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Dr. Dedra Sibley receives Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership Fellowship

Noell Wolfgram Evans Oct. 21, 2016, 6:41pm

COCOA, FLORIDA – The prestigious Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership fellowship was awarded to Dr. Dedra Sibley of Eastern Florida State College on Oct. 11. Sibley is one of 15 national administrators who have received this honor in 2016.

Three Florida firms join in program to welcome women back from career breaks

Michelle de Leon Oct. 21, 2016, 6:28pm

Law firms in Florida have become more open to hiring women lawyers who voluntarily took a break from their profession to attend to personal matters such as raising their children and managing their households date, three Florida firms have expressed support of the program granting assistance to these women.

Man alleges Regions Bank Inc. called him without his consent

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 12:09pm

FORT MYERS – A Naples man alleges he has received frequent calls from a bank that he has no business relationship with.

Man alleges he was injured after Blanding Boulevard accident with tractor-trailer

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 11:59am

GREEN COVE SPRINGS – A Middleburg County couple has filed suit over injuries allegedly sustained in an accident on Blanding Boulevard in Clay County.

Comfort Lodge & Suits in St. Augustine accused of trademark infringement

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 11:44am

JACKSONVILLE – A Maryland-based hotel franchisor alleges a St. Augustine hotel is using its trademark without authorization.

Woman seeks reinstatement of disability benefits she alleges were wrongfully denied

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 11:21am

JACKSONVILLE – A woman alleges her claim for disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

IP Associates LLC claims AMPC Inc. uses similar mark for nutritional bars

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 7:02am

FORT MYERS – A Naples nutritional bar and snack company alleges a competitor is using its mark.

Frenchman's Creek Beach & Country Club alleged to owe overtime wages to employee

Wadi Reformado Oct. 21, 2016, 6:37am

MIAMI – A Palm Beach County man alleging that his employer has failed to provide fair compensation to him for his work.

Man alleges Virginia health, insurance provider sent him unsolicited text messages

Wadi Reformado Oct. 21, 2016, 6:32am

MIAMI – A class-action suit has been filed against a Virginia health insurance and managed care provider over allegations it sent unsolicited text messages to solicit its services.

Former employee alleges he was not adequately compensated for overtime by Jetset Franklin LLC

Wadi Reformado Oct. 21, 2016, 6:24am

MIAMI – A Broward County individual formerly employed as a security guard alleges he was not properly compensated for working overtime.

Carnival Imagination passenger alleges she was injured in fall on stairs

Wadi Reformado Oct. 21, 2016, 6:17am

MIAMI – An Ojai, California woman alleges she was injured while traveling on the cruise ship Carnival Imagination.

Tecnoglass accuses RC Home Showcase of copying designs for windows, other products

Wadi Reformado Oct. 21, 2016, 5:16am

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County corporation alleges another business in the county manufactures construction elements that infringe its copyrighted designs.

Store Rama Inc. alleged to sell counterfeit RooR water pipes

Wadi Reformado Oct. 21, 2016, 5:06am

MIAMI – A California corporation alleges a retailer is selling counterfeit glass water pipes.

Dr. Sears Center for Health & Wellness Inc. employee alleges he was not paid overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Oct. 21, 2016, 5:01am

MIAMI – An employee alleges a Royal Palm Beach health center did not properly compensate him for overtime hours worked.

Negative bar exam results prompt law school dean to expound on diversity

Dee Thompson Oct. 20, 2016, 5:56pm

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – Passing Florida’s bar exam can be a daunting task, and one law school dean recently expressed his frustration at the entire law school admissions process after a high number of students at his school failed the exam.

Poll says Floridians dubious about trial lawyers

Michelle de Leon Oct. 20, 2016, 5:45pm

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The latest poll conducted by the Florida Chamber Political Institute revealed that Floridians do not see trial lawyers in a favorable light.