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Hvide v. John Doe-American Civil Liberties Union loses and Fischman wins on behalf of victims of internet defamation

In a landmark case in Florida, Fischman Argued before the Appellate Court against the American Civil Liberties Union to affirm an order by the lower court to unmask an anonymous poster.

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Palm Beach Post-Web privacy precedent may be set in lawsuit

Judge Eleanor Schockett said those who bad-mouth corporate executives in chat rooms don't have the same protection as political activists who must stay anonymous for fear of reprisal.

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Daily Business Review-Man says yacht company deal left him high and dry

Fischman represents Broward County man claims he was fraudulently frozen out of a $22 million deal that he put together to buy a luxury yacht manufacturer.

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Jury finds attorney Joseph P. Klock committed violation of Florida Statutes Section 68.065 in Actions to collect worthless payment instrument and Breach of Contract

In a lawsuit by his dry cleaner (represented by Fischman) for unpaid dry cleaning invoices, Joe Klock is found by a jury to have violated the bad check statute and for breach of contract. The case was appealed by Klock to the Third District, which ruled in favor of the dry cleaner and against attorney Klock.

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Campbell v. Campbell- Fischman wins Appeal to the Third district

Dispute arose when personal representative of testator's estate petitioned for construction of portion of will granting some part of partnership to testator's brother and nephew. The Circuit Court, Dade County, Edmund W. Newbold, J., determined that the brother and nephew of the testator had each been granted a one-sixth interest in the partnership. Brother and nephew appealed. The District Court of Appeal, Schwartz, C.J., held that patent ambiguity existed in will, as to fractional interest granted to brother and nephew, thus permitting admission of appropriate extrinsic evidence. Reversed and remanded with directions.

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