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Woman files suit seeking reinstatement of long-term disability payments

Wadi Reformado Jul. 15, 2016, 8:50pm

MIAMI – A former Lowe's employee alleges her long-term disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Suit filed against Baycare Home Care over calls to woman

Wadi Reformado Jul. 15, 2016, 8:34pm

TAMPA – A Hillsborough County woman has filed suit against a Largo business alleging it called her more than 200 times to solicit medical supplies.

Cruise passenger alleges knee injuries after fall on ship

Wadi Reformado Jul. 15, 2016, 8:23pm

MIAMI – A traveler on the Carnival Victory alleges she fractured her kneecap after a fall on the ship.

Foot Long Inc. employees file suit for allegedly unpaid overtime

Wadi Reformado Jul. 15, 2016, 8:15pm

MIAMI – A Fort Lauderdale sandwich restaurant is facing accusations from employees that they were not paid overtime wages.

Poll: Florida voters favor alternative energy proposals

John Severance Jul. 15, 2016, 4:09pm

SAINT LEO – Florida voters support two different alternative energy proposals that will be on the ballot in August and November, according to the Saint Leo University Polling Institute.

CCWBA awards Carol O'Callaghan Woman Attorney of the Year

Kerry Goff Jul. 15, 2016, 3:58pm

NAPLES – Legal Aid Service of Collier County’s Managing Attorney Carol A. O’Callaghan was named Woman Lawyer of the Year by the Collier County Women’s Bar Association (CCWBA) recently.

Florida teacher bonus program continues

John Jarvis Jul. 15, 2016, 3:51pm

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Education is not commenting on a federal agency’s continued interest in a teacher salary bonus program, which is the object of a claim filed by a union representing teachers across the state.

New regulation could bring fines for Florida contractors

Jenna Spinelle Jul. 15, 2016, 7:15am

TALLAHASSEE – A new regulation passed earlier this month puts the devil in the details for many Florida contractors.

Corey picks up two endorsements, makes campaign staff changes in 4th Circuit race

April Bamburg Jul. 14, 2016, 1:31pm

TALLAHASSEE – Even after eight years as a state’s attorney, Jacksonville native Angela Corey sees a job that’s still not finished. 

Florida appeals court panel to consider legality of write-in candidacy

Carrie Salls Jul. 14, 2016, 1:22pm

JACKSONVILLE – The Florida Supreme Court will not be asked to consider a case related to the legality of an allegedly “sham” write-in candidacy in the 4th Circuit State Attorney’s race after the 1st District Court of Appeal decided to let an appeal be heard by a three-member panel of its own judges rather than expedite the appeal to the state’s high court.

Financial planners granted appeal in CFP Board compensation disclosure case

Carrie Salls Jul. 14, 2016, 1:09pm

WASHINGTON – Florida financial planners Jeffrey and Kimberly Camarda are scheduled to present oral arguments to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in September in a case filed against the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) that could have serious implications for the financial planning industry.

Credit One Bank facing accusations of telephone harassment

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2016, 12:32pm

ORLANDO – An Orange County man has filed suit against a Las Vegas bank alleging telephone harassment.

U Gas alleged to have not paid former employee overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2016, 12:26pm

MIAMI – A cashier alleges a Dade County business did not pay her properly for all hours worked.

Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston accused of wrongfully denying benefits

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2016, 12:11pm

TAMPA – A woman alleges she was wrongfully denied disability benefits.

Photographer files suit alleging photo was used without his authorization

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2016, 12:02pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Miami-Dade County photographer alleges his photo was used without his permission by two Broward County residents.

Eagle Carpet Restoration Inc. accused of not paying overtime wages

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2016, 10:41am

MIAMI – A woman claims her employer knowingly and willfully refused to pay her overtime wages.

Celebration Cruise Line, others face suit from passenger alleging fan fell on her

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2016, 10:34am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Florida woman who was a passenger on the cruise ship Grand Celebration alleges she was injured by a fan while on the ship.

Garden Apartments Inc. alleged to owe wages to former maintenance worker

Wadi Reformado Jul. 14, 2016, 10:21am

MIAMI – A maintenance worker alleges he was not paid any overtime wages while working for his former employer.

Drivetime Car Sales Co. accused of telephone harassment

Wadi Reformado Jul. 13, 2016, 12:43pm

TAMPA – An Arizona company is facing allegations from a Polk County woman of telephone harassment.

Suit filed against Carnival over allegations of injures during a scavenger hunt

Wadi Reformado Jul. 13, 2016, 12:24pm

MIAMI – An Illinois man has filed a suit against a cruise company alleging he was injured during an activity on the ship.