MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently dismissed a securities fraud suit filed by an investment fund against two men who were accused of tricking the fund into making a $3 million investment.
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MIAMI – The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently dismissed a fraud suit filed by a Deerfield Beach-based cellphone wholesale distributor against a used cellphone seller in a partnership gone wrong.
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied a U.S. government motion to dismiss suit filed by an Air Force veteran claiming unlawful imprisonment and negligence.
An Alabama-based engineering firm faces a gender discrimination lawsuit from a former employee.
TALLAHASSE – Attorney General Pam Bondi recently said a $148 million settlement has been reached with Uber Technologies regarding violations of the state's Information Protection Act (FIPA) and other related laws related to data breaches.
Republican candidate Ashley Moody is still besting her Democratic component Sean Shaw in the highly anticipated Attorney General race, the latest census from the St. Pete Polls reveals.
Two tobacco companies lost a bid to reverse a multi-million dollar judgment against them over a woman's death from smoking.
WEST PALM BEACH – A behavioral health facility in Palm Beach County that provides housing and treatment for those with alcohol and substance use disorders recently filed a suit against Tequesta claiming village zoning laws are discriminatory.
Appeals court sides with Miami Beach club owners on some of their claims in harassment suit against city
MIAMI – The organizer and owners of a Miami Beach entertainment club were partially successful in their appeal of a Miami-Dade County Circuit Court decision to dismiss their lawsuit alleging the city of Miami Beach engaged in a campaign of harassment through the city's code enforcement department.
SEC claims two men helped raise more than $40 million in sale of fraudulent securities in oil, gas projects
FORT LAUDERDALE – The Securities and Exchange Commission recently filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida claiming two men helped raise millions of dollars by selling unregistered securities to hundreds of investors in violation of the Securities Act of 1933.
Time Warner gets summary judgment in appeals court amid claims it forced Cableview to sign settlement agreement
A U.S. appeals court affirmed a summary judgment in favor of Time Warner Cable on an indemnity dispute against the company on August 23.
A leading cable tie manufacturer accuses a competitor of spreading false rumors the company hires undocumented workers.
JACKSONVILLE -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit on Aug. 17 affirmed in part, reversed in part, and vacated in part a summary judgment in favor of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts after nearly 50 families who have children with autism accused the park of violating Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
FORT LAUDERDALE -- A Florida company hopes the U.S. States District Court for the Southern District of Florida will find an agreement to arbitrate void after the company was accused of abruptly ending a contract settlement.
Arbitrator can decide if arbitration is allowed in Spirit Airlines class action, appeals court rules
MIAMI – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit recently affirmed a Florida district court decision that said an arbitrator is the correct party to determine if an agreement Spirit Airlines Inc. had with its $9 Fare Club members allowed class members to file a claim via arbitration.
A Florida federal court denied a request by a group of condominium associations to dismiss an $800,000 lawsuit filed by a pressure washing company.
Woman appeals dismissal of suit over Bed, Bath & Beyond pillows; She was offered refund before filing suit
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Bed, Bath & Beyond’s legal matters with a customer who alleged it misled consumers continues as the woman challenged the court’s dismissal of her negligent misrepresentation case.
An auto dealership manager's new job could cost him thanks to a non-compete agreement with a previous employer, according to a lawsuit filed May 31 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Fort Lauderdale Division.
A food trading deal gone bad leaves a meat distributing company allegedly owing more than $250,000, according to a lawsuit filed with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
A Florida water taxi company hopes to escape liability after a passenger was injured during a trip based on a May 30 opinion in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida in the Miami Division.