The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is not entitled to Eleventh Amendment immunity when conducting child-protective investigations.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit News
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled against a woman who was denied a substitute teacher position because she refused to take a drug test.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit denied several appeals made by Philip Morris over a trial that awarded a woman damages for smoking-related diseases.
Child abduction allegation remanded to lower court to investigate travel consent between mother and father
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit determined it couldn’t decipher the domestic details of a case in which a Colombian man filed a suit for his minor daughter to be brought back to the country with him.
Summary judgement denied on appeal in case of deaf patient not provided with sign language interpreter at Lifemark Hospitals
An appeals court reversed a decision to grant a motion for summary of judgement to Lifemark Hospitals after a deaf man claimed his rights had been impeded upon during a mental evaluation.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to dismiss a suit filed by Florida taxicab companies against Miami-Dade County over taxicab medallions.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a district court ruling in a dispute regarding the registration of a domain name.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a district court’s decision in favor of Duke Energy Florida and Florida Power & Light Company in a putative class-action lawsuit.
ATLANTA (Florida Record) – A case filed by the Comparelli family, who wants U.S. federal courts to decide their damages claim against Venezuela and two chemical firms over the 2010 seizure of their Venezuelan companies, is on its way back to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida after a federal appeals court recently ruled that the district court has jurisdiction after all.
ATLANTA (Florida Record) — A Fort Lauderdale college prevailed in a recent federal appeals court decision that said the college did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when it required that employee disputes be resolved in individual arbitration.
MIAMI (Florida Record) – A group of investors and creditors who claim they lost $1.1 billion in a bankrupt Mexican oil services firm are appealing their racketeering and corruption lawsuit against Citigroup Inc. after a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division, dismissed the case earlier this month.
ATLANTA (Florida Record) — The wrongful case of a 26-year-old U.S. Marine captain killed in a plane crash in 2010 is on its way back to a district court in Florida after a Georgia appeals court denied a defense counsel appeal that the case should be dismissed "on political question grounds."
A federal judge has revived a whistleblower’s False Claims Act lawsuit that accuses two U.S. military contractors in Iraq of bribery and rigging bids.
TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Miami attorney Stewart Alan Merkin, practicing in Florida for about 45 years, has been suspended following a Aug. 24 Florida Supreme Court after his conviction on U.S. Security And Exchange Commission allegations that he violated federal securities laws, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
ATLANTA - The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment decision by a district court in favor of Sam's Club. The decision was appealed by a customer who was injured after slipping and falling on a slippery substance in the frozen food aisle inside one of Sam's Club stores.
The layoff of a 64-year-old Jacksonville maritime employee whose job was then held by a much younger co-worker in 2014 didn't violate federal law and was motivated by financial factors, an appeals court recently ruled.
ATLANTA -- The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a sanction order against an attorney who admitted she was wrong but then went back on her word.
ATLANTA - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit affirmed Nov. 1 the dismissal of a complaint and denial of a motion to move the case to a Florida state court made by a broker accused of alleged securities fraud.
A Volusia County Beach Safety officer has lost his appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in an effort to keep his job after he was fired for racially charged comments he made on social media about Trayvon Martin.
A Florida federal court recently granted pharmaceutical manufacturer Patheon Inc.'s request for approximately $18.5 million in attorneys' fees and defense costs following the company's win in an antitrust lawsuit late last year.