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Trial lawyer: Design flaw makes e-cigarettes dangerous

By Florida Record Submission | Feb 28, 2019

Though e-cigarettes are being marketed as a safer alternative to tobacco smoking, design flaws in the products can cause severe injuries or even kill their users, an attorney representing several plaintiffs in personal-injury cases said.

BAKER MCKENZIE LLP: Former US Senate Tax Policy Advisor joins Baker McKenzie

By Press release submission | Feb 19, 2019

.Christopher Hanna has joined Baker McKenzie’s Tax Practice as a Counsel in Dallas, bringing 30 years of experience in handling tax policy and planning, having served most recently as a senior policy advisor for the US Senate Committee on Finance.

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).

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Fort Lauderdale considers suing Big Oil amidst federal court rulings rejecting climate change theories

By John Sammon | Nov 2, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE (Legal Newsline) – The Fort Lauderdale City Commission is considering suing oil companies over the climate change activists say could raise sea coastal levels to catastrophic proportions.

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Billionaire mega-donor Steyer picks favorite AG hopefuls; More global warming cases possible

By John O'Brien | Sep 13, 2018

Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.

Florida not the correct jurisdiction for Union Carbide asbestos lawsuit, appeals court rules

By Takesha Thomas | Aug 29, 2018

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss a Florida woman's asbestos lawsuit against Union Carbide Corporation.

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TRITICO RAINEY PLLC: Former Houston Texan Facing Fraud Charges

By Press release submission | Aug 24, 2018

As a Houston Texan, Marlon McCree scored his first career touchdown on a 95-yard interception return against the Tennessee Titans.

OSHA LIANG LLP: Jonathan Osha Receives Best Lawyers in America 2019 Recognition

By Press release submission | Aug 24, 2018

Managing Partner Jonathan Osha was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 in the fields of Litigation: Patent and Patent Law.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton Issues Statement After Court Ruling Blocks City of Austin’s Unlawful Sick Leave Ordinance

By Press release submission | Aug 24, 2018

Attorney General Ken Paxton issued the following statement after the Court of Appeals for the 3rd District of Texas entered an order enjoining the city of Austin's unlawful paid sick leave ordinance pending appeal.

Hobby Lobby sued after woman claims she slipped and fell at Coral Springs store

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 29, 2018

The plaintiff alleges that she suffered injury, pain, disability and humiliation from the fall on slick tiles and uneven flooring at the store's premises in 2014.

Collins Asset says Miami property owner hasn't paid $114,552 mortgage

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 2, 2018

ORLANDO — A Texas-based company is suing a Florida resident for unjust enrichment due to unpaid debt.

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Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

By Daniel Fisher | Feb 9, 2018

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.

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Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

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.

Whole Foods Market accused of failing to prevent individual from falling

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 15, 2017

An individual is suing Whole Foods Market IP LP for alleged negligence.

Unum Life Insurance Company of America allegedly breached insurance contract

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 24, 2017

An individual is suing Unum Life Insurance Company of America for alleged breach of contract.

Collins Asset Group alleges it is owed more than $60,000 from Pinellas County couple

By Ma. Angelica Saylo Pilo | Jul 12, 2017

CLEARWATER – A Pinellas County couple is alleged to have failed to pay a promissory note.

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.

Broward County individual accused of defaulting on car loan

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | May 3, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE – A creditor alleges a Broward County resident failed to make monthly payments on a car loan.

Appeals court remands Wells Fargo foreclosure case for new trial

By David Hutton | Apr 14, 2017

PALM BEACH — The Florida 4th District Court of Appeals has sided with Wells Fargo Bank in its appeal of a judgment granting involuntary dismissal of a foreclosure case.

Miramar couple claims Nationstar Mortgage violated RESPA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Mar 17, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE — A Miramar couple is suing Nationstar Mortgage LLC, citing alleged violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.

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