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Health care clinic alleges Blue Cross and Blue Shield breached patient contracts

Annie Hunt Jan. 31, 2016, 7:28pm

MIAMI – A Florida health care provider is suing Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, alleging the insurance company breached contract after failing to pay for patients’ services.

Tech company accuses Biz To Biz Direct Inc. of copyright infringement

Annie Hunt Jan. 31, 2016, 7:21pm

WEST PALM BEACH – Illinois-based technology company Voltstar Technologies is suing Biz To Biz Direct Inc. over allegations of patent infringement.

Former BG Group employee collectively sues over FLSA violation claim

Annie Hunt Jan. 31, 2016, 7:12pm

PALM BEACH – A former demolition worker is filing a putative class-action suit against The BG Group over allegations of unpaid overtime.

Woman sues MetLife Insurance for allegedly denying disability benefits

Annie Hunt Jan. 31, 2016, 7:02pm

MIAMI – A Florida woman is suing MetLife Insurance for alleged violation of her employer’s disability benefits plan.

Passenger blames Carnival ship Inspiration for slip-and-fall injuries

Annie Hunt Jan. 31, 2016, 6:54pm

MIAMI – A California woman is suing Carnival Corp., alleging that negligence led to injuries she sustained while riding as a passenger on Carnival’s Inspiration.

Florida woman accuses former employer of manipulating hours, paying less wages

Molly English-Bowers Jan. 31, 2016, 6:50pm

OCALA – A Florida woman is suing her former employer over alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Florida Minimum Wage Act.

Florida woman claims Select Portfolio Services charged illegal fees

Annie Hunt Jan. 31, 2016, 6:45pm

MIAMI – A woman is suing a Utah-based loan servicing company over allegations of charging misleading and illegitimate fees to her mortgage.

Florida woman accuses Fox Collection Center of violating Fair Debt Collection Act

Robert Hadley Jan. 29, 2016, 3:46pm

MIAMI – A Santa Rosa County woman is suing Fox Collection Center, claiming they deceived her by insisting she defend an unpaid debt case in person in Tennessee after the statute of limitations had already passed.

Lumber company sued for alleged pay violation

Annie Hunt Jan. 27, 2016, 4:52pm

A former employee of ABC Hollywood Lumber & Hardware is suing the corporation for allegations of unpaid overtime.

Man sues former landlord after alleged 'campaign of terror'

Annie Hunt Jan. 27, 2016, 4:22pm

An Oregon man is suing a former landlord concerning a Miami Beach lease agreement, which he claims was breached and followed by an alleged “campaign of terror.”

Law firm claims client company didn't pay

Annie Hunt Jan. 27, 2016, 2:58pm

A Chicago-based law firm with an office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is suing Etkin & Company Inc. — a New York company that is incorporated in Delaware and refers to itself as "a differentiated, value-added merger and acquisition advisory and strategic transaction services boutique" — alleging breach of contract and failure to pay for legal services.

Insurance firm seeks to cap liability for nightclub shooting at $75,000

Robert Hadley Jan. 26, 2016, 4:44pm

MIAMI – An Ohio insurance company is seeking a declaratory judgment against The Mint Lounge to determine coverage limits for assault and battery liability.

Former employee claims Nursery Elegua's violated wage law

Annie Hunt Jan. 26, 2016, 12:04pm

A former employee of Nursery Elegua’s is suing the gardening company for alleged refusal to pay overtime compensation, in violation of federal law.

King Ocean claims Hayek Services hasn't paid invoices

Robert Hadley Jan. 26, 2016, 11:29am

An international shipping firm is suing Miami-based Hayek Services for more than $100,000 in unpaid freight invoices.

Ex-hairstylist accuses LeeLou Salon of wage violation

Robert Hadley Jan. 26, 2016, 10:56am

A Dade County woman says her former employer, LeeLou Salon and Spa in Miami, failed to pay her minimum wage, as well as other money they allegedly owe.

Attorney is stumped by fact that disbarred lawyer hasn't been arrested

Vimbai Chikomo Jan. 26, 2016, 10:37am

WINTER PARK, Fla.—A Winter Park attorney — an expert on trust and estates who is the wife of a well-known cardiologist — continues to be free after allegations emerged that she embezzled more than $1.5 million from clients and fellow lawyers, resulting in her losing her accountant’s license and being permanently disbarred by the Florida Supreme Court.

Woman sues Sprint over claim that nude photos were downloaded, shared

Robert Hadley Jan. 25, 2016, 4:04pm

An Orlando, Fla. woman is suing Sprint PCS, claiming a repair tech downloaded and shared her nude photos.

Man claims SunTrust Banks violated debt-collection law

Robert Hadley Jan. 25, 2016, 3:45pm

A Florida man alleges that Suntrust Banks repeatedly harassed him by calling his cell phone to collect money they claim he owes.

Cruise passenger's suit blames Carnival Corp. for slip-and-fall injuries

Robert Hadley Jan. 25, 2016, 3:30pm

A Nevada woman is suing Carnival Corp. for injuries she alleged suffered aboard the cruise ship Carnival Breeze last year.

Governor appoints Joni Poitier to Florida Elections Commission

Annie Hunt Jan. 25, 2016, 9:44am

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott announced on Jan. 8 that Joni Poitier will be the newest member of the Florida Elections Commission.