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Southern District of Florida grants gun manufacturer's motion to consolidate two cases

A U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida judge has partially consolidated two separate complaints against a handgun manufacturer.

Class action claiming Royal Caribbean should have canceled cruise before hurricane is dismissed

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has dismissed a class action brought against Royal Caribbean claiming the company should have canceled a cruise before a natural disaster.

Appeals court rules new trial in discount diamond case

The Third District Court of Appeal is sending back a $235,000 diamond discount breach of contract appeal back to trial.

Fla. judge recommends dismissing much of suit against Tinder, says app never promised to stay free forever

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MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A Florida federal judge has recommended that certain counts of a class action lawsuit against Tinder over allegations of misleading business practices be dismissed.

Lawsuit could determine if companies funding litigation are violating Florida interest rates laws

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TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Absent guidance from Florida regulators, a man is taking it upon himself to attempt to show that companies that finance lawsuits charge interest rates in excess of state law.

Former Commodores member cannot use group's name, court says

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has said a member of The Commodores who later left cannot use the group's name.

Plaintiffs seeks class status in data breach case against Wendy's

A group of Wendy’s International LLC customers is seeking to have a lawsuit regarding a data breach certified as class action in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

The Florida Bar moves to dismiss counsel in TIKD Services suit

The Florida Bar is moving to disqualify one of its former presidents as counsel from a case that is being brought against the statewide lawyer’s association.

Veteran's discrimination complaint against FAU officials dismissed with prejudice

A panel of Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals judges affirmed a veteran’s longtime complaint of discrimination is time barred.

Case regarding definition of 'suit' remanded to 11th Circuit

The Florida Supreme Court has remanded a case regarding the definition of a "suit" to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit for further proceedings.

5th District Court of Appeal dismisses some grounds of fraud on the court, remands case

The 5th District Court of Appeals has dismissed two parts of a fraud on the court complaint, remanding the remaining grounds of the complaint to the trial court.

SEC accuses executives of hiding accounting errors in Southern District of Florida complaint

The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) wants restitution from a worldwide manufacturer or cables and wires with operations in Brazil, according to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida records.

Attorney's conduct results in $5,000 sanction order

ATLANTA -- The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a sanction order against an attorney who admitted she was wrong but then went back on her word.

Fourth District Court of Appeal reverses and remands tobacco industry wrongful death suit

WEST PALM BEACH – Three judges from the Florida’s 4th District Court of Appeal reversed and remanded a $10.5 million jury wrongful death verdict against two tobacco companies.

Florida Bar accused of anti-competitive conduct

The Florida Bar and a traffic-ticket defense firm are being sued for almost $12 million dollars for anti-competitive conduct.

Florida Supreme Court rules home health services are 'protected legitimate businesses interest'

The Florida Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that referral sources for home health service are a protected legitimate business.

Lawyer says many companies unaware of Americans with Disabilities Act website requirements

Though closed captioning, text to speech and sticky keys are not issues the average internet user worries about, they are for the visually impaired, which is why a group has claimed that Grubhub's website is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Lawyer says attorney Facebook friendships not necessarily improper

There are no hard and fast rules related to lawyer-judge relationships, especially when it comes to Facebook, according to attorney Braden Perry of Kennyhertz Perry LLC.

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

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

Case involving closed Wells Fargo safe-deposit box continues

MIAMI – A 2006 case involving an investment has ended concluded, but a 2014 case from the complaint that includes a closed safe-deposit box remains in pleading.