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Miami-Dade County resident accuses Millennium Plaza of violation of ADA

The Florida Record Apr. 7, 2016, 10:59am

FORT LAUDERDALE – A person with disabilities is suing a shopping plaza, alleging that the barriers on the property have endangered his safety.

Woman alleges Sunrise Oil Plantation did not pay overtime wages

The Florida Record Apr. 7, 2016, 10:49am

MIAMI – A former employee is suing a dissolved Florida convenience store alleging that she was not paid overtime wages for the average of 73 hours she worked per week.

Melbourne resident accuses Liberty Life Assurance Co. of Boston of denial of benefits

The Florida Record Apr. 7, 2016, 9:07am

ORLANDO – A former Cadence Design Systems employee alleges he was wrongfully denied long-term disability benefits.

Melbourne Beach man alleges Volkswagen, Audi deceived consumers with defeat devices

The Florida Record Apr. 7, 2016, 8:57am

ORLANDO – A Melbourne Beach consumer alleges that three car manufacturers knowingly violated U.S. environmental law by putting a defeat device in diesel-powered cars that would temporarily reduce emissions in order to pass inspection.

Easley recognized for excellence and leadership

Sharon Brooks Hodge Apr. 6, 2016, 9:17pm

MIAMI – Three publications have recognized a Florida appellate specialist as a top tier lawyer who exemplifies excellence and leadership.

First District Court of Appeal upholds attorney general's dismissal of whistle-blower case

April Bamburg Apr. 6, 2016, 8:38pm

TALLAHASSEE – Attorney General Pam Bondi scored a win recently from the 1st District Court of Appeal of Florida when the appellate judges ruled that she did have authority to dismiss a 2009 whistle-blower lawsuit, despite a decision not to intervene formally in the case.

Man alleges Teacup Puppies Store not compliant with ADA

The Florida Record Apr. 6, 2016, 7:33pm

MIAMI – A Broward County man alleges that a pet shop denies full and equal access to customers with disabilities.

Pinellas County resident accuses city of Tampa of gender discrimination

The Florida Record Apr. 6, 2016, 7:22pm

TAMPA – A female firefighter is suing city of Tampa alleging that she was harassed and denied a promotion because of her gender.

Man alleges Credit One Financial called him more than 1,000 times

The Florida Record Apr. 6, 2016, 7:12pm

MIAMI – A consumer is suing a Nevada corporation alleging it harassed him with robo-calls in an attempt to collect a purported debt.

Louisiana passenger alleges she was injured in fall on Carnival ship

The Florida Record Apr. 6, 2016, 7:05pm

MIAMI – A cruise passenger from Louisiana alleges she was injured while aboard the Carnival Dream.

Woman accuses Standard Insurance Co. of failing to comply with policy

The Florida Record Apr. 6, 2016, 6:55pm

JACKSONVILLE – A disabled woman is suing her plan administrator seeking long-term disability benefits.

Passenger sues MSC Divina owners over alleged injuries from fall

The Florida Record Apr. 6, 2016, 6:47pm

MIAMI – A cruise passenger from New York has filed suit against the owners of the MSC Divina after she alleges she was injured after a fall.

Kitchen manager accuses Flapjack Johnny's Groveland of not paying overtime wages

The Florida Record Apr. 6, 2016, 6:40pm

OCALA – A former kitchen manager is suing a Lake County restaurant alleging he wasn't paid overtime wages.

Lawsuit by former CEO could cost Orlando domestic abuse shelter more than $200,000

Emma Gallimore Apr. 6, 2016, 5:57pm

ORLANDO - One of Florida’s largest domestic abuse shelters is facing a lawsuit from its former CEO, who alleges that the Orlando-based non-profit breached her contract by letting her go in February.

10-year bungled home construction saga ends with $168,000 ruling for Hillsborough woman

Derek Dowell Apr. 6, 2016, 1:15pm

LAKELAND – Fighting to recoup money lost because of her home’s shoddy construction has taken more than a decade of Michelle Gray’s life, and extracted a terrible toll both financially and emotionally, but it seems the Hillsborough woman will finally see compensation for her ordeal to the tune of $168,000.

Government employee alleges she was denied job because of discrimination

The Florida Record Apr. 5, 2016, 7:28pm

MIAMI – A U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee alleges that she was denied a job because of her race.

Boca Raton resident accuses Southwest Credit Systems LP of misrepresentation in debt collection

The Florida Record Apr. 5, 2016, 7:15pm

WEST PALM BEACH – A Boca Raton consumer is suing a debt collector alleging that it used false and misleading means to collect an alleged debt.

Driver accuses UPS of terminating health care benefits while on FMLA leave

The Florida Record Apr. 5, 2016, 7:06pm

MIAMI – A driver alleges that his employer canceled his family's health care insurance while he was on leave.

Government accuses South Capital Construction Inc., owner of unpaid federal tax liabilities

The Florida Record Apr. 5, 2016, 6:58pm

TAMPA – The federal government is suing an inactive Palm Harbor corporation over allegations of unpaid taxes.

Broward County resident accuses Credit Protection Association LP of unfair collection practices

The Florida Record Apr. 5, 2016, 6:43pm

MIAMI – A consumer is suing a debt collector alleging that it communicated with her through unfair and unconscionable means.