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Texas Roadhouse sued in slip-and-fall accident

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 23, 2018

ORLANDO — A Florida woman is suing Texas Roadhouse Inc., a national chain, after she allegedly slipped and fell down at one of the barbecue restaurants in Orlando.

Federal court throws out claims against Volkswagen over suspension system

By Chandra Lye | Oct 3, 2018

A federal court dismissed several claims against Volkswagen over alleged suspension system defects in some of its CC model cars.

Wheelchair user alleges Dollar Tree's negligence caused soda cases to fall on him

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 30, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County wheelchair user is suing Dollar Tree, alleging failure to warn and negligence.

From Legal Newsline

Former pro baseball player sues AP, ESPN and USA Today for defamation over article about elk antler supplement

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 26, 2018

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.

Tobacco companies say not liable for lung cancer of Cuban immigrant who began smoking long before arriving in US

By John Breslin | May 27, 2018

​Lawyers for two big tobacco companies defending themselves against charges that they were responsible for the lung cancer of an individual are arguing that a Cuban native began smoking long before he came to the United States and used their brands.

Free speech, right to privacy collide in NRA suit against state's gun laws, attorney says

By Carrie Bradon | May 21, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – In the legal battle involving the National Rifle Association and Gov. Rick Scott's new gun laws, another complication has transpired that may force the NRA to name two young adults in its lawsuit.

Experts: Roofing company that has scammed Florida homeowners may not be finished

By Carrie Bradon | May 11, 2018

JACKSONVILLE—A roofing company that has scammed more than 70 Florida homeowners is desperately searching for a loophole which would allow them to continue exploiting new customers.

Wrongful death case in Marine captain's 2010 death remanded to Florida district court

By Nicholas Echevarria | Apr 26, 2018

ATLANTA (Florida Record) — The wrongful case of a 26-year-old U.S. Marine captain killed in a plane crash in 2010 is on its way back to a district court in Florida after a Georgia appeals court denied a defense counsel appeal that the case should be dismissed "on political question grounds."

Couple blames Longhorn Steakhouse for wife's injuries

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Mar 14, 2018

ORLANDO — A couple is suing an Orlando steakhouse restaurant, alleging negligence led to injuries for the wife.

Appellate court affirms award for widower in cigarette case

By Elizabeth Alt | Mar 1, 2018

PALM BEACH -- Florida's Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking, alleging the plaintiff’s medical expert testimony wasn’t qualified.

New Port Richey attorney disbarred following suspensions for theft, drug charges

By Karen Kidd | Feb 13, 2018

New Port Richey attorney Joshua Johnson Stewart has been disbarred following a Dec. 21 Florida Supreme Court order after the high court found him in contempt for failing to comply with previous court orders, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Customer alleges Dollar Tree negligence caused injuries

By Delma M. Serrano | Dec 21, 2017

ORLANDO — An Orlando man is suing Dollar Tree, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Customer blames Family Dollar for fall, injuries

By Delma M. Serrano | Nov 29, 2017

ORLANDO — An Orlando woman is suing Family Dollar, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Ivey on the Lake Apartments LLC, Harbor Group Management Co. LLC accused of negligence

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 26, 2017

An individual is suing Ivey on the Lake Apartments LLC and Harbor Group Management Co. LLC for alleged negligence.

Case against Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company brought by widow to be re-tried

By Dee Thompson | Sep 14, 2017

The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal has sided with Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a case involving a widow who had won $13 million in a lawsuit that claimed her husband died due to the addictive nature of cigarettes.

Jared Galleria of Jewelry accuses individual of unjust enrichment

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 28, 2017

A creditor is suing Jose Garcia, an individual, citing alleged unjust enrichment.

Outback Steakhouse of Florida LLC allegedly failed to take safety measures

By Ma. Angelica Saylo Pilo | Aug 14, 2017

A customer is suing Outback Steakhouse of Florida LLC for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Federal Business Systems Corporation Government Division accused of breach of contract

By Delma M. Serrano | Jul 24, 2017

A technology company is suing Federal Business Systems Corporation Government Division, a foreign company, citing alleged breach of contract.

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