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ELLIOTT GREENLEAF: Elliott Greenleaf Awarded Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year by the M&A Advisor

By Press release submission | Feb 14, 2019

Elliott Greenleaf, P.C. has been awarded the Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of The Year (Under $500mm) by the M&A Advisor for the sale of Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. Rafael Zahralddin and Eric Sutty, who served on behalf of the firm in this engagement.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Cozen O’Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recently ranked by World Trademark Review 1000.

Animal hospital group accuses former employee of contract breach

By Philip Gonzales | Feb 6, 2019

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County animal hospital is suing a former employee, alleging breach of an employment agreement.

Oregon resident accuses employer and supervisor of malicious prosecution

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 30, 2018

A former employee is suing Ricoh USA, Inc. and Patricia Ruth Ross Holliday, employer and supervisor, citing alleged negligence and malicious prosecution.

Consumer accuses Michigan financial business of abusive debt collection practices

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 27, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Tarpon Springs man is suing a Michigan financial corporation, alleging abusive debt collection practices.

Customer alleges Wawa's negligence led to injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 5, 2018

CLEARWATER — A customer is suing Wawa, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

From Legal Newsline

California reclaims top spot on 'Judicial Hellhole' list; ATRA bemoans state's adoption of 'innovator liability'

By John Breslin | Dec 4, 2018

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

By Press release submission | Nov 28, 2018

James P. Hanratty has been inducted into the membership of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Customer alleges WAWA's negligence caused fall, injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Nov 23, 2018

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

By Press release submission | Nov 6, 2018

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).

COHEN & GRIGSBY: Christopher N. Davies Appointed Chair of Florida Bar Board Certification Committee

By Press release submission | Nov 5, 2018

Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice.

Hialeah attorney indefinitely suspended after wire fraud, conspiracy conviction in QVC scheme

By Karen Kidd | Nov 2, 2018

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.

From Pennsylvania Record

Philadelphia's appeal to plaintiffs crosses borders; 41 Dominicans file pesticide lawsuit there

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 5, 2018

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

By Press release submission | Aug 30, 2018

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.

Customer alleges Wawa gas station's negligence caused injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 31, 2018

ORLANDO — A Brevard County man is suing Wawa, alleging negligence in keeping a gas station safe.

Philadelphia attorney, suspended four times in two states in 20 years, disbarred in Florida

By Karen Kidd | Aug 18, 2017

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.

Florida couple wins foreclosure appeal against Situs Investments

By Charmaine Little | Jun 16, 2017

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.

Attorney Murray Greenberg remembered

By Christopher Mobley | Jan 31, 2017

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.

Florida Supreme Court ruling could affect nursing home contracts

By Kate Jacobson | Nov 10, 2016

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.

Voters engaging in vote trading for upcoming presidential election

By Christopher Knoll | Nov 3, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The strong opposition some people have toward presidential candidate Donald Trump has led to the resurrection of a practice started back in 2000.

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