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Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal rules in favor of subcontractor in dispute over unpaid funds

Shanice Harris Jun. 19, 2017, 10:14pm

A Florida appeals court recently rejected claims of improper venue in a dispute over alleged unpaid funds involving an airport construction project.

Miami mayor's petition for review of protective order denied in personal-injury case

Shanice Harris Jun. 15, 2017, 3:21pm

MIAMI – The 3rd District Court of Appeal has denied a petition filed by Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and City Manager Daniel Alfonso for review of a lower court's denial of their motions for a protective order in a personal-injury lawsuit.

Kendall South Medical Center appeals lower court decision in sprinkler damage case

Shanice Harris May 31, 2017, 3:28pm

MIAMI – Florida's 3rd District Court of Appeal has ruled in the case of a medical center in Miami Beach that sought to appeal a trial court's decision in favor of an insurance company.

Florida Supreme Court rules disclosing medical referrals would break attorney-client privilege

Shanice Harris Apr. 26, 2017, 1:28pm

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a 5th District Court of Appeal decision concerning medical referrals that would break attorney-client privilege in a negligence case.

GLAD Center Building Committee hires new member to helm project

Shanice Harris Apr. 4, 2017, 7:04pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Law firm Henderson, Franklin, Starnes and Holt, P.A. announced last month that Amanda Barritt will be joining the Gladiolus Learning and Development Center’s Building Committee.

Proposed changes to Florida's medical-marijuana laws are causing concern

Shanice Harris Mar. 13, 2017, 9:55pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health is proposing rule changes to the medical-marijuana law in the state.

Arkema Inc. alleges breach of contract in suit involving fatality

Shanice Harris Feb. 22, 2017, 9:23am

TAMPA — Arkema Inc., a chemical manufacturer with more than two dozen facilities in the United States, is accusing a Plant City corporation of breaching an agreement contact.

Florida state representative files proposal to limit state Supreme Court justice’s terms

Shanice Harris Feb. 14, 2017, 6:47pm

TALLAHASSEE — A Florida state representative filed a proposed constitutional amendment in late January that would place term limits on Florida Supreme Court justices.

Companies head back to court after decision to reinstate claim

Shanice Harris Dec. 23, 2016, 12:26pm

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has reinstated DynCorp International’s claims against AAR Airlift Group Inc. 

Florida State University Panama City appoints former attorney as new dean

Shanice Harris Dec. 13, 2016, 9:44am

PANAMA CITY – Former attorney and interim dean Randy Hanna has been appointed as dean of Florida State University (FSU) Panama City.

South Florida cosmetic surgery center to reimburse customers thousands of dollars

Shanice Harris Nov. 17, 2016, 11:01pm

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Attorney General office recently announced that Vanity Cosmetic Surgery Center has agreed to reimburse paying customers who have never received services from the company.