Chapter 394 of the Florida Statutes, known as “The Baker Act,” governs mental health services, including voluntary admissions (section 394.4625), involuntary examination (section 394.463) and involuntary placement (section 394.467). Enacted in 1971, the law was designed to protect the rights and liberty interests of citizens with mental illnesses and ensure public safety.
An overview of Pre-Suit Negotiations from the perspective of an attorney, a mental health provider and a financial expert. What works and what does not work during pre-suit negotiation and ways to incorporate settlement possibilities into every interaction with opposing counsel and/or opposing party.
An overview of the recent changes to the Mandatory Disclosure rule and tools to get the most out of the process. The CLE will provide tips on how to quickly determine which disclosures are missing and key follow up discovery requests that should be used to assist with understanding the opposing party’s entire financial situation.