The Florida Supreme Court was asked Thursday to reconsider the absolute privilege of unfettered free speech that lawyers enjoy in litigation in a case where an Akerman Senterfitt lawyer accused a litigant of soliciting prostitutes for prospective business clients.
Fort Lauderdale appellate attorney Bruce Rogow claimed Akerman Senterfitt shareholder A. Rodger Traynor Jr. told prospective witnesses during discovery that Daniel Delmonico, president of Miami Yacht Divers, procured prostitutes for potential customers to entice them away from a competitor.
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