Ruth de Jauregui News

Lawyers and legal professionals to meet at FJA Convention

By Ruth de Jauregui | May 23, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Justice Association (FJA) Convention is just around the corner.

Appeals court upholds DCF in nursing home payment case

By Ruth de Jauregui | May 14, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – In a case that has far-reaching ramifications for elderly and poor Medicaid recipients who receive nursing home care in the state, the 1st District Court of Appeal recently rejected Gabrielle Goodwin's appeal on Florida Department of Children and Families' (DCF) co-payment calculations and also ruled that she did not have standing to bring a class-action lawsuit against the department.

Female attorneys in Florida report widespread gender bias

By Ruth de Jauregui | May 3, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – A study sent to female members of the Florida Bar's Young Lawyer Division (YLD) revealed a significant number of women had experienced gender bias.

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