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Billionaire mega-donor Steyer picks favorite AG hopefuls; More global warming cases possible

By John O'Brien | Sep 13, 2018

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.

Disney has case to answer over its disability access program, appeals court rules

By John Breslin | Sep 3, 2018

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.

Customer blames department store operator for finger injury

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 13, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing a department store operator, alleging negligence led to a serious finger injury.

Florida AG aware of pelvic mesh allegations, currently reviewing

By John Breslin | Apr 30, 2018

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

By Amanda Thomas | Apr 22, 2018

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

By Amanda Thomas | Apr 5, 2018

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

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 16, 2018

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

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Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

By Daniel Fisher | Feb 9, 2018

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.

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Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

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 disbarred following years of suspensions

By Karen Kidd | Oct 10, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 3, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 8, 2017

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

KB Home Orlando LLC accused of negligently constructing home

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 5, 2017

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

DSV LLC accused of breach of contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 26, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 21, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 21, 2017

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

By Charmaine Little | Jun 15, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 25, 2017

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

Man alleges Prudential Insurance Co. of America wrongfully terminated benefits

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 25, 2017

MIAMI – A former employee of Tyco International Management alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Woman claims Aetna failed to properly review benefits claim

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 9, 2017

MIAMI — A Duke Energy employee is suing Aetna Life Insurance Company, claiming Aetna wrongly terminated her long-term disability benefits.

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