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U.S. Court of Appeals affirms judgment but vacates restitution in Southern Trust Metals suit

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 15, 2018

In a commodities-fraud case concerning Southern Trust Metals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the judgment of the district court, except in regard to certain restitution, which was vacated and remanded.

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Legal finance companies descend on Florida convention to build relationships with trial lawyers

By Maya Siobhan Redding | Jun 27, 2018

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - As Florida trial lawyers gathered last week for an annual meeting featuring an array of trending litigation seminars, another industry set up shop in a big way at the convention hall site.

Attorney offers reward over suspicions lawsuit manufactured by tort reform advocates

By John Breslin | Jun 7, 2018

MIAMI - A Florida attorney is offering a $100,000 reward to anyone who can confirm his suspicion that a lawsuit against fast food giant McDonalds over cheese on its burgers is frivolous.

Florida court reverses orders in dispute between Sweetwater mayor, commission

By Amanda Thomas | Mar 27, 2018

MIAMI – A Florida appeals court has reversed two final summary judgment orders in favor of Sweetwater Mayor Orlando Lopez.

Miami attorney found in contempt, suspended fourth time since 2014

By Karen Kidd | Dec 23, 2017

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.

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 29, 2017

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

By Sara McCleary | Sep 20, 2017

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.

Woman alleges injuries as passenger in state Route 54 crash

By Ma. Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 18, 2017

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

Consumer claims Hyundai Elantra has defects

By Ma. Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 18, 2017

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

By Ma. Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 18, 2017

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

By Michael McGrady | May 30, 2017

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

By Rebecca Campbell | Feb 9, 2017

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.

Consumer accuses Bank of America of invasion of privacy, harassment

By Cheyenne Dickerson | Jan 10, 2017

TAMPA — On Dec. 8, Florida resident Jennifer McCambridge filed a complaint with the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida against the Bank of America claiming harassment and invasion of privacy against the business. 

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

By Nicole Balli | Dec 19, 2016

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

By Noell Wolfgram Evans | Nov 23, 2016

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."

Family law attorneys sought for pro bono assistance

By Trisha Marczak | Oct 25, 2016

JACKSONVILLE – A lack of family law trial lawyers in the Jacksonville area is putting a strain on one organization seeking to provide assistance for cases involving individuals with limited income and special needs.

Florida company fights Google over search results rankings

By Kerry Goff | Oct 23, 2016

MIAMI -- Wagoner Firm PLLC, an Albany law firm focused on startups, technology companies and securities, has been representing a Miami-based business in a suit against Google, which has not fared well for the internet giant.

Motorist files suit against State Farm for alleged improper claim settlement

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 19, 2016

SANFORD — A motorist has filed a claim against State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company after she was involved in a car accident and allegedly did not receive full reimbursement from the insurance carrier.

Realtor’s suit against BoA, Nationstar Mortgage won't go class action, new team member says

By Karen Kidd | Jul 29, 2016

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas Realtor Michael Bondi's almost 10-year battle against Nationstar Mortgage and Bank of America won't go class action, the Florida attorney who joined Bondi's legal team earlier this month said during a recent interview.

Karlinsky: Assignment of benefits bills not approved in session, still a 'major issue'

By Carrie Salls | Jul 18, 2016

ORLANDO – Fred Karlinsky, co-chair of the insurance regulatory and transactions practice at Greenberg Traurig, discussed noteworthy insurance-related measures before the legislature as part of his presentation at the recent Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund’s (FHCF) annual Participating Insurers Workshop.

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