The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s ruling in an Individuals with Disabilities Education Act case that has traversed the state’s court system for more than a decade.
Five North Broward Health District officials have been indicted by a 17th Judicial Circuit Court grand jury alleging they violated Florida’s open-government law by holding meetings without public notice during which they discussed the termination of the former interim CEO.
The Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission has asked the Florida Supreme Court to put on hold an agreement with Broward County Judge Claudia Robinson over allegations she steered work to a mediator who worked as a volunteer on her 2014 campaign.
A panel of U.S. district court judges have imposed $9.1 million in sanctions on a pair of Florida lawyers involved in Engel product liability cases waged by smokers against the U.S. tobacco industry and ultimately settled, deeming the moves a waste of judicial resources.
A Volusia County Beach Safety officer has lost his appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in an effort to keep his job after he was fired for racially charged comments he made on social media about Trayvon Martin.
The Florida First District Court of Appeal has overturned an order in a workers' compensation case, ruling that a worker forfeited his right to benefits for a workplace accident after he offered conflicting details about his medical history and the cause of his injuries.
Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court decision denying Aegis Defense Services LLC’s motion to dismiss a complaint in which a contract employee alleged it failed to pay him overtime for work he did in Afghanistan on behalf of the company.
In one of the final remnants of a Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Scott Rothstein, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that the insurance companies for a bank that was a part of the elaborate scam are exempt from paying out $25 million of a settlement between the bank and some of the victims.
For a retailer with little to cheer about, a decision by Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal was a home run for Sears, Roebuck & Co., overturning a lower court ruling in favor of Gardens Mall and the City of Palm Beach Gardens and paving the way for the store to sublease the second floor of its store to a sporting goods chain.
Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court’s ruling for summary judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit, paving the way for a trial to determine whether a Winter Garden golf club can be held liable for damages in a woman’s death.
LAKELAND – Florida’s 2nd District Court of Appeal has vacated a lower court’s ruling in a divorce case and remanded it for a ruling on reasonable attorneys' fees and costs for the wife involved in the case.
LAKELAND – Florida’s 2nd District Court of Appeal has ruled that a woman can’t sue the Florida Orthopaedic Institute and a doctor for allegedly performing an unneeded surgery because she didn’t provide expert affidavits from a qualified medical professional.
Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal has sided, in part, with Harborside Healthcare in its challenge of a trial court ruling that granted a request to obtain evidence by the estate of a former patient.