Bringing the legal system to light.
Bringing the legal system to light. Our weekly newsletter sheds light on the lawsuits, people, and organizations that continually clog the legal system in Florida.
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TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court issued an order on April 21 to disbar attorney Angela Morton Armstrong, who practices law in Pinellas County.
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal recently reheard a case involving worker’s compensation, a move a judge said is rare.
SARASOTA – New College of Florida, a liberal arts college in Sarasota, has hired Michael
Pierce as its general counsel
ORLANDO – A Cocoa Beach business alleges two New York companies manufacture lights that infringe its patents.
MIAMI – A desk clerk for a hotel has filed a class-action suit against her former employer alleging she and other employees were not paid overtime.
FORT MYERS – A Collier County man alleges his insurance company wrongfully terminated his benefits despite multiple appeals.
MIAMI – A car washer has filed a class-action suit against his former employer alleging he was not paid overtime or a proper minimum wage while employed.
MIAMI – Two Texas companies with places of business in Florida allege $142,000 worth of cargo was damaged in transport from Florida to the Virgin Islands.
FORT LAUDERDALE – A Riverview woman alleges she was injured on a cruise ship when a restroom door fell off of its hinges and struck her.
ORLANDO – An Orange County woman alleges a New Jersey company contacted her using an automatic dialing system to solicit its services.
MIAMI – Three former employees allege their former employer did not pay them proper wages and have filed a class-action suit.
FORT MYERS – A Lee County man claims that a bank has harassed him in an attempt to collect an alleged debt.
FORT LAUDERDALE – A Collier County man claims a Broward County business terminated him in retaliation for complaining about violations of labor laws.
FORT LAUDERDALE – A Fort Lauderdale business alleges that it was not paid for making repairs on a yacht.
JACKSONVILLE – A Lake City woman alleges she was misclassified by her Jacksonville employer and was not paid overtime wages and has filed a class-action complaint.
GAINESVILLE – A suit regarding a patent for voting machines has been filed by a Florida business.
JACKSONVILLE – A Nassau County woman alleges long-term disability benefits were wrongfully denied to her.
GAINESVILLE – Employees have filed a class-action lawsuit against a chicken producer over claims their checks were issued via debit card.
MIAMI – A Miami-Dade man claims that a debt collector sent a letter that violated laws and regulations in an attempt to collect the alleged debt.
PENSACOLA – A Pensacola woman alleges she was wrongfully terminated and not properly paid by her former nonprofit employer.