News from March 2016

Child's guardians sue government over negligence allegations

By The Florida Record | Mar 8, 2016

FORT MYERS — A child's natural guardians are suing the federal government, claiming employees of a federally supported health center did not provide proper care during childbirth, leading to disabilities for the child.

Man sues city after bites by police dog

By The Florida Record | Mar 8, 2016

TAMPA — A Sarasota County man is suing the City of North Port, alleging his civil rights were violated when he was bitten on the face and back by a police dog.

Man sues security company in overtime claim

By The Florida Record | Mar 8, 2016

MIAMI — A man who worked as a loss prevention specialist is suing his former employer, claiming he was not paid properly for overtime.

Life Insurance Co. of America accused of denying disability benefits

By The Florida Record | Mar 8, 2016

MIAMI – A man is suing his insurance company over claims it wrongfully denied his claim for disability benefits.

Firstsource Solutions USA alleged to have violated TCPA

By The Florida Record | Mar 8, 2016

MIAMI – A Miami-Dade County resident alleges that a Kentucky company called him using prerecorded voice messages to advertise services.

Woman alleges mortgage company called her at least 1,700 times

By The Florida Record | Mar 8, 2016

TAMPA – A Hillsborough County woman alleges that a financial institution has engaged in illegal debt collection practices by repeatedly calling her in an attempt to collect on a debt purportedly belonging to her late father.

Classic Cleaners of Pelican Landing accused of not paying overtime

By The Florida Record | Mar 8, 2016

FORT MYERS – A Lee County woman alleges that her employer did not pay her overtime wages as required by law.

Attorney seeks open state House seat in District 25

By Taryn Phaneuf | Mar 9, 2016

ORMOND BEACH — A firm believer in the impact of being involved in a local community and volunteering, Thomas J. Leek is not a career politician. 

Woman's suit claims age discrimination

By The Florida Record | Mar 9, 2016

MIAMI — A Miami-Dade County woman is suing a staffing firm, claiming age discrimination and retaliation.

Woman sues over denial of disability benefits

By The Florida Record | Mar 9, 2016

JACKSONVILLE — A woman is suing an insurance company, claiming she has been improperly denied long-term disability benefits.

Man claims former employers violated overtime law

By The Florida Record | Mar 9, 2016

MIAMI — A Miami man has filed a class-action suit against his former employers, claiming they failed to pay him properly for overtime.

Woman sues cruise line over alleged injury aboard ship

By The Florida Record | Mar 9, 2016

MIAMI — An Illinois woman is suing a cruise ship line, claiming she was injured due to negligence.

Shipping and Transit LLC sues satellite communications provider over alleged patent infringement

By The Florida Record | Mar 9, 2016

MIAMI – A Boynton Beach shipping company is suing a Sarasota satellite communications provider over allegations of patent infringement.

Insurance companies sue transportation company after boat was allegedly damaged

By The Florida Record | Mar 9, 2016

TAMPA – Two insurance companies and a common carrier are suing a transportation company over claims it failed to take reasonable precautions in transporting a 2014 Cruiser Yachts 48 Cantius from Illinois to Florida.

Dali Logistics LLC accused of breach of contract

By The Florida Record | Mar 9, 2016

MIAMI – A Denmark common carrier is suing over claims it was not paid to transport goods.

Motions to rehear filed in religious exemption property tax case

By Karen Kidd | Mar 10, 2016

TALLAHASSEE — Defendants in a lawsuit over religious exemption to property taxes levied against a faith-based organization for property it once owned in Santa Rosa County are asking that the case be reheard, the plaintiff's attorney has confirmed.

Woman alleges improper denial of disability benefits

By The Florida Record | Mar 10, 2016

MIAMI — A woman is suing an insurance company, claiming it improperly refused to pay her long-term disability benefits.

Chain with Quality Inn brand sues 'Kuality' hotel

By The Florida Record | Mar 10, 2016

ORLANDO — The hotel chain the holds the Quality Inn trademark is suing the ownership and management of a similarly named Orlando hotel for alleged trademark infringement, unfair competition and false designation of origin.

Woman sues debt collector over alleged phone practices

By The Florida Record | Mar 10, 2016

TAMPA — A Pasco County woman is suing a debt collector, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Florida Consumer Collection Consumer Practices Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Global Experience Specialists Inc. accused of patent infringement

By The Florida Record | Mar 10, 2016

MIAMI – An event marketing company is facing a lawsuit from a Boynton Beach company over allegations of patent violations.

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