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Bringing the legal system to light. Our weekly newsletter sheds light on the lawsuits, people, and organizations that continually clog the legal system in Florida.
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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.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has vacated a lower court's decision to deny class-action status in a lawsuit involving debt collection.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida State University's (FSU) law program has been recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools.
TALLAHASSEE — The Office of the State Courts Administrator has created some social-media accounts in an effort to better serve the public.
TALLAHASSEE — Brevard County may be losing one of its county judges following a request by the Florida Supreme Court.
ORLANDO — Despite a state Supreme Court decision, Orange County is not in need of any new circuit judges, according to a local civil-litigation attorney.
MIAMI — The Spanish Broadcast System has hired a Florida lawyer as its next executive vice president and general counsel.
The Bar suspended Judge Judith Hawkins' license in 2015 after investigators alleged she used her position to promote an organization she runs.
A Florida appeals court has ruled that R.J. Reynolds be granted a motion for remittitur or have a new trial for damages
KEY WEST — Officials with Monroe County have reduced the $2.3 million in fines that a Florida couple who illegally rented out their oceanfront home accrued.
PALM BEACH -- A lawyer in Palm Beach has sued Barclays, claiming
the bank forced her and her husband into an investment that allegedly cost them $6.5
TAMPA, Florida — One of Florida’s most popular foreclosure defense lawyers has received another complaint from the Florida Bar.
GAINESVILLE — The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida will be operating with half the judicial staff they require after Judge Robert Hinkle was reassigned to senior status. The court now has two vacancies.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA – A new lawsuit claims more patients have been having problems with medical mesh products.
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court has been asked to weigh in on whether judges should use video conferencing for hearings involving mentally ill patients who were involuntarily committed.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – Alan Levan will return to his role with BBX Capital once a
decision by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals becomes final, according to the attorney for BBX.
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s Supreme Court will soon weigh in on the dispute between Allstate Fire & Casualty Insurance Co and Florida Wellness & Rehabilitation.