The Sixth District Court of Appeal recently issued its published decision in the case of Orozco v. WPV (cite) . The Appellate Court upheld a jury verdict holding one of the largest real estate entities in the Country as lessor (represented by one of the largest law firms in the Country) liable to the leasee for lost profit and other damages based on fraud and concealment. The underlying real estate matter involved the lease of restaurant space in a retail center. In addition to upholding the jury verdict, the Appellate Court held that the guarantor of the lease was entitled to rescission of the guarantee and an award of damages. The case was tried to a jury by Terry Hugmanick and James McDaniel who also handled the appeal with assistance from David Draper and Martin Dioli.