CLEARWATER — A customer is suing Wawa, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.
California reclaims top spot on 'Judicial Hellhole' list; ATRA bemoans state's adoption of 'innovator liability'
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California tops the list of jurisdictions regarded as "Judicial Hellholes" by a national civil justice reform group.
MARSHALL DENNEHEY WARNER COLEMAN & GOGGIN: James P. Hanratty Inducted Into The American Board of Trial Advocates
James P. Hanratty has been inducted into the membership of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing WAWA, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.
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).
Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice.
TALLAHASSEE — Hialeah attorney Eric Allen Waraftig has been indefinitely suspended following a Sept. 26 Florida Supreme Court order and his conviction for wire fraud and conspiracy in a scheme to bilk a cable shopping network, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.
PHILADELPHIA – Americans from all over the country have traditionally flocked to Philadelphia courts, to the point their plaintiff-friendly reputation has resulted in a “Judicial Hellhole" designation, and now plaintiffs are coming from other countries to seek their day in court.
BERGER & MONTAGUE PC: $4 Million Settlement Reached in Medicare Fraud Lawsuit Against Tampa Dermatologist Practice
United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida announced that a settlement was reached in a qui tam whistleblower suit under the False Claims Act captioned United States of America and the State of Florida ex rel. T.A.S., M.D. v. Robert A. Norman, D.O., et al., No. 8:15-cv-1506-T-23AEP.
ORLANDO — A Brevard County man is suing Wawa, alleging negligence in keeping a gas station safe.
Philadelphia attorney Robert Philip Tuerk, practicing in Florida for about five years, has been disbarred following a July 20 Florida Supreme Court order after violating the terms of an August 2016 order, according to a recent Florida State Bar report.
A Florida appeals court recently ruled in favor of a Florida couple after a trial court awarded their creditor $118,000, including $89,000 in unpaid principal, in a foreclosure case.
MIAMI — Murray Austin Greenberg, a longtime attorney and law professor in the Miami area, died Dec. 31, 2016, at age 73 after losing a long battle with lymphoma, according to a report by the Miami Herald.
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.
TALLAHASSEE -- A recent Florida Supreme Court ruling addressing the issue of whether nursing homes can enforce arbitration contracts when residents try to sue has surfaced.
WASHINGTON -- The strong opposition some people have toward presidential candidate Donald Trump has led to the resurrection of a practice started back in 2000.
Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co., allegedly wrongfully denied employee's long-term disability claim
ORLANDO — A woman has filed suit against a life insurance company for alleged violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
MIAMI – An employee of GTECH Corp. alleges his insurer wrongfully denied him disability benefits.
ORLANDO – A Brevard County man employed by Florida Institute of Technology alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.