A 3rd District Court of Appeal panel unanimously reversed a $450,000 auto negligence verdict this week because the jury forewoman, a shareholder at a major Miami law firm, hid pertinent personal information during voir dire.

During jury selection in Miami-Dade Circuit Court, the lawyer for plaintiff Maria Parajon repeatedly asked prospective jurors whether any of them had ever sought medical treatment due to an accident.

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