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SAUL EWING ARNSTEIN & LEHR: Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr further strengthens its labor & employment practice with addition of Antoinette Theodossakos

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2018

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP today announced that Antoinette Theodossakos has joined the firm as counsel in the Labor & Employment Practice.

Customer alleges Subaru sold defective vehicle

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 13, 2018

ORLANDO — A customer is suing Subaru, alleging breach of a written warranty.

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.

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New state AG opioid lawsuits show diverging strategies, outside counsel pay scales

By Daniel Fisher | May 30, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - The latest wave of state lawsuits over the opioid crisis illustrates sharp differences emerging in how governments litigate these cases, both in whom they choose to sue and whether private lawyers stand to get a piece of the action.

Motorist alleges State Farm failed to provide crash coverage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 28, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE — A Broward County woman is suing a motorist and insurance company, alleging negligence and breach of contract.

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.

Florida appeals court reverses ruling in insurance case

By Amanda Thomas | Mar 22, 2018

A Florida court has reversed a decision concerning deductibles, ruling in favor of insurance companies rather than health care providers.

From Legal Newsline

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.

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.

Customer blames Walgreens for injuries

By Delma M. Serrano | Oct 23, 2017

&&& 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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 2, 2017

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

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.

Kmart Corporation accused of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 11, 2017

A woman is suing Kmart Corporation for alleged negligence.

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

By Angela Underwood | Aug 28, 2017

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

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 16, 2017

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

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

By David Hutton | Jul 28, 2017

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.

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