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Florida Third District Court of Appeals rules it has no authority to rule on arbitration clause

Elizabeth Alt Aug. 7, 2017, 3:20pm

The Florida Third District Court of Appeals has ruled it has no legal authority to determine if an arbitration clause in a contract between four companies that are sparring over trademark use and non-performance is valid, affirming an earlier trial court’s decision.

CVS accused of false imprisonment after woman allegedly locked in store after closing

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 7, 2017, 3:07pm

A customer is suing CVS Health and an unknown employee for alleged intentional infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment.

City of Orlando accused of negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 7, 2017, 3:01pm

A Florida resident is suing the City of Orlando for alleged negligence.

St. Johns Insurance Company accused of breach of contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 7, 2017, 2:57pm

Two homeowners are suing St. Johns Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

Wal-Mart store accused of negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 7, 2017, 2:52pm

A woman is suing Wal-Mart Stores East LP for citing alleged negligence.

New York resident accuses two individuals of refusing to pay back $100,000 loan

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 7, 2017, 2:47pm

A New York resident is suing Jeffrey and Holly Cannon, debtors, for alleged breach of contract and unpaid debt.

Pembroke Pines attorney who pleaded no contest in drug case disbarred for keeping $9,000

Karen Kidd Aug. 7, 2017, 8:00am

Pembroke Pines attorney Marcy Elizabeth Abitz has been disbarred following a May 25 Florida Supreme Court order for allegedly keeping $9,000 mistakenly mailed to her by an insurance group.

Prepared Insurance Company accused of breach of contract for allegedly failing to pay insurance claim

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 4, 2017, 9:58am

A property owner is suing Prepared Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company accused of breaching terms of insurance policy

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 4, 2017, 9:50am

An individual is suing Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

American Integrity Insurance Company of Florida accused of breaching contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 4, 2017, 9:39am

A Florida couple is suing American Integrity Insurance Company of Florida for alleged breach of contract.

Prospect of Orlando Ltd. Co. accused of negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 4, 2017, 9:32am

A person with a disability is suing Prospect of Orlando Ltd. Co. for alleged negligence.

Dog owner accused of negligence in Florida court

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 4, 2017, 9:25am

An individual is suing Michael Hargreaves, a dog owner, for alleged negligence and strict liability.

Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal reverses ruling in street racing case

Angela Underwood Aug. 3, 2017, 6:12pm

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has reversed and remanded a motorcycle accident case back to a trial court.

Eleventh Circuit rules insurance companies used in Ponzi scheme not liable for coverage

David Hutton Aug. 3, 2017, 6:01pm

In one of the final remnants of a Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Scott Rothstein, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that the insurance companies for a bank that was a part of the elaborate scam are exempt from paying out $25 million of a settlement between the bank and some of the victims.

Best Broadcasting & Media Talent LLC accuses woman of failing to pay for representation services

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:24pm

A Kentucky company is suing Ginger Gadsden for alleged breach of contract.

Southern Fidelity Property & Casualty Inc. accused of breach of contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:19pm

A homeowner is suing Southern Fidelity Property & Casualty Inc. for alleged breach of contract.

Florida resident accused of assault and battery

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:15pm

An individual is suing Blair Vanhorn, a Florida resident, for alleged assault and battery.

Chick-Fil-A accused of age discrimination

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:11pm

A woman is suing LGLP Inc. d/b/a Chick-Fil-A, a fast food franchise, for alleged discrimination.

Central Florida Fair Inc. accused of negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Aug. 3, 2017, 3:06pm

A patron is suing Central Florida Fair Inc., a property owner, for alleged negligence.

Decision by Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal not likely to change arbitration clauses

John Revak Aug. 2, 2017, 9:54am

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has enforced an arbitration clause in a lawsuit between Pompano Rehab Center and Mercedes Nesbeth, an ex-resident. Nesbeth’s daughter, Marjorie Irving, filed the suit on behalf of her deceased mother.