A judge threw out a lawsuit against Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company that arose from a car crash that killed a child in a ruling issued July 23 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida will allow a restaurant and others named in a lawsuit to bring their accusers' tax records into evidence, the court determined on July 23, but it barred evidence of prior litigation between the parties.
On July 24, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida denied a motion for class certification for a group of people suing Dometic Corporation over alleged defective refrigerators, then dismissed the lawsuit for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
A Florida physician was denied her motion to dismiss a lawsuit against her alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on July 25.
On July 1, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida’s Orlando Division denied Rising Star Roofing’s motion to remand a case back to state court in its lawsuit against an insurance company – but left open the possibility the case might be remanded anyway.
TALLAHASSEE -- A three-judge panel for Florida's First District Court of Appeal determined that a woman’s privacy rights weren’t infringed upon when a lawyer met with her doctor about her workers’ compensation claims.
TAMPA -- A forum selection clause in an agreement is too ambiguous, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Tampa Division ruled April 17 as it denied a protein company’s motion to remand the case back to state court.
TAMPA -- After a former employee failed to prove discrimination and retaliation, the University of South Florida won its motion to dismiss with the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Tampa Division on April 16.
JACKSONVILLE -- The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in the Jacksonville Division denied on April 15 a group of tobacco companies’ renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law and alternative motion for new trial.
TAMPA – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently granted in part a foreign chemical corporation’s motion to dismiss a complaint and motion to strike the plaintiff’s demands for injunctive relief in a dispute regarding talks over the possible purchase of an irrigation products system.
The Florida Supreme Court ruled April 25 that it was legal for an electrical utility company to impose fees on customers in order to recover costs for work done to reduce the environmental damage caused by the company’s Turkey Point Power Plant.
The Working With Experts course will soon be available for Financial Poise Webinars' Newbie Litigator School’s Winter/Spring 2019 session. It will take place Wednesday, April 24 from 1-2 p.m. Central Standard Time.
Since there was probable cause to arrest three Golden Beach Police Department sergeants, the arresting officers qualify for immunity, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit determined, reversing a ruling from a lower court.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit answered the question of whether applying an ordinance raises issues with a substantive-due-process claim, and made it clear the answer was “no” as it reversed a summary judgment in favor of a property suing Pasco County amid the application of an ordinance on February 13.