Prosecutors in the case of a Florida corrections officer accused of assaulting two detainees in 2017 are taking the testimony of another officer involved in the incident who pled guilty, rather than the defendant who maintains his innocence, the Miami attorney defending the officer said during a recent interview.
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A federal judge has ordered more than two dozen defendants in a trademark infringement complaint filed by a popular U.S. shoe and apparel company to stop selling their knockoffs and has moved to claw back at least part of their alleged ill-gotten gains.
MIAMI — A federal court has granted a motion for default in a case involving Empire Today's allegations of trademark infringement against a Coconut Creek flooring business.
Court partially grants, denies summary judgment motions in lawsuit regarding stranger-originated life insurance
MIAMI – A lawsuit involving the estate of a deceased woman recently took an interesting turn when a bank and an insurance company were granted in part and denied in part summary judgment motions regarding life insurance policies on the woman.
TALLAHASSEE — Suspended Miami attorney Cyrus A. Bischoff has been voluntarily disbarred following a March 7 Florida Supreme Court order and allegations that he practiced law while suspended, according to a recent announcement by the Florida Bar.
Two expert witnesses will be allowed to testify about a pump failure that cause a fire in a yacht in 2016, according to a federal judge's recent order.
A Florida man, who formerly served as CEO of Aspen Corporation, has won an order from a judge allowing him to take to Miami federal court a lawsuit accusing him of violating his employment agreement.
TALLAHASSEE — Longtime Hillsboro Beach attorney James M. Schneider, sentenced in February for his alleged role in a "pump-and-dump" securities fraud scheme, has been disbarred following a March 7 Florida Supreme Court order, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
A Miami federal judge has rejected requests by both sides to reject testimony from expert witnesses amid a lawsuit over a slip-and-fall suffered by a man aboard a Carnival cruise ship.
Judge denies Florida man's request for class action against debt collector for unpaid credit card bill
A federal judge has denied a request for class action certification in a lawsuit filed by a Florida man claiming a collections company violated the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act.
Judge: Norwegian Cruise Line not on hook for child's salmonella caused by other child's diarrhea in pool
A federal judge has handed Norwegian Cruise Line a win in court, granting NCL summary judgment in a lawsuit brought by parents who sued the cruise line after their child, then 11 months old, became ill from salmonella while onboard an NCL vessel in 2016.
Preliminary injunction denied for two therapists seeking to perform 'sexual orientation therapy' on youth
The U.S. District Court for Southern Florida denied a motion for preliminary injunction that two therapists sought against ordinances preventing them from practicing sexual orientation and gender identity therapy on youth.
MIAMI -- A U.S. district court judge has denied First Transit's motion for a new trial.
A woman who claims she was fired in 2016 for being pregnant has days to file her another amended complaint after the first two were dismissed, the second because she sued the wrong defendant, according to a federal judge's recent order.
MIAMI -- A federal court has granted in part and denied in part a motion by sheriff Scott Israel and captain Wayne Adkins to assess costs against USA Entertainment Group Inc. and motion to stay in its lawsuit against USA Entertainment and the city of Pompano Beach.
MIAMI -- ADT's motion for summary judgment against its alarm system competitor Alder Holdings LLC's counterclaims against it was granted in part and denied in part Feb. 7 by U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently granted Chanel Inc's motion for entry of final default judgment in its trademark and counterfeiting lawsuit against BestAAAChanel.org and other defendants.
MIAMI -- The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has granted summary judgment for an asset management company being sued for breach of contract after failing to come to a written agreement with a fund manager.
MIAMI -- Automaker Ford has suffered a loss in court, after its motion requesting an adverse interference instruction on a liability case was denied.
A local investor and a company sued for unjust enrichment and tortious interference regarding the operation of a Broward County hotel had a motion to strike an inter vivos trust granted in part and denied in part.