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Neb. company fights subpoena in dispute over Fla. measure that would list governor candidates in a new way on ballots

By Gabriel Neves | Mar 18, 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. (Legal Newsline) – A software company is fighting a subpoena in a lawsuit over the constitutionality of a Florida statue that challenges the order of the names listed on the ballot for the gubernatorial election, saying the subpoena seeks the disclosure of confidential information.

Court quashes leave to amend complaint on Cat Cay Yacht Club damages case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 7, 2019

MIAMI — A yacht club and members of its board of directors who were being sued for damages have obtained a court victory.

Court denies Ford's motion requesting instruction in liability case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 7, 2019

MIAMI -- Automaker Ford has suffered a loss in court, after its motion requesting an adverse interference instruction on a liability case was denied.

Appeals court won't review case against construction firm and insurer, citing lack of jurisdiction

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 5, 2019

MIAMI — An appeals court will not review a lower court's clarification order in a lawsuit against the head of a construction company and insurance company for failing to defend the company from a tort claim.

Appeals court reverses order that denied fees to two South Florida attorneys in condo association dispute

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 4, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH – Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal recently said the Palm Beach County Circuit Court erred when it denied a petition filed by two South Florida attorneys for fees regarding a condominium association dispute.

Court grants in part, denies in part motion to strike trust in Broward County hotel case

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 1, 2019

A local investor and a company sued for unjust enrichment and tortious interference regarding the operation of a Broward County hotel had a motion to strike an inter vivos trust granted in part and denied in part.

Court denies motion for protective order regarding Medicare beneficiaries health information

By Gabriel Neves | Feb 1, 2019

A medical supplies company seeking to block the plaintiffs of a lawsuit from disseminating private health information from Medicare recipients has suffered a loss in court.

Foley & Lardner's Tampa office to receive award for pro bono work

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 18, 2019

The Tampa office of Foley & Lardner is the recipient of the 2019 Law Firm Commendation at the annual Pro Bono Awards ceremony on Feb. 7 at the Supreme Court of Florida, with the award being presented by Chief Justice Charles Canady.

Young Lawyers Section of Orange County Bar Association receives pro bono award

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 18, 2019

The Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) is being awarded with the 2019 Voluntary Bar Association Pro Bono Award, which will be will be presented during a ceremony on Feb. 7 at the Florida Supreme Court by Chief Justice Charles Canady.

Court affirms decision on child protective investigations case

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 21, 2018

JACKSONVILLE -- A case of child protective investigations, conducted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), has resulted in a decision that sustains a district court ruling regarding government immunity held in court.

Court denies Comcast motion to compel arbitration in suit alleging sales rep badgered former customer

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 20, 2018

MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently dismissed a motion to compel arbitration filed by cable giant Comcast Cable Communication LLC regarding a lawsuit filed by a former customer who claimed she was harassed by its salespeople in an attempt to regain her service.

Court denies motion to strike expert witness on a tortious interference case

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 13, 2018

A judge denied a plaintiff's motion to have struck a signature-verification expert in a lawsuit over a contentious business deal and alleged forgery.

Carnival cruise ships loses footage of plaintiff allegedly slipping and falling on its ship

By Gabriel Neves | Dec 13, 2018

A judge has ordered sanctions ahead of a trial against the Carnival cruise ship company, which claims to have lost the footage of a woman allegedly slipping and falling near the buffet on one of its ships.

Judge dismisses lawsuit in fishing boat ownership dispute

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 29, 2018

KEY WEST – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently dismissed a lawsuit alleging wrongful conduct and fraudulent misrepresentations in a dispute regarding the ownership of a sport fishing boat.

Court denies motion to compel health system to produce military records of nurse who allegedly assaulted patient

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 29, 2018

FORT MYERS – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently denied a motion to compel Lee Memorial Health System to produce of military records of an employee accused of assaulting a patient in a suit seeking damages for the plaintiff's mental pain and suffering, loss of capacity and medical expenses.

Court dismisses Ambrosia Treatment Centers' suit in claims dispute with Cigna

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 28, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH –Three South Florida substance abuse treatment centers suffered a setback in their dispute with a health insurance provider in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Federal judge grants magicJack's motion to dismiss shareholder suit

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 28, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH – The company behind magicJack, a device that plugs into a computer allowing the user to make phone calls via the internet, recently was granted its motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought by a shareholder accusing the company of misrepresentation regarding a newly acquired company.

Court denies Progressive insurance's motion to end legal dispute over 11-year-old hit by car

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 28, 2018

Insurance company Progressive failed to obtain summary judgment in a lawsuit over a 2008 crash between a car and a child on a scooter.

Cruise ship company exculpated of some claims in man's lawsuit over spine injuries in Hawaii

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 28, 2018

A man who suffered spinal injuries while on a walk on the Hawaii seashore has had some claims against his cruise ship company dismissed in a court appeal.

The Florida Bar seeks a public member for its governing board

By Gabriel Neves | Nov 24, 2018

The Florida Bar is seeking a member of the public to become a part of its governing board.

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