MIAMI – A lawsuit involving the estate of a deceased woman recently took an interesting turn when a bank and an insurance company were granted in part and denied in part summary judgment motions regarding life insurance policies on the woman.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently granted Sony Electronics' motion for summary judgment in a discrimination lawsuit filed by two former employees of a Sony retail store after they were terminated.
TALLAHASSEE -- For the eighth straight year, assignment of benefits lawsuits accounted for more than half of all litigation against insurers in the state of Florida, as reported on a study by the Florida Justice Reform Institute.
Government watchdogs and proponents of open access to government documents are applauding a recent move by the Florida House of Representatives to advance new legislation intended to block government agencies from suing people who are attempting to access public records.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.