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Geico alleges marine diesel company's negligence caused fire

By Tomas Kassahun | Apr 25, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Geico Marine Insurance Company has filed a lawsuit against Smith & Wick Marine Diesel, Inc., a marine diesel service company that performs mechanical services for motor vessels.

Broward County librarian alleges disability discrimination

By Tomas Kassahun | Apr 25, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A former librarian has filed a lawsuit against Broward County, alleging discriminating against her due to her disability.

Federal court dismisses case against Bed Bath & Beyond

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 19, 2018

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has dismissed allegations against Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. over pillowcases a customer purchased and believed were not as advertised.

Court upholds ruling to dismiss allegations against lenders, Bank of America

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 16, 2018

ATLANTA -- The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has affirmed a ruling to dismiss allegations against Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, Bank of America and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems.

11th Circuit upholds ruling against tobacco companies in COPD case

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 14, 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has upheld a jury award in the case of a woman who sued three tobacco companies claiming smoking their cigarettes caused chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Appeals court remands case of man who claims he was hit by a plane

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 6, 2018

DAYTONA BEACH — The Florida Fifth District Court of Appeals has ordered the trial court to review the case of Roger Niehaus against Dennis Dixon.

Appeals court remands case involving Renaissance Charter School

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 5, 2018

In the case of Renaissance Charter School against the School Board of Palm Beach County, the 4th District Court of Appeals has said the charter school hasn’t proven it meets the standards for such a school.

Court rules Ring Power doesn't have to provide additional workers' comp benefits for injured employee

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 5, 2018

A Florida appeals court has ruled that Ring Power Corp. is not obligated to keep giving workers' compensation to Andrew Murphy, an employee who was injured in 2006.

Case against Medicredit ruled as shotgun pleading

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 4, 2018

JACKSONVILLE — The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division has ruled that Jonathon Russo vs. Medicredit Inc. falls under the category of a “shotgun pleading."

Florida court clears woman of RICO conspiracy

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 3, 2018

JACKSONVILLE — A Florida court has found no evidence that a woman is part of a RICO enterprise as claimed by a creditor trying to collect on her husband's debt.

Walmart must show video of woman who claimed she fell in Oldsmar store

By Tomas Kassahun | Mar 2, 2018

TAMPA — A Florida court has ordered WalMart Stores Inc. to share video of a woman alleging falling in its Oldsmar store.

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