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.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Insurance company Progressive failed to obtain summary judgment in a lawsuit over a 2008 crash between a car and a child on a scooter.
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 is seeking a member of the public to become a part of its governing board.
LAKELAND – A group of real estate brokers recently had a summary judgment on two sales appeals affirmed in part and reversed in part.
A deaf Florida resident may sue the city of Hallandale Beach for not adding closed captioning to videos on its public website, a federal appeals court ruled.
FORT MYERS – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently denied a motion by the health care company providing services to Lee County Jail to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the firm deliberately failed to provide health care and breach of contract with the county.
FORT MYERS – The Federal Trade Commission recently suffered a loss in a dispute with a call center company when the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida denied a motion to reinstate a freeze on the company's assets.