The Florida Chamber of Commerce believes new legislation now pending in Tallahassee would improve Florida residents' lives by reforming the legal process known as assignment of benefits, adding new measures to protect residents from those who abused the AOB process before.
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A lawsuit has been filed against Massage Envy, alleging that employees have not been vetted properly, putting customers in danger.
Fla. court reform group: Engle rulings denying tobacco companies chance to defend against big judgments
The U.S. Supreme Court recently refused to hear appeals from three tobacco companies ordered to pay punitive damages in eight Florida cases decided under so-called Engle rulings, according to a Florida Watchdog report, even though the companies claimed they had not been given the chance to build their defense.
MIAMI -- The city Miami recently filed a motion to request that a protections agreement for homeless be terminated, arguing that there are enough current services to care for the homeless.
Southern Legal Counsel claims panhandling is constitutionally protected, 'is speech protected by the First Amendment'
Several southern Florida counties are arresting individuals asking for money, claiming that asking for money in public spaces without authorization from the government is illegal; other groups, however, claim that this is allowed in the First Amendment.
A Florida state representative recently introduced a bill that would ban criticism of the state of Israel and other types of speech against the Jewish culture.
TALLAHASSEE -- A bill to ban anti-Semitic criticism of the Israeli state was recently introduced by a Palm Beach County representative.
Lawyer for disabled woman allegedly raped, impregnated at health care facility vows to prevent a repeat incident
A family has filed a lawsuit against a Florida health care facility claiming their disabled daughter was raped and impregnated while at the facility for medical care.
Attorney says family's lawsuit against truckers who died in an accident that killed their minor son is 'complex'
A lawsuit has been filed by the family of a 14-year-old boy who was killed in a car accident with two tractor-trailers.
Miami attorney calls Florida Supreme Court ruling against education funding lawsuit a 'dereliction of duty'
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.
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.
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.
DESTIN -- A condominium improvement association is being sued by numerous residents for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duties.
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.
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).
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.
A homeless man is filing a civil rights lawsuit after he was allegedly struck by a police officer.
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
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.
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.