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Red light camera case enters Florida court system

Dawn Geske Nov. 10, 2016, 10:09pm

ORLANDO – Another red light camera case is in the spotlight in the Florida courts system, prompting judges to reexamine whether administrative hearings for these violations are constitutional.

Ocala officials offer three ordinance proposals for marijuana dispensaries

Dawn Geske Oct. 24, 2016, 11:48pm

OCALA -- Three versions of a medical marijuana ordinance will be created by the Ocala City Council to help officials explore the idea of allowing dispensaries to set up shop within the city.

Former senator joins Becker & Poliakoff's government law and lobbying group

Dawn Geske Oct. 16, 2016, 10:31pm

FORT LAUDERDALE - Becker & Poliakoff has announced the appointment of a former Republican state senator to its law firm.

Bad faith regulation revisions discussed by Manasota Trial Lawyers

Dawn Geske Oct. 12, 2016, 9:56am

LAKEWOOD RANCH – Updated bad faith regulations were the focal point of recently held board seminar of the Manasota Trial Lawyers.

Supreme Court supports STOLI policies

Dawn Geske Oct. 11, 2016, 11:18pm

TALLAHASSEE – The secondary insurance market in Florida has received a break with a ruling in its favor regarding stranger-oriented life insurance (STOLI) policies. 

Water mitigation scams running rampant in southeastern Florida

Dawn Geske Oct. 5, 2016, 9:14pm

WEST PALM BEACH – Non-catastrophe water claims allegedly are out of control in the Tri-County area of Florida, according to an editorial written by the Palm Beach Post editorial staff.

Rogers Tower attorney named Blue Coat for 2017 Players Championship

Dawn Geske Sep. 22, 2016, 5:31am

PONTE VEDRA BEACH – A Rogers Towers attorney has been honored as one of six volunteers named to the position of Blue Coat for The Players Championship golf tournament.

Last attorney permanently disbarred over alleged involvement with DUI arrest setup of rival attorney

Dawn Geske Sep. 15, 2016, 2:27pm

TALLAHASSEE – Another Florida attorney has been permanently disbarred in a case that allegedly involved setting up the arrest of another attorney.

ESPN denied dismissal in suit with New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul

Dawn Geske Sep. 14, 2016, 6:25pm

MIAMI – ESPN’s motion to have a lawsuit dismissed against it has been declined in a case brought on by a New York Giants defensive end for releasing a portion of his medical records.

Nelson leads in campaign monies days before 4th Circuit state attorney primary

Dawn Geske Aug. 24, 2016, 3:56pm

JACKSONVILLE – As the primary election nears for the 4th Circuit state attorney, Melissa Nelson still leads in campaign totals.

Charges filed against Duval County circuit court judge for alleged racist and sexist comments

Dawn Geske Aug. 14, 2016, 4:33pm

JACKSONVILLE – A Duval County circuit court judge has been reassigned to probate court after a female staff attorney claimed that he made racist and sexist remarks to her.

Florida attorney general tries to halt merger between major insurance companies

Dawn Geske Aug. 14, 2016, 4:09pm

TALLAHASSEE – A merger between two insurance companies is being blocked by a lawsuit filed by Florida's attorney general's office.

University of Miami Law School’s Law Without Walls program extends worldwide

Dawn Geske Aug. 12, 2016, 8:14pm

MIAMI – Growing the use of technology in law, the University of Miami Law School has a program designed to give law students real-world application and mentoring of business problems companies face today.

After Hogan sex tape ruling, Gawker CEO may file for bankruptcy

Dawn Geske Aug. 12, 2016, 11:51am

ST. PETERSBURG – Gawker Media's CEO may file for bankruptcy to avoid a $140 million judgment in legal suit brought on by Hulk Hogan.

Nursery rejected license to grow Charlotte’s Web marijuana

Dawn Geske Aug. 9, 2016, 9:28am

TALLAHASSEE – A nursery is in a dispute with lawmakers over obtaining a license to grow, process and distribute a strain know as Charlotte’s Web.

State's judges 'underpaid,' may deter lawyers from entering profession

Dawn Geske Aug. 4, 2016, 6:59pm

JACKSONVILLE – Recent scrutiny has been placed on judges’ salaries in Florida as some of the lowest in the country.

Nelson receives $365,000 in contributions in June toward state attorney election

Dawn Geske Jul. 21, 2016, 9:51pm

JACKSONVILLE – Recent contributions in the race for the 4th District state attorney has placed candidate Melissa Nelson in to the lead for monies toward her campaign.

Hialeah street vendors denied law change

Dawn Geske Jul. 19, 2016, 7:28pm

HIALEAH – A challenge to the street vendor law in Hialeah has been denied by the Florida Supreme Court.

Bondi under fire for open government laws in wake of Orlando nightclub shooting

Dawn Geske Jul. 19, 2016, 7:14pm

ORLANDO – Florida’s attorney general has come under fire for her perceived lack of support of the state’s Sunshine Law.

State attorney race heats up with first forum held

Dawn Geske Jul. 18, 2016, 8:56pm

FLEMING ISLAND – The first candidate forum for Florida’s state attorney election heated up with Melissa Nelson focusing the discussion on change for the office.