts to amend. Shannon McLin represented the client on appeal. Recognizing that trial courts are afforded broad discretion in dismissing…