The Center for Individual Rights, a public interest law firm organized under the laws of the District of Columbia, on May 30 In U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida sued former pro bono client Irina Chevaldina for a breach of contract worth $105,000.
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An insurance company has been awarded summary judgment in a case involving inferior and environmentally unsound Chinese drywall in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for airline Insel International filed a motion to dismiss a man’s amended complaint over an airline tax, stating the amended complaint should still be dismissed for improper forum, lack of jurisdiction and failure to state a claim.
Judge denies motion to dismiss excessive force, battery claims in suit against Miami police officers
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied a motion by Miami police officers to dismiss a Miami man's suit claiming among other things the officers used excessive force and violated Florida’s state battery law after the man was arrested and kicked and punched by officers during a street celebration following a Miami Heat game win in 2012.
WEST PALM BEACH – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied motions for summary judgment filed by all parties in Freestream Aircraft USA's suit alleging Atlas Aviation and other named defendants stole money from Freestream.
Judge denies motions for summary judgment in suit alleging broken ankle was due to cruise line's misleading ad
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently issued an opinion denying motions for summary judgment made by both parties in a Delray Beach woman’s suit alleging her injuries on a shore tour were due to Oceania Cruises Inc.’s misleading advertising about the excursion.
Breach of contract allegations have been lodged against fashion store Citi Trends Inc. as a plaza says it owes more than $100,000 according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on May 31.
How far is too far when it comes to violating a trademark? The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida is set to answer this question after a lawsuit was filed on May 29.
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently adopted a magistrate judge’s report regarding a lawsuit involving patent infringement claims for LED arms for vehicle and pedestrian traffic gates.
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District recently ruled that a Florida resident with AIDS is not entitled to disability benefits.
TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Fort Lauderdale attorney Kevin Lawrence Hagen was suspended for 10 days following a Florida Supreme Court decision after he was reprimanded by a federal court committee, The Florida Bar said in a recent announcement.
MIAMI – A couple is seeking damages after they allege that Wright National Flood Insurance Co. (Wright National) failed to honor its obligations to reimburse them for damages to their home in Key Colony Beach caused by flooding following Hurricane Irma.
Former Prime Italian employee denied motion for class certification in his Uno Restaurant wage lawsuit
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in a May 21 ruling denied a motion for certification of a class filed by a former employee of Uno Restaurant Associates Inc., which does business as Prime Italian, as part of a Fair Labor Standards Act and minimum wage law action.
On May 18, a lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging that a man’s former employers owe him for several years of unpaid overtime for working an average of 90 hours a week and receiving just $8 per hour.
MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County woman filed suit in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division, against a Miami company claiming that she was a victim of retaliatory discharge under the Fair Labor Standards, the Florida Whistleblower Act and age discrimination under the Florida Civil Rights Act.
An Argentinian couple filed a complaint in the Southern Florida District Court on May 16 against multiple parties that the couple claims duped them into investing $300 million into real estate they never owned.
MIAMI -- Judge Federico A. Morino issued an order May 15 for the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida to dismiss a plaintiffs’ class complaint, alleging the owner of two Vermont ski resorts had used investor money to buy and fund his resort projects.
MIAMI -- The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has issued an order granting a third party’s motion to dismiss a suit alleging indemnity and contribution after the party was sued for negligence in repairing a boat.
Federal court says FCC definition of automatic telephone dialing systems applies in debt collector suit
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida issued a ruling that the FCC definition of automatic telephone dialing systems are binding in district courts in a woman's case alleging a debt collector violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by calling her cellphone without consent.
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida issued an order to deny a bankruptcy trustee’s motion to dismiss an appeal for lack of jurisdiction.