A federal judge has denied a Hollywood film company's motion to bar the claims of a man who says he owns the book upon which the movie "War Dogs" was based.
A lawsuit recently filed by a Florida man against Tesla claiming that the autopilot feature on a Model S malfunctioned and caused him to have an accident raises questions about where the fault truly lies.
The City of Clermont has been served with a lawsuit that challenges its ownership of Victory Pointe, a project that comprises a stormwater treatment system, a passive park and an event venue.
WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Bussey Named Trial Lawyer of the Year 2018 - Defense by Central Florida ABOTA
John W Bussey III (Senior Counsel-Orlando) has been awarded Trial Lawyer of the Year, which is presented each year by the Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (CF-ABOTA).
Two waitresses are suing the California-based parent company of a Miami hotel in federal court over alleged discrimination on the basis of race and sex over the four years of their employment.
A class action settlement between Godiva Chocolatier Inc. and an aggrieved customer will continue, a federal appeals court ruled.
MIAMI – A nine-person jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently found that Worldwide Entertainment Group Inc., promoters of the Ultra Miami Music Festival, had intentionally set out to defraud Adria MM Productions Ltd. by taking over a music festival promoted by Adria and confiscating the proceeds.
ORLANDO — A weigh master is suing Orange County and Laborers International Union of North America, employer and union, citing alleged discrimination, hostile work environment and wrongful termination.
Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.
Thirty autistic children, and their parents, will be allowed to argue they were discriminated against by Disney over claims its entertainment parks failed to adequately accommodate people with individual issues and disabilities, an appeals court has ruled.
CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing a department store operator, alleging negligence led to a serious finger injury.
TALLAHASSEE - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is reviewing allegations that lawyers, lenders and doctors may have been involved in a scheme that led to women being enticed into corrective pelvic mesh implant surgery.
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 – A case against former employees of an economic development consulting company accused of engaging in “predatory acts” and violating the agency’s non-compete provisions must be tried in Delaware, a Florida court ruled.
ORLANDO — A mother and her daughter are suing the NBC Universal theme park, alleging negligence led to injuries to the daughter.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.
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.
Two individuals are suing Security First Insurance Company d/b/a Security First Florida for alleged breach of contract.