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Karen Jean Haas

Karen Haas’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • BP Products N.A. v. Alvarez, 25 So. 3d 567 (Fla. 3d DCA 2010)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    On eve of trial, with punitive damages going to jury, case settled.
    Description:
    Group of high school students purchased beer from a gas station convenience store known for not asking for ID. The teens drank at several parties and later that night crashed their vehicle, resulting in death to the passenger, and traumatic brain injury to the driver.
  • Seraphin v. Paparella, 489 F. Supp. 2d 1354 (S. D. Fla. 2007)

    Practice Area:
    Civil Rights
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    1983 Excessive force claim
  • Walt Disney World v. Blalock, 640 So. 2d 1156 (Fla. 4th DCA 1994)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    Won at trial, appeal by Disney, new trial, case settled.
    Description:
    Passenger's hand injured when boat bumped into another boat at Pirates of the Caribbean.
  • United Automobile Ins. Co. v. Otero, 39 So. 3d 563 (Fla. 3d DCA 2010)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Failure to pay PIP benefits, pending in Fla. Supreme Court
  • Kapila v. AT&T Wireless Services, Inc., 973 So. 2d. 600 (Fla. 3d DCA 2008)

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Outcome:
    Appellate court reversed, holding it was premature to declare provider of wireless telephone services the prevailing party while case ongoing.
    Description:
    Plaintiff amended complaint, dropping federal and state antitrust claims, other claims remained. Defendant obtained award of attorney's fees as prevailing party.