News from July 2016

Man alleges he was terminated in retaliation by FSR Trucking

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 1, 2016

PALM BEACH – A man has filed suit against his former employer alleging he was terminated for complaining about not receiving overtime pay.

Couple alleges they were injured on Carnival cruise ship

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 1, 2016

MIAMI – Two passengers allege they were injured aboard the Carnival Imagination after they were caused to fall.

Man alleges he was not paid overtime wages by King Intelligence and Security Services

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 1, 2016

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man alleges he was not paid overtime wages while he worked as a security guard for an Oakland Park business.

Chanel accuses NY woman of selling counterfeit goods

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 1, 2016

MIAMI – A New York individual is facing a lawsuit from luxury goods manufacturer alleging she is selling counterfeit products.

Individuals file suit for allegedly unpaid overtime wages

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 1, 2016

MIAMI – Two individuals have filed a suit against their former employers over claims they were not properly paid for all hours worked.

Suit filed against the Final Notice Agency Inc. and BBVA Compass Bancshares

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 1, 2016

MIAMI – A Tamarac couple is filing a lawsuit after their car was allegedly repossessed.

Online sellers accused of selling counterfeit Abercrombie products

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 1, 2016

MIAMI – A New Albany, Ohio company alleges several online sellers are offering counterfeit versions of its products.

Talc lawsuits starting to pile up for Johnson & Johnson

By Mike Helenthal | Jul 1, 2016

ST. LOUIS – Plaintiffs attorneys throughout the country, including in Florida, are working to bring alleged victims of talc to court following two multimillion-dollar judgments rendered in a St. Louis district court.

Arnet Pharmaceutical Corp. alleged to have not paid overtime wages

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 4, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE – A Miami-Dade County man has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Broward County employer alleging he wasn't properly paid for all hours worked.

Woman claims she was injured in boarding area of Carnival Valor

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 4, 2016

MIAMI – An Indiana woman claims a cruise ship company's negligence caused her to fall.

Former manager alleges American Bancshares Mortgage owes him unpaid wages

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 4, 2016

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County man has filed suit against a Miami Lakes-based business and its CEO over claims he was misclassified as an employee as exempt from overtime wages.

Florida Opportunity Real Estate Investment accused of violated debt collection law

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 4, 2016

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade man has filed a class-action complaint alleging that a debt collector made false representations in an attempt to collect a debt.

Woman alleges panel fell on her while she was on cruise ship

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 4, 2016

MIAMI – A cruise ship passenger is suing the vessel's owner alleging she was injured while on the ship.

Former employee alleges she is owed wages by Universal Protection Service

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 4, 2016

MIAMI – A security guard company is being accused by a former employee of not paying overtime wages.

Wax Bar & Skin Care Lounge Miami accused of using counterfeit device

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 4, 2016

MIAMI – A California business alleges a Miami company offers similar services using a counterfeit copy of the plaintiff's device.

Sandy Hook suit unlikely to have much impact for Orlando shooting victims' families

By JoAnn Seltzer | Jul 4, 2016

HARTFORD Conn. – A victory involving a lawsuit against a gun manufacturer in the Sandy Hook mass shooting in Connecticut could open the door for other victims of mass shootings, including those at Orlando's Pulse nightclub, but a win is unlikely, according to a lawyer.

Plea deal possible for accused shark sellers

By John Severance | Jul 4, 2016

MIAMI – The attorney for a Florida Keys couple accused of illegally buying and selling sharks said it’s possible a plea deal may be reached in a hearing before U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez on July 11.

Former employee alleges wholesale bakery did not pay overtime wages

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 5, 2016

MIAMI – A man employed as an assistant baker has filed a class-action suit against his former employers over allegations he and other class members were not paid overtime wages.

Hotel Bentley employee alleges age discrimination

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 5, 2016

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County woman alleges the operators of the Hotel Bentley terminated her employment because of her age.

Allegedly unpaid overtime wages sought by home health aide

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 5, 2016

MIAMI – A Broward County woman claims she was not paid overtime wages as a home health aide.

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