A Florida state appeals panel has ruled a state agency was wrong to deny a landowner in the Everglades the chance to drill a well to explore for oil.
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Organizers of Piman Fest, a Haitian music festival, accused the city of Lauderhill of preventing them from holding their festival.
FORT LAUDERDALE – A Florida woman recently filed a class action suit against JetBlue Airways claiming deceptive trade practices and unjust enrichment regarding the airline's sale of travel insurance.
A class action settlement between Godiva Chocolatier Inc. and an aggrieved customer will continue, a federal appeals court ruled.
FORT LAUDERDALE – A Florida-based company that owns yacht that sustained damage due to engine failure and heavy winds while sailing in the Bahamas recently filed suit against Lloyd’s of London for breach of contract alleging the company failed to pay for damages as agreed in a marine insurance policy.
MIAMI – A nine-person jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently found that Worldwide Entertainment Group Inc., promoters of the Ultra Miami Music Festival, had intentionally set out to defraud Adria MM Productions Ltd. by taking over a music festival promoted by Adria and confiscating the proceeds.
In a legal battle between two sports bars, one retained the right to use a popular name and logo.
Palm Beach Gardens company files negligence suit after three of its boats are damaged in Bahamas accident
WEST PALM BEACH – A Palm Beach Gardens company recently filed a federal lawsuit claiming three of its boats were damaged during the attempted docking of another vessel in the Bahamas.
MIAMI – A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied a motion for summary judgment requested by two defendants in a lawsuit involving the fraudulent sale of a portfolio of life insurance policies.
MIAMI – Judge Darrin P. Gayles of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, ruled on Sept. 13 in favor of InTrust Bank in a case involving alleged fraudulent sales of air conditioners.
Bankers sue insurance company for not providing proper liability coverage. Judge Edwin G. Torres, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, reviewed such a motion on Sept. 12 in a lawsuit filed by a bank, seeking damages for an insurance company’s failure to provide the proper liability insurance
MIAMI – A lawsuit filed against Wells Fargo Bank alleging malfeasance in allowing fraudulent bank deposits to continue for an extended period of time was dismissed on Sept. 11 by U.S. District Judge Darrin P. Gayles.
Federal judge orders Florida election officials to provide Puerto Ricans with Spanish language voting information
GAINESVILLE — A federal judge has ordered Florida election officials to provide Puerto Rican residents with Spanish-language voting information in a ruling that will affect 32 Sunshine State counties that conduct English-only elections.
A federal judge will allow a woman more time to conduct depositions to prove her sexual assault case.
An insurance company does not have to provide coverage to an interior design company involved in a lawsuit.
Federal judge denies requests for summary judgment in dispute over use of trademark in promoting music festivals
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied requests for summary judgment requested by two entertainment companies concerning a dispute over the use of a trademark to promote music events.
TALLAHASSEE – A Florida appeals court has reversed a lower trial court favoring the mother of a patient who died at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center.
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida First District Court of Appeal upheld a lower court ruling that two games of chance installed by Gator Coin at adult businesses are indeed slot machines.