12. On June 2, 2011, this Court heard Plaintiff’s Motion seeking Leave to Amend hisComplaint to Add a Claim for Punitive Damages and denied that claim. From the hearing:
Mr. Carroll: .. .. .. ..I worked very hard to discoverevidence in this case over motion after motion to compeldiscovery from the defendants, and it's only within thelast five months that I started getting all of thesedocuments, et cetera, 4,000 pages that are relevant tothis case. That's all I have, Your Honor.THE COURT: I'm going to find that we're at a point wherediscovery has been closed and this motion is untimely, soI would deny it -- that motion.
13. On June 17, 2011, the Court heard various Motions and other pre-trial issues. Whenthe parties and the Court asked about Carroll’s intentions regarding the denial of his Motion to Seek Punitive Damages Carroll informed the Court that he would make a Motion for Rehearing or Reconsideration upon the Court’s entrance of the Order of Denial.14. The Court informed the parties that the Order has been filed with the Clerk and askedCarroll for a commitment. Carroll promised the Court that based upon the argument of Counsel,Florida Statute and Case Law he’d make the Motion immediately (This Motion).15. Carroll reminds the Court of the proffer by the Defendants at the hearing todaywherein they stated unequivocally that they would not feel prejudiced by the proximity of trial:
1 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WALTON COUNTY,2 FLORIDA3JOHN P. CARROLL,45 Plaintiff,6 vs. CASE NO. 09-CA-20217 WATERSOUND BEACH COMMUNITYASSOCIATION, et al,89 Defendant.