Florida Power & Light Co., under fire for illegally contacting theforeman of the jury that hit the company with a $37 million verdict,also contacted a second juror.
Kathleen Reed, a 38-year-old Coconut Grove resident who scolded thecompany after the trial, says a company claims investigator telephonedher only days after the March 5 verdict. Florida ethics rules forlawyers prohibit contact with jurors after a trial. Doing so with theintent to tamper with the verdict is a third-degree felony punishableby five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
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