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Judge grants Patheon $18.5M in fees following win in 'unpleasant and nasty' antitrust lawsuit

Karen Kidd Sep. 25, 2017, 11:22pm

A Florida federal court recently granted pharmaceutical manufacturer Patheon Inc.'s request for approximately $18.5 million in attorneys' fees and defense costs following the company's win in an antitrust lawsuit late last year.

Class-action member fights attorney's fees in $9.7 million settlement involving ACE USA Inc.

Charmaine Little Sep. 12, 2017, 9:14am

A class member in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit has ruffled feathers as he challenged the attorney’s fees requested in a $9.7 million settlement.

Federal court enforces arbitration award in dispute involving Hipasat SA

Carrie Salls Sep. 1, 2017, 11:47am

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has enforced a foreign arbitral award in favor of Hipasat SA after a magistrate judge recommended the enforcement, according to an order published on Aug. 24.

Lawyer says many companies unaware of Americans with Disabilities Act website requirements

Angela Underwood Aug. 28, 2017, 2:54pm

Though closed captioning, text to speech and sticky keys are not issues the average internet user worries about, they are for the visually impaired, which is why a group has claimed that Grubhub's website is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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.