MIAMI – A consumer alleges that a debt collector invaded her privacy.
News from June 2016
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.
MIAMI – A server at a chain of sushi restaurants alleges he was not paid overtime wages.
MIAMI – A Nestle USA employee alleges her insurance company wrongfully denied her benefits.
TAMPA – A woman alleges she was assaulted by U.S. Marshals and that the agency has not responded to her claim for damages.
TAMPA – A Sarasota County woman alleges a bank harassed her with phone calls after she requested it to stop.
FORT MYERS – A media content company has filed suit against a Lee County website operator alleging it published a photo without permission.
MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County employer is accused of not paying its employees overtime wages.
FORT MYERS – A Texas-based bank claims that it is owed for a loan.
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.
JACKSONVILLE – A Jacksonville man alleges a police officer used excessive force and caused him injuries.
JACKSONVILLE – A plan participant alleges the insurance company wrongfully denied her benefits.
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.
JACKSONVILLE – A costumer at a Navy Exchange alleges that she fell when the display chair she tested collapsed.
FORT LAUDERDALE – Ride-sharing service Uber has cleared the last hurdle and is officially licensed to operate in Broward County.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bahamian corporation accuses law firm and partner of breach of contractMIAMI — A Bahamian corporation is suing Carlton Fields Jorden Burt PA and Robert B.