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Patient claims DePuy Orthopaedics hip device is defective

Noddy A. Fernandez Feb. 23, 2017, 3:41pm

PUNTA GORDA – A Port Charlotte woman alleges her hip joint implant is defective and failed prematurely.

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC accused of trying to collect already-paid debt

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 3:30pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Miami-Dade County consumer alleges a debt collector tried to collect a debt he previously paid.

Pollack & Rosen accused of using deceptive acts to collect alleged debt

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 9:37am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A consumer claims a Coral Gables debt collector violated federal debt laws when it filed to suits in a district where she does not live.

Woman alleges Liberty Life Assurance Co. wrongfully denied benefit claim

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 23, 2017, 9:28am

MIAMI – A Walmart employee alleges her insurer wrongfully denied her claim for long-term disability benefits.

House committee passes bill seeking judicial term limits

Taryn Phaneuf Feb. 23, 2017, 9:26am

TALLAHASSEE — A joint resolution seeking to set term limits on certain judicial offices passed an initial hurdle Tuesday in the Florida House of Representatives.

Man alleges Paramount Property Maintenance owes unpaid wages, wrongfully terminated him

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 9:16am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Broward County man alleges his employer terminated him because of an on-the-job injury.

Woman claims debt collector filed suit in different county to coerce her into paying alleged debt

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 6:41am

MIAMI – A Broward County consumer alleges a debt collector violated federal law when it filed a suit against her in a county in which she does not reside.

Former account manager claims Klopp Investment did not pay overtime

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 6:33am

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County resident alleges he was not paid for overtime work.

Standard Insurance Co. alleged to have wrongfully denied disability benefit claim

Wadi Reformado Feb. 23, 2017, 6:23am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A woman alleges her claim for long-term disability benefits was wrongfully denied.

Former Bagger Bags employees allege they are owed thousands in unpaid overtime

Wadi Reformado Feb. 22, 2017, 4:54pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Broward County manufacturer of accessories for Harley Davidson is alleged to owe two former employees more than $5,000 each for unpaid overtime.

Groups trying to help veterans with PTSD get proper care

Dee Thompson Feb. 22, 2017, 3:02pm

TAMPA — Many military veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, but if they are discharged with anything less than an honorable discharge they cannot get the mental-health treatment they need.

Appeals court overturns $1.3M award in alleged voyeur case

Dee Thompson Feb. 22, 2017, 2:55pm

MIAMI — The 3rd District Court of Appeal recently overturned a jury’s award of $1.3 million to a Coral Gables woman who claimed she suffered emotional distress after a man who worked for a security company allegedly took video of her several years ago.

'War Dogs' gunrunner blames Abilify for his actions

Taryn Phaneuf Feb. 22, 2017, 2:20pm

A smuggler who made headlines a decade ago and was the focus of the 2016 film War Dogs is making news again: Efraim Diveroli has joined the long line of plaintiffs suing the maker of the prescription drug Abilify for his compulsive behavior.

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.

ABS-CBN Corp. alleges Kissasian.com streams pirated content

Wadi Reformado Feb. 22, 2017, 9:20am

FORT LAUDERDALE – The largest media company in the Philippines alleges that a website offers streaming of pirated content.

Plaintiff in class action claims Family Private Care Inc. did not pay overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Feb. 22, 2017, 9:10am

WEST PALM BEACH – A certified nurse's assistant for a Palm Beach County employer has filed a class action over unpaid overtime allegations.

Government alleges individual owes more than $4,000, plus interest on student loan

Wadi Reformado Feb. 22, 2017, 6:56am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Miami-Dade County resident is alleged to have defaulted on a student loan.

Man alleges Dynasty Landscaping Service did not pay overtime rate for extra hours worked

Wadi Reformado Feb. 22, 2017, 6:51am

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man alleges he was not paid overtime wages during his employment with a tree trimming company.

United Parcel Service of America Inc. alleged to have not disclosed consumer report information

Jenie Mallari-Torres Feb. 22, 2017, 6:39am

ORLANDO – A Davenport man alleges adverse employment action was taken against him based on undisclosed consumer report information.

Former employee alleges All American Waste & Recycling did not pay minimum wage

Wadi Reformado Feb. 22, 2017, 6:27am

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man alleges he was not paid a minimum wage or overtime during his employment as a driver.