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Florida's 11th Circuit strikes down credit card surcharge law

Amy Pennza Mar. 24, 2016, 4:09pm

MIAMI – A recent decision from the 11th Circuit Court in Florida could have a big impact on credit card transactions in the state.

Life Insurance Co. of North America accused of terminating benefits

The Florida Record Mar. 23, 2016, 7:51pm

MIAMI – A woman alleges her insurance company wrongfully terminated her benefits.

Wrongful death suit filed against cruise line

The Florida Record Mar. 23, 2016, 7:41pm

MIAMI – A woman alleges that a cruise line's negligence led to the death of her brother.

Broward County owner, website accused of distributing content after license expired

The Florida Record Mar. 23, 2016, 7:32pm

FORT LAUDERDALE – An independent news organization is suing a website and its Broward County owner for allegedly distributing its content after a license had expired.

Man alleges bank raised rate on mortgage

The Florida Record Mar. 23, 2016, 7:21pm

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man says a bank unlawfully caused an amount of interest to accrue on his mortgage.

Man alleges he was injured in collison with USPS employee

The Florida Record Mar. 23, 2016, 7:10pm

TAMPA – A man has filed a suit against the U.S. Postal Service over alleged damages from an auto accident with an employee.

Cibo Wine Bar accused of not being accessible to disabled patrons

The Florida Record Mar. 23, 2016, 6:57pm

MIAMI – A Fort Lauderdale restaurant is being sued by a Broward County man over allegations of disability discrimination.

Suit filed against Zen North America over Z-Vib pulley

The Florida Record Mar. 23, 2016, 6:49pm

MIAMI – A Canadian company has filed suit against a Miami business alleging it is selling automotive products similar to its own.

Consumer advocates work to call attention to predatory lending tactics

Taryn Phaneuf Mar. 22, 2016, 8:40pm

TAMPA – Consumer advocates are brushing up on new tactics of predatory lenders so they can once again beat back the businesses waiting to take advantage of some of the most vulnerable individuals.

Citizenship Day at Florida Coast Law School expected to be well-staffed

Karen Kidd Mar. 22, 2016, 8:34pm

JACKSONVILLE – With only a few weeks to go, Florida Coastal School of Law's Citizenship Day is expected to be well-staffed with pro bono attorneys but there's room for more, a Jacksonville Bar Association committee chair said.

Florida legal firm gives law students pointers for success

Michael Carroll Mar. 22, 2016, 8:26pm

ST. PETERSBURG – Ensuring that today’s law students have the resources, skills and outlook to navigate the challenging legal landscape of the future is no longer just the purview of law schools and individual professors; legal firms themselves have also gotten into the act.

An 'accidental judge' still enjoys her role after 20 years on Miami-Dade County Court

Taryn Phaneuf Mar. 22, 2016, 7:47pm

MIAMI – Using her experience as a lawyer and a knack for solving problems, Miami-Dade County Court Judge Deborah White-Labora has built a career she truly enjoys.

Legal foundation: Public Records Act doesn't excuse 'sloppy or even honest and reasonable mistakes'

Taryn Phaneuf Mar. 22, 2016, 7:30pm

STUART – A public interest legal foundation argues Martin County should be made to pay the legal fees of two Florida companies that sued the county in 2013 over allegedly unfulfilled public records requests.

Former employee accuses Teddy's Wings Shack of discrimination

The Florida Record Mar. 22, 2016, 3:57pm

WEST PALM BEACH – An Okaloosa County woman alleges her employer treated her differently because of her age and sex.

Ocwen Loan accused of illegal debt collection practices

The Florida Record Mar. 22, 2016, 3:50pm

WEST PALM BEACH – A Palm Beach County woman alleges that a debt collector contacted her phone more than 120 times despite her asking it to stop.

Man seeks allegedly unpaid wages from Grove Plumbing

The Florida Record Mar. 22, 2016, 3:39pm

OCALA – A Marion County man is suing his former employer for allegedly unpaid back wages.

Prudential accused of denying disability benefits

The Florida Record Mar. 22, 2016, 3:29pm

TAMPA – An insurance company is facing a lawsuit alleging that it denied a woman long-term disability benefits.

Ocean Marine Engines accused of not delivering parts to yacht maker

The Florida Record Mar. 22, 2016, 3:16pm

JACKSONVILLE – A yacht builder is accusing a Duval County business of not delivering engines and transmissions it ordered.

Cruise passenger alleges he was injured aboard Norwegian Epic

The Florida Record Mar. 22, 2016, 3:06pm

MIAMI – A Canadian man alleges he was injured while on a cruise aboard the Norwegian Epic.

U.S. American Concrete Mix accused of not paying wages

The Florida Record Mar. 22, 2016, 2:57pm

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man is suing is former employer over allegations he wasn't paid for all time worked.