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Casino operators accuse Cueto Law Group of defamation

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 10:28pm

&&& Two casino operators are suing Santiago A. Cueto and Cueto Law Group PL, a publisher, for alleged defamation after a news article suggested their business may have been involved in a counterfeit money laundering scheme.   

Lawsuits against airbag manufacturer dropped after guilty plea

Olivia Olsen Mar. 28, 2017, 7:11pm

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two lawsuits filed against Japanese company Takata Corporation, its subsidiary TK Holdings Inc., and General Motors LLC were voluntarily dismissed on Jan. 25.

Manny's Original Chophouse allegedly failed to pay overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Mar. 28, 2017, 6:13pm

Former restaurant employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against Lakeland Chophouse LLC d/b/a Manny's Original Chophouse and Emmanuel Nikolaidis over alleged unpaid wages and violations of minimum wage and worker compensation laws.

Y&Y Properties, F.R. Aleman & Associaties allegedly failed to pay janitor

The Florida Record Mar. 28, 2017, 6:11pm

A janitor is suing Y&Y Properties Inc., F.R. Aleman & Associates Inc. and Ivette Aleman for allegedly failing to pay overtime wages and violating workers compensation rules.

State senator introduces bill to end closed primaries in Florida

John Myers Mar. 28, 2017, 5:25pm

A Florida state senator is looking to end an era of Democratic dominance in several state elections.

Osceola County resident alleges car insurer wrongfully cancelled policy

Erianne Leatherman Mar. 28, 2017, 4:57pm

A Florida woman involved in a car accident recently filed a lawsuit, accusing an automobile insurer of “wrongful and premature cancellation of insurance policies,” Joseph Flood, partner at Dean, Ringers, Morgan & Lawton P.A., who is representing the plaintiff, told the Florida Record.

Patio.com premises alleged to have barriers that restrict access to disabled patrons

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 9:26am

PALM BEACH – A disabled woman alleges a Boca Raton company denied her full and equal access of the premises because of illegal barriers.

Man alleges State Farm Bank harassed him with collection calls

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 7:04am

OCALA – A Marion County consumer alleges a debt collector called him 300 times after he requested that it stop calling him.

Swift Air LLC alleges it is owed more than $200,000 for flights out of Miami

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 6:50am

MIAMI – A commercial airline claims another airline failed to pay for flights out of Miami International Airport.

Child suffered broken nose, concussion because of allegedly unsafe bunk bed on Carnival ship

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 6:42am

MIAMI – A South Carolina couple and their minor child have filed a suit against Carnival Corp. over allegations the child was injured because of an unsafe bunk bed.

Consumer claims inaccurate reporting from Acceptance Rentals has caused damages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 6:32am

ORLANDO – A woman alleges she has been damaged because of inaccurate reporting on her credit report.

Doctor alleges Suncoast Skin Solutions Inc. violated labor code

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 28, 2017, 6:17am

ORLANDO – An Orlando doctor alleges her former Daytona Beach employer failed to pay her for all hours that she worked.

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes and Holt welcomes Versnik to team

Laura Halleman Mar. 27, 2017, 11:01pm

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Michael Versnik has joined the southwest-Florida firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes and Holt, P.A. as an attorney in the tort and insurance-litigation division.

Oakland Car Service, Annellie's Car Wash alleged to have not paid minimum wage

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 27, 2017, 3:02pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – A man has filed a class action suit against two Broward County businesses over allegations he was misclassified as an independent contractor.

Consumer alleges Wells Fargo Bank did not provide specific information

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 27, 2017, 2:49pm

MIAMI – An Opa Locka property owner alleges a financial institution did not provide the information she requested in a timely manner.

Man files class action against Annellie's Car Wash over labor code violations

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 27, 2017, 2:39pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Broward County man alleges he was not paid a minimum wage while working at a car wash.

PAS Consulting Group alleges it is owed more than $150,000 for services

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 27, 2017, 2:28pm

MIAMI – A Sugarloaf Shores corporation claims a North Carolina airline failed to pay for consulting services.

Metropolitan Life accused of not providing full and fair review of disability benefit claim

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 27, 2017, 2:21pm

MIAMI – A woman alleges a New York insurance company wrongfully terminated her disability benefits.

Former office clerk alleges she was not paid at proper rate for overtime work

Jenie Mallari-Torres Mar. 27, 2017, 10:37am

MIAMI – A Broward County resident alleges that her former vision correction center employer failed to properly compensate her for overtime work.

State Supreme Court issues longer suspension for Florida judge over ethics violations

Tabitha Fleming Mar. 26, 2017, 10:36pm

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court issued a longer-than-recommended suspension for a 3rd Judicial Circuit judge after reviewing alleged ethics violations that stemmed from 2012.