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Former Alpha Windows & Doors employee sues for allegedly unpaid wages

Annie Hunt Feb. 5, 2016, 6:41pm

MIAMI – A former employee is suing Alpha Windows & Doors, alleging he worked for nearly two months without receiving minimum wage or overtime compensation.

Woman claims Dollar Tree broke wage law

The Florida Record Feb. 4, 2016, 4:20pm

MIAMI — A Broward County woman is suing Dollar Tree Stores Inc., claiming unpaid wages and violation of compensation law.

Class-action suit targets debt-collection company

The Florida Record Feb. 4, 2016, 4:10pm

MIAMI — Five Florida residents are suing a debt collection firm, in a class-action suit claiming that Florida-based Patient Account Services LLC violated various collection and communication laws.

Man says cruise operator responsible for injuries

The Florida Record Feb. 4, 2016, 3:56pm

MIAMI — A New Jersey man, allegedly suffering from a traumatic brain injury that has caused his wife to hold power of attorney for him, is suing a cruise-ship line over allegations that its negligence led him to suffer severe injuries.

Permanent resident sues over finanical support issue

The Florida Record Feb. 4, 2016, 3:38pm

MIAMI — A U.S. permanent resident is suing the U.S. citizen who married her. The woman's lawsuit claims the U.S. citizen is in knowing violation of his affidavit-of-support obligation.

Alleged fall on cruise-ship stairs leads to lawsuit

The Florida Record Feb. 4, 2016, 3:17pm

MIAMI — A woman from New York state is suing NCL (Bahamas) Ltd., incorporated in Bermuda and doing business as Norwegian Cruise Line out of Miami, claiming she was seriously hurt in a fall while cruising on the ship Norwegian Gem.

Woman sues over unwanted collection calls

The Florida Record Feb. 4, 2016, 3:02pm

MIAMI — A Florida woman is suing CarMax Business Services LLC, doing business as CarMax Auto Finance, claiming the company has violated the law by making repeated collection calls.

Cruise passenger sues over fall in buffet area

The Florida Record Feb. 4, 2016, 2:48pm

MIAMI — An Arizona woman is suing NCL (Bahamas) Ltd., doing business as Norwegian Cruise Line, saying she was injured in a fall while on a cruise.

Florida company sues Ideeli Inc. for patent infringement claims

Annie Hunt Feb. 4, 2016, 2:07pm

MIAMI — A Florida company is suing Ideeli Inc. over allegations of patent infringement regarding tracking and notification technologies.

Man claims debt-collection harassment sparked breakdown

Annie Hunt Feb. 3, 2016, 5:02pm

FORT MYERS — A Florida man is suing Portfolio Recovery Associates, alleging the debt collection company harassed him over the phone to the point of mental breakdown.

Company accused of withholding petitions

Annie Hunt Feb. 3, 2016, 4:49pm

MIAMI — A not-for-profit company is suing PCI Consultants Inc., alleging the corporation is withholding petitions for solar power initiatives in breach of its contract.

Lumar Aviation alleges Venezuelan airline owes more than $1.4 million for parts

The Florida Record Feb. 3, 2016, 9:33am

FORT LAUDERDALE—A distributor of aircraft parts is suing a Venezuelan airline for money allegedly owed.

Tampa attorney disbarred for involvement in DUI arrest of opposing attorney

Vimbai Chikomo Feb. 2, 2016, 4:26pm

One of three lawyers suspended for orchestrating the DUI arrest of an opposing attorney during a high-profile defamation lawsuit between two popular radio personalities has been permanently disbarred.

Woman claims security company violated FMLA

Annie Hunt Feb. 2, 2016, 4:04pm

A former employee of a security company is suing the company for allegedly violating her rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and causing her to resign.

Florida woman accuses former husband of fraud, concealment of assets

Annie Hunt Feb. 2, 2016, 2:47pm

A Florida woman is suing her former husband, alleging he concealed information during divorce proceedings.

Nightclub chain accuses Rhino Doughnuts and Coffee of trademark infringement

Annie Hunt Feb. 2, 2016, 2:40pm

MIAMI — A chain of adult nightclubs and restaurants is suing Rhino Doughnuts and Coffee, alleging trademark infringement.

Woman takes claim against CitiMortgage to federal court

Annie Hunt Feb. 1, 2016, 3:20pm

MIAMI — Florida woman is removing a claim against CitiMortgage Inc. to a federal court, alleging violation of federal real estate law.

Wells Fargo Bank seeks removal of allegations to US District Court

Annie Hunt Jan. 31, 2016, 10:57pm

PALM BEACH — Wells Fargo Bank seeks to remove a lawsuit to federal court, citing allegations of federal law as reason for removal.

Plastic surgeon accuses Strax Rejuvenation of misrepresenting his work

Robert Hadley Jan. 31, 2016, 10:53pm

MIAMI – A Seattle plastic surgeon is suing Strax Rejuvenation for allegedly posting before-and-after photographs of his patients and misrepresenting his surgical results as their own.

Wells Fargo requests move of debt collection case from state to federal court

Robert Hadley Jan. 31, 2016, 10:47pm

MIAMI – Wells Fargo Bank is petitioning to remove a mortgage foreclosure case from the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Dade County to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.