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Florida leads in number of employment lawsuits filed the last few years, litigation data expert and report says
MENLO PARK, Calif. – Florida has seen the largest number of employment lawsuits filed in the U.S. Southeast with the state's southern district seeing the most such cases compared to the other two districts, a California-based data research company analyst said during a recent interview.
Judge notes absence of wet floor sign in denying motion for summary judgment in slip, fall at Fort Myers resort
FORT MYERS – The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida recently denied a motion for summary judgment requested by the owners of Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa in a lawsuit filed by a woman alleging negligence after she slipped and fell on a wet tile floor in the resort's open air lounge.
A federal appeals panel has denied an Orlando business' try to force an insurance company to pay its attorneys' fees, saying the business jumped the gun in suing its insurer before the contractually-required appraisal process had a chance to play out.
Cases like Uber dispute involving arbitration clause in driver contract could go either way, lawyer says
Uber scored a victory in a recent court dispute involving a driver under contract with the company.
11th Circuit: Body shops' price-fixing claims vs State Farm remain wrecked, but interference claims restored for now
A federal appeals court given a new pulse, for now, to a lawsuit brought by Florida auto body repair shops, claiming State Farm improperly pressured shops to lower their prices and threatening to boycott those which did not comply.
A federal judge has granted a defendant's request for summary judgment in a corporate assets dispute involving Blue Heron Commercial Group.
The U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida has denied a defendant's motion to dismiss a case in an ongoing legal battle after the plaintiffs allege they were wrongfully terminated due to their race.
Red Bull wins ruling against suit claiming improper training led to woman's injury from falling product at C-store
The U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida has ruled in favor of Red Bull Distribution Company after it filed a motion to dismiss a woman's allegations that she was struck in the head by a container of the energy drink after it fell from a Florida convenience store shelf.
Southern Legal Counsel claims panhandling is constitutionally protected, 'is speech protected by the First Amendment'
Several southern Florida counties are arresting individuals asking for money, claiming that asking for money in public spaces without authorization from the government is illegal; other groups, however, claim that this is allowed in the First Amendment.
ORLANDO — A federal judge has denied a motion for class certification in a dispute between an Orlando man and a property management company, saying that the plaintiff failed to identify a relevant common question.