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Florida AG aware of pelvic mesh allegations, currently reviewing

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.

Federal court rejects time limitation finding in Iraq corruption case

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.

Court rules consulting company’s non-compete lawsuit must be tried in Delaware

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.

Mother blames NBC Universal theme park for daughter's injuries

ORLANDO — A mother and her daughter are suing the NBC Universal theme park, alleging negligence led to injuries to the daughter.

San Diego attorney disbarred following years of suspensions

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

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

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

KB Home Orlando LLC accused of negligently constructing home

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

DSV LLC accused of breach of contract

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

Appeals court rules in favor of J.P. Morgan Securities in $25 million investment case

A $25 million investment that went awry for a Florida company recently ended with an appeal before Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.