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Bringing the legal system to light. Our weekly newsletter sheds light on the lawsuits, people, and organizations that continually clog the legal system in Florida.
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TALLAHASSEE — It is possible that a Florida homestead case will end with the decision that was made by the Florida Supreme Court ruling against the plaintiff.
An investigation has been ordered into a Fort Lauderdale attorney that serves as the legal counsel to death row inmates through the state’s registry of lawyers.
ORLANDO – Another red light camera case is in the spotlight in the Florida courts system, prompting judges to reexamine whether administrative hearings for these violations are constitutional.
OCALA -- Three versions of a medical marijuana ordinance will be created by the Ocala City Council to help officials explore the idea of allowing dispensaries to set up shop within the city.
FORT LAUDERDALE - Becker & Poliakoff has announced the appointment of a former Republican state senator to its law firm.
LAKEWOOD RANCH – Updated bad faith regulations were the focal point of recently held board seminar of the Manasota Trial Lawyers.
TALLAHASSEE – The secondary insurance market in Florida has received a break with a ruling in its favor regarding stranger-oriented life insurance (STOLI) policies.
WEST PALM BEACH – Non-catastrophe water claims allegedly are out of control in the Tri-County area of Florida, according to an editorial written by the Palm Beach Post editorial staff.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH – A Rogers Towers attorney has been honored as one of six volunteers named to the position of Blue Coat for The Players Championship golf tournament.
TALLAHASSEE – Another Florida attorney has been permanently disbarred in a case that allegedly involved setting up the arrest of another attorney.
MIAMI – ESPN’s motion to have a lawsuit dismissed against it has been declined in a case brought on by a New York Giants defensive end for releasing a portion of his medical records.
JACKSONVILLE – As the primary election nears for the 4th Circuit state attorney, Melissa Nelson still leads in campaign totals.
JACKSONVILLE – A Duval County circuit court judge has been reassigned to probate court after a female staff attorney claimed that he made racist and sexist remarks to her.
TALLAHASSEE – A merger between two insurance companies is being blocked by a lawsuit filed by Florida's attorney general's office.
MIAMI – Growing the use of technology in law, the University of Miami Law School has a program designed to give law students real-world application and mentoring of business problems companies face today.
ST. PETERSBURG – Gawker Media's CEO may file for bankruptcy to avoid a $140 million judgment in legal suit brought on by Hulk Hogan.
TALLAHASSEE – A nursery is in a dispute with lawmakers over obtaining a license to grow, process and distribute a strain know as Charlotte’s Web.
JACKSONVILLE – Recent scrutiny has been placed on judges’ salaries in Florida as some of the lowest in the country.
JACKSONVILLE – Recent contributions in the race for the 4th District state attorney has placed candidate Melissa Nelson in to the lead for monies toward her campaign.
HIALEAH – A challenge to the street vendor law in Hialeah has been denied by the Florida Supreme Court.