A Royal Caribbean excursion operator's insurance carrier lost its legal attempt to dismiss a bad faith insurance claim and to compel arbitration in a case involving a woman who became a quadriplegic after a zip line accident in St. Lucia.
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Federal court weighs in on Safeco's attempt to assign zero value to RV seized by FBI for prior owner's criminal acts
A federal court has intervened in a dispute over the testimonies of expert witnesses used in a case involving a Florida man who is suing his insurance carrier over the value of a stolen RV that he purchased and which was then confiscated by the FBI.
Toms wins $1 million damages vs online seller accused of selling knockoff products, violating trademark
MIAMI — A federal court has granted a motion for default judgment and agreed that $1 million in statutory damages was "just" in a case alleging counterfeiting infringement of the TOMS trademark by an Internet-based e-commerce store selling and marketing items in South Florida.
MIAMI — A federal court has granted Ft. Lauderdale-based JetSmarter's motion to compel arbitration in a lawsuit filed by two Florida residents, alleging the company breached its membership agreement regarding plane flight costs.
MIAMI — A federal court has granted a golf equipment company's motion for final default judgment in a case alleging Buyallpro's trademark counterfeiting and infringement through its marketing and selling in the Southern District of Florida.
MIAMI — A Plantation woman who filed a complaint after falling at a Fresh Market store has been denied her motion to remand the case back to state court.
MIAMI — A Miami U.S. District Judge has denied a Florida woman's motion to remand in a lawsuit she filed against her home insurance company for alleged breach of insurance relating to damage her property sustained during Hurricane Irma in 2017.
A federal judge will allow e-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs to transfer a class action lawsuit from Florida court to California.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently granted Sony Electronics' motion for summary judgment in a discrimination lawsuit filed by two former employees of a Sony retail store after they were terminated.
A federal judge has awarded a Palm Beach County woman more than $677,000 in damages in a case where she alleges she was injured when a display of tables fell on her while shopping at a Burlington store.
A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss by defendants in an alleged conspiracy case involving a billionaire real estate developer from Switzerland and a New Jersey investor who entered into a contract for the purchase of a luxury hotel chain.
MIAMI -- MetLife has won a motion against a beneficiary after a dispute arose over where to deposit funds from one of the policies.
MIAMI -- A district court has denied a software company's request to have a case against them remanded after it lost a ruling involving health care software.
Judge: No order shielding substance abuse treatment center A New Start vs United Healthcare in billing dispute
A federal judge has denied a request by a Palm Springs-based substance abuse treatment center for a protective order, shielding it from United Healthcare's demands for claims-supporting documents - a demand the treatment center said amounted to "improper discovery."
MIAMI -- The city Miami recently filed a motion to request that a protections agreement for homeless be terminated, arguing that there are enough current services to care for the homeless.
Plaintiff argued that defendant started up domains that were too similar to their own brand.
ACLU-FL reviewing federal judge's decision that dissolved 'Pottinger rules' for the homeless, union attorney says
The American Civil Liberties Union-Florida is examining a federal judge's recent decision to dissolve longtime protections for Miami's homeless in a case the judge said the city's unhoused actually won.
MIAMI -- A federal court on Feb. 4 refused to follow the report and recommendations of a magistrate judge that denied dismissal of a case against Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. for canceling a cruise and gave the woman suing the cruise line a chance to file a third amended complaint.
A Florida judge has dismissed a wrongful death case filed by the mother of a woman who died from salmonella on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship.
Investment company won't get funds intended for Mutual Benefits fraud victims, federal magistrate judge rules
An investment management company that bought up policies from victim investors in a $1 Billion fraud scheme revealed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2004 will not receive money from a fund set up for victims, a federal magistrate judge ruled earlier this month.