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NCL (Bahamas) Ltd. sued over alleged sexual assault

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jul. 25, 2017, 8:29pm

A passenger is suing NCL (Bahamas) Ltd., a cruise operator, and Randolph Enock Leroy for alleged assault, negligence and sexual abuse.

Appeals court rules agreement wasn't binding after settlement checks were delayed

Dee Thompson Jul. 19, 2017, 4:14pm

ATLANTA —A Georgia appeals court recently determined whether a case was settled when the settlement checks did not arrive on time.

Case involving centuries-old shipwreck artifacts sent back to Florida

Dee Thompson Jul. 19, 2017, 3:44pm

ATLANTA — A dispute over gold coins and artifacts from an 18th-century shipwreck off the Florida coast is the subject of an appellate court opinion which remands the case back to the district court level.

Federal Judge Robert Scola calls property ownership case 'frivolous'

Richard Jones Jun. 16, 2017, 4:37pm

MIAMI – Calling the plaintiff’s allegations that his constitutional rights were violated “frivolous and insubstantial,” Judge Robert Scola of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has dismissed a local man’s lawsuit over the ownership of a property.

Federal judge dismisses debt collection violation suit against Transworld Systems

Richard Jones Jun. 15, 2017, 3:29pm

MIAMI — A district judge has granted a motion to dismiss in favor of Transworld Systems Inc. in a case in which a Florida man alleges violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA).

U.S. District Court judge dismisses large part of mobile home lawsuit

Richard Jones Jun. 14, 2017, 2:51pm

MIAMI — A federal judge has dismissed a major portion of a lawsuit filed against Florida brothers over the purchase of a mobile home.

Federal judge restricts Florida man from filing future legal claims

Richard Jones Jun. 9, 2017, 1:51pm

MIAMI — Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has issued a motion declaring that a Florida man for must meet a series of restrictive requirements before filing anymore pro se complaints in the Southern District courts.

Nursing mom alleges Jorge M. Perez Art Museum failed to accommodate her

Noddy A. Fernandez May 17, 2017, 12:13pm

MIAMI – A woman alleges she was terminated after returning from maternity leave because she had to take breaks to pump milk.

Dania S. Fernandez and Associates alleged to have improperly filed suit against homeowner

Noddy A. Fernandez May 17, 2017, 12:03pm

MIAMI – A Homestead homeowner alleges a suit was improperly filed against him by a debt collector.

Former Jochas Moving and Delivery seek allegedly unpaid overtime wages

Noddy A. Fernandez May 16, 2017, 7:10pm

MIAMI – Two former employees of a moving company allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages.

Former Kleen 1 LLC alleges she was sexually harassed while working

Noddy A. Fernandez May 16, 2017, 6:59pm

MIAMI – A woman formerly employed as a housekeeper alleges she was subjected to sexual harassment and was not paid overtime wages.

Trinity Health employee alleges claim for disability benefits was unlawfully denied

Noddy A. Fernandez May 11, 2017, 8:49pm

MIAMI – An employee at Trinity Health alleges his claim for disability benefits was denied without a full and fair review.

Federal judge denies dismissal in ADA suit against Florida Highway Patrol

Richard Jones May 11, 2017, 3:50pm

MIAMI — The U.S. District for the Southern District of Florida has ruled that a federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) suit against the Florida Highway Patrol can move forward.

Boca Raton woman sues Wells Fargo over alleged RESPA violations

John Severance May 7, 2017, 4:36pm

BOCA RATON — A Boca Raton woman has filed suit against Wells Fargo, alleging the bank violated the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).

Man alleges Prudential Insurance Co. of America wrongfully terminated benefits

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 25, 2017, 3:10pm

MIAMI – A former employee of Tyco International Management alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Flogrown claims Dixie Heritage is selling counterfeit clothing using its mark

Jenie Mallari-Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 4:32pm

MIAMI – An Orlando apparel company alleges a retail company is selling counterfeit versions of its clothing.

Macaluso's & Co. Inc. alleged to have not paid minimum wages

Mike Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 4:18pm

MIAMI – A former server for a Miami-Beach restaurant alleges she was not paid for all the hours that she worked during her employment.

Former employee accuses Paradise Parking System, Double Park of labor law violations

Noddy A. Fernandez Apr. 24, 2017, 3:06pm

MIAMI – A former valet parking attendant alleges his employers failed to pay him a minimum wage.

Norwegian Cruise Lines passenger alleges injuries after collision on water slide with another passenger

Jenie Mallari-Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 2:53pm

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County woman alleges she was injured on a water slide on a cruise ship.

'House mom' alleges The Playhouse Gentlemen's Club did not pay minimum, overtime wages

Mike Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 10:13am

MIAMI – A former employee of a West Park adult nightclub alleges she was not paid during her employment.