Medical marijuana users still cannot smoke the plant after First District Court of Appeals reinstated a stay until the appeal process plays out.
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MIAMI – A federal appeals court recently ruled against a nuclear power plant operator over a claim that it is entitled to a nearly $100 million tax refund for losses caused by paying fees for the disposal of radioactive waste.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla -- A class action suit has been filed challenging the keeping of children charged as adults, but not yet convicted, in solitary confinement.
MIAMI – A Florida power company is being sued in U.S. District Court Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division, by the insurer of a shoe company whose premises were badly damaged in a 2016 fire.
MIAMI -- A television sports event provider is suing one of its partners, alleging failure to pay $666,000 in fees.
FORT LAUDERDALE -- A Florida woman has filed suit against a cruise ship operator, alleging she suffered serious injury when a boarding ramp collapsed.
Default judgment in retrofit LED patent infringement case on hold, but long-running dispute may be winding down
FORT MYERS – A nearly three-year legal dispute between two former partners in the retrofit LED lighting industry appears to be approaching an end after the defendants in the patent infringement case failed to file a response to a motion for default judgment.
Judge allows foster child to amend complaint in negligence case, grants motions to dismiss by two defendants
FORT MYERS – A suit on behalf of a child in foster care against outside contractors hired by the state of Florida will continue after a federal judge recently denied some motions to dismiss made by defendants and allowed the plaintiff to amend his complaint.
Naples attorney fails in bid to have malpractice suit dismissed; judge orders case transferred to Florida court
A federal judge in Vermont recently denied a Florida-based attorney's request to dismiss a suit brought against him by a foreign investor who accuses the attorney of legal malpractice, inadequate representation and unjust enrichment in an alleged scam involving $200 million.
Two health-related companies sparring over claims of trademark infringement had differing outcomes regarding expert witness testimony.
MIAMI - A Florida attorney is offering a $100,000 reward to anyone who can confirm his suspicion that a lawsuit against fast food giant McDonalds over cheese on its burgers is frivolous.
Tobacco companies say not liable for lung cancer of Cuban immigrant who began smoking long before arriving in US
Lawyers for two big tobacco companies defending themselves against charges that they were responsible for the lung cancer of an individual are arguing that a Cuban native began smoking long before he came to the United States and used their brands.
TALLAHASSEE - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is reviewing allegations that lawyers, lenders and doctors may have been involved in a scheme that led to women being enticed into corrective pelvic mesh implant surgery.
TALLAHASSEE -- Eight Florida students are suing Gov. Rick Scott and state agencies in a bid to force them to draw up a plan to combat the effects of climate change.
Business groups and the state of Florida are urging the state Supreme Court to pass on reviewing a lower court decision blocking the city of Miami Beach from unilaterally raising the minimum wage.
Congressman Ron DeSantis will make the race for governor more competitive and ideologically driven, according to one political analyst.
Plaintiffs seeking to pre-empt Gov. Rick Scott's likely appointment of three justices on his final day in office remain mum after the Florida Supreme Court refused to hear the case.
The Florida Supreme Court has ruled a petition requesting it bars Gov. Rick Scott from appointing three new justices to the state's highest court is not "ripe for consideration."
TALLAHASSEE – Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente will not be recused from a case that centers on who will make the decision to appoint replacements for her and two colleagues on the bench.
TALLAHASSEE - Contributions made by two Supreme Court justices to an activist group after a fractious retention vote nearly five years ago are being used by critics to argue they should recuse themselves from a case because they are biased against Gov. Rick Scott.