TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) recently filed a complaint for emergency and injunctive and declaratory relief against Secretary of State Ken Detzner, claiming the legal requirement for voters to register by Oct. 9 is hindered due to Hurricane Michael.
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Judge dismisses efforts to exclude several witnesses in suit alleging hip fracture during massage aboard cruise ship
MIAMI – A U.S. District Court recently paved the way for a trial in a personal injury complaint against Carnival Corporation by ruling on several motions regarding witness testimony in the case.
A federal court declined to throw out parts of two passengers' lawsuit against a Spanish airline.
A luxury retailer accuses dozens of websites of selling counterfeit goods over the internet.
A Florida employee of an industrial equipment supplier must contest his termination in Pennsylvania, a federal appeals court ruled.
A Florida resident must produce several documents related to his lawsuit alleging misappropriation of funds, a federal judge ruled.
A federal judge threw out a lawsuit accusing an oil exploration company of misleading investors.
A federal court dismissed several claims against Volkswagen over alleged suspension system defects in some of its CC model cars.
TALLAHASSEE — In a decision that was 4-3, the court has overturned the dismissal of a case involving a young woman who died days after giving birth to a stillborn child.
Florida appeals court overturns arbitration order for parents of child injured in sports competition
WEST PALM BEACH — A unanimous decision on Sept. 12 by the Fourth District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida has overturned a lower court decision in the case of an injured minor.
MIAMI — A Florida appeals court has ordered a new trial for a case involving a lease-purchase agreement between La Ley Sports Complex and the city of Homestead.
A lawsuit filed by several homeowners alleging construction defects will continue, an appellate court ruled.
Medical companies seek to have the product liability case moved to U.S. DIstrict Court in Fort Lauderdale.
MIAMI – A class action lawsuit recently filed against National Beverage Corp., Nick A. Caporella and George R. Bracken claims the company misrepresented its financial health to shareholders.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Johnson & Johnson and Publix, defendants in a lawsuit alleging talcum powder products caused a woman's mesothelioma, have requested the case against them be moved from a state court to a U.S. District Court.
Novartis granted summary judgment on stroke victim's request for punitive damages in leukemia drug case
WEST PALM BEACH – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently granted a partial summary judgment in favor of a pharmaceutical company in case involving a patient who suffered a stroke after taking the company's prescription drug.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has determined a debt owed between business partners cannot be discharged based on a bankruptcy claim.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has upheld a lower court decision in a wrongful-death lawsuit involving an Indian River County Jail inmate.
Florida nursing home agencies have been called upon to cooperate in an effort to properly equip residential facilities to handle emergency situations like the recent hurricanes.