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Matthew Margolis of Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann.  Courtesy photo Matthew Margolis of Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann. Courtesy photo

While the Florida Supreme Court’s adoption of the federal standard for summary judgment seems to shift the balance of power to defendants and their insurance companies, everyone in the construction industry will benefit.

Which type of cases will be most affected? Pretty much all of them: construction accidents, contract performance, construction defect, breach of contract, escrow and purchase agreements, to name a few. The better question is, what will be the practical effect of the change in the standard? Put simply, parties on both sides can expect efficiency and the preservation of judicial resources.

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