FORT MYERS — A Florida man whose home mortgage was turned over to debt collection services was denied his request for a hearing regarding his lawsuit that alleges violations of the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Florida's Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA).
FORT MYERS — A federal court has dismissed without prejudice a Fort Myers high school student's allegations of disability discrimination against the Florida High School Athletic Association as part of his ongoing legal battle to be allowed to continue to play high school sports for a fifth consecutive year due to his learning disability.
JACKSONVILLE — A federal court has enjoined the St. Johns County sheriff and the director of the Florida Highway Patrol from enforcing a Florida statute regarding solicitation on public streets against a St. Augustine homeless man who alleges violation of his First Amendment rights.
MIAMI — A case involving a Florida dental implant services company's allegations that a San Diego dentist infringed its logo design has been transferred to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.
OCALA – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently ruled that data from an electronic control module in a freight transport company's vehicle that was involved in an accident that injured a Florida man can be used in a personal injury lawsuit.
A federal judge has granted Porsche a dismissal for one of three claims alleged in a class action suit filed by a Miami-Dade man and a Hillsborough County man, alleging the carmaker knew of an engine cooling system safety defect in some of its vehicles.
A federal judge has ruled that a Naples man filing a lawsuit against his insurance carrier pro se has an "incomprehensible" shotgun pleading in a case involving a dispute over a workers compensation claim.
A federal judge has shot down a Tampa asset management firm's attempt for summary judgment citing "factual disputes" in the case brought by a Brazilian man who alleges the firm broke a contract and committed fraud, costing him nearly a half-million dollars.
The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently determined that claims against four Orange County correctional nurses and five correctional officers can stand in a case involving the death of a 75-year-old inmate who suffered a fractured neck after a use of force incident.
A federal judge has told a group of more than 175 plaintiffs who were passengers on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship during a 2018 "bomb cyclone" that their complaint claiming two counts of negligence contains "inconsistent" allegations, while also giving them time to refile.
South Beach Marriott has lost its legal attempt to prevent its insurance company from conducting "destructive testing" on its hotel property as part of a $16 million insurance claim due to damages from Hurricane Irma.
A lawsuit accusing Waste Management of shorting its Florida truck drivers overtime pay is among a collection of similar suits punted by a Texas federal judge back to the home states in which the lawsuits first originated.
A Florida federal judge has granted a group of insurance companies' motion to dismiss several counts of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO Act) claims made by a Florida doctor who did not receive benefits under his five disability insurance policies.