U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division News

Five men, Bank Of America accused in $102 million Ponzi scheme

By Karen Kidd | Jun 29, 2018

ORLANDO (Florida Record) — An Ocala resident, four other men and the Bank of America were complicit in a $102 million Ponzi scheme over the past seven years, according to a putative class action lawsuit filed in federal court.

Contractor wins motion for summary judgment

By Charmaine Little | May 16, 2018

ORLANDO -- A Florida contractor was granted its request against a former partner, according to a May 7 opinion of the U.S. District Court in the Middle District of Florida Orlando Division.

Minor child allegedly injured on Disney Cruise Line trip by door

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 16, 2017

ORLANDO – A Virginia father alleges his minor child was injured on a Disney cruise.

Former project manager alleges List Industries failed to pay overtime

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 12, 2017

ORLANDO – An Orange County woman formerly employed as a project manager alleges she was not paid for any overtime work.

Former sales rep files class action against American Road Management over overtime allegations

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 12, 2017

ORLANDO – A sales representative for a Harley-Davidson shop alleges he was not paid the correct rate for overtime during his employment and has filed a class action.

Tillis Pest Control owes unpaid overtime wages, former employee alleges

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 12, 2017

ORLANDO – A Seminole County man alleges his former Debary employer violated wage laws and has filed a class action.

Credit Protection Association LP accused of calling consumer without consent

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 12, 2017

ORLANDO – A consumer alleges a Dallas-based debt collector unlawfully called him.

Employee alleges Save Grass, Aurora Stone and Gravel only paid regular wages for overtime work

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 12, 2017

ORLANDO – A Melbourne lawn care company is accused of only paying the regular wage rate for overtime work.

Former employee files suit against House of Glass Inc. alleging he was not paid overtime rate

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 12, 2017

ORLANDO – An Osceola County resident alleges his former Orlando employer did not compensate him at the correct rate for overtime work.

GA&BI Services LLC alleged to have failed to pay overtime rate

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 11, 2017

ORLANDO – A former employee for a company that provides cleaning services for hotels alleges he was not paid the proper overtime rate.

Motorist alleges driver fell asleep, caused I-95 collision

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 11, 2017

ORLANDO – A Melbourne motorist alleges her vehicle was struck by another driver that fell asleep on Interstate 95.

Federal judge rules against Brevard County sheriff

By Richard Jones | May 10, 2017

ORLANDO — A district court judge has granted a motion in favor of a Florida-based activist who routinely records encounters between police and citizens.

Judge dismisses discrimination case against Orange County Public Schools, others

By Richard Jones | May 10, 2017

ORLANDO — A district court judge has granted a motion for dismissal in favor of several education organizations in a discrimination case after he ruled that several factors in the complaint were unclear.

Consumer claims Credit One Bank made unlawful calls to his phone

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 2, 2017

ORLANDO – A Mims consumer alleges a debt collector has called him 125 times using an automatic telephone dialing system.

Author files suit against publisher, brother over royalties from cookbook sales

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 11, 2017

ORLANDO – A Florida cookbook author alleges she was not paid royalties.

Former professor accuses Barry University of gender discrimination

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 10, 2017

ORLANDO – A law professor alleges he was discriminated against because of his sex.

Cleaning crew worker claims Federal Cleaning failed to pay overtime wages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 2, 2017

ORLANDO — A man is suing Federal Cleaning Contractors Inc., citing alleged unpaid wages, violation of applicable minimum wage law and violation of workers compensation acts.

Newspaper claims former licensee continued using trademark after deal expired

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 1, 2017

ORLANDO — An advertisement newspaper is suing 4D Distribution LLC and Scott Dixon, a former licensee, citing alleged trademark infringement and false advertising.

Doctor alleges Suncoast Skin Solutions Inc. violated labor code

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 28, 2017

ORLANDO – An Orlando doctor alleges her former Daytona Beach employer failed to pay her for all hours that she worked.

3 workers accuse employers of failing to pay overtime

By Wadi Reformado | Mar 17, 2017

ORLANDO — Three workers are suing their employers, alleging unpaid wages and violation of workers compensation acts.

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