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U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds ruling in decade-long legal battle

David Hutton Oct. 24, 2017, 1:52pm

ATLANTA -- The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling dismissing Rubin Schron from the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estates of six deceased nursing home patients.

Appeals court dismisses case against TransUnion

Sara McCleary Sep. 8, 2017, 3:33pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of a case against credit-reporting agencies.

Appeals court rules agreement wasn't binding after settlement checks were delayed

Dee Thompson Jul. 19, 2017, 4:14pm

ATLANTA —A Georgia appeals court recently determined whether a case was settled when the settlement checks did not arrive on time.

Case involving centuries-old shipwreck artifacts sent back to Florida

Dee Thompson Jul. 19, 2017, 3:44pm

ATLANTA — A dispute over gold coins and artifacts from an 18th-century shipwreck off the Florida coast is the subject of an appellate court opinion which remands the case back to the district court level.

Appeals court cites free speech in ruling for creamery in milk labeling case

Melissa Busch Apr. 1, 2017, 9:07pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit struck down a judgment that prevented a Florida creamery from labeling its all-natural product as skim milk because it lacked enough replenished vitamin A.

Ruling allows Leesburg middle school students to form gay straight alliance club

Noell Wolfgram Evans Dec. 16, 2016, 2:03pm

LEESBURG, Fla. - Students at Carver Middle School in Leesburg can move forward with the creation of a gay-straight alliance (GSA) club following a Dec. 6 court ruling.

Lawyer expects Levan to return to BBX after court decision becomes final

Chandra Lye Oct. 12, 2016, 5:24pm

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – Alan Levan will return to his role with BBX Capital once a decision by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals becomes final, according to the attorney for BBX.

Court rules in favor of Jensen Beach High School regarding prom Breathalyzer incident

Michelle de Leon Oct. 9, 2016, 12:28am

ATLANTA -- Former students from Jensen Beach High School lost their appeal against the Martin County School District regarding the alleged infringement of their constitutional rights during their 2014 prom when they were ordered to take Breathalyzer tests before being permitted to enter the venue.

'Docs vs. Glocks' case not about guns but speech, foundation says

Jamie Kelly May 20, 2016, 7:31pm

WEST PALM BEACH – Courts need to change the way they examine laws limiting speech in professional situations, starting with the Florida law banning doctors from asking patients about gun ownership without a health reason, according to the Pacific Legal Foundation.