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Judge approves $300M settlement over defective Takata airbags

By Glenn Minnis | Dec 23, 2018

A federal court judge in Florida has approved the nearly $300-million settlement between Ford car owners and Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp. over defective airbags motorists allege exploded when deploying.

Customer alleges GM sold defective Chevrolet

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 31, 2018

CLEARWATER — A customer is suing General Motors, alleging failure to adequately repair the defects in the plaintiff's vehicle.

Customer alleges Chrysler dealer sold defective vehicle

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 24, 2018

ORLANDO — A customer is suing a Chrysler automobile distributor, alleging breach of warranties.

West Hill Farms legal fight with GeoStar moves to Florida

By Takesha Thomas | Sep 7, 2018

West Hill Farms' case attempting to recoup money lost in an investment scheme will move to Florida, a federal judge ruled.

Car buyer alleges Dodge Ram 1500 is defective

By Philip Gonzales | Jul 31, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE — A car buyer is suing an auto manufacturer, alleging breach of warranties.

Lawsuit against Ford by Shelby Mustang owners progresses

By Sandra Lane | Jul 23, 2018

Ford Motor Company will face some claims by drivers alleging the 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350 is not safe for racetrack.

Whirlpool flooding case moved to Florida

By Erianne Leatherman | Jun 3, 2018

​A Florida couple is suing Whirlpool Corp. and EcoWater Systems LLC, alleging a faulty water filtration system caused flooding in their home.

Customer accuses vehicle distributor of breach of contract

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 3, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County customer is suing a motor vehicles distributor, alleging breach of implied warranty.

Ford Motor Company accused of breach of warranty

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 25, 2017

An individual is suing Ford Motor Company for alleged breach of warranty.

The Forbes Company LLC, Maintenance of Florida Inc. accused of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 22, 2017

An individual is suing The Forbes Company LLC and Maintenance of Florida Inc. for alleged negligence.

Man alleges Ford Focus has defects with transmission, engine

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 12, 2017

ORLANDO – A consumer claims the defects in his Ford vehicle have not been repaired after three attempts.

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.

Lawsuits against airbag manufacturer dropped after guilty plea

By Olivia Olsen | Mar 28, 2017

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two lawsuits filed against Japanese company Takata Corporation, its subsidiary TK Holdings Inc., and General Motors LLC were voluntarily dismissed on Jan. 25.

Law prof: Tickets issued through Aventura’s red-light camera program might still need paid

By Karen Kidd | Aug 10, 2016

AVENTURA – A Florida appeals court decision earlier this week in favor of Aventura's red-light camera program means drivers who received traffic tickets from the city may need to pay up, a law professor said during a recent interview.

Ford Motor Co. files suit against Mad Enterprise alleging breach of contract

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 26, 2016

ORLANDO – A car manufacturer is suing an Ocoee business and an individual alleging they shipped vehicles to China in violation of the terms of a contract.

Consumer alleges Ally Financial engaged in telephone harassment

By The Florida Record | Mar 16, 2016

ORLANDO – A Melbourne woman is suing a company that sought to recover an alleged debt in a manner that the plaintiff claims is a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act.

JP Morgan Chase accused for trying to over-collect on mortgage

By Annie Hunt | Jan 21, 2016

MIAMI—A Florida woman is suing JP Morgan Chase Bank alleging the company attempted  to over-collect on her mortgage with misleading fees.

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