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Former Commodores member cannot use group's name, court says

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has said a member of The Commodores who later left cannot use the group's name.

Attorney's conduct results in $5,000 sanction order

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.

Federal appeals court affirms district court in securities fraud case

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.

U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upholds ruling in decade-long legal battle

ATLANTA -- The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling dismissing Rubin Schron from the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estates of six deceased nursing home patients.

Appeals Court sides with Volusia County in termination of beach officer over Facebook posts

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.

Judge grants Patheon $18.5M in fees following win in 'unpleasant and nasty' antitrust lawsuit

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.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit vacates order to deny class-action certification in debt collection case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has vacated a lower court's decision to deny class-action status in a lawsuit involving debt collection.

American Security Insurance Company accused of breaching insurance contract

An individual is suing American Security Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

The Home Depot USA Inc. allegedly failed to prevent individual from tripping on plastic wrap

An individual is suing The Home Depot USA Inc. for alleged negligence.

Home Depot USA Inc. accused of negligence over alleged injury while loading vehicle

An individual is suing Home Depot USA Inc. for alleged negligence.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit sides with body shops in battle against insurance companies

A panel of judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has overturned a decision from a lower court that had dismissed complaints filed by five auto body shops against State Farm, alleging federal antitrust and state tort claims.

Federal appeals court sides with Multiquimica Dominicana in dispute over unpaid goods

A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court's decision to award a paint manufacturer based in the Dominican Republic the right to recover money from an American company.

American Security Insurance Company accused of breaching contract for allegedly not paying for water damage

An individual is suing American Security Insurance Company for alleged breach of contract.

Appeals court dismisses case against TransUnion

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of a case against credit-reporting agencies.

Florida appeals court upholds preliminary injunction against City of Miami Beach

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has upheld a lower court’s decision to allow a preliminary injunction that stops the City of Miami Beach from enforcing two new ordinances to stop what it alleges was aggressive handbilling along Lincoln Road in the city's art deco historic district.

Porsche Cars North America Inc. accused of breach of warranty

A consumer is suing Porsche Cars North America Inc. alleged breach of warranty.

Federal judge rules that Telephone Consumer Protection Act allows consumers to revoke consent to automated calls

A federal judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has ruled that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) allows a consumer to partially revoke consent to being called by an automatic telephone dialing system.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit rules that victim of tax fraud still liable for IRS payments

A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court's decision to rule in favor of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in a tax fraud case involving William Kardash.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit rules City of Doral improperly terminated police officer

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has reversed a Florida district court’s ruling to dismiss a case in which a former Doral police officer sued the city’s mayor for allegedly violating his freedom of speech rights.

Eleventh Circuit rules insurance companies used in Ponzi scheme not liable for coverage

In one of the final remnants of a Ponzi scheme orchestrated by Scott Rothstein, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has ruled that the insurance companies for a bank that was a part of the elaborate scam are exempt from paying out $25 million of a settlement between the bank and some of the victims.