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San Diego attorney disbarred following years of suspensions

Karen Kidd Oct. 10, 2017, 10:52pm

San Diego attorney Christopher James O'Keefe has been disbarred by the California State Bar following a history of multiple disciplines stretching back more than 12 years, according to a recent state bar filing.

Security First Florida allegedly breached insurance contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 3, 2017, 9:09pm

Two individuals are suing Security First Insurance Company d/b/a Security First Florida for alleged breach of contract.

Taco Bell restaurant accused of negligence

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 8, 2017, 10:35am

A restaurant customer is suing Taco Bell of America LLC for alleged negligence.

KB Home Orlando LLC accused of negligently constructing home

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 5, 2017, 10:55pm

A married couple is suing KB Home Orlando LLC for alleged negligence and liability.

DSV LLC accused of breach of contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jul. 26, 2017, 12:11pm

A contractor is suing Shore DSV LLC, a Florida company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal reverses decision in favor of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company

Charmaine Little Jun. 21, 2017, 12:25pm

Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal recently reversed a lower court's decision to rule against a lender in Volusia County in a foreclosure appeal.

Appeals court sides with Wells Fargo in dispute over evidence of mortgage payments

Charmaine Little Jun. 15, 2017, 7:50pm

A Florida appeals court recently ruled that Wells Fargo Bank can provide a borrower’s loan payment history and used a screenshot of payment history as evidence of defaulting on a mortgage.

Uber passenger alleges motorist's negligent driving caused I-95 collision

Jenie Mallari-Torres May 25, 2017, 10:12am

FORT LAUDERDALE – An Uber passenger alleges he was injured when the car was rear-ended on Interstate 95.

Mischa Barton’s recent 'revenge pornography' case takes creative legal approach

April Brown Mar. 26, 2017, 8:43pm

LOS ANGELES — Actress Mischa Barton, best known for her role in the Fox television show “The O.C.,” recently took action to halt the potential sale of a sex video that, she says, was filmed secretly by an ex-boyfriend.

Bong maker looks to weed out counterfeits in Florida and elsewhere

Taryn Phaneuf Feb. 14, 2017, 5:31pm

An interpretation of trademark law might decide whether a California bong maker's claim that others are making phony and cheap versions of his product keeps rolling or goes up in smoke.

McKesson reaches $150M settlement over alleged violations

Sara McCleary Jan. 27, 2017, 3:38pm

LAKELAND, Fla. — One of the largest distributors of pharmaceutical drugs in the United States has agreed to a landmark settlement, according to a report on Street Insider.

Hillsborough PTC on the chopping block after issues with Uber and Yellow Cab

Kerry Goff Dec. 26, 2016, 1:49pm

The Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission is officially on the verge of dissolution since state Rep. Jamie Grant, R-Tampa, filed a bill on Dec. 9.

11th Circuit Court: No permanent injury in Geico bad faith claim

Sara McCleary Dec. 23, 2016, 1:35pm

ATLANTA – The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling denying a Florida woman’s claim that Geico Insurance acted in bad faith, clarifying the court’s stance on permanency in such cases.

Voters engaging in vote trading for upcoming presidential election

Christopher Knoll Nov. 3, 2016, 10:54am

WASHINGTON -- The strong opposition some people have toward presidential candidate Donald Trump has led to the resurrection of a practice started back in 2000.

Companies must prove 'enterprise' to invoke RICO

Mike Helenthal Oct. 24, 2016, 9:39am

MIAMI -- Corporations are allowed to invoke federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization statutes to litigate fraud claims, but they have to prove that those accused were acting in collusion, says a Miami attorney and expert on the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act.

Coral Gables attorney elected to Fiduciary Trust International of the South board of directors

Michelle de Leon Oct. 23, 2016, 11:50pm

MIAMI -- A senior vice president in a Miami-based law firm has been named one of the newly appointed members of the Fiduciary Trust International of the South board of directors.

Florida company fights Google over search results rankings

Kerry Goff Oct. 23, 2016, 11:45pm

MIAMI -- Wagoner Firm PLLC, an Albany law firm focused on startups, technology companies and securities, has been representing a Miami-based business in a suit against Google, which has not fared well for the internet giant.

21st Century Oncology Holdings Inc. allegedly failed to safeguard patients' private information

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 20, 2016, 9:55am

FORT MYERS — Two individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit against a medical facility for allegedly failing to protect personal information that resulted in hackers accessing private data.

Apple Inc. allegedly used another's patented technology in its devices

Jenie Mallari-Torres Sep. 19, 2016, 2:28pm

MIAMI — A Florida company has filed suit against a multinational company for alleged patent infringement.

Takata settles with family of Jacksonville woman injured by airbag in Honda

John Breslin Aug. 12, 2016, 11:38am

JACKSONVILLE – A fast-approaching trial, the potential for punitive damages, and an impending ruling on whether the head of an embattled airbag manufacturer should be deposed were the driving forces behind the settlement of a Florida lawsuit, according to the attorney for the plaintiff.