A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by Peoples Gas System (PGS) against Posen Construction over a natural gas explosion.
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's challenge to confidential designations denied in financial protection case
WEST PALM BEACH – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's challenge to confidential designations desired by the defendant, Ocwen Financial Corporation, in a case in which CFPB is suing Ocwen for alleged violations of finance law.
Judge denies Miami-Dade County motion to dismiss suit alleging drainage system lowered water level of boat basin
MIAMI – a judge in the U,S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division, recently denied a motion by Miami-Dade County to dismiss a land-use dispute case by 3630 Investment Corp.
Judge grants Wells Fargo Bank's motion for summary judgment in Miami Gardens' home loan discrimination suit
MIAMI – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division, recently granted Wells Fargo Bank's motion for a summary judgment in suit brought by the city of Miami Gardens that alleged the bank engaged in discriminatory lending practices in violation of the Fair Housing Act.
About 20 models are joined to a case now in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, seeking partial summary judgment against a collection of adult businesses – the Bottle Club LLC, Eyez Wide Shut LLC and others, over the use of personal images in advertising materials.
An insurance company has been awarded summary judgment in a case involving inferior and environmentally unsound Chinese drywall in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
TALLAHASSEE — A District Court judge in Tallahassee has ruled that in the National Rifle Association's bid to maintain gun-buying rights for 18- to 21-year-old Florida residents, the lobbying group cannot proceed using pseudonyms for individual plaintiffs.
A federal judge has denied a request from a postal service union president and vice president to dismiss a claim alleging they violate labor law in how they are paid.
The infamous $5 million Florida ant bite verdict has been overturned.
The plaintiffs in a negligence claim against Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd. suffered a setback in April when Judge Federico Moreno of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida agreed to dismiss six of seven allegations contained in a lawsuit filed by plaintiffs David Disler and Kurt Weber.
A former Morgan Stanley financial adviser who filed a $3.5 wrongful termination claim in 2014 lost that case – and must pay roughly $500,000 to Morgan Stanley.
Get it in writing. A court order from U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno for the Southern District of Florida on April 20 dismisses a case against a seller of electric scooters.
TAMPA -- A court order from U.S. District Court, in the Middle District of Florida’s Tampa Division on Feb. 16 shows some of the dangers of providing medical advice in an informal setting, or going outside of strictly observed protocol in a commercial pharmacy.
The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida has entered a default against a company that failed to respond to Lee County woman's claims her employee status was misclassified.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Civil forfeiture, a major issue in today's legal world, is challenging courts to decide whether examples of law enforcement actions constitute overreach when complicated claims to money and valuables are involved.
TAMPA — The law firm of Phelps Dunbar in Tampa has a new managing partner — Dennis McClelland, who's been involved in labor and employment law for 19 years.