TALLAHASSEE – Civil litigation funding has become an increasingly lucrative business for third parties in Florida and elsewhere, raising concern about the effect this may have on the justice system and questions about whether more regulation is needed to keep the industry in check.
TALLAHASSEE — A circuit court ruling that that said a workers' compensation group violated Florida's open records laws by not ensuring committee hearings and supporting documentation on a proposed rate increase were made available to the public is under appeal.
MIAMI — Murray Austin Greenberg, a longtime attorney and law professor in the Miami area, died Dec. 31, 2016, at age 73 after losing a long battle with lymphoma, according to a report by the Miami Herald.
BRADENTON, FLORIDA – Bradenton mayoral candidate Warren Merriman was convicted of
petit theft in February 2015 and ordered to serve three months of probation after being fired from the Brandenton Police department. With the election date of Nov. 8 drawing near, Merriman must also prepare for a disciplinary hearing that is scheduled for Nov. 3, which may lead to the former deputy chief's law enforcement certification being either suspended or revoked.