Subpoenas and Summons
Michele M. CerulloAssistant AttorneyUniversity of South FloridaOffice of the General Counsel
Contact With Attorneys
If you receive a telephone call from an attorney who doesnot work for USForif you are unsure whether the attorney works for USF, you do NOT have to speak with the attorney. Refer the caller to the USF Office of the General Counsel at (813)974-2131.
Served With Letters or Court Papers
Court papers (subpoenas, summons, etc.) should be served at the Office of the General Counsel and will be forwarded to you from the OGC either by fax or email to yourUSF Healthemail account.Always refer process servers to 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, CGS 301 to serve court papers.HOWEVER, if you are personally served with any court papers or letters from anon-USFattorney, fax the papers on the day you receive them to (813)974-5236 (USF Policy 0-103). You may also contact the Office of the General Counsel at (813)974-2131 and ask to speak with an attorney.Please check voice mail, mail and (USF Health) email regularly. If you are out for more than a few days-make sure someone checks your mail and you turn on your “out of office assistant” on in your email.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUITOF THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTYCRIMINAL JUSTICE DIVISIONState of Florida CASE NO: 00-0000VSDIVISION: DDEFENDANTSUBPOENADR. ALPHA SURGEON Patient:_______________________TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL Date of Birth:___________________1 DAVIS BLVDTAMPA, FL 33606By service of this subpoena, you are hereby commanded to appear for the purpose of giving truthful testimony in behalf of the STATE OF FLORIDA in a Jury Trial, wherein the STATE OF FLORIDA is plaintiff and the above named is defendant.You are called to appear for a period of time beginning at 8:00am., the weekof the 16th day of July, 2011, before JUDGE ______________, in courtroom #23, Third Floor, of the HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY COURTHOUSE ANNEX, NORTH TOWER, 801 East Twiggs Street, Tampa, Florida.Pursuant to Section 914.03, Florida Statutes, this subpoena shall remain in full force and effect until disposition of the cause or until you are excused by the Court.*****IMPORTANT*****UPON RECEIPT OF THIS SUBPOENA ANDPRIOR TO THE COURT DATE ABOVE,CONTACT THE WITNESS AID CENTER AT (813) 272-5050, TO CONFIRM THE DATE AND RECEIVE NOTIFICATION OF ANY CHANGES, CONTINUANCES, OR SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS.IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS JURY TRIAL SHOULD CONTACT 272-5050, NOT LATER THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING OR VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED AT 1-800-995-8770 (TDD-TTY).DATED, this29th day of June, 2011.MARK A. OBERRETURN INFORMATIONSTATE ATTORNEY INDIVIDUAL SERVICE ON NAMED PERSON13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT SUBSTITUTE SERVICE BY SERVING:ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY NON-SERVICE FOR THE FOLLOWING REASON:FLA BAR* REASON:SCOTT HARMON/vlm DATE:2001-106037-0021DEPUTY SHERIFF-PROCESS SERVERFOR THE COURT
Sample Subpoena to Appear at Trial
STATE OF FLORIDADIVISION OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGSOFFICE OF THE JUDGE OF COMPENSATION CLAIMSST. PETERSBURGEMPLOYEE: CLAIM NUMBER:xxxxx-xxxxx-xxEMPLOYER/CARRIER: DATE OF ACCIDENT: 02/13/09SUBPOENA DUCES TECUM FOR DEPOSITIONTHE STATE OF FLORIDA:TO: Will Sueyou, M.D.USF / Department of NeurologyCollege of MedicineHealth & Sciences Bldg.12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Room #2128Tampa, FL 33612YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDEDto appear before a person authorized by law to take depositions at:USF/Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Health&Sciences Bldg., 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Room#2128,Tampa, FL 33612 on August 16,2011, at 2:00 p.m.,for the taking of your deposition in this action, and to have with you at that time and place the following:Copies of the entire medical file, including, but not limited to, any and allmedical records, reports, x-rays, narratives, bills, etcetera,in your custodyand control concerning any and all care, treatment and examination renderedto , SS#: , D.O.B:If you fail to appear, you may be in contempt of Court. You are subpoenaed to appear by the following attorneys and unless otherwise excused from this subpoena by these attorneys or the Court, you shall respond to this subpoena as directed.Herein fail not.A true copy.SheriffGiven under my hand and seal, at Clearwater, Florida, thisI 4day of June, 2010.Mr. Attorney, Esquire For the CourtSAM SNIDE, ESQUIRESnide, Snide&Snide, PCA.P.O. Box 5555Clearwater, FL 33766Fla. Bar #0000000Attorney for Employer/Carrier
Sample Subpoena for Deposition
Subpoena for Deposition: testimony under oathDucesTecum: bring records with youWithout deposition: provide the recordsIf patient records are request, be aware of HIPAA and contact the OGCCall the attorney issuing the subpoena to coordinate a time, date and location for the depositionContact the OGC about an issues or questions that arise
Subpoena for Trial: You must attend unless excused. You may face a motion for contempt of court if you choose to ignore the subpoena.Contact the Witness Center or issuer to schedule a date and time for your appearance at trial.Provide a contact number, including an after hours phone or pager number to minimize your inconvenience.Federal courthouse: must have id and no electronicdevices.State courthouse: electronic devices are permitted.
Notice of Claim or Summons
Summons is a legal notice indicating the beginning of a lawsuit.Ifyou receive a Notice ofClaim/Suit, a Summons, orare namedpersonally asa defendant in alawsuit, contact the Self Insurance Program (SIP)/RiskManagement or the Office of the General Counsel immediately(813-974-8008).
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTMIDDLE DISTRICT OFFLORIDASUMMONS IN A CIVIL ACTIONFORMER EMPLOYEE, Plaintiff,CASE NUMBER:v.THE FLORIDA BOARD OF EDUCATION,THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDABOARD OF TRUSTEES, and THEUNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA,Defendants.(Name and Address of Defendant) THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDAc/o (name) , Assistant General CounselUniversity of South Florida4202 E. Fowler Avenue,CGS 301Tampa, FLYOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to file with the Clerk of this Court and serve uponPLAINTIFF'S ATTORNEY (name and address) Anita LexusJag & Mercedes, P.A.1234 E. 7th Ave., Suite 1000P.O. Box 5551212Tampa, FL 33675-7777(813) 123-4567an answer to the complaint which is herewith served upon you, within 20 days after service of this summons upon you, exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to do so, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint.SHERYL L LOESCHAUG 2 9 2009DATECLERKBY DEPUTY CLERK
Contact the General Counsel’s office with any questions or concerns.(813) 974-2131http://generalcounsel.usf.edu/