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Consumer alleges debt collector harassed her with calls

MIAMI – A consumer alleges that a debt collector invaded her privacy.

Woman alleges Summerlin Crossing restricts access to the disabled

ORLANDO – A disabled person is suing the owners of Summerlin Crossing over allegations that the facility operator discriminated against her by denying her access safe, full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services offered at the facility.

Former Obba Sushi employee alleges he was not paid overtime wages

MIAMI – A server at a chain of sushi restaurants alleges he was not paid overtime wages.

Standard Insurance Co. alleged to have wrongfully denied benefits

MIAMI – A Nestle USA employee alleges her insurance company wrongfully denied her benefits.

Woman seeks damages from US Marshals

TAMPA – A woman alleges she was assaulted by U.S. Marshals and that the agency has not responded to her claim for damages.

Woman claims she received harassing phone calls from Bank of America

TAMPA – A Sarasota County woman alleges a bank harassed her with phone calls after she requested it to stop.

Fort Myers Broadcasting Co. alleged to have published photo without permission

FORT MYERS – A media content company has filed suit against a Lee County website operator alleging it published a photo without permission.

Employees file suit alleging Al-Flex Exterminators owes overtime wages

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County employer is accused of not paying its employees overtime wages.

Bonita Dental Care PA, others accused of not making loan payments

FORT MYERS – A Texas-based bank claims that it is owed for a loan.

Class-action suit claims Naples Florida Vacation Homes LLC did not pay overtime

FORT MYERS – A reservation specialist has filed a class-action suit against her former Collier County employer, alleging that she was only paid straight time for all hours worked over 40 in a work week.

Man accuses Jacksonville officer of unreasonable search and seizure

JACKSONVILLE – A Jacksonville man alleges a police officer used excessive force and caused him injuries.

Woman alleges she is entitled to Sunlife Assurance benefits

JACKSONVILLE – A plan participant alleges the insurance company wrongfully denied her benefits.

Man alleges Denny's owners did not provide accessible restrooms

MIAMI – A disabled Broward County man alleges a Fort Lauderdale restaurant discriminated against him by denying access to and full and equal enjoyment of goods, services and/or accommodations offered at the subject property.

Woman alleges she was injured by display chair at Navy Exchange

JACKSONVILLE – A costumer at a Navy Exchange alleges that she fell when the display chair she tested collapsed.

Uber gets final OK, license from Broward County

FORT LAUDERDALE – Ride-sharing service Uber has cleared the last hurdle and is officially licensed to operate in Broward County.

Florida Supreme Court to decide if communications services tax law is unconstitutional

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida State Supreme Court recently began wading into the issue of differences in local communications services tax rates levied on satellite TV and cable TV services providers.

Barner relying on experience to win Broward County court seat

FORT LAUDERDALE – Florence Barner touched on a case backlog, distrust of the justice system in minority communities, and truancy and juvenile traffic crimes as issues she would like to address if she is successful in her bid for a seat as a judge in the Broward County Court.

First Amendment Foundation launches right-to-know exemption tracker

ST. PETERSBURG – Florida’s First Amendment Foundation recently added a ticker on its website that tracks exemptions in the state to the Right to Know Act and two new controversial exemptions related to trade secrets will be added in the fall.

Rifkin hopes 35 years of legal experience resonates with voters

FORT LAUDERDALE – After unsuccessful attempts at a governor’s appointment, Abbe Rifkin hopes her 35 years of legal experience will give her an edge over her opponents in the Aug. 30 state primaries as she attempts to unseat incumbent Matthew Destry for a position on the bench in the Broward County Circuit Court.

A Bahamian corporation is suing law firm and partner

Bahamian corporation accuses law firm and partner of breach of contractMIAMI — A Bahamian corporation is suing Carlton Fields Jorden Burt PA and Robert B.