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Suit claims Raymond James overcharged processing fees

FORT LAUDERDALE – A New York man and a Louisiana man are suing two Raymond James Financial subsidiaries over claims they overcharged for a certain fee.

A consumer is suing collection servicing firm for alleged invasion of privacy

FORT MYERS — A Florida woman is suing a North Carolina debt collector, claiming the defendant "harassed and abused" the plaintiff by calling her cell phone repeatedly and using an automated dialing system without her prior express consent, and also claiming that the debt was owed by an unknown third party.

Man claims telephone harassment by retailer

FORT MYERS — A Lee County man is suing a retailer claiming alleged invasion of privacy and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Man sues remodeling company in overtime claim

MIAMI — A Broward County man has filed a class-action suit against a Pompano remodeling company and its owner, claiming the firm did not properly pay overtime wages.

Former tow company worker sues over pay allegations

FORT LAUDERDALE — A former employee is suing a towing company and its owners for allegedly violating minimum-wage and overtime-pay laws.

Former JRD Management employee sues insurance company over alleged denial of benefits

MIAMI – A former JRD Management employee is suing her insurance company over its alleged denial of her long-term disability benefits.

Warrior Custom Golf Inc. accused of not paying overtime wages

OCALA – A former golf course employee is suing over allegations of unpaid wages.

Former employees sue AAA Fire Protection for allegedly unpaid wages and commissions

MIAMI – Former employees of a fire safety equipment provider are suing their former employer for wages they allege they were never paid.

Disabled man sues restaurant, property owner over accessibility

MIAMI — A Broward County man who acts as a "tester" to find alleged discrimination against disabled people in public accommodations has sued a restaurant and its landlord, claiming the restaurant's bathroom did not accommodate wheelchair users.

Union, trustees say plumbing contractor broke agreement

ORLANDO — A union and several of its fund trustees are suing a plumbing contractor operating in Orange County, alleging breach of contract.

Woman sues over termination of disability benefits

MIAMI — A woman is suing an insurance company that she says improperly terminated her long-term disability benefits.

Cruise passenger sues vessel owner, spa operator over alleged negligence

MIAMI – A cruise passenger is suing the vessel owner and spa operator over claims he was injured during a hot stone massage.

The Futon Co. accused of ADA violations

MIAMI – A Broward County man is suing furniture store owners over allegations it prohibits access to those with disabilities.

HICA Education Loan Corp. sues borrower alleging breach of loan agreement

FORT LAUDERDALE – A financing agency is suing a borrower for an allegedly unpaid loan balance.

Luxury goods manufacturer sues various distributors for alleged trademark infringement

MIAMI – A luxury goods manufacturer is suing various distributors over claims that they have been selling, promoting and advertising goods that use counterfeit and infringing trademarks that resemble the Chanel marks.

Florida congressman leads campaign to appoint Warren to Supreme Court

ORLANDO — U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, an Orlando Democrat and current candidate for the U.S. Senate, has mounted an Internet campaign urging President Obama to appoint Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts to the Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Sharehold sues board amid merger move

MIAMI — A shareholder has filed a class-action suit against the Jarden Corp. board of directors, claiming that the defendants issued a false and misleading proxy statement.

Assisted-living facility sued in claim for overtime

ORLANDO — A construction worker is suing an assisted-living facility and its owner, claiming he was not properly compensated for overtime work.

Woman blames cruise line for injuries

MIAMI — A Florida woman is suing a cruise ship line, claiming she was injured while aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's vessel Pride of America.

TracFone sues marketing agent over alleged breach of duty

MIAMI – A Miami wireless provider is suing a marketing agent over allegations its employees improperly enrolled people into its SafeLink program to increase their commissions.