Medical companies seek to have the product liability case moved to U.S. DIstrict Court in Fort Lauderdale.
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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.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit vacates order to deny class-action certification in debt collection case
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 million.
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.