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Third District Court of Appeal Judge Vance E. Salter. Photo: J. Albert Diaz/ALM. Third District Court of Appeal Judge Vance E. Salter said the court’s reaction in this insurance case should be a teaching point to attorneys. Photo: J. Albert Diaz/ALM.

The Third District Court of Appeal penned a warning to litigators Wednesday when it ruled on an insurance case in which a then-82-year-old plaintiff had signed an affidavit that her attorneys appeared to have embellished to help strengthen her case—and praise their firm.

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Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean reports on South Florida litigation for the Daily Business Review. Send an email to rlean@alm.com, or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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