Critic says suit would harm U.S. consumers
WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER: Bussey Named Trial Lawyer of the Year 2018 - Defense by Central Florida ABOTA
John W Bussey III (Senior Counsel-Orlando) has been awarded Trial Lawyer of the Year, which is presented each year by the Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (CF-ABOTA).
Florida adopts Delaware's standard for disclosure-only settlements in Quality Distribution merger case
LAKELAND – Following a complicated history of lawsuits, Florida has adopted Delaware's standard for reviewing disclosure-only settlements, which may prove to be helpful as it could limit merger objection litigation.
A man who blamed the drug Tasigna for a debilitating stroke cannot seek punitive damages in his lawsuit, a federal judge ruled July 31.
A federal judge threw out a slander lawsuit by a former security guard for JPMorgan Chase Bank on July 24.
An appellate court allowed the release of additional video footage of the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, but later delayed the decision.
Former pro baseball player sues AP, ESPN and USA Today for defamation over article about elk antler supplement
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) – A former professional baseball player and his company are suing ESPN, The Associated Press and USA Today after a 2016 news article was published that had alleged false information. The three defendants have filed motions to dismiss the lawsuit.
Attorney Jeffrey William Butcher of Ithaca, New York, practicing in Florida for more than 18 years, has been reciprocally disbarred following a Jan. 11 Florida Supreme Court order after his guilty plea last spring for attempted perjury, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
Measure could politicize Florida administrative law judge selection process, ALJ Association president says
Florida House lawmakers are making a second attempt to give Gov. Rick Scott the power to appoint administrative law judges, something that would threaten the independence of that judicial group, the Association of Administrative Law Judges president said during a recent interview.
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.
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.
A $25 million investment that went awry for a Florida company recently ended with an appeal before Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal.
MIAMI — Two textbook publishers are suing Javian Moore and Lakeria Moore, citing alleged copyright and trademark infringement for selling unauthorized copies of their titles.
The Florida Supreme Court recently issued a disciplinary revocation to Jonathan Paltiel Flom, an attorney in Palm Beach, Fla., stemming from his federal money laundering conviction.
ORLANDO -- A disputed estate has caused Metropolitan Life Insurance to file an interpleader complaint and bow out of the fray, leaving the court to decide which sister gets the insurance money.The sisters, however, took it upon themselves recently to settle their dispute.
NEW YORK — The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a case that dealt with the application of the Clean Water Act, a move officials in South Florida are praising.
MIAMI — A Florida attorney is embroiled in a dispute over payment for legal services provided to a now-deceased NFL player.
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.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has settled a sexual suit involving a former Florida State University classmate, but the details of the compromise are likely to forever remain cloaked in secrecy.