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Miami attorney found in contempt, suspended fourth time since 2014

Miami attorney Kenneth Joseph Kukec has been suspended for one year following a Sept. 22 Florida Supreme Court order after he was found in contempt for failing to comply with requirements of previous suspensions that stem for cocaine charges in 2014.

Customer blames Walgreens for injuries

&&& ORLANDO — A Duval County woman is suing Walgreens, alleging negligence led to her suffering injuries in a fall.

McDonald's Corporation allegedly failed to prevent woman from falling

An individual is suing McDonald's Corporation for alleged negligence.

D&B Company of Pinellas, others accused of breach of contract

A company is suing D&B Company of Pinellas, Suncoast Kitchens LLC d/b/a Suncoast Meal Prep, Dante Guarascio and Barbara Guarascio for alleged breach of contract.

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.

Kmart Corporation accused of negligence

A woman is suing Kmart Corporation for alleged negligence.

Lawyer says many companies unaware of Americans with Disabilities Act website requirements

Though closed captioning, text to speech and sticky keys are not issues the average internet user worries about, they are for the visually impaired, which is why a group has claimed that Grubhub's website is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Walgreens store accused of negligence

A customer is suing Walgreen Co. d/b/a Walgreens Store #6391 and Jane Doe, its employee, for alleged negligence.

ALDI accused of negligence

A customer is suing ALDI Inc. for alleged negligence.

Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal decision paves way for Sears to sublease part of store

For a retailer with little to cheer about, a decision by Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal was a home run for Sears, Roebuck & Co., overturning a lower court ruling in favor of Gardens Mall and the City of Palm Beach Gardens and paving the way for the store to sublease the second floor of its store to a sporting goods chain.

Federal Business Systems Corporation Government Division accused of breach of contract

A technology company is suing Federal Business Systems Corporation Government Division, a foreign company, citing alleged breach of contract.

Woman alleges injuries as passenger in state Route 54 crash

CLEARWATER – A Pasco County woman alleges that she was injured in a collision with an underinsured motorist.

Consumer claims Hyundai Elantra has defects

CLEARWATER – A Florida woman alleges that a Hyundai vehicle she purchased has defects that have not been repaired.

Motorist alleges injuries after collision with underinsured driver in Pinellas County

CLEARWATER – A woman is seeking underinsured motorist benefits from her insurer after a collision on Ulmerton Road.

Former NFL star filed over 100 lawsuits against businesses not ADA compliant

FORT LAUDERDALE – Former NFL star and Super Bowl champion Lional Dalton of the Baltimore Ravens sued over 100 businesses for federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) violations over a year ago.

Greenberg Traurig Miami attorney assists OKO Group with financing of Edgewater property

MIAMI — A Greenberg Traurig attorney has aided OKO Group and its partner Cain Hoy Enterprises with the financing and tax related issues regarding the acquisition of a 2-acre parcel along Biscayne Bay located in Miami’s waterfront Edgewater neighborhood.

Lawyer named to 40 Under 40 list 'gets her hands dirty,' makes 'significant' contributions

ORLANDO – Orlando Business Journal's 40 Under 40 is the latest accolade on Camille M. Evans' resume.

Quarles & Brady attorney to present on shareholder activism

NAPLES, Florida – Laura M. Holm, a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, has been scheduled to discuss shareholder activism and high-profile shareholder campaigns against the directors of public companies in Florida at the South Florida Chapter of Women Corporate Directors (WCD) meeting. The title of her presentation is "Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance Practices."

Jones Day argues that federal law on smoking lawsuits should preempt state laws

TALLAHASSEE -- Attorney Gregory Katsas with Jones Day in Washington, representing tobacco company R.J. Reynolds, recently argued before the Florida Supreme Court that in Florida courts, the liability and negligence claims of smokers are preempted by federal law.

Court imposes restraining order, freezes assets of Florida-based pop-up 'security' ad maker

CHICAGO – A federal judge issued a restraining order and a freeze of assets against a Boynton Beach, Florida, tech support group for allegedly tricking consumers into using its services.