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Man claims Cross Creek Barbecue has barriers to the disabled

The Florida Record May 20, 2016, 9:51am

JACKSONVILLE – A disabled Jacksonville man alleges that a Duval County restaurant has barriers at its property that have endangered his safety and denied him full and equal access.

Suit filed against Sun Life Assurance Co. by man seeking benefits

The Florida Record May 20, 2016, 9:41am

MIAMI – A Broward County man has filed suit against his insurance company alleging he is entitled to disability benefits.

Woman alleges Bisk Education retaliated against her for taking leave

The Florida Record May 20, 2016, 9:32am

TAMPA – A Hillsborough County woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated after making a request for maternity leave.

AAA alleges website uses mark without permission

The Florida Record May 20, 2016, 9:26am

TAMPA – An automobile association alleges a Lutz-based website uses its marks to advertise services without its authorization.

Island Stone makers accuse company of trademark infringement

The Florida Record May 19, 2016, 8:28pm

ORLANDO – Manufacturers of artisan residential and commercial design materials allege that another company is selling similar products using its mark.

Government files suit against Collier County resident for allegedly unpaid income taxes

The Florida Record May 19, 2016, 8:17pm

FORT MYERS – A suit has been filed against a Collier County certified public accountant alleging that he owes unpaid income tax liabilities and other penalties.

Kohl's alleged to have non-ADA compliant restrooms at Boynton Beach store

The Florida Record May 19, 2016, 8:05pm

PALM BEACH – A Palm Beach County woman alleges a department store has barriers that restrict access to the disabled.

Patent suit filed over concealed carry handbags

The Florida Record May 19, 2016, 7:56pm

FORT MYERS – A Lee County accessory manufacturer is suing a Nevada business alleging it infringed a patent for a concealed carry handbag.

Coral Springs business alleged to have sent unsolicited faxes

The Florida Record May 19, 2016, 7:47pm

MIAMI – An Arkansas drug store and clinic alleges a Coral Springs business sent it junk faxes advertising medical supplies.

Florida court of appeal sends citrus canker case back to Broward

Sean Fowler May 19, 2016, 3:00pm

WEST PALM BEACH – A contentious Broward County citrus canker court case has led to something not often seen after court cases – both sides declaring victory.

Impact of Engle v. Liggett continues to be felt 10 years later

Mark Powell May 19, 2016, 2:50pm

TALLAHASSEE – Big tobacco has been on the run in Florida since a 2006 decision to decertify a class-action lawsuit, freeing up thousands of potential plaintiffs to file independent suits.

Ed Frasier Memorial Hospital employee claims he was terminated for needing surgery

The Florida Record May 19, 2016, 10:19am

JACKSONVILLE – A former Ed Frasier Memorial Hospital alleges he was wrongfully terminated after he had scheduled knee surgery.

Men file suit against U.S. Marshal Service employee after accident

The Florida Record May 19, 2016, 10:09am

MIAMI – Three Miami-Dade County residents have filed a suit alleging they were injured in an accident in the county purportedly caused by a government employee.

State Supreme Court issues ruling against Safeco Insurance in uninsured motorist case

Sean Fowler May 19, 2016, 10:01am

TALLAHASSEE – Florida's highest court recently ruled that insured drivers involved in accidents with uninsured motorists are entitled to a jury determination of liability and full extent of recoverable damages before a first-party bad faith case, as Florida courts continue to seek to protect drivers in insurance cases.

20-year property rights case finally coming to a close

Mark Powell May 19, 2016, 9:52am

WEST PALM BEACH – After a 20-year court battle, Coy Koontz Jr. may finally receive the land promised to his father ages ago.

House subcommittee to hear testimony on bill seeking to curb ADA lawsuit abuse

Vimbai Chikomo May 19, 2016, 9:12am

WASHINGTON–The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice will hold a hearing today on the ACCESS (ADA Compliance for Customer Entry to Stores and Services) Act, which aims to protect small businesses from the widespread abuse of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Former employee alleges Metals Trading Corp. did not adequately pay him

The Florida Record May 18, 2016, 2:20pm

MIAMI – A Dade County man has filed suit against his former employer and its owners alleging he was paid less than minimum wage during his employment.

Passenger files suit against Royal Caribbean after breaking leg, alleging negligence

The Florida Record May 18, 2016, 2:12pm

MIAMI – A Liberty of the Seas passenger is suing the cruise vessel's owner alleging the ship's movement caused her to break her leg.

Orion Energy Systems files patent infringement suit over light fixture kits

The Florida Record May 18, 2016, 2:07pm

MIAMI – A Wisconsin company alleges that a Delaware company is selling a retrofit kit that infringes a patent.

Man alleges Westland Promenade Shopping Center has barriers that restrict access

The Florida Record May 18, 2016, 12:34pm

MIAMI – A Lee County has filed suit against the owners of a Hialeah shopping center alleging that it is not accessible to those with disabilities.