Carrie Bradon News
TALLAHASSEE – Experts say that scams that target elderly residents of Florida have become more frequent in recent years.
TALLAHASSEE – After felons in Florida have served their time, they are prohibited from voting in elections and their only hope to have the right restored is to seek clemency from the governor, a process that some view as unfair and antiquated.
Florida adopts Delaware's standard for disclosure-only settlements in Quality Distribution merger case
LAKELAND – Following a complicated history of lawsuits, Florida has adopted Delaware's standard for reviewing disclosure-only settlements, which may prove to be helpful as it could limit merger objection litigation.
TALLAHASSEE – Following Hurricane Irma, some companies are alleged to have illegally inflated prices of items that are non-negotiable when it comes to preparing for a massive storm.
Florida Education Association files suit against state legislature over allegedly 'unfair' union law
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Education Association (FEA) has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Legislature over allegations that new legislation in regards to teachers unions is not fair.
Florida and Georgia await special master's decision regarding water rights to the Chatahoochee River
TALLAHASSEE – Following a 30-year dispute between the states of Florida and Georgia over whether or not Georgia should have to cap its consumption of water from the Chattahoochee River, Florida is getting another chance at reclaiming its rights to the water.
ORLANDO – A fraternity from the University of Central Florida is being sued after the members allegedly posted videos of naked women to a secret Facebook page without the women's knowledge or consent.
TALLAHASSEE – Public records, which are supposed to be easily accessible to residents of Florida, are now becoming more challenging to acquire due to action that some state governments are taking that threatens individuals with lawsuits when seeking public records.
In an attempt to decrease the number of juvenile arrests in Florida, civil citations have taken the place of handcuffs and a cell. Advocates see this as a better option – one that teaches young offenders that jail isn't the only option.
MIAMI – A couple is seeking damages after they allege that Wright National Flood Insurance Co. (Wright National) failed to honor its obligations to reimburse them for damages to their home in Key Colony Beach caused by flooding following Hurricane Irma.
A man seeks damages after he alleges he was treated in a negligent fashion at healthcare facility in Naples while he was receiving treatment, but his case won't be heard in his home state of Maryland.
A Port Charlotte woman in a lawsuit claims she was denied her emotional support dog at her home, which caused her a great deal of distress.
WEST PALM BEACH – A West Palm Beach woman recently filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Children and Families' Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, Florida Department of Health and several individuals claiming that she was imprisoned by various health professionals and deprived her right to liberty under the 14th Amendment.
MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County woman filed suit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division, against a Miami company claiming that she was a victim of retaliatory discharge under the Fair Labor Standards, the Florida Whistleblower Act and age discrimination under the Florida Civil Rights Act.
Following the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, parents and other survivors are taking measures to prevent another massacre, including families suing gunmaker American Outdoor Brands, formerly Smith & Wesson, as well as the store that sold the shooter the weapon for alleged complicity in the shooting.
TALLAHASSEE – In the legal battle involving the National Rifle Association and Gov. Rick Scott's new gun laws, another complication has transpired that may force the NRA to name two young adults in its lawsuit.
TAMPA — An appeals court is investigating the complaint from a woman who claims a sergeant at the Marion County Sheriff's Office violated her privacy and accessed her personal information as well as the personal information of thousands of others by accessing their vehicle identification database.
JACKSONVILLE—A roofing company that has scammed more than 70 Florida homeowners is desperately searching for a loophole which would allow them to continue exploiting new customers.
JACKSONVILLE — A case against the city of Boca Raton, Chabad of East Boca Raton and TJCV Land Trust has been dismissed, following a complaint concerning the construction of a controversial religious center.