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Visitor alleges resort and spa operators' negligence caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 10, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Hillsborough County man has filed a lawsuit against Clearwater Beach resort and spa operators, alleging negligence caused injuries to the plaintiff.

Orlando property owner alleges hurricane damage was not covered by insurer

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 10, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando property owner is suing an insurance company, alleging refusal to apply payments for hurricane damage.

Orlando motorist alleges Orange County couple caused crash

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 10, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando motorist is suing a vehicle owner and operator, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Visitor alleges Seminole rental property co-operator's negligence caused injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 10, 2018

CLEARWATER — A visitor is suing a Seminole rental property co-operator, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Bank alleges Orange County customer owes more than $22,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 10, 2018

ORLANDO — A bank is suing an Orange County woman, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Orlando homeowners allege insurer failed to cover hurricane damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 10, 2018

ORLANDO — Two Orlando homeowners are suing an insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Broward sheriff's office sued over fatal shooting of a man with mental illness

By Charmaine Little | Dec 9, 2018

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office and one of its officers were called out in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Fort Lauderdale Division, after an officer allegedly shot an unarmed man suffering from a mental illness.

Philip Morris loses appeals in post-trial motions over negligence lawsuit filed by smoker

By Charmaine Little | Dec 9, 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit denied several appeals made by Philip Morris over a trial that awarded a woman damages for smoking-related diseases.

Child abduction allegation remanded to lower court to investigate travel consent between mother and father

By Charmaine Little | Dec 8, 2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit determined it couldn’t decipher the domestic details of a case in which a Colombian man filed a suit for his minor daughter to be brought back to the country with him.

Elderly couple seeks $2.2 million from Jetsmarter

By Charmaine Little | Dec 7, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A couple sued Jetsmarter Inc. in U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida on Dec. 5, seeking $2.2 million for alleged breach of contract and fraud in a membership plan that cost more than $30,000.

Royal Caribbean's negligence allegedly caused honeymooner's fatal zip line incident

By Charmaine Little | Dec 7, 2018

MIAMI -- A popular cruise line faces a negligence lawsuit after a honeymooning couple’s zip line excursion ended with the husband’s death. His surviving wife sued Nov. 30 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division.

Zumba Fitness alleges other companies infringed on trademark

By Charmaine Little | Dec 7, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Zumba Fitness LLC sued five companies Dec. 5 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, alleging they infringed on the Zumba trademark.

Orange County motorist alleges another driver caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County motorist is suing a vehicle owner and driver, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

St. Petersburg senior living facility operators blamed for resident's death

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

CLEARWATER — A personal representative is suing St. Petersburg senior living facility operators, alleging negligence in the death of a resident.

Judge denies requests for summary judgment from both sides in suit claiming law firm violated family leave act

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 6, 2018

MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied motions from both parties in a lawsuit in which an attorney claimed the law firm she worked for violated the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Court denies lawn company's motion for relief from final judgment in in case alleging failure to pay overtime

By Takesha Thomas | Dec 6, 2018

MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for Southern District of Florida recently denied a lawn maintenance company's motion for relief from final judgment in a case that alleged the company failed to pay overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Customer alleges e-cigarette's battery exploded

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Dec 6, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Seminole County woman is suing makers of e-cigarettes, alleging breach of implied warranty and strict liability.

Customer alleges JCPenney negligence led to injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing JC Penney, alleging negligence led to injuries to the plaintiff.

Motorist alleges another driver's negligence caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

CLEARWATER — A motorist is suing another driver and his employer, alleging negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Ohio couple accuses timeshare property operators of deceptive business practices

By Philip Gonzales | Dec 6, 2018

ORLANDO — An Ohio couple is suing timeshare property operators, alleging deceptive business practices.

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