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Pinellas County attorney disbarred for allegedly collecting fees without filing cases

Kerry Goff Aug. 1, 2016, 10:39am

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court issued an order on April 21 to disbar attorney Angela Morton Armstrong, who practices law in Pinellas County.

Court's move to rehear workers' compensation case 'rare,' judge says

Deana Carpenter Aug. 1, 2016, 11:51am

TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal recently reheard a case involving worker’s compensation, a move a judge said is rare.

New College of Florida hires new general counsel

John Severance Aug. 1, 2016, 11:57am

SARASOTA – New College of Florida, a liberal arts college in Sarasota, has hired Michael Pierce as its general counsel

Lighting Science Group Corp. alleges NY companies sell infringing products

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 12:10pm

ORLANDO – A Cocoa Beach business alleges two New York companies manufacture lights that infringe its patents.

Class action filed against Boca Inn over allegations of unpaid overtime

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 12:17pm

MIAMI – A desk clerk for a hotel has filed a class-action suit against her former employer alleging she and other employees were not paid overtime.

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance accused of wrongful termination of benefits

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 12:27pm

FORT MYERS – A Collier County man alleges his insurance company wrongfully terminated his benefits despite multiple appeals.

Man alleges Miami-Dade County car wash did not pay minimum wage

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 12:40pm

MIAMI – A car washer has filed a class-action suit against his former employer alleging he was not paid overtime or a proper minimum wage while employed.

Companies claim cargo was damaged in transport

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 1:06pm

MIAMI – Two Texas companies with places of business in Florida allege $142,000 worth of cargo was damaged in transport from Florida to the Virgin Islands.

Passenger claims she was injured when door struck her

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 1:19pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Riverview woman alleges she was injured on a cruise ship when a restroom door fell off of its hinges and struck her.

Woman alleges National Auto Division violated TCPA, called to sell warranties

Wadi Reformado Aug. 1, 2016, 1:29pm

ORLANDO – An Orange County woman alleges a New Jersey company contacted her using an automatic dialing system to solicit its services.

Men allege Ocean Detailing USA Management Inc. owes unpaid wages

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 10:00am

MIAMI – Three former employees allege their former employer did not pay them proper wages and have filed a class-action suit.

Man accuses Citibank of telephone harassment

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 10:08am

FORT MYERS – A Lee County man claims that a bank has harassed him in an attempt to collect an alleged debt.

Man alleges Holcombe USA Inc. terminated him in retaliation

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 10:25am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Collier County man claims a Broward County business terminated him in retaliation for complaining about violations of labor laws.

Marine Diesel Specialists Inc. claims it is owed for yacht's repairs

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 10:36am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Fort Lauderdale business alleges that it was not paid for making repairs on a yacht.

CIS Services alleged to have misclassified employees

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 10:51am

JACKSONVILLE – A Lake City woman alleges she was misclassified by her Jacksonville employer and was not paid overtime wages and has filed a class-action complaint.

Voter Verified Inc. accuses Election Systems & Software of patent infringement

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 12:33pm

GAINESVILLE – A suit regarding a patent for voting machines has been filed by a Florida business.

Woman alleges benefits were wrongfully denied to her

Wadi Reformado Aug. 2, 2016, 12:42pm

JACKSONVILLE – A Nassau County woman alleges long-term disability benefits were wrongfully denied to her.

Pilgrim's Pride Corp. employees allege they were paid with debit card, files class action

Wadi Reformado Aug. 3, 2016, 9:36am

GAINESVILLE – Employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against a chicken producer over claims their checks were issued via debit card.

Howard Law Group accused of misleading debt collection practices

Wadi Reformado Aug. 3, 2016, 9:47am

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade man claims that a debt collector sent a letter that violated laws and regulations in an attempt to collect the alleged debt.

Woman alleges Sacred Heart Health System wrongfully terminated her

Wadi Reformado Aug. 3, 2016, 9:55am

PENSACOLA – A Pensacola woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated and not properly paid by her former nonprofit employer.