Foreclosure Law

Powerful Essays
2013
FLORIDA HANDBOOK
ON CIVIL DISCOVERY
PRACTICE

TABLE OF CONTENTS
PREFACE ............................................................................................................ iii
Chapter 1: Available Weapons to Combat Discovery Abuse ............................... 1
In General ..................................................................................... 1
Award of Expenses and Fees on Motion to Compel ..................... 3
Exclusion of Expert Witness Opinions........................................... 5
Remedies Under Fla. Stat. §57.105 .............................................. 7
Sanctions for Failure to Obey Court Order .................................. 11
Required Due Process and Findings of Fact............................... 12
Chapter 2: Remedies for Destruction of Evidence ............................................. 16
Chapter 3: Remedies for Fraud on the Court ..................................................... 21
Selected Cases on Fraud on the Court ....................................... 24
Chapter 4: Remedies Against Nonparty............................................................. 35
Chapter 5: Work Product and Trade Secrets ..................................................... 40
Incident Reports .......................................................................... 43
Claims Files ................................................................................ 44
Surveillance Video ...................................................................... 44
Chapter 6: Effect of a Motion for Protective Order on Pending Discovery ......... 45
Issue ........................................................................................... 45
Discussion ................................................................................... 45
Applicable Rules .................................................................... 45
Florida Case Law

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