The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Miami Dolphins offensive line coach James Turner, who was fired in 2014 for bullying a player, has no case against the law firm that investigated the bullying incident.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Businessman Pat Roberts has sued the Florida House of Representatives and House Speaker Richard Corcoran after being served with a subpoena for documents that he says are not relevant to the investigation for which he is the subject.
A pedestrian who was hit by a car and filed suit against the driver has appealed the lower court jury verdict, that granted him nothing for pain and suffering or future medical costs.
The 5th District Court of Appeals on Jan. 5 overturned the decision of a Marion County judge who had denied class certification in a case against the city of Ocala over fire user fees.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that attorney fees can be awarded in dating and harassment injunction proceedings.
TALLAHASSEE — Car insurance reform bills are again moving through the Florida Legislature. Sen. Tom Lee (R-Thonotassa) is sponsoring SB 150, which would repeal the no-fault rule requiring motorists to carry $10,000 worth of personal injury (PIP) coverage. Lee’s bill would require only medical payment and bodily-injury coverage. A similar bill (HB 19) is making its way through the Florida House.
TALLAHASSEE — Bills in the Florida legislature would change the law to provide worker’s compensation benefits to law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians or paramedics who suffer post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) injuries in the line of duty.
MIAMI -- The class action lawsuit filed against Florida Power and Light as a result of the power outages during Hurricane Irma is not merited, according to William Large of the Florida Justice Reform Institute.
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court has approved punitive measures against Judge Philip James Yacucci Jr., accused of violating the Code of Judicial Conduct when making rulings in cases involving a former political rival, DUI attorney Stephen Smith.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Walmart is being sued by women who allege they are not given the same chance at promotion as males in stores Walmart's southeastern stores.
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court has ruled the state's Stand Your Ground Law, which confers immunity in a criminal case, does not necessarily confer immunity in a civil case.
A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court's decision to award a paint manufacturer based in the Dominican Republic the right to recover money from an American company.
The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has sided with Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a case involving a widow who had won $13 million in a lawsuit that claimed her husband died due to the addictive nature of cigarettes.
Florida Third District Court of Appeal affirms lower court decision to dismiss case for lack of jurisdiction
A Florida appeals court has affirmed a trial court's decision to dismiss a claim of fraudulent inducement involving a joint venture between Bliss Consulting Services Inc. and Orchestra Management Solutions (OMS).
ATLANTA —A Georgia appeals court recently determined whether a case was settled when the settlement checks did not arrive on time.
ATLANTA — A dispute over gold coins and artifacts from an 18th-century shipwreck off the Florida coast is the subject of an appellate court opinion which remands the case back to the district court level.
TALLAHASSEE —The fallout from the medical marijuana legislative debate has many wondering when the medical marijuana industry will be up and running, even after voters overwhelmingly voted to approve the expansion of legalizing medical marijuana last fall.
LAKELAND — The 2nd District Court of Appeal determined that Island Water should not have been granted summary judgment and it had a duty to warn of a protruding water valve that caused a woman to trip and fall.
ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit Court has ruled that a Florida attorney deserved the sanctions imposed by a lower court in a case involving insurance fraud.
FORT LAUDERDALE — A California man man has filed a class-action lawsuit against several entities claiming that “free cruises” offered by telemarketers were aggressively marketed and violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).