Pleading mistakes can have a variety of negative consequences, including costly hearings, annoying amendment requests, and even dismissal and potential professional negligence claims. Now you can eliminate or greatly reduce the risks of these scenarios with Marc A. Wites Florida Causes of Action. This practical resource saves you from having to dig through opinion after opinion looking for one that lists all the elements of an unfamiliar cause of action.
Over 100 Causes of Action
The book’s causes of action are supported with circuit variations, district-specific authorities, defenses, issues, and references to other texts.
Some of the causes covered are:
- Physical Torts
- Procedural Torts
- Fraud and Negligent Misrepresentation
- Defamation and Privacy
- Real Property and Construction
Withstand motions to dismiss
A motion to dismiss is the thorn in the side of every complaint writer. Even the most meticulous research can leave you shy of one or more of the required pleading elements and vulnerable to procedural attack. Florida Causes of Action helps you avoid the cost, hassle, and risk of a motion to dismiss by providing clear explanations of each element with authorities to help you draft nearly invincible pleadings.
Use elements to fashion a winning discovery plan
Seasoned litigators wisely look to an action’s proof elements to formulate a solid discovery plan, helping to ensure that no point of proof is overlooked. The challenge is determining which elements are required, especially in novel causes of action or emerging fields of law. Florida Causes of Action provides a clear pleading framework for every cause of action to help you form a logical and winning discovery strategy.
Take the guesswork out of responsive pleadings
With Florida Causes of Action’s detailed defenses for most causes of action, and its multi-page sections on duress, estoppel, laches, unconscionability, and waiver, you will never again second-guess the strength of your response. And, Florida Causes of Action helps you detect weaknesses in your opposition’s complaint or cross-complaint. With a clear analysis of every required pleading element, you will be ready to mount your attack, or counsel your client against a needless pleadings challenge.
REVISION 12 HIGHLIGHTS
For more than a decade, Florida Causes of Action has saved you research time, helping you to work more efficiently and advocate more effectively for your clients. The 2018 edition carries on that tradition of excellence, with new and updated coverage of 40+ causes of action, remedies, legal theories and defenses. Author Marc Wites has added dozens of new case citations, covering a broad range of issues, including:
- Contract Cases
- Business and Commercial Cases
- Lien Cases
- Consumer Protection, Debt Collection Cases
- Trusts and Estates
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