Emerging issues posed by COVID-19 in the field of business valuations and transactions. Speakers will discuss how COVID-19 factors into negotiations to purchase businesses, including how buyers and sellers evaluate risk and make predictions about their future investments; how COVID-19 changes deal structures and the contingency plans now required to close deals; and how COVID-19 impacts the valuation process, including how business appraisers evaluate COVID-19-related losses.
Certification Credits: 1.0 Labor and Employment Law
Service and support animal accommodation requests are on the rise. This session will cover some of the issues surrounding these requests including navigating accommodation laws impacting service and support animal requests.
Few Cases in the bodily injury field have spawned more motions, memos of law, and hearings the the Florida Supreme Court’s 2016 decision in Joerg v. State Farm. Joerg held that evidence of eligibility for future benefits from Medicaid and other social legislation was inadmissible as collateral sources. The Panel will discuss Joerg, its effect on the Thyssenkrup v. Lasky opinion and the impact of admissibility of medical expenses, both past and future.