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Miami attorney calls Florida Supreme Court ruling against education funding lawsuit a 'dereliction of duty'

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 14, 2019

A nearly 10-year-old lawsuit questioning the funding for a quality education system in Florida has been thrown out by the Florida Supreme Court.

Florida Justice Reform Institute backs Supreme Court school funding decision

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 10, 2019

TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Supreme Court recently threw out a lawsuit that has been lingering for nine years, alleging Florida has not done enough to ensure that the state education system is of a high enough caliber.

Foundation for Florida's Future calls state high court decision 'a victory'

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 10, 2019

TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court ruled Jan, 4 on a lawsuit filed nearly 10 years ago, alleging Florida was not doing enough to provide quality education to students, on grounds that the plaintiffs' allegations were without merit.

Condo association accused of numerous misdeeds; attorney says behavior is the norm

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 21, 2018

DESTIN -- A condominium improvement association is being sued by numerous residents for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duties.

Judge dismisses negligence lawsuit of Parkland shooting; attorney calls decision 'erroneous'

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 21, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A Florida judge has rejected arguments by victims' families of the Parkland shooting, saying that the deputy stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was not required to stop the shooting.

Detention, near deportation of U.S. citizen gives ACLU reason to be concerned, attorney says

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 18, 2018

The ACLU of Florida said in a posting on its website that it filed a federal lawsuit Dec. 3 on behalf of a U.S. citizen who was detained by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office on behalf Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Judge allows negligence lawsuit to continue against ex-deputy present at Parkland shooting

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 16, 2018

A Florida judge allowed a negligence lawsuit to continue over allegations that the police officer on duty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the Parkland shooting failed to take reasonable action to prevent students and staff from being killed.

Lawyer says video evidence favors homeless man alleging battery by police in Orlando

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 13, 2018

A homeless man is filing a civil rights lawsuit after he was allegedly struck by a police officer.

Controversial book about Sandy Hook shooting shouldn't be upsetting, publisher says

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 12, 2018

A parent of a child who was killed in the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut is suing a Florida publisher for the publication of a book titled "Nobody Died at Sandy Hook," a recent Gainesville Sun posting said.

National Marine Fisheries Service has no reason to withhold orca necropsy reports, Animal Welfare Institute says

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 12, 2018

A group of animal activists recently filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) that contends the agency has the power to force SeaWorld to release necropsy reports for three orcas to the public.

GEO Group calls allegations about immigration detentions 'malicious lies'

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 30, 2018

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- One of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's single largest private prison contractors, GEO Group, contends that a Florida-based human rights group is committing libel and defamation for protesting its practices.

Miami mom sues Juul claiming vape products caused her children's addictions

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 17, 2018

A Miami mother is seeking damages after alleging that a major vape product company, Juul, caused her two sons to start vaping underage and that both are now addicted to the product.

ACLU throws support behind U.S. citizen detained as undocumented immigrant in Miami

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 16, 2018

The ACLU is representing a man who, despite being a U.S. citizen, was detained in Miami by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents (ICE).

Miami attorney explains dismissal of McDonald's 'cheese' lawsuit

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 16, 2018

MIAMI -- A Florida judge recently dismissed a class action lawsuit filed against McDonald's, after the plaintiffs alleged they were charged the full price for a quarter pounder, despite requesting the burger without cheese.

Attorney questions Scott's actions in election recounts suit

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 16, 2018

MIAMI -- Earlier this week, Republican Gov. Rick Scott filed a lawsuit against two Florida counties, alleging there could be "rampant fraud happening in Palm Beach and Broward counties."

Attorney says alleged talk of 'rape and pillage' by football coach contributed to sexual assault against minor at Windermere Prep

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 10, 2018

A lawsuit is being filed against Windermere Preparatory School in Orlando after a father alleged that his son was inappropriately touched and assaulted by members of the school's football team.

Police shooting victim continues to seek millions

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 9, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A West Palm Beach man is seeking millions of dollars after he was shot in 2013 by a deputy who mistook a cellphone for a gun, causing the man to be paralyzed.

League of Women Voters, Common Cause target governor's Supreme Court process

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 9, 2018

TALLAHASSEE -- The League of Women Voters of Florida and Common Cause have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott (R) over the selection of Florida Supreme Court justices.

Florida suit claiming Tesla's autopilot function is flawed raises several questions, attorney says

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 8, 2018

A lawsuit recently filed by a Florida man against Tesla claiming that the autopilot feature on a Model S malfunctioned and caused him to have an accident raises questions about where the fault truly lies.

Daniel Gerber, Orlando attorney, calls Florida lawsuit climate costly

By Carrie Bradon | Nov 8, 2018

According to a recent report published by the Perryman Group, Florida's lawsuit climate is incredibly poor, and it is costing t​​​​​he state billions in funding and thousands in jobs on a yearly basis — problems that likely require reform soon if they are to be solved in the future.

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