Trial was not rendered unfair by judge falling asleep during part of it.

March 17, 2011

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30 Appeal and ErrorNegligence trial was not rendered fundamentally unfair when trial judge fell asleep during voir dire and during installer’s opening statements; no objections were made during voir dire, during opening statement the court correctly read back the record, and home owner failed to show any prejudice.
Griffin v. Ellis Aluminum & Screen, Inc., 30 So. 3d 714 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 2010)

Suggested by Joseph M. Winsby; Attorney; Gaebe, Mullen, Antonelli & DiMatteo; Coral Gables, FL