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Wrongful death case in Marine captain's 2010 death remanded to Florida district court

By Nicholas Echevarria | Apr 26, 2018

ATLANTA (Florida Record) — The wrongful case of a 26-year-old U.S. Marine captain killed in a plane crash in 2010 is on its way back to a district court in Florida after a Georgia appeals court denied a defense counsel appeal that the case should be dismissed "on political question grounds."

Federal court denies RBC Bank's arbitration motion in debit transaction class action

By Nicholas Echevarria | Mar 22, 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit on Feb. 13 affirmed a lower court's denial of RBC Bank’s motion for arbitration in a class-action case initiated by account holders accusing it of rearranging debit card transactions for increased overdraft charges.

Florida appeals court reverses $15,000 for damages in Kia warranty claim

By Nicholas Echevarria | Mar 21, 2018

TAMPA -- A Florida's Second District Court of Appeal has reversed a $15,000 judgment to Kristopher Doughty and Katarzyna Dziewiecien after a jury found Kia Motors America Inc. liable for breaching a motor vehicle warranty.

Bank's failed appeal demonstrates judicial strength in face of frivolous claims

By Nicholas Echevarria | Mar 21, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Yehuda Balva recently won an appeal of an amended final judgment of foreclosure in favor of Ontario Wealth Management Corporation, reinforcing a positive trend in consumer protection in the court system.

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