Shanice Harris News

Summary judgment granted after defendants prove action barred in New York corporate assets case

By Shanice Harris | Mar 22, 2019

A federal judge has granted a defendant's request for summary judgment in a corporate assets dispute involving Blue Heron Commercial Group.

Federal judge denies U.S. Sugar's try to dismiss dump operator's racial discrimination suit

By Shanice Harris | Mar 22, 2019

The U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida has denied a defendant's motion to dismiss a case in an ongoing legal battle after the plaintiffs allege they were wrongfully terminated due to their race.

Red Bull wins ruling against suit claiming improper training led to woman's injury from falling product at C-store

By Shanice Harris | Mar 22, 2019

The U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida has ruled in favor of Red Bull Distribution Company after it filed a motion to dismiss a woman's allegations that she was struck in the head by a container of the energy drink after it fell from a Florida convenience store shelf.

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal rules in favor of subcontractor in dispute over unpaid funds

By Shanice Harris | Jun 19, 2017

A Florida appeals court recently rejected claims of improper venue in a dispute over alleged unpaid funds involving an airport construction project.

Miami mayor's petition for review of protective order denied in personal-injury case

By Shanice Harris | Jun 15, 2017

MIAMI – The 3rd District Court of Appeal has denied a petition filed by Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and City Manager Daniel Alfonso for review of a lower court's denial of their motions for a protective order in a personal-injury lawsuit.

Kendall South Medical Center appeals lower court decision in sprinkler damage case

By Shanice Harris | May 31, 2017

MIAMI – Florida's 3rd District Court of Appeal has ruled in the case of a medical center in Miami Beach that sought to appeal a trial court's decision in favor of an insurance company.

Florida Supreme Court rules disclosing medical referrals would break attorney-client privilege

By Shanice Harris | Apr 26, 2017

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a 5th District Court of Appeal decision concerning medical referrals that would break attorney-client privilege in a negligence case.

GLAD Center Building Committee hires new member to helm project

By Shanice Harris | Apr 4, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Law firm Henderson, Franklin, Starnes and Holt, P.A. announced last month that Amanda Barritt will be joining the Gladiolus Learning and Development Center’s Building Committee.

Proposed changes to Florida's medical-marijuana laws are causing concern

By Shanice Harris | Mar 13, 2017

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health is proposing rule changes to the medical-marijuana law in the state.

Arkema Inc. alleges breach of contract in suit involving fatality

By Shanice Harris | Feb 22, 2017

TAMPA — Arkema Inc., a chemical manufacturer with more than two dozen facilities in the United States, is accusing a Plant City corporation of breaching an agreement contact.

Florida state representative files proposal to limit state Supreme Court justice’s terms

By Shanice Harris | Feb 14, 2017

TALLAHASSEE — A Florida state representative filed a proposed constitutional amendment in late January that would place term limits on Florida Supreme Court justices.

Companies head back to court after decision to reinstate claim

By Shanice Harris | Dec 23, 2016

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has reinstated DynCorp International’s claims against AAR Airlift Group Inc. 

Florida State University Panama City appoints former attorney as new dean

By Shanice Harris | Dec 13, 2016

PANAMA CITY – Former attorney and interim dean Randy Hanna has been appointed as dean of Florida State University (FSU) Panama City.

South Florida cosmetic surgery center to reimburse customers thousands of dollars

By Shanice Harris | Nov 17, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Attorney General office recently announced that Vanity Cosmetic Surgery Center has agreed to reimburse paying customers who have never received services from the company.

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