MIAMI – A former professor who says he was fired for comments he made on his personal blog has lost his wrongful termination suit but an appeal is possible.
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The Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission has instituted formal proceedings against Judge Claudia Robinson for potential abuses of power.
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court answered four certified questions from the 11th Circuit regarding copyright law pertaining to pre-1972 sound recordings in a ruling filed Oct. 26.
TALLAHASSEE – In a noteworthy decision filed Oct. 19, the Florida Supreme Court determined a trial court can apply a contingency fee multiplier even when no “rare” and “exceptional” circumstances exist.
MIAMI – In a decision filed Oct. 3, an appellate court affirmed a decision from the United States Tax Court assessing additional tax liabilities against a media company for the 2001 tax year.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit sides with body shops in battle against insurance companies
A panel of judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has overturned a decision from a lower court that had dismissed complaints filed by five auto body shops against State Farm, alleging federal antitrust and state tort claims.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of a case against credit-reporting agencies.
SARASOTA – Florida’s 2nd District Court of Appeal has reversed a lower court’s decision to grant summary judgment in favor of a homeowners’ association.
The Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association (JWLA) has been added to the list of groups supporting a proposed rule that would ensure judges grant continuances for parental leave, provided it would cause no substantial harm to the opposition.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Fort Lauderdale attorney has been selected as the state’s Big of the Year by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Florida.
JACKSONVILLE — In recognition of almost 80 years of offering pro bono legal services, the Jacksonville Bar Association recently received the 2017 Chief Justice’s Voluntary Bar Association Pro Bono Service Award from the Florida Bar and Florida Supreme Court has awarded.
TALLAHASSEE — The 1st District Court of Appeal is considering a case that will determine several school boards’ obligations to students who wish to opt out of standardized tests.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 5th District Court of Appeal recently decided in favor of a pair of homeowners representing themselves in a case against their homeowner association at Sullivan Ranch.
LAKELAND, Fla. — One of the largest distributors of pharmaceutical drugs in the United States has agreed to a landmark settlement, according to a report on Street Insider.
ATLANTA – The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling denying a Florida woman’s claim that Geico Insurance acted in bad faith, clarifying the court’s stance on permanency in such cases.