TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott's long shot bid to replace three justices on the Florida Supreme Court before he leaves office was shot down Monday by the same panel.
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TALLAHASSEE - A huge late $2 million investment in the Florida election by a national gun control group largely financed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg dwarfs the total amount the group has spent nationally this election cycle.
Widely different appeals court decisions over the fiercely debated assignment of benefits issue could lead to the Supreme Court stepping in to review.
Two candidates in Florida's attorney general race ramped up attack ads this month.
TALLAHASSEE - Free market thinkers and those who believe in some government intervention are involved in an increasingly sour battle over the issue of climate change.
Thirty autistic children, and their parents, will be allowed to argue they were discriminated against by Disney over claims its entertainment parks failed to adequately accommodate people with individual issues and disabilities, an appeals court has ruled.
DADE CITY - Manufacturers and distributors of opioids have until next month to reply to a complaint filed by Florida that blames them, at least in part, for the epidemic of overdoses and deaths sweeping the state and country.
FORT MYERS, Fla. --- A federal judge has ruled a Florida hair salon must abide by a provision in a lease agreement where it waived a right to a jury trial.
MIAMI -- Two companies accused of manufacturing defective revolvers imported into the United States have been ordered to produce documents they allege are privileged.
The trial of a tobacco company found largely responsible for the death of a 39-year-old Florida man ended dramatically Monday in the punitive damages stage as the jury sent a note to the judge stating they were deadlocked.
TALLAHASSEE - Florida's Supreme Court will hear oral arguments over whether Gov. Rick Scott has the right to appoint a judge to the circuit court just weeks before the November election, and after ballot papers are printed.
Claims by the plaintiff against a pair of Lake City police officers include false arrest, malicious prosecution, and failure to discipline.
Appeals court affirms right of health administration agency to set rules when issuing facility certificates
An appellate court stepped into a legal tussle between hospital groups over which nabs the lucrative right to build a facility in Orange County.
MIAMI – A dispute over a loose diamond worth approximately $5 million but was contracted to be purchased for just $235,000 has led to a recent decision by Florida's Third District Court of Appeal in favor of the seller, ruling a "unilateral mistake" was made.
Florida's legislation expanding immunity for certain doctors and institutions from medical malpractice lawsuits does not violate the state constitution, an appellate court ruled on Aug. 1.
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court recently reinstated a trial court decision that bars Gov. Rick Scott from appointing a judge while a lawsuit against the move plays out.
Medical marijuana users still cannot smoke the plant after First District Court of Appeals reinstated a stay until the appeal process plays out.
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.