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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.

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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.

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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.

Jones Day argues that federal law on smoking lawsuits should preempt state laws

By Dee Thompson | Nov 20, 2016

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.

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.

Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co., allegedly wrongfully denied employee's long-term disability claim

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 23, 2016

ORLANDO — A woman has filed suit against a life insurance company for alleged violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). 

Man files suit seeking reinstatement of disability benefits from LINA

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 23, 2016

MIAMI – An employee of GTECH Corp. alleges his insurer wrongfully denied him disability benefits.

Brevard County man alleges LINA wrongfully terminated disability benefits

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 21, 2016

ORLANDO – A Brevard County man employed by Florida Institute of Technology alleges his disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

Life Insurance Co. of North America allegedly wrongly denied long-term disability payments

By Wadi Reformado | Sep 5, 2016

MIAMI — A woman claims her long-term disability payments were allegedly terminated for unjust reasons.

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