Are you ready for some red-hot Kinney Systems action?
Our review of the complaint and record demonstrates that, based on the test set forth in Kinney, Florida is a more convenient forum to litigate the issues than Costa Rica. Based on our standard of review we cannot re-weigh the evidence and we conclude that the trial court did not abuse its discretion by denying the defendants’ motion to dismiss on forum non conveniens grounds.Plus they praised Judge Thornton for his "exceeeeeedingly thorough" analysis:
The trial court judge was exceedingly thorough in his analysis of both jurisdiction and inconvenient forum as applied to the Costa Rican attorneys and the F&C law firm.Take a victory lap, Judge (don't forget the Limited Edition Bunker Gold Star™)!
And speaking of thorough analysis, check out this landmark opinion affirming a disputed fee arrangement involving Jeremy Alters:
Our work here is done (we're not the only ones).Before LAGOA, SALTER and LOGUE, JJ.