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Atlanta attorney publicly reprimanded, placed on probation after two DUI convictions

Karen Kidd Oct. 20, 2017, 4:00pm

Atlanta attorney Nishit Virendra Patel has been publicly reprimanded by publication in the Southern Reporter following an Aug. 24 Florida Supreme Court ruling after being convicted of DUI twice in two years.

Customer blames Zara store for injuries

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 12:02pm

ORLANDO — A customer is suing a Zara store, alleging negligence caused her to fall and suffer injuries.

Employee blames Pinellas County services company for 20-foot fall

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 11:54am

CLEARWATER — An employee is suing a Pinellas County services company, alleging negligence caused him to suffer injuries in a fall.

Pedestrian blames Tarpon Springs, apartment owner for injuries

Delma M. Serrano Oct. 20, 2017, 11:42am

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County pedestrian is suing Tarpon Springs and an apartment owner, alleging negligence caused him to fall on a sidewalk and suffer injuries.

Customer blames Pinellas County Wal-Mart store for injuries

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 20, 2017, 11:29am

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County man is suing a local Wal-Mart and the store manager, alleging negligence caused him to fall and suffer injuries.

Tampa attorney suspended sending threatening letter to law firm

Karen Kidd Oct. 20, 2017, 8:00am

Tampa attorney Debra Denise Newman has been suspended for 15 days following an Aug. 24 Florida Supreme Court order after sending what the Florida State Bar called

North Miami attorney reprimanded for error in probate case

Karen Kidd Oct. 19, 2017, 5:32pm

North Miami attorney Benjamin R. Jacobi, practicing in Florida for 44 years, has been publicly reprimanded by publication in the Southern Reporter following an Aug. 24 Florida Supreme Court order after issues that arose in a probate case.

Customer blames store for fall, injuries

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 19, 2017, 3:25pm

ORLANDO — An Orange County customer is suing an Orlando property owner, alleging negligence in having an inappropriate flooring surface, which caused injuries.

Appeals court favors IRS in IVF expense case

John Severance Oct. 19, 2017, 3:15pm

ATLANTA -- The 11th U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld a district court ruling in which the Internal Revenue Service disallowed a Florida man’s deduction of his in-vitro fertilization expenses.

Orlando couple alleges insurance firm failed to cover damaged property

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 19, 2017, 2:38pm

ORLANDO — An Orlando couple is suing an insurance company, alleging breach of contract.

Driver alleges another motorist caused crash

Delma M. Serrano Oct. 19, 2017, 1:07pm

FORT LAUDERDALE — A Broward County motorist is suing another driver, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Broward County landlord alleges tenant, guarantor owe $72,000

Delma M. Serrano Oct. 19, 2017, 12:54pm

FORT LAUDERDALE — A Broward County landlord is suing a tenant and guarantor, alleging they owe more than $72,000 for breach of a lease and guarantee agreement.

Employee alleges Pinellas County business failed to pay proper wages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 19, 2017, 12:41pm

CLEARWATER — An employee is suing a Pinellas County business, alleging violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Pedestrian blames Largo for injuries in fall

Delma M. Serrano Oct. 19, 2017, 11:58am

CLEARWATER — A pedestrian is suing the city of Largo and a property owner, alleging negligence caused her to fall on a sidewalk and suffer injuries.

Property owner accuses developers of violating building code

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 18, 2017, 3:03pm

ORLANDO — A Rhode Island woman who owns property in Orange County is suing a property developer corporation, alleging negligence and design defect.

Fort Lauderdale property owner accuses insurance carrier of breach of contract

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 18, 2017, 2:52pm

FORT LAUDERDALE — A Fort Lauderdale property owner is suing an insurance carrier, alleging breach of contract.

Attorney sees pressure on Florida lawmakers to address insurance scams

Karen Kidd Oct. 18, 2017, 2:31pm

ORLANDO (Florida Record) – The Florida Legislature's upcoming 2018 session might be the time when state lawmakers finally address the assignment of benefits and other insurance-related scams in a post-Hurricane Irma environment, an insurance regulation attorney said during a recent interview.

Manufacturer alleges contractor, property owner owe nearly $43,000

Delma M. Serrano Oct. 18, 2017, 1:53pm

FORT LAUDERDALE — A manufacturing business is suing a construction services company and a property owner, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Customer alleges Baskin Robbins' negligence led to injuries

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 18, 2017, 12:59pm

FORT LAUDERDALE — A West Palm Beach woman is suing Baskin Robbins, alleging negligence led to injuries for the plaintiff.

Customer blames Wal-Mart for fall, injuries

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 18, 2017, 12:48pm

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County woman is suing Wal-Mart, alleging negligence led to fall that caused injuries to the plaintiff.