Pinellas County News

Financing company alleges couple owes nearly $6,600

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 26, 2018

CLEARWATER — A finance company is suing a couple, alleging they owe nearly $6,600 for breach of contract.

Belcher Road car accident leads to lawsuit

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 14, 2018

An injured woman blames another driver for causing a car accident.

Customer accuses restaurant of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 14, 2018

A doughnut shop faces a lawsuit after a counter fell on a customer.

Invitee sues Sears for negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 14, 2018

Sears faces a lawsuit over an alleged slip and fall.

Trip and fall at condominium leads to lawsuit

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

A condominium faces a lawsuit from a visitor.

Insurance company accused of bad faith by homeowner

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

A Florida resident says Americans Traditions Insurance Company wrongfully denied a property damage claim.

Slip and fall lands Schooner Hotel & Beach Suites Resort in court

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

A Madeira Beach hotel faces a negligence lawsuit from a visitor.

Rear-ended driver sues motorist

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 13, 2018

A car accident in St. Petersburg prompted one motorist to take the other to court.

Pinellas County crash prompts lawsuit against sheriff's office

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office faces a lawsuit after a car accident involving one of its employees.

Patient suffered permanent injuries after a misdiagnosis, lawsuit says

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

A former patient blames an emergency medical facility and a doctor for not properly treating him after a bicycle accident.

Insurance company wrongfully denied theft claim, man says

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

An insurance company's denial of a theft claim prompted a man to file a lawsuit.

Appellate court: City has 'no duty to care' in Pirate's Treasure lawsuit

By Carrie Salls | Apr 22, 2018

In a non-final opinion entered April 13, the Florida Second District Court of Appeal overturned a Sixth Judicial Circuit Court order to allow dismissal of a negligent misrepresentation claim filed against the city of Dunedin by Pirate’s Treasure Inc.

Pinellas County officials fight back against 'sovereign citizens'

By John Severance | Mar 18, 2017

&&& A prisoner serving 20 years for attempted murder recently wrote that Ken Burke, Pinellas Circuit Court clerk, should immediately release him from prison. In another case, the prisoner claimed Burke was liable for $50 million.

Pasco lawyer who battled potential disbarment now charged with nine felony counts

By Erik Derr | Nov 23, 2016

DADE CITY, Florida – About two months after battling a potential term of disbarment of at least five years, in connection with a supposed loan of approximately $230,000 he received from an elderly client, Pasco County attorney Constantine "Chuck" Kalogianis has been charged with nine felony counts for allegedly doctoring foreclosure documents.

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