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Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal rules ex-wife cannot recover court costs from ex-husband's current wife

Todd Barnett Aug. 1, 2017, 8:55am

The former wife of a Fort Lauderdale man has lost her bid in a Florida appeals court to force her ex-husband’s new wife to pay legal fees stemming from an effort to recover past-due alimony

Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal grants rehearing in fraud case

Todd Barnett Aug. 1, 2017, 9:07am

A Florida appeals court has granted a motion for rehearing in the state attorney general's fraud case against a Broward County foreclosure relief company and its top officer.

Omega Insurance Company accused of breach of contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 1, 2017, 6:57pm

Property owners are suing Omega Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

Wilton Manors Health & Rehabilitation Center accused of negligence, wrongful death

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 1, 2017, 7:10pm

The representative of the estate of a deceased patient is suing Palm Court NH LLC d/b/a Wilton Manors Health & Rehabilitation Center, Greystone Healthcare Management Corporation and Barbara Ynanz-Artiles for alleged negligence and wrongful death.

ALDI accused of negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 1, 2017, 7:16pm

A customer is suing ALDI Inc. for alleged negligence.

Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company Inc. accused of breaching contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 1, 2017, 7:21pm

A property owner is suing Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company accused of breaching insurance policy

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 1, 2017, 7:25pm

Florida residents are suing Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

Publix Super Markets Inc. accused of negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 6:44am

A patron is suing Publix Super Markets Inc. for alleged negligence.

Heritage Property & Casualty Insurance Company accused of not complying with terms of insurance policy

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 6:48am

Homeowners are suing Heritage Property & Casualty Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

Villas De Tuscany Condominium Association Inc. accuses condo owner of breach of contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 6:51am

A condominium operator is suing Natalie Wongsam, an unit owner, for alleged breach of contract.

Capitol Preferred Insurance Company Inc. accused of breach of contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 6:58am

A Florida resident is suing Capitol Preferred Insurance Company Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S. Inc. accused of negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 2, 2017, 7:02am

A patron is suing Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S. Inc. for alleged negligence.

West Palm Beach attorney disbarred over failure to communicate with clients, withholding settlements

Karen Kidd Aug. 2, 2017, 8:00am

West Palm Beach attorney Mirta Desir has been disbarred following a May 11 Florida Supreme Court order over Desir's alleged failure to communicate with clients, not giving a full refund, withholding a file and refusing a bar arbitrator's order to issue funds from a settlement.

Decision by Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal not likely to change arbitration clauses

John Revak Aug. 2, 2017, 9:54am

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has enforced an arbitration clause in a lawsuit between Pompano Rehab Center and Mercedes Nesbeth, an ex-resident. Nesbeth’s daughter, Marjorie Irving, filed the suit on behalf of her deceased mother.

Central Florida Fair Inc. accused of negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:06pm

A patron is suing Central Florida Fair Inc., a property owner, for alleged negligence.

Chick-Fil-A accused of age discrimination

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:11pm

A woman is suing LGLP Inc. d/b/a Chick-Fil-A, a fast food franchise, for alleged discrimination.

Florida resident accused of assault and battery

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:15pm

An individual is suing Blair Vanhorn, a Florida resident, for alleged assault and battery.

Southern Fidelity Property & Casualty Inc. accused of breach of contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:19pm

A homeowner is suing Southern Fidelity Property & Casualty Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

Best Broadcasting & Media Talent LLC accuses woman of failing to pay for representation services

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:24pm

A Kentucky company is suing Ginger Gadsden for alleged breach of contract.

Eleventh Circuit rules insurance companies used in Ponzi scheme not liable for coverage

David Hutton Aug. 3, 2017, 6:01pm

In one of the final remnants of a Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Scott Rothstein, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that the insurance companies for a bank that was a part of the elaborate scam are exempt from paying out $25 million of a settlement between the bank and some of the victims.