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Two pool service technicians allege they are owed unpaid overtime wages

The Florida Record Jun. 23, 2016, 12:00pm

FORT MYERS – Two pool service technicians allege their employer did not pay them for overtime hours that they worked.

New York man claims he was injured on Costa Mediterranean

The Florida Record Jun. 23, 2016, 9:50am

MIAMI – A Costa Mediterranean passenger alleges he was injured on the dance floor of the cruise ship.

Muse Luxury Group LLC accused of using lace design without authorization

The Florida Record Jun. 22, 2016, 2:27pm

MIAMI – A New York fabric company alleges a Hallandale clothing company used its lace designs without permission.

Accelerated Receivables Management Inc. alleged to have not reported debt dispute

Wadi Reformado Jun. 22, 2016, 2:20pm

ORLANDO – A Jacksonville consumer alleges a disputed debt was not marked as such on her credit report.

Man alleges hand injury from door on cruise ship

Wadi Reformado Jun. 22, 2016, 2:12pm

MIAMI – A Georgia couple alleges that the husband lost a finger after a door on a cruise ship closed on his hand.

Forward Van Lines Inc., Payroll Management Inc. accused of wrongful termination

The Florida Record Jun. 22, 2016, 2:03pm

MIAMI – A man alleges he was wrongfully terminated and not paid proper wages while working as a helper/mover.

Former DDS Lab employee alleges she was terminated for taking medical absences

The Florida Record Jun. 22, 2016, 1:46pm

TAMPA – A Hillsborough County woman alleges she was terminated for taking days off due to a health condition.

Dane Construction and Co. Inc. alleges it is owed for work

The Florida Record Jun. 22, 2016, 1:39pm

MIAMI – A Tampa subcontractor alleges it was not completely paid for work on a Broward County construction project.

Suit filed against Medicredit over debt collection

The Florida Record Jun. 22, 2016, 1:32pm

MIAMI – A Broward County consumer is suing a debt collector alleging a voicemail affected his reputation.

Miami attorney Robert Parks' advice to new attorneys: 'Read your oath very carefully'

Karen Kidd Jun. 22, 2016, 9:54am

MIAMI – Miami-based trial attorney Robert L. Parks, who was recently named a trustee for the National Judicial College,  said during a recent interview that the service component of his job wasn't high on his mind when he was in law school.

Lawyer: Public, private sector whistle-blowers face different standards

Jamie Kelly Jun. 21, 2016, 6:37pm

NAPLES –Two Lee County Domestic Animal Services employees have been temporarily re-instated while their wrongful termination lawsuit is pending, which is one of the statutory remedies available for public employees under Florida’s whistle-blower laws, but is relatively uncommon in the private sector, according to a civil rights and employment attorney.

Pensacola Beach developer's attorney makes case against tax assessment

Carrie Salls Jun. 21, 2016, 6:24pm

PENSACOLA BEACH – An attorney representing a company developing resort towers in Pensacola Beach believes a request by the Escambia County property appraiser and tax collector asking the Florida Supreme Court to reverse a ruling prohibiting the county from collecting taxes on the land will be denied. 

Obama commuting sentences for non-violent drug offenders in Florida

Dawn Geske Jun. 21, 2016, 6:16pm

TAMPA – President Barack Obama is trying to right many wrongs caused by harsh punishments handed down for drug-related crimes in the 1990s by commuting a slew of sentences for non-violent drug offenders in Florida before he leaves office next year. 

Oy Ajat LTD accuses companies of patent infringement

The Florida Record Jun. 21, 2016, 3:18pm

ORLANDO – A Finnish corporation alleges that its patents regarding dental equipment have been infringed.

Woman claims LINA wrongfully denied benefits

The Florida Record Jun. 21, 2016, 3:11pm

MIAMI – A disabled woman is suing Life Insurance Co. of North America claiming it wrongfully denied her benefits.

Home Encounter 1 accused of not paying overtime wages

The Florida Record Jun. 21, 2016, 2:57pm

TAMPA – A Hillsborough County handyman alleges his former Lutz employer did not pay him overtime wages.

Woman claims she was injured on Bimini SuperFast trip

The Florida Record Jun. 21, 2016, 2:52pm

MIAMI – A passenger is suing a vessel alleging she was injured during a trip.

Suit filed against maker, seller of cradle cap product

The Florida Record Jun. 21, 2016, 2:46pm

FORT MYERS – A lawsuit claims that a product used to treat cradle cap on children caused burns.

Auto detailer files suit against former employers for allegedly unpaid overtime wages

The Florida Record Jun. 21, 2016, 2:33pm

ORLANDO – An auto detailer working at a car lot alleges he was not paid properly for working overtime.

Drivetime Automotive Group Inc., Bridgecrest Credit Co. accused of phone harassment

The Florida Record Jun. 21, 2016, 12:41pm

FORT MYERS – A Lee County man claims two Arizona companies have harassed him with phone calls over an alleged debt.