What Split On Standing Means For Fla. Consumer Claims
Law360 (July 29, 2020, 5:31 PM EDT) — In 1983, rock legend Elton John debuted his hit song “I’m Still Standing.” Rock ‘n’ roll historians can debate what had previously befallen John and caused him to declare that he was still standing.
However, this question of when one is still standing is particularly relevant to an enduring split among Florida federal district courts on when an individual plaintiff may pursue a claim for injunctive and declaratory relief under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, or FDUTPA.
This column sets out to identify and comment on various issues under the act where courts have reached differing results. As noted…