West Headnote of the Day – July 14, 2010

July 14, 2010

West's Key 230 Jury
West's Key 230II Right to Trial by Jury
West's Key 230k27 Waiver of Right
West's Key 230k28 In Civil Cases
West's Key 230k28(17) k. Operation and Effect of Waiver.

230 JuryA party seeking a jury trial cannot dip its toe into a non-jury trial and test the judicial waters without waiving the right to have a jury decide the case.
Charlotte Dev. Partners, LLC v. Tricom Pictures & Productions, Inc., 2009 WL 4282939 (Fla. Dist. Ct.
App., 2009)

Suggested by Chioma Deere; Reid & Zobel; West Palm Beach, FL