One of South Florida’s most well-known legal figures, Roy Black, is no longer on the high-profile DUI manslaughter case of Palm Beach millionaire and Polo Club mogul John Goodman.
The Palm Beach millionaire and Polo Club mogul convicted of killing a man while driving drunk will be granted a new trial.
Goodman’s arguments for a new trial were dismissed by Florida prosecutors in a written answer to his appeal.
Wellington polo mogul John Goodman took the stand in his own defense Tuesday in his effort to stay out of jail and go back on house arrest.
A polo executive was sent back to jail after tampering with his ankle monitoring device. On Wednesday, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was alerted that Goodman tampered with the device at his Wellington home, where he had been under house arrest since May.
It’s been more than two years since Scott Wilson was killed on his way home to Wellington by polo magnate John Goodman. Friday, Goodman was sentenced to 16 years in prison for DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide.
The way has been cleared for Wellington polo mogul John Goodman to be sentenced Friday on DUI manslaughter charges, after Palm Beach Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath rejected claims by Goodman’s lawyer Monday of juror misconduct.
A West Palm Beach jury found Wellington Polo magnate John Goodman guilty of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide for the death of Scott Wilson,23, in a February 2010 car accident.
Closing arguments will begin Friday morning in the DUI manslaughter trial of Wellington polo magnate John Goodman.
The DUI manslaughter trial of Wellington polo magnate John Goodman continued to wind down Wednesday as the defense continued to put on their case.