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Florida appeals court supports order for discovery in case over ownership of $13M

By Sandra Lane | May 3, 2018

MIAMI — The Florida 3rd District Court of Appeal on April 18 affirmed a discovery order in a lawsuit to determine the owner of more than $13 million held in the Miami branch of a South American bank.

Appeals court upholds NLRB’s ruling approving union election for Martha’s Vineyard bus drivers

By Sandra Lane | Apr 23, 2018

ATLANTA -- The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled it was well within the jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to overrule objections of Transit Connection, Inc. (TCI) and declare that a vote by the company’s bus drivers to allow union representation was valid.

Haas Automation still liable in 2 out of 3 cases involving auction of Golden Beach homes

By Sandra Lane | Apr 14, 2018

MIAMI — The Florida Third District Court of Appeals in Miami gave a multi-faceted ruling on April 4 in response to an appeal from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County involving three related lawsuits resulting from the sale of two oceanfront properties.

Florida appeals court denies Amerisure’s request for review of decision

By Sandra Lane | Apr 13, 2018

MIAMI -- A three-judge panel in the Florida Third District Court of Appeal upheld on April 4 the trial court’s ruling that denied Amerisure Insurance Company’s motion to dismiss a suit brought by Lazaro Rodriquez.

Court tosses ruling saying legally blind man not responsible for individually signed promissory note

By Sandra Lane | Apr 12, 2018

LAKELAND — The decision of a lower court that negated the claim of Monique M. Agia and Lisa Agia, co-trustees of the Agia Children Irrevocable Trust, against Fareed Ossi concerning a promissory note Ossi signed, was reversed by the Florida Second District Court of Appeals on April 6.

Florida appeals court orders dismissal of foreclosure case

By Sandra Lane | Apr 11, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH --- The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has ordered a trial court in Tampa to enter an order of involuntary dismissal concerning a suit filed against Isaiah and Shatika Spencer to foreclose on their home.

From Legal Newsline

Herbalife seeks dismissal of RICO class action

By Sandra Lane | Apr 9, 2018

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Herbalife International, a global multi-level marketing corporation, on Dec. 22 filed a motion to dismiss a legal action filed against the company that alleged violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.

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Judge rules for EEOC, which sued on behalf of security guard who couldn't walk a beat

By Sandra Lane | Apr 9, 2018

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – A motion to dismiss an EEOC lawsuit against a security systems company over allegations of violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act was denied on Dec. 18 by Judge Bernard A. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division.

Court says man's inability to pay filing fee doesn't mean appeal in Target case can't proceed

By Sandra Lane | Apr 8, 2018

MIAMI -- A three-judge panel in the Florida Third District Court of Appeals has approved the petition of Shane Burnett in his quest to obtain certiorari review of an order from a lower court concerning allegations lodged against him by Target Department Stores.

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