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Tired WellCare Jury Gets 10-Day Break

Tampa Bay Times
The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Jurors in the health-fraud trial of four WellCare executives are getting an unusual 10-day reprieve from deliberations, the Tampa Bay Times reports. The trial, heavy with insurance jargon, has gone on for almost three months; a couple of jurors have been moved to alternate status after they nodded off or were seen with their eyes closed. 

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