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Mills Paskert Divers is a multi-faceted business litigation firm whose lawyers have been recognized by Chambers USA, Martindale–Hubbell, U.S. News & World Report, SuperLawyers, Florida Trend "Legal Elite,” and Georgia Trend "Legal Elite."  Our lawyers are licensed to practice in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and North Carolina.  From our offices in Tampa and Atlanta, we serve a diverse client base throughout the southeastern United States.

Our attorneys are nationally recognized in various business contexts including construction, surety, and fidelity litigation, administrative law, appellate law, complex commercial litigation, and creditors’ rights.  In every matter, we are committed to providing innovative, effective, and efficient legal representation.

Many of our clients have worked with our lawyers for more than 20 years.  By building solid relationships and thinking long-term, our attorneys engage in a varied approach to every legal issue and devise strategies specifically tailored to the needs of each client for each matter entrusted to us. Our attorneys provide quality service with the goal of resolving matters quickly and efficiently.  We have a reputation for aggressive advocacy, responsive service, and attention to detail.

  • Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal Finds Unsupported Expert Testimony Inadmissible under Daubert
    On September 14, 2016, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed an $8 million verdict for the plaintiff in Crane Co. v. Delisle, finding that the trial court abused its discretion in admitting unreliable expert testimony upon which the plaintiff relied to prove causation. 2016 WL 4771438 (Fla. 4th DCA September 14, 2016).  The plaintiff alleged that the defendants’ asbestos-containing products were substantial contributing causes of his mesothelioma, and the plaintiff presented multiple experts to support this allegation. 

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    September 23, 2016
  • Middle District of Florida Judicially Expands Definition of Statutory Payment Bond
    Maschmeyer Concrete Co. of Fla. vs. American Southern Ins. Co., Case No. 6:15-cv-912-Orl-37KRS (M. D. Fla. 2016), involved a materialman’s claim against a payment bond for materials furnished to the bonded contractor on a City of Orlando concrete repair and construction project. 

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    July 18, 2016