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Court denies US motion to dismiss Air Force veteran's suit claiming false

By Charmaine Little | Oct 16, 2018

MIAMI – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida recently denied a U.S. government motion to dismiss suit filed by an Air Force veteran claiming unlawful imprisonment and negligence.

Roofing company alleges Pinellas County couple owes more than $15,000

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 16, 2018

CLEARWATER — A roofing company is suing a Pinellas County couple, alleging breach of contract and unjust enrichment.

Car passenger alleges another driver's negligence caused parking lot crash

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

ORLANDO — A car passenger is suing another driver, alleging negligence caused a parking lot crash that injured the plaintiff.

Government employee alleges plan administrator violated workers compensation act

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

ORLANDO — A government employee is suing a plan administrator, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Orange County motorist alleges another driver's negligence caused crash

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 16, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County man is suing a motorist, alleging his negligence caused a crash that injured the plaintiff.

Coral Springs property owners allege insurer failed to cover hurricane damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 16, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE — Two Coral Springs property owners are suing an insurer, alleging breach of contract.

Florida Democrats sue to have voter registration deadline extended

By Chandra Lye | Oct 15, 2018

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) recently filed a complaint for emergency and injunctive and declaratory relief against Secretary of State Ken Detzner, claiming the legal requirement for voters to register by Oct. 9 is hindered due to Hurricane Michael.

Judge dismisses efforts to exclude several witnesses in suit alleging hip fracture during massage aboard cruise ship

By Chandra Lye | Oct 15, 2018

MIAMI – A U.S. District Court recently paved the way for a trial in a personal injury complaint against Carnival Corporation by ruling on several motions regarding witness testimony in the case.

Appeals court remands part of summary judgment in dispute over real estate commissions

By Gabriel Neves | Oct 15, 2018

LAKELAND – A group of real estate brokers recently had a summary judgment on two sales appeals affirmed in part and reversed in part.

Ocoee property owner alleges insurance company failed to pay for hurricane damage

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

ORLANDO — An Ocoee property owner is suing a liability insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Customer alleges motorcycle store's negligence caused ear injury

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County man is suing an Orlando motorcycle dealer, alleging negligence led to an ear injury for the plaintiff.

Pinellas County couple alleges Publix's negligence led to wife's injuries

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 15, 2018

CLEARWATER — A Pinellas County couple is suing Publix, alleging negligence led to the wife sustaining injuries.

Sunrise homeowner alleges insurer failed to cover water damage

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 15, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE — A Sunrise homeowner is suing an insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Visitor alleges Orlando property owner's negligence led to injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orange County woman is suing an Orlando property owner, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff suffering injuries.

Orlando property owner alleges insurance company failed to cover water damage

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 15, 2018

ORLANDO — An Orlando property owner is suing a licensed insurer, alleging breach of an insurance contract.

Gun control group's $2m investment in Florida election dwarfs national total for cycle

By John Breslin | Oct 15, 2018

TALLAHASSEE - A huge late $2 million investment in the Florida election by a national gun control group largely financed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg dwarfs the total amount the group has spent nationally this election cycle.

Differing district court opinions over assignment of benefits could lead to Supreme Court hearing

By John Breslin | Oct 14, 2018

Widely different appeals court decisions over the fiercely debated assignment of benefits issue could lead to the Supreme Court stepping in to review.

Haitian festival organizers claim city officials sabotaged event

By Sandra Lane | Oct 13, 2018

Organizers of Piman Fest, a Haitian music festival, accused the city of Lauderhill of preventing them from holding their festival.

Arbitrator cannot decide class-wide status, appeals court rules

By Karen Kidd | Oct 13, 2018

Arbitrators cannot decide if individuals have the right to a class-action proceeding, a federal appeals court ruled.

Developer promised citizenship for investment money, Chinese immigrants claim

By Danielle Pacey | Oct 13, 2018

A group of Chinese immigrants accuse the founder of the South Atlantic Regional Center of bilking them out of money for investments in return for work visas.

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